What if blocks could be extracted, stripped of all but their essential form, and lined up for inspection? Would we know a place by the sum of its parts?
Pitchfork Paris is a lot more Pitchfork than Paris.
Now these are some trees with personality.
A design for an inflatable bridge at the foot of the Eiffel Tower.
Note to movers: Lift from the knees.
"Partir" is a stop-motion tale of passion, separation, and white chalk.
We may not think of architects as cultural heroes. But those who have made breakthroughs in how we live deserve recognition.
This Parisian train - inspired by the Palace of Versailles - has reclining seats! And frescoes!
The Brooklyn couple behind Lineposters discuss their creative process and inspiration.
"This statue goes against the tradition of making statues to honor victories," a museum official explained. "It is an ode to defeat."
At least that's the popular attitude. But the truth is much more complicated.
Keeping belief alive in a country with a strong tradition of secularism.
Over 300 sites, most of them off-limits the rest of the year, were open last weekend for the city's annual architectural open house.
But will they take advantage of it?
In Video Painting Europe, Sweatshoppe uses ingenious infrared tracking to smear digital video over concrete surfaces with paint rollers.
The places with a disproportionate impact on what gets made, admired, and sold.
What makes some spaces better than others?
Self-described "map geek" Eric Fischer uses urban data to make some of the web's most intriguing spatial images.