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Oakley’s massive, steampunk-ish headquarters, in Foothill Ranch, California.

Oakley’s massive, steampunk-ish headquarters, in Foothill Ranch, California.

The Kansas City waterpark, Schlitterbahn, will be home to the world’s tallest waterslide, Verrückt. Named after the German word for “insane,” the ride is a 17-story engineering feat. 

The Kansas City waterpark, Schlitterbahn, will be home to the world’s tallest waterslide, Verrückt. Named after the German word for “insane,” the ride is a 17-story engineering feat. 

This semi-transparent, cloud-like structure on the lawn of the Serpentine Gallery in Kensington Gardens, London, has been designed by Smiljan Radić.

This semi-transparent, cloud-like structure on the lawn of the Serpentine Gallery in Kensington Gardens, London, has been designed by Smiljan Radić.

The Palm Jumeirah, in Dubai, is a palm-shaped, artificial island.

The Palm Jumeirah, in Dubai, is a palm-shaped, artificial island.

In a GIF series called “Animated Architecture” Alex de Stampa takes contemporary famous buildings and makes them spin, twist, and pulse.
This is an animation of the Zollverein School of Management and Design is Essen, Germany.

In a GIF series called “Animated Architecture” Alex de Stampa takes contemporary famous buildings and makes them spin, twist, and pulse.

This is an animation of the Zollverein School of Management and Design is Essen, Germany.

Justin Plunkett imagines the media’s influence on urban architectural sites.
"Gugulethu Gables" (top) and "Glory to Gold” (bottom).
Justin Plunkett imagines the media’s influence on urban architectural sites.
"Gugulethu Gables" (top) and "Glory to Gold” (bottom).

Justin Plunkett imagines the media’s influence on urban architectural sites.

"Gugulethu Gables" (top) and "Glory to Gold” (bottom).

A writer’s shed, by day and night. 
A writer’s shed, by day and night. 

A writer’s shed, by day and night. 

This giant basket is the HQ of the Longaberger Company—maker of handcrafted maple basket—in Newark, Ohio.

This giant basket is the HQ of the Longaberger Company—maker of handcrafted maple basket—in Newark, Ohio.

Located about 60 miles east of Seoul, South Korea, The Dreamy Camera is a cafe that looks like a giant Rolleiflex camera (the legendary twin-lens medium format camera, originally made by the German company, Franke & Heidecke).

Located about 60 miles east of Seoul, South Korea, The Dreamy Camera is a cafe that looks like a giant Rolleiflex camera (the legendary twin-lens medium format camera, originally made by the German company, Franke & Heidecke).

The MiniMod is a stunning little prefab, beautifully presented.

The MiniMod is a stunning little prefab, beautifully presented.