Kelly Chan

The Water Tank Project

How to Turn a Water Tank Into a Work of Art

Artists across New York will leave their mark on 300 of the city's water tanks.

Kevin Scott

Your Friendly Neighborhood Indoor Mushroom Farm

Seattle's ever-changing experimental gallery storefront makes the transition from music store to farm.

Juxtapoz

A Chandelier for Your Parking Lot

An art museum in Louisville gets an absurd DIY urban intervention.

A Book Shelf for Your Bike

A wooden storage solution for your bike.

Waterproofing New York City

A bold new design retrofits Manhattan, protecting it from climate change's rising sea levels.

Flickr/Dongcheng

Beijing's Historic Neighborhoods Are Under Attack

The demolition of buildings by famed 20th century architects portends a wider trend in Beijing's historic neighborhoods.

Courtesy: David Franck

How Seville Sold Its Citizens on a Massive Galactic Public Sculpture

The formerly despised work is now a central part of the city's urban fabric.

The World’s First Invisible Tower

A tower in Taiwan uses porous walls to allow views of the city to shine through.

An Artistic Comparison of Paris and New York

A side-by-side take of the cities' quirks.

Paris Adorns an Iconic Building In Condoms

The Pompidou Centre tunnel-like staircase is decked out to raise awareness of AIDS.

English Russia

In Kazakhstan, A Beautiful, Futuristic New Subway System

Almaty's new system, 23 years in the making, is only Central Asia's second.

A View of Detroit As Captured Beneath a Photographer's Dangling Feet

Dennis Maitland shoots the city from its highest perches, all while conquering his fear of heights

'You Are Listening to New York'

A new website mixes live streams of police chatter with ambient music

Reuters

Can Skyscraper One-Upmanship Predict Economic Collapse?

Barclay's sure thinks so

Skidmore Owings & Merrill

In China, a Steel Skyscraper That Breathes

The proposed high rise boasts a giant hollow shaft to ventilate the building

SOM

A Wild New Concrete Skyscraper in Kuwait

At a quarter mile high, the Al Hamra Firdous Tower will be the tallest building in the country

The City as Urban Whirlpool

A new Google map hack lets you create wild, trippy images of your favorite city streets 

The Out NYC

Building a 'Gay' Building

New York City's first gay urban resort will open next year. Is this the start of a new brand of architecture?

Flickr/Ben Masterson-Smith

North Korea's 7-Mile Fuschia Rainbow Hotel

The farcical design mimics the vision Kim Jong Il allegedly saw at birth