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Reimagined Mobile Dwellings

Ever thought about packing your home on truck trailer? Four architects reimagined the mobile dwelling for an exhibition at Omaha's Kaneko museum. The results, all prefab and all totally transportable, give the classic RV—and the nomadic lifestyle—a new appeal.
August 13, 2014
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Transportation Strides Made at New York's World's Fairs

From July 26–November 2, 2014, the Transit Museum Gallery Annex in Grand Central Terminal will exhibit "Traveling in the World of Tomorrow: The Future of Transportation at New York’s World’s Fairs."
July 16, 2014
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Stock Your Garage with Modern Utility Products

Use computers and robots to keep your cars purring and gutters clean, all without setting aside an entire Sunday afternoon.
July 10, 2014
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9 Modern Mobile Dwellings

From renovated Airstreams to futuristic cars, these roaming residences represent the past, present, and future of mobile living.
July 10, 2014
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Beneath the Streets: Photos of New York’s Secret Underground

A new book opens the door to a subterranean New York only seen by transit workers and graffiti artist.
May 21, 2014
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American Cycle: Modern Gear for Biking

Dwell’s roundup of tech-savvy biking gear and stylish new cycles will give you more reasons to ride. In a poor paraphrase of George Orwell, two wheels good, four wheels bad.
May 20, 2014
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Virtuous Cycles: The Bike Design Project

A design competition with five teams, fives cities, and one urban utility bike for the masses.
April 11, 2014

Exhibit Spotlights the Work of Spanish Architect Luis Vidal

The work of the Madrid-based firm Luis Vidal + Architects, best known for its ambitious airport and train station designs, with be the subject of an exhibition coming to Washington, D.C., and New York City this spring.
April 1, 2014

The New Underground: Subway Stations Reimagined

In a campaign pledge last week that resembles a high school candidate’s promise to give out free pop during lunchtime, Paris mayoral candidate Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, of the center-right UMP party, floated the idea of reworking the abandoned “ghost stations” on the Paris metro. Photos released by her campaign, created by architects Manal Rachdi and Nicolas Laisné, show unused stops reimagined as public hotspots boasting amenities such as a swimming pool, theatre and concert hall, nightclub, art gallery and restaurant. While the move hasn’t made waves with the voting public, we love the idea. Here’s a selection of other plans, proposals and projects that reconceptualize what can be done underground.
February 11, 2014