architecture

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The Scariest Part of the Winchester Mansion Has Nothing to Do with Ghosts

The labyrinthine Victorian mansion, built with money from a vast firearms fortune, is a perfect metaphor for America’s singular obsession with guns.
Becky Ferreira
10.31.17
The Future Is Weird

Welcome to the Slightly Alien Future World of Terreform ONE

The Brooklyn-based non-profit research and design group is trying to prepare humanity for whatever comes next, as founding co-president Mitchell Joachim tells Motherboard.
Samantha Cole
6.1.17
A walled garden

London’s Garden Bridge Was the Antithesis to the Futuristic Public Spaces We Need

Public city spaces should unite, not divide.
Tamlin Magee
5.5.17
Turning Towers

Dubai Will Have the World's First Rotating Skyscraper by 2020

Units go for $30 million each.
Madison Margolin
2.14.17
Green Buildings

This Italian Architect’s Incredible Vertical Forests Are Coming to China

The project will use 1,110 trees, 2,500 shrubs, and a total 23 local tree species.
Madison Margolin
2.9.17
NEW YORK CITY

How Saks Fifth Avenue Blended Tech Into Its Holiday Light Show

A little old mixes well with the new.
Kevin Wong
12.23.16
nature

'Carbon Is Not the Enemy,' Argues Architect Who Wants to Put It to Better Use

Green architect William McDonough offers a new manifesto for carbon.
Michael Byrne
11.14.16
Europe

Lisbon’s New Technology Museum Is a Fine Piece of Sci-Fi Architecture

The Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology is a $20m project space where aliens could potentially watch you playing with fitness balls
Nadja Sayej
11.3.16
washington dc

The Coolest Urban Fossils That Are Right Beneath Your Feet

Cities around the world are chock full of fossils. You just need to know how to look for them.
Sarah Emerson
10.31.16
Opinion

Eliminating Money, Taxes, and Ownership Will Bring Forth Technoutopia

Visiting futurist Jacque Fresco, whose magnum opus is The Venus Project, a 21-acre Central Florida Eden with white dome-shaped buildings that Meadows and he hand built over three and a half decades.
Zoltan Istvan
10.13.16
safety

Architects Are Designing Buildings for the Age of Mass Shootings

More buildings are being designed to make people feel safe.
Ankita Rao
8.4.16
ac

What Air Conditioning Can Teach Us About Innovation and Laziness

For more than 100 years, the cool breezes of air conditioning have taken hold around the world. It took us about as long to even consider the side effects.
Ernie Smith
7.4.16
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