Now largely obsolete, these Escher-like cisterns were once monuments of public life. And in the midst of water shortage, stepwells may refill their civic role.
After nearly 20 years of passport-free travel in parts of Western and Central Europe, many former checkpoints resemble ghost towns.
A conversation with the head of MTA's Arts & Design program.
A quarter century after its removal, sections of the infamous concrete barrier have found new homes all over the world.
One photographer's investigation of Atlantic City shows how far the city is today from the romance of the classic board game.
Bonfires and masks for everyone's favorite anarchist.
These immense sky divots are the result of human activity.
Street photographer Dougie Wallace delves into the "total f------ chaos" of the popular British nightlife spot.
This sofa would really tie an (autopsy) room together.
The city-owned Villa Torlonia will now offer tours inside the former dictator's hideouts.
It sounds impossible, but these shots bring out an impressionist dreaminess.
A look back at one of the first failed preservation efforts in newly preservation-minded 1960s New York.
Teeny graffiti gets raised to high art.
A photo essay of life along the King Coal Highway shows the struggling, post-mining towns of southern West Virginia.
A photographic tour of the city's late Summer Games.
Now THIS is how you use Instagram.
One man copes with the invasion through an anonymous Tumblr.
Members of the Soul Tigers Marching Band find stability amid the chaos of adolescence and difficult circumstances.
Built between World Wars I and II, the style remains synonymous with suburban culture in the U.K. today.