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Romeo Meets Juliet: A Parisian Love Story Executed in Graffiti

"Partir" is a stop-motion tale of passion, separation, and white chalk.

You Know What Would Make Egypt's Pyramids Better?

Putting a swing set at the top, at least according this dubious 1930s plan.

Philadelphia Adds Soundtracks to its Public Sculptures

Four musicians, four pieces of city art, four ultra-weird musical compositions.

Life-Size Noses, Pink Cows and More at the Weird, Wonderful Frieze Art Fair

The bi-coastal show exhibits work from over 170 galleries.

The Emerging Link Between Cities, Stress, and Psychosis

A growing line of research may ultimately help us design healthier cities.

Timelapse of the Day: Toronto From the Rooftops

An elevated view of the Canadian city.

Imagine Owning a $30K Home Tucked Into an Alley

Architects from Raleigh design pre-fab homes for the city's nooks and crannies.

In New York, Buildings 'Sleep' on These Giant Red Pillows

It's part of the city's annual "art in odd places" exhibit.

Berlin, in Technicolor

About 70 buildings will be illuminated during the 10-day festival.

Videos

Experience Winnipeg on This Virtual Bike Tour

A very life-like view of the city, courtesy of a rider who knows it well.

How Should We Celebrate Our Architects?

We may not think of architects as cultural heroes. But those who have made breakthroughs in how we live deserve recognition.

Recycling Innovation of the Day: Blasting Concrete With Lightning

Who says recycling can't be fun?

Photos

See What NYC's Night Sky Would Look Like Without Light Pollution...in NYC

This public art piece gives viewers a glimpse of the city's complete star map.

The Miniature People That Populate Cities

Global street artist Slinkachu captures the loneliness and humor of life with model train people.

The Age of the DIY Artist

Will self-managed musicians and artists continue to be rarities, or is that path finally becoming a reality on a greater scale?

Public Space Idea of the Day: The Mushroom Tunnel of London

The winner of the "High Line for London" competition isn't very high at all.

Videos

Watch a Russian Factory Makeover on Super Fast Forward

A drab facility in Pervouralsk, Russia, gets a colorful new look in this time-lapse video by Sasha Aleksandrov.

Videos

A Video Installation Designed To Terrify Arachnophobes

A German art show channels 1950s horror flicks with gigantic, scurrying spiders.

Where India Meets Tibet

See Bhaktapur, an ancient city on the edge of Kathmandu.