Kelly Chan

A Sure-Fire Way to Brighten Up Drab Housing Stock, No Razing Required

In Panama City, Spanish urban art collective Boa Mistura decked out a building in a colorful, collaborative graffiti project.

BIG

BIG's Newest Park Is Modelled After ... a City

The gigantic French green space is being billed as a "metropolis of retail, culture, and leisure."

Bicycle Routes Built for a Tiger, Zebra, or Other Zoo Animal

Tokyo cartographers create cycling routes that resemble wild animals.

Shoebox Dwelling

A Full-Fledged Garden That Fits in Your Window

A creative pulley system allows apartment-dwellers to stretch their green thumb.

An Ice Cream Truck for Architecture Dorks

The Coolhaus truck serves up scoops with a modernist twist.

Floating Cities You Can Buy

An artistic new poster, on sale at Etsy.

Courtesy: Ole Scheeren

Thailand's Answer to the Drive-In Theater

An awesome floating screen.

Andrew Evans

The Ghosts of Philadelphia's Demolished Past

A photographer layers history over buildings that no longer remain.

Invisible Urbanite

An artist camouflages himself to look just like what's around him.

The Cult of the Tokyo Arcade

A video that examines the insular and mysterious arcade culture of Japan.

MyModernMet

The Cathedral as a Minimalist Bookstore

The new store will preserve many of the 13th century church's most striking features.

Landezine

A Town Gets the Green Carpet Treatment

An art collective rolls out a 1,400-foot path of turf for a small town in France.

Philagrafika

How to Copy a Building

Two artists take a unique approach to preservation, creating to-scale images of historic interiors.

Oliver Schau

Unofficial and Awesome Street Furniture

Cities looking for new ways to spruce up their public spaces might consider this idea, from Hamburg.

Reuters

The DIY Architecture of a Squatter Colony

The ad-hoc built environment that is Slab City, a neighborhood for and by the homeless.

Kaleidoscopic Cities

An artist turns Google earth views into mesmerizing maps.

A Bold Metallic Facelift for a Building in Detroit

University of Michigan students make use of the city’s abundant architectural skeletons, rather than overlooking them.

Scenes From a Lollipop House

A modest-sized home makes a bold statement in this South Korean neighborhood.

What Would You Pay for a Hotel Room Covered in Graffiti?

Artists turn half a room into a wild wall of street art and leave the other half stark white; the results are incredible.