Samuel Medina

Turn Your Pasta Into Architecture

A conceptual project turns a box of spaghetti into an ode to a New York skyscraper.

BIG architects

Coming Soon to Seoul, a Hashtag-Inspired Building

BIG's newest project condenses a neighborhood into a tic tac toe board.

Reuters

A Gigantic Fake Forest For Birds-Eye Hang Outs

Singapore's new "supertrees" provide an urban space in the sky.

Courtesy: Mishka Henner

What's Hiding Under Those Goofy Geometric Patterns?

The Dutch government's strange strategy for blurring out sensitive sites on Google maps.

Flickr

New York's Next Skyscraper

Eleven finalists compete to add a new addition to the city's famous skyline.

Courtesy: Atelier Steffen Kehrle

A Swiss Army Knife for Cities

Atelier Steffen Kehrle has designed a kit to make urban life a little easier.

A Little Bit of Camp Chic for Your Urban Space

These Brutalist benches will make you feel like you're sitting around a fire.

Feeling Tired? Take This Giant Slide to Class

A university in Munich installed two four-story slides in their student center.

CoolMaterial

A Bookshelf for That Ridiculously Shaped Space in Your Apartment

A flexible bookshelf that expands with your literary collection.

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Who Says You Can't Have Death-Defying Fun in a Church?

Watch a group of jumpers parachute down a basilica.

See Frank Gehry's Newest Apartment Building

The twirly 12-story building is his first in Asia.

Courtesy: Steve Faletti

Creating Luminous Lights From Ordinary Household Objects

An artist turns radiators, water spouts and stuffed animals into lamps.

Designboom

A Chandelier That Actually Grows Things

A product that unexpectedly combines electricity and nature.

Make the Most of Your Apartment Radiator

A ceramic tray designed to fit your radiator.

An Online Map You'll Actually Want to Look At

A cartography design studio creates unique map skins for a more aesthetically pleasing online experience. 

Courtesy: Michael Green

The Case for Skyscrapers Made of Wood

Wood is cheaper and more energy-efficient than steel. Should we be using it to build skyscrapers?

Neulhae Cho

Can Street Furniture Encourage Social Interaction?

That's what one designer hopes to accomplish with his swinging see-saw seat.

Tour a Wizard City

For the first time, a scale model of Hogwarts will be on display in London.

Elephants and Whales on the London Tube

Artists connect the dots to reveal animal shapes on the city's subway map.