A series by Daniel Kukla involving the interior environments for animals at 12 different zoos across the U.S and Europe.
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Urban Jungle Street View is a google street view hack that turns any place into a tropical environment.
As populations increase and water levels rise, some engineers are looking out to that great blue expanse as the next frontier.
The Ace Hotel is taking their upscale flophouse vibe to the next level after paying $30 million for The Salvation Army Chinatown Shelter, which sits right next to the Bowery Mission.
The Riverlands Avian Observatory was designed by Cobalt Office in collaboration with the Audubon Society, the US Army Corps of Engineer, and select students from the Sam Fox School of Design at Washington University in St. Louis. Designed to camouflage visitors to the observatory and not the structure itself, the Riverlands Avian Observatory features a rippling facade of brown and black aluminum, with strategically placed window slits that hide birdwatchers in the shadows.
Fiat’s old Lingotto auto factory in Turin, Italy was a real bottom-to-top operation. Raw materials were delivered on the ground floor and after going through many levels of manufacturing, finished automobiles exited onto the rooftop test track for a drive.
The world’s tallest slum.
The Heart of Hale County by Rob Walker
For 20 years, young design idealists have descended on this sad and gorgeous place with the best intentions. What have they wrought?