And what it can teach us about architecture.
Picture octopus-like high-rises engulfing transit hubs.
Transit "branding," from a system's logos to its stations, can have a real impact on riders.
If Venetian blinds could twist and turn based on the time of day.
Technology has always influenced how we shop for, and buy, the places we live.
Despite broken bridges and submerged apartments, the Neft Dashlari oil platform remains inhabited to this day.
A surreal architectural proposal would encase the world's tallest skyscraper in a fabric sheath.
One man's unusual proposal to recycle some of the 58,209 tons of bridge steel currently being dismantled.
They're made of colorful pool noodles.
A cutting-edge building material promises structures that are both sustainable and ... compostable.
But balancing quality and cost is no easy task.
They're quickly changing the art of visualizing buildings.
Officials want to turn Pullman, America's first company town, into a historic hotspot for tourists. Will they come?
These iconic buildings are great for a city's character and downtown vitality. But they're quickly disappearing.
The Guangzhou Circle Building is perhaps the country's largest single manifestation of Tuhao Jin, or "gold of the unrefined and wealthy."
Valencia's City of Arts and Sciences was built to lure visitors. Instead, it's caused nothing but problems.
Almost no one likes the Michael Graves office building. But it's one of America's most important pieces of postmodern architecture.
Mike Neilson hunts former iterations of the iconic restaurant.