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The city that changed architecture forever

It was in Chicago that the world’s first skyscraper rose up – and the city’s energy and dynamism has had a lasting impact on architecture throughout the 20th and 21st Centuries, writes Jonathan Glancey.<p>Chicago. The Windy City. Even Chicagoans are not exactly sure why their impressive hometown bears …

Skyscrapers

The Top 20 Scariest Urban Legends

Urban legends are rarely strictly, factually true, but they do reveal important truths about our deepest, darkest fears. Embracing these fears by …

It’s “the best reality TV on the planet’

Lead by Chris Sanner, the group capture just how powerful the weather is — and put it on their website for the world to see.<p>Even though he grew up in …

NASA: “There Is Liquid Water Today On The Surface Of Mars”

According to NASA, the presence of flowing water on Mars could lead scientists to find life on the planet.<p>Researchers working with NASA have detected signs of water on the surface of Mars. The discovery, which stems from photos taken by a high-resolution camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance …

Mars Orbiter

NASA will reveal 'major' Mars discovery at 11AM ET

NASA will reveal a "major science finding" about Mars at 11:00 AM (ET) today, but don't expect alien fossils. Rather, the space agency will likely explain how channels called "recursive slope lineae" form on the sides of Martian slopes over time. While that may sound dull, such "dark slope streaks" …

Articles about 5 unforgettable brick facades on Dwell.com - Dwell

Yves Borghs and Katleen van Ammel wanted their new house to offer maximum privacy but also maximum light.<p>Built on the site of a former garage in Islington, an artist and designer's new home cleverly captures light and greenery.<p>Who doesn't love that house on the block that's drastically different …

Architecture

Mapped: The most expensive and cheapest new towns (don't write them off)

House prices in Britain's new towns are 12pc cheaper than the surrounding average, but which have flourished and where are the dives?<p>When Britain emerged 70 years ago, dazed and weary from the rubble of the Second World War, the one thing everyone agreed the country needed was new towns.<p>No sooner …

7 Buildings That Show Norman Foster's Architecture Has Always Been Ahead of the Curve

If Norman Foster were a household item, he would surely be a Swiss Army Knife. Foster, who turned 80 this year, is unrelenting in producing …