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Francois Prost

A Photographic Homage to the Suburban Nightclubs of Europe

When the sun comes up, these postmodern fun palaces show off their architectural quirks. 

Reuters

The Many Goal Posts of Brazil

Serene photographs that remind us Brazil still loves soccer as much as it hates the politics behind their World Cup.

Mark Byrnes

A Visual Elegy for Buffalo's Pedestrian Mall

An art exhibit puts Main Street construction in context with the aspirations that built the car-free zone decades ago.

Goran Sebelic/Skira

In Croatia, Old Shipyard Cranes Become Glowing Sculptures

The city of Pula puts a permanent spotlight on its industrial heritage.

Reuters/Paul Yeung

Here's What Tens of Thousands of People Who Didn't Forget Tiananmen Look Like

Photos from the candlelight vigil marking the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre.

Mark Byrnes

A Parking Garage That Makes You Want to Keep Hunting for a Space

In Detroit, park your car in 'The Z' and you'll find yourself in a drive-thru art gallery.

Observatory of Prostitution

Brazil's Ugly Pre-World Cup Sex-Worker Crackdown

While concerns about sex tourists dominate the headlines, the bigger threat for Rio's sex workers may be the local police force.

Jade Doskow

The Architectural Relics of World's Fairs

Photographer Jade Doskow spent seven years exploring the grounds of former international expos.

Autodesk

They 3D-Printed the Future Skyline of San Francisco

A projection system can map traffic patterns and demographics over the ersatz city, too.

ASK Studio

Smoker's Shelters: A Hot New Design Frontier?

“It makes you want to smoke so you can be in it.”

Fernando Barbella

Imagining the Future of Signage

"DON'T HONK YOUR HORN. ROBOT IN CHARGE WON'T REACT TO IT."

Michael Freeman/Museum of the City of New York.

Remembering the Father-Son Virtuosos of New York's Historic Arches and Vaults

The Guastavinos helped design thousands of buildings around the U.S., but nowhere is their work as prominent as in New York City.

Adolf Bereuter

A Tiny Austrian Town Has the Coolest Bus Shelters We've Ever Seen

Each designed by an international architect.

Mark Byrnes

Capturing the Signs of a Changing D.C.—Before They Disappear

Where the biggest demographic shifts are happening along the city's Green line, the buildings are changing with them.

Aaron Rose/Courtesy MCNY

The Self-Described 'Hermit' Who Took Some of History's Most Unforgettable Pictures of Coney Island

Photographer Aaron Rose spent a lifetime hiding in plain sight. 

David Friedman

A Pixelated Look at Early 2000s New York, Through a Game Boy Lens

Unusually retro shots of life in New York City.

Mike Simons/Tulsa World

A Photographer Walks Through Tulsa

Mike Simons of the Tulsa World is traveling on foot in the parts of his city that most people drive through as fast as they can.

AP Photo

A Taste of Different School Lunches Around the World

From empanadas to ratatouille.

Courtesy Aaron Kiley

Remembering Modernism's Go-To Landscape Architect

A photo exhibit of Dan Kiley's prolific career.