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Oct 23, 2013 05:34 AM ET
Some of the coolest, most interesting building out there garner so much attention not for their height but for their wild curves and odd shapes. Trace explains why we're so drawn to this type of architecture.
Mar 2, 2012 08:01 PM ET // Alice Truong
Getting lost has never been more beautiful. The Cubed Maze³ by Phil Pauley is a nine-floor mega-maze concept designed to use a recycled flexible glass-based polymer. With multiple stairs, glass ramps and transparent-wall partitions, the maze will surely stump the best of lab rats. Each level is a s...
Jun 26, 2012 07:02 PM ET // David DeFranza
It's an issue up for debate but many believe America's most beautiful home isn't the White House, Hearst Castle, or the Biltmore Estate. Those these are all iconic residences that attract thousands of visitors every year, many believe that a more modestly sized home in Pennsylvania is even more bre...
Oct 11, 2012 03:38 PM ET // Alice Truong
Calling all bookworms. Behold, this is your paradise. Simply put, MVRDV is a book mountain and library quarter in Spijkenisse's market square in the Netherlands. The 9,300-square-meter library -- a stunning piece of architecture -- is contained by a glass structure with pyramidal roof, and stairs l...
Oct 18, 2012 03:01 PM ET // Alice Truong
A Paris-based design firm has concocted what could be the funnest bridge in the world: It's a trampoline. Bridge in Paris by AZC architecture studio, the third-place winner of the Archtriumph competition, consists of an inflatable bridge with three giant modules (read: trampolines). Travelers would...