Samuel Medina

Mike Doyle

It Took 600 Hours To Assemble This 'Manically Detailed' LEGO City

Mike Doyle's model uses 200,000 LEGOs; it's the first in a series of thematically-linked works.

An Utterly Terrifying Picture Taken From the Top of the Burj Khalifa

Those toes are 2,722 feet up!

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Take a Secret Peek Inside the Spire of the Chrysler Building

Urban explorer Moses Gates wormed his way up to the very top, far higher than where elevator service cuts off.

These Minimalist Illustrations of Modern Museums Are Strangely Hypnotic

Artist André Chiote's simple geometric lines and bold colors reduce modern architecture to a few building details or formal snapshots.

Atelier Zündel Cristea

Turn That Ugly Old Power Plant Into an Amusement Park

One architect's vision for the Battersea Power Station in southwest London.

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See Machines Tear Up the Bowels of New York

The latest photos from the city's underground train tunnel expansion.

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Le Corbusier, the 'Patron Saint of Skate Boarders'?

Skaters fight for their rights in a Philadelphia park designed by modernists.

Iwan Baan

Zaha Hadid's SOHO Galaxy Looks Like the Watergate on Steroids

Beijing's newest piece of starchitecture.

Ideas for Cramming 1 Million More People Into New York City

The city's population is expected to mushroom to 9.1 million by 2030. Here's a novel way to accommodate that growth.

There's a Riddle Hidden Within This Bike Rack

Rearrange the letters to see what you can spell.

Matthew Andrews

British Coastline Gets Set to Glow

Hundreds of "peace tents" will be illuminated to commemorate the ancient Olympic Truce.

Courtesy: ANGOLA

A Ghost City in Angola, Built by the Chinese

Hundreds of apartment buildings, schools and retail units sit empty, priced out of reach for most Angolans.

Batman Urbanism: Detailed Maps of Gotham City

With The Dark Knight Rises days away, you can brush up on your Gotham geography.

Courtesy: Lara Swimmer

See What a Big-Box Store Looks Like When It's Turned Into a Library

An abandoned Wal-Mart warehouse is transformed into the largest public library in the country.

In Barcelona, a 69-Foot Vertical Park

The balconies in the apartment have planters, built-in benches, and even fountains.

A Building Archipelago in the Middle of Zagreb

This new complex in integrates an old distillery and a storied Gorica factory into its design.

Courtesy: Andrea Martiradonna

This Globe-Trotting Restaurant Makes a Pit Stop in London

The CUBE, a mobile restaurant and event space, has graced landmarks in Brussels and Milan. Now it's headed to England in time for the Games.

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A Global City Mash-Up

Urban landmarks the world over, all squeezed into one work of art.

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Rethinking the Milk Crate

A designer fashions the basic shell to include drawers, cork boards, seat cushions, and wheels.