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WebUrbanist 2015-05-05 01:00:21
[ By Steph in Drawing & Digital. ] Part of a century-old distillery, a structure known as the ?Haunted House? now glimmers in the faintest of light thanks to its real 24 karat gold coating. Dutch architecture firm OMA adapted a complex of seven buildings in Milan …


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WebUrbanist 2015-05-04 17:00:28
[ By Steph in Art & Street Art & Graffiti. ] In cities where greenery can be scarce, these art installations call attention to everything from wall-climbing ivy to weeds growing out of sidewalk cracks, turning bushes into luscious manes or tree hollows into canvases for oil …


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WebUrbanist 2015-05-04 01:00:43
[ By WebUrbanist in Art & Street Art & Graffiti. ] In theater, the ‘fourth wall’ refers to the imaginary barrier between performers and their audience – the work of this illustrator evokes a kind of ‘fifth wall’, treating the sky above as invisible canvass for drawing upon. Featured …


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WebUrbanist 2015-05-03 17:00:23
[ By Steve in Abandoned Places & Architecture. ] No ifs, no ands and above all no putts. These 12 abandoned miniature golf courses are as silent as the 18th at Augusta when the green jacket’s on the line. The only birdies you’ll find at the Shipwreck Island …


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WebUrbanist 2015-05-02 17:00:55
[ By WebUrbanist in Art & Photography & Video. ] With the rise of urbanization, an estimated 80% of the world population has never seen the Milky Way – and while rural dwellers see thousands of stars on a typical night, those in cities typically see a …


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WebUrbanist 2015-05-01 17:09:28
[ By Steph in Design & Products & Packaging. ] Never mind that given its skin tone, this arm-shaped selfie stick kind of makes it look like you?re dragging a corpse around. Mounting your cell phone onto the end of it to shamelessly selfie away in public …


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WebUrbanist 2015-05-01 01:00:25
[ By WebUrbanist in Art & Installation & Sound. ] Presumed a prank at first by online skeptics, authorities have since confirmed that these precisely-stacked cinder blocks were indeed carefully assembled and bonded together to fully block the door of an S-Bahn train in Hamburg. Placed inside the …


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WebUrbanist 2015-04-30 17:00:47
[ By WebUrbanist in 7 Wonders Series & Travel. ] When planning out world travel, one typically dwells on destinations more than times, but some of the best sights can only been seen at a particular point in the day or, in the case of these marvels, …


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WebUrbanist 2015-04-30 01:00:08
[ By Steph in Design & Furniture & Decor. ] What about this chaise lounge makes it worth the equivalent of approximately ten middle-class suburban homes, or 5,000 Ikea couches? The Lockheed Lounge by Marc Newson set a record for the world?s most expensive design object created …


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WebUrbanist 2015-04-29 17:00:35
[ By Steph in Art & Sculpture & Craft. ] Art made of salvaged circuit boards and other computer parts put what is normally hidden on full display in a sort of autopsy of our consumerist society, highlighting how quickly the things we create become obsolete. Is our …


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WebUrbanist 2015-04-29 01:00:18
[ By WebUrbanist in Art & Street Art & Graffiti. ] In a quest to evoke a faster fix from city authorities, a lone street artist going by the name Wanksy is highlighting holes in the ground with (NSFW) spray paintings sharing one thing in common: the rough but …


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WebUrbanist 2015-04-28 17:00:17
[ By WebUrbanist in Design & Fixtures & Interiors. ] Reflecting a world of increasing everyday automation but decreasing natural resources, these kitchen concepts include flexible storage for on-demand food and high-tech responsive surfaces  as well as a series of strategies for at-home sustainability. The table at …


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WebUrbanist 2015-04-28 01:00:50
[ By Steph in Art & Installation & Sound. ] Eighty-two feet under the surface of the earth, hidden within the cellars of the Maison Ackerman winery in Saumur, France, an eerie blue-violet wonderland blooms in carefully constructed arrangements of UV-coated string. Artist Julien Salaud wound 28 …


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WebUrbanist 2015-04-27 17:00:29
[ By Steph in Architecture & Cities & Urbanism. ] From Canal Street in New Orleans to a nature preserve in Latvia, these diverse observation towers look out over everything from bird sanctuaries to Formula One race tracks. With designs that stand out for both their brilliance …


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WebUrbanist 2015-04-27 01:00:23
[ By WebUrbanist in Design & Furniture & Decor. ] Taking arborsculpture to new levels of efficiency and functionality, this furniture designer creates plastic molds in which his designs are grown without needing to be sawed and shaped after the fact, reducing waste and streamlining the production process. Light, …


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WebUrbanist 2015-04-26 17:00:27
[ By Steve in Abandoned Places & Architecture. ] S Supermarkets? More like Stupor Markets, amiright? That’s the case with these 11 abandoned supermarkets where ?checkout? is more than a state of mind. Cleanup in aisle… well, all of ‘em actually, and you’d better bring a hazmat suit along …


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WebUrbanist 2015-04-25 17:00:22
[ By WebUrbanist in Art & Drawing & Digital. ] Modified inline skates holding pots of black pigment allow this artist to create her huge works (up to 40 feet or more) while rolling around the room, with results that look remarkably like smaller-scale works of hand-drawn …


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WebUrbanist 2015-04-24 17:00:45
[ By Steph in Art & Street Art & Graffiti. ] Two-dimensional shapes seem to hover weightlessly in space like a projection, but step slightly to your right or left and the whole image falls apart, becoming a chaotic assemblage of lines painted onto various surfaces in …


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WebUrbanist 2015-04-24 01:00:06
[ By WebUrbanist in Design & Furniture & Decor. ] Combining elements of IKEA ingenuity and their own classic line of modular toys, Meccano (makers of Erector Sets) is now offering a new type of do-it-yourself furniture modeled on their own miniature for-kids equivalents. Made in France, the Meccano Home …


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WebUrbanist 2015-04-23 17:00:50
[ By WebUrbanist in Art & Photography & Video. ] Flying over New York City, San Francisco and Las Vegas, this photographer has managed to both capture the essence of each city he shoots from the night sky above while also turning these places into surrealistic, faux-futuristic …


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