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Daniela Kleint

This Is Probably the Tiniest House Ever Built

An architect designs a one square meter home that you can sit, stand, even sleep in.

John-Paul Palescandolo & Eric Kazmirek

New York's Lovely Abandoned Subway Station

Photographs of the phantom City Hall station capture transit charm of yore.

Florian Riviere

Turning Dublin Into One Big Gymnasium

A street artist has laid impossible-to-complete track and swim lanes all throughout the city.

Reuters

Demolitions Return to Waterfront Lagos Slum

Stilted homes over the water are being taken down by the government, leaving thousands homeless.

Nick Veasey

If You Were to X-Ray an Entire Office Building, It Would Look Something Like This

Radioactive photographer Nick Veasey works with dangerous wavelengths to reveal the inner beauty of the city.

Courtesy: Over The Rhine blog

The Park at the Forefront of Cincinnati's Revitalization

Recently refurbished Washington Park is grounding an impressive historic preservation movement.

Courtesy: Mesh Architects

A Cultural Center That Looks a Little Like a Floating Ferris Wheel

The acrobatic structure spirals over an open air performance space in the water.

In Houston, a Fire Station's Second Life

A century-old fire house gets remade, pole and all.

Courtesy: PRODUCTORA

A Mobile Library for Artists

This library on wheels carries over 1,200 books by or about contemporary artists around Mexico City.

Old People Appear Floating Over Montreal

Even for performance art, this is pretty weird.

Jilly Ballistic

NYC's Billboards Are Experiencing Technical Difficulties

Jilly Ballistic's genius street-art campaign to shame corporate products.

Courtesy: Lara Swimmer

See What a Big-Box Store Looks Like When It's Turned Into a Library

An abandoned Wal-Mart warehouse is transformed into the largest public library in the country.

China's Air Pollution Problem Explained in One Animation

These before-and-after graphics show just how severe the problem has become.

Stephan Caspar/Flickr

The 'Longest Bench' in England Laughs at Your Attempts to Sit On It

A hundred bucks to anyone in England who can grind the length of this bench.

Mark Byrnes

The Shard, London's Newest Outcast

Is Europe's newest tallest building "egomaniacal architecture" at its worst?

Courtesy: Simone Simonelli

The Only Piece of Furniture You'll Ever Need

A multi-purpose piece for micro living.

REUTERS

Meet Seattle's 'Baby London Eye'

The city's newest attraction hopes to lure tourists to its waterfront despite a massive construction project nearby.

Christopher Green

More Renderings of That Skin-Crawling Insect Office Tower

It's even creepier than you might've thought.

In Barcelona, a 69-Foot Vertical Park

The balconies in the apartment have planters, built-in benches, and even fountains.