Kelly Chan

Kelly Chan is a staff writer for Architizer.com.

A Chandelier for Your Parking Lot

An art museum in Louisville gets an absurd DIY urban intervention.

A Book Shelf for Your Bike

A wooden storage solution for your bike.

Waterproofing New York City

A bold new design retrofits Manhattan, protecting it from climate change's rising sea levels.

Beijing's Historic Neighborhoods Are Under Attack

The demolition of buildings by famed 20th century architects portends a wider trend in Beijing's historic neighborhoods.

How Seville Sold Its Citizens on a Massive Galactic Public Sculpture

The formerly despised work is now a central part of the city's urban fabric.

The World’s First Invisible Tower

A tower in Taiwan uses porous walls to allow views of the city to shine through.

An Artistic Comparison of Paris and New York

A side-by-side take of the cities' quirks.

Paris Adorns an Iconic Building In Condoms

The Pompidou Centre tunnel-like staircase is decked out to raise awareness of AIDS.

In Kazakhstan, A Beautiful, Futuristic New Subway System

Almaty's new system, 23 years in the making, is only Central Asia's second.

A View of Detroit As Captured Beneath a Photographer's Dangling Feet

Dennis Maitland shoots the city from its highest perches, all while conquering his fear of heights

'You Are Listening to New York'

A new website mixes live streams of police chatter with ambient music

In China, a Steel Skyscraper That Breathes

The proposed high rise boasts a giant hollow shaft to ventilate the building

A Wild New Concrete Skyscraper in Kuwait

At a quarter mile high, the Al Hamra Firdous Tower will be the tallest building in the country

The City as Urban Whirlpool

A new Google map hack lets you create wild, trippy images of your favorite city streets 

Building a 'Gay' Building

New York City's first gay urban resort will open next year. Is this the start of a new brand of architecture?

North Korea's 7-Mile Fuschia Rainbow Hotel

The farcical design mimics the vision Kim Jong Il allegedly saw at birth

A Natural Cooling System for an Underground Norwegian Data Farm

The Green Mountain Data Center will reduce its operating costs by cooling itself with water from an adjacent fjord

Slick Plans for a High-Speed Train Station in Spain

The London-based firm Foster + Partners has received the commission for a high-speed train station in Galicia called Ourense AVE Station

An Artistic X-Ray for Buildings in Budapest

A group of artists commemorate demolished old buildings with scenes from the past