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Dumpster Divine: 12 Flashy Trashy Artistic Dumpsters


[ By Steve in Art & Street Art & Graffiti. ] Dumpsters may be grungy, grotty, gross-smelling garbage holders but these ubiquitous urban trash bins positively bloom just by adding a little art.

Touching Art: Raised Prints of Famous Paintings for the Blind


[ By WebUrbanist in Art & Installation & Sound. ] Enabling the visually impaired to quite literally put their hands on priceless artworks, this unique exhibition allows blind people to experience works like the Mona Lisa for the first time.

Fantastic Cities: 48-Page Urban Coloring Book for Adults


[ By WebUrbanist in Art & Drawing & Digital. ] Coloring books are no longer just for kids, as this one designed for adult colorists illustrates in beautiful black and white.

Scaffolding Skyscraper: Very Public Urban Artist-in-Residence


[ By Steph in Art & Street Art & Graffiti. ] The scaffolding used by a street artist to complete large murals becomes a tiny, less-than-private home away from home in a literal sense with ’24/7,’ an installation at the Memorie Urbane Street Art Festival in Gaeta, Italy.

Luxury Retrofit: New 440-Square-Foot Condo Hidden in Old Garage


[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Houses & Residential. ] Boxed in on both sides, this once-homely little garage space is now a cozy high-end condo, its rusted white corrugated metal front replaced with a still-concealing wood facade serving to hide something much more dynamic inside.

Street Re-View: Hacking Google with Theatrical Performances


[ By Steph in Art & Photography & Video. ] Mons, Belgium might just be the most interesting and artistic-looking city on the entirety of Google Street View, full of seemingly spontaneous dramatic scenes like chaotic clouds of floating white feathers, painters turning sidewalk crossings neon pink, and basketballs falling out of trees like fruit.

Tiny Apartment Tricks: 13 Ideas for Ultra-Compact Spaces


[ By Steph in Design & Fixtures & Interiors. ] If you want to live in a tiny apartment without murdering your significant other or feeling like your home is a jail cell, you might want to employ a few of these clever small-space tricks, like roll-away closets, double-duty room dividers and multi-level built-ins.

Fashionably Architectural: 5 Designers Debut 3D-Printed Shoes


[ By WebUrbanist in Design & Products & Packaging. ] Somewhere between architecture, art and fashion, this series of 3D-printed shoes by five famous designers for United Nude pushes the limits of new technologies to make fresh forms of fancy footwear.

Devil’s Slide: Deserted Bay Area WWII Bunker Hovers in Midair


[ By WebUrbanist in Abandoned Places & Architecture. ] Built on Devil’s Peak (along a promontory known as Devil’s Slide), this obsolete base end station was designed to spot, triangulate and radio in sightings of enemy ships approaching the San Francisco Bay.

Mesmerizing Motion Capture: Dance as Point Cloud Data


[ By Steph in Art & Photography & Video. ] The graceful movements of a professional dancer are rendered as a cloud of flickering metallic dots using inexpensive Xbox Kinect sensors and 3D tools.

Wired Wood: 13 Handmade Versions of Electronic Gadgets


[ By Steph in Gadgets & Geekery & Technology. ] Anyone who longs for the days of simpler, longer-lasting gadgets will love these lo-fi wooden versions of modern tech, including a pixel display made of blocks, laser-cut wood records, an orb-shaped computer mouse and even an all-wood version of a classic arcade game system.

Commuter Olympics: Indoor Running Tracks Link Japanese Airport


[ By WebUrbanist in Design & Guerilla Ads & Marketing. ] Combining a novel form of wayfinding with a nod to the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, this new airport terminal trades moving walkways for a color-coded circuit of racetrack paths.

Wrap It Up! 10 Creative Building Scrims & Scaffolds


[ By Steve in Architecture & Cities & Urbanism. ] These artistic wraps, scrims and scaffolds creatively conceal the ugly truth of building construction, remediation and restoration.

IKEA to Produce & Ship 10,000 Flat-Pack Emergency Shelters


[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Houses & Residential. ] With 40 test units created and deployed since 2013, IKEA is now ready to begin mass-producing its $1,000-per-unit temporary flat-pack house to destinations in need around the world.

Jungle in the City: Wild Urban Biome Skyscraper Design


[ By Steph in Architecture & Cities & Urbanism. ] Suspended aquariums, snowy landscapes, jungles and caves can all be found in the heart of the city, steps away from dense urban housing, in the middle of this wild skyscraper concept.

Assembled in 3 Days: Biggest Cargo Container Restaurant in US


[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Offices & Commercial. ] Comprised of 19 shipping containers, this record-breaking restaurant has reclaimed a riverside wasteland in the River Arts District of Asheville, North Carolina, turning a brownfield site into an eatery accessible by boats, buses, bikes, pedestrians and, of course, cars.

Collaborative Construction: Aerial Drone-Built Architecture


[ By WebUrbanist in Gadgets & Geekery & Technology. ] Unmanned aerial vehicles can do more than just take pictures, pick up and drop off objects – they can also work together to create solid structures, built brick by brick or even woven in midair.

Gamer Geek Wearables: 12 8-Bit Fashion & Decor Designs


[ By Steph in Gaming & Computing & Technology. ] If you’ve always wished you could step inside an old 8-bit game or computer, outfitting yourself and your home in these pixelated designs is about as close as you’re likely to get.

Settlers of Chernobyl: Self-Contained, Fallout-Absorbing City


[ By WebUrbanist in Conceptual & Futuristic & Technology. ] Despite warnings about dangerous radiation and an ongoing project to cap and contain further fallout, many families have already taken up residence around Ukraine’s famous failed nuclear reactor – this skyscraper would enable them to do so safely.

Beautiful Bacteria: Infectiously Intricate Paper Cut Art


[ By Steph in Art & Sculpture & Craft. ] Few people outside of research scientists are quite so well-acquainted with the bacteria that grows inside the human body as artist Rogan Brown, who spends up to four months studying, cutting and assembling his paper reproductions of microbes and pathogens.


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