Samuel Medina

A Tilt-Shift Video of Rio de Janeiro's Carnival

A dramatic glimpse of Rio's vibrant street culture, in miniature.

A Table For Your Tiny Apartment

A stylish piece that can go from flat to self-standing all on its own.

Hot or Not, the Philadelphia Edition

Which street scene is more beautiful? A website endeavors to answer that question.

The World's Smallest Mobile Music Venue

A box with just enough space for one performer and one spectator.

How To Make a Building Restoration Into a Hot Spot

A temporary facade at Rotterdam’s central administrative office includes a vertical garden, two basketball courts and street furniture.

Azerbaijan's Plans for a One Kilometer-Tall Skyscraper

The architectural centerpiece for a series of man-made islands would also become the world's tallest building.

How to Memorialize the AIDS Crisis

A look at some ideas for a park in New York City.

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London's New Superpower Recycle Bins

They have LCD screens for news, wi-fi and can withstand major bomb blasts.

Courtesy: Robert Hofer

A Swiss Village Becomes an Experiment in Modern Art

What happens when a town offers its public spaces to artists to do what they want

A Public Space That Plays With You

A funky exhibit in Istanbul is part of a growing trend of "interactive architecture" that's easy to access

Living Architecture

In London, Brutalism and a Boat

A whimsical architecture firm installs a steamship on top of Queen Elizabeth Hall

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Dubai's Enormous Man-Made Archipelago 'City'

The first of 300 islands, designed for the uber-rich, is set to open

DCA Design International Limited

India's Hottest New Transportation Trend: Podcars

Amritsar's 200 automated electric pods will ferry passengers to seven local sites

The Urban Billboard as Art

Artists seek out more imaginative uses for traditional street advertisements

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An Architect's Christmas: The Fallingwater App and Gingerbread Model

Frank Lloyd Wright's iconic house goes digital

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A Building Becomes a Pinball Machine

Created for Lyon’s annual Festival of Lights, “Urban Flipper” projects a fully-playable pinball game onto the facade of a neo-classical theater

An Emoticon That Measures a City's Happiness

Interactive art installation calibrates the mood of Lindau, Germany

MVRDV Architects

Are These 'Cloud' Towers Supposed to Evoke 9/11?

The architects say they "didn't notice" their design resembled the fiery scene at the World Trade Center

Courtesy Raad Studio

New York Officials Seek Investors for 'Low Line'

In a video, the MTA invites developers to build an underground park