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Archived Articles: Architecture

From classic ideas of city construction to suburban sprawl and urban renewal, these articles cover everything from landscape and new urbanism to forms not yet fully defined - click through to see the cities of our past, present and future.

The Under Line: Derelict London Tube Tunnels as Public Paths

Transforming unused sections of the London Underground,  this bold proposal envisions a network of subterranean paths for pedestrians and cyclists as well .

Rustic Swiss Structure Hides Modern Underground Home

Set into a landscape of grassy hills and deteriorating stone walls, a rustic 200-year-old wood and stone structure hides a wholly unexpected modern residence. .

London Approves Europe’s First City-Spanning Bike Superhighway

Catering to some of the 170,000 cyclists that ride across London every day, this segregated bicycle lane will stretch from west to east, pass through the heart .

See Through Stone: 13 Aging Structures with Glass Extensions

The crumbling stone ruins of churches, farmhouses and barns are integrated into new structures that preserve and display their historic character while adding .

Groundscrapers: Survivalist Condos in Converted Missile Silos

Located in a converted subterranean silo near Concordia, Kansas, the first complex of these high-end survival accommodations is already sold out and their .

Chapter 11 File: Eleven Eerie Closed & Abandoned Libraries

Better dead than read? Though the librarians' shushing days are long past, you still won't find many places quieter than these 11 abandoned libraries.

Desert Cities: Modular Nodal Network Idea for the Middle East

A combination of contemporary regionalism and sustainable urbanism, this design strategy proposed by an Italian architecture firm involves a series .

Food Futures: Arctic Seed Vault Adds 100,000 New Varieties

Adding to its existing collection of over 800,000 seeds, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault has just received a series of 4 deliveries representing species from .

Skinny Portable House for Singles Takes Just 1 Day to Build

These narrow, movable, single-person residences provide affordable housing for young people shut out of more conventional options by the housing crisis in .

Fished to Freedom: Deserted Mall Full of Fish to be Demolished

Source: weburbanist.com
Category: Architecture

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