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A Fly-Down Warning Device, and Other Hilarious Smart Tech Ideas from an Artist

British artist and designer Dominic Wilcox illustrates inventive—and admittedly outlandish—ways technology can potentially streamline our lives.
July 18, 2015

A Peaceful Plaza Basks Beneath This Giant, Futuristic Oculus

A verdant plaza below a cantilevered structure serves as a natural acoustic insulator.
June 21, 2015
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16 Funky Facades

These exteriors put the fun in functional.
June 15, 2015
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Longtime American Manufacturer Gets Literal with a Metal Map of the United States

A family-owned metal screen fabricator in Portland, Oregon, proudly displays its bona fides in a graphic map.
April 15, 2015
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A Serene Nakashima Bathroom Survives

George Nakashima’s sublime Japanese-style bathroom endures at his rural estate.
March 22, 2015
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Amazing Transformation of a Musty Attic Into a Luminous Loft

In Seattle, an architect transforms a cramped space into a flexible family gathering spot.
December 12, 2014
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Small, Green, and Mighty: Hurricane-Proof Prefab

A new prefab company represents the future of low-impact affordable housing.
December 10, 2014
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Inviting Kitchen Built on a Tight Budget

In Austin, Texas, architect Sean Guess forges an inventive industrial kitchen for a cost-conscious couple.
October 24, 2014
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Dutch Military Bunker Becomes Tiny Vacation Home

A Belgian architecture firm transforms a 140-square-foot Dutch military structure into a modern-day vacation retreat.
September 10, 2014
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