This is the new Cinépolis Headquarters above the city of Morelia, Mexico, one of the largest cantilevered buildings around. Not only does it feature big chunks of the office space hanging out into thin air, it's also got all sorts of green features.
This is the Great Hall at the New York Hall of Science. Built in 1964 as part of the World's Fair, it has transformed over the years from a small pavilion into a major science and technology center. This museum boasts the "largest collection of hands-on science exhibits" in NYC, which means hundreds of interactive goodies for you to enjoy.
Part of what makes Japan so cool is its devotion to robots, real and imagined. That's why it should be no surprise to walk down a Tokyo street and find something like the giant Gundam Building crouching in the middle of the dense metropolis.
As if the sun didn't make things hot enough on its own in the Las Vegas desert, the newly opened Vdara hotel is giving it a helping hand. Turns out the hotel's concave, all-glass facade is giving the sun's rays a little more focus — enough to burn guests and melt plastic bags.
Putting up a building takes a long time. You need to lay a foundation and then slowly stack your materials up. Not so with Concrete Cloth. Called "a building in a bag," it can be turned into a solid structure in mere minutes.
There's an old stretch of road in Italy that's going to fall out of use in favor of a new highway, and the country turned to designers for ideas on how to recycle the road rather than just leave it derelict. One idea? Build a city of hanging houses under its bridges.
See that ghostly honeycomb tower in the middle there? The one with the fancy lights? That's the PSi Tower by Michael Young, an ultra-modern skyscraper designed for Hong Kong. Its hexagon-studded shape isn't just for show, either. The various faces actually move to maximize the amount of natural light inside the structure.
A crazy man equipped with a suction-cup suit that allows him to scale buildings climbed up to the top of San Francisco's 58-story Millennium Tower on Monday. It took him about three hours to get up to the top, where the cops were waiting to arrest him.
The video here may all be in German, but the visuals of the Heliotrope rotating solar house speak for themselves, in terms of energy consumption, you are looking at the most perfect home on the planet.
In October of 2006, artist Erwin Wurm slammed an upside-down house right on top of Vienna's Museum Moderner Kunst (MUMOK). While Wurm's installation, appropriately dubbed "House Attack," was only temporary, his project transformed the stark MUMOK façade itself into a work of art.