Design

Postcard From Dongyang

Urine-soaked eggs as afternoon snack.

Burbank Water and Power

The Wisdom of Wastewater Recycling

With new water-conscious projects, Burbank is becoming a model of water reuse.

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Fashion Accessory of the Day: Subway Map Cuff Bracelets

A sleek, sartorial way to show your love for public transportation.

Courtesy: Ole Scheeren

Thailand's Answer to the Drive-In Theater

An awesome floating screen.

Konstantin Dimopoulos

Blue Trees Heading to Seattle

An Australian artist hopes to get people thinking about deforestation by using the "powerful stimulant" of the color blue.

Postcard From Raleigh

The skyline gets a new addition, and more news.

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Courtesy: Kathryn Clark

How Quilting Can Explain the Foreclosure Crisis

Artists like Kathryn Clark are using their work to explore the impacts of America's financial meltdown.

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Studio505

Portfolio of the Week: Melbourne's Studio505

An Australian-based architect with a China-heavy portfolio talks about the differences in building trends between the two countries.

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The Imaginary Monsters of U.S. Cities

Sure, the sticks have Sasquatch and the Jackalope. But what creepy cryptids lurk in thriving American cities?

Postcard From Miami, Arizona

A debate over what color to paint a town landmark.

Steven Holl

City Life, Recreated in the Sky

To Antony Wood's mind, the future of cities is vertical, replete with super-tall buildings, rooftop parks and, yes, lots of skybridges.

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Andrew Evans

The Ghosts of Philadelphia's Demolished Past

A photographer layers history over buildings that no longer remain.

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Postcard From Havana

The city gets gussied up for the Pope.

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Designing a City for the Deaf

A university in Washington, D.C., is developing a model for how urban spaces can better serve the deaf or hard of hearing.

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Why Energy Use Is Really Water Use

Pumping water from where it's abundant to where it's not takes a lot of energy.

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Chris Mottalini

Paul Rudolph and the Challenge of Preserving Modern Architecture

A photographer sets out to capture as many of the architect's remaining buildings as he can, before they're gone.

Everything You Want to Know About the Demolition of Orlando's Amway Arena

Fun facts from Sunday's massive implosion of the O-Rena, erstwhile home to the Magic.

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Postcard From Tunis

Clock-tower protests and more news.

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Invisible Urbanite

An artist camouflages himself to look just like what's around him.