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Scale Model Gas Stations and Refineries Made out of Recycled Materials series shot by photographer David LaChapelle via Laughing Squid: http://laughingsquid.com/scale-model-gas-stations-and-refineries-made-out-of-recycled-materials-by-david-lachapelle/

How Cities Are Using Data To Save Lives

From Denver’s schools to Baltimore’s stretched budget, cities are creating major urban policy wins that are powered by cold, hard data.<p>Baltimore reached the lowest infant mortality rate the city has ever recorded in 2012. Denver Public School students saw test scores improve by 14% in reading and …

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The 8 Smartest Cities In Latin America

Which cities in the region are leading the way toward becoming urban centers of innovation and using technology and civic policy to create better lives for their citizens?<p>Read more:<br>• Top 10 Smartest Cities in North America<br>• Top 10 Smartest Cities In Asia/Pacific.<p>As I’ve written before, all smart …

The 10 Smartest Cities In North America

Which cities are doing the most to become the sustainable, connected, innovative city of the future?<p>See the next list in our series of smart city rankings: Asia / Pacific.<p>The survival of our species on planet earth is largely going to be determined by what happens in our cities. By 2050, 70% of the …

How We Can Design a Better System Through "Ethical Hacking"

<i>In this article, originally posted on Grasp as "We Are All Ethical Hackers!", Kasper Worm-Petersen demonstrates how design has the ability to make</i> …

8 Massive Tunnels Being Built Right Now Under A City Near You

Now that we know it was an eight-inch steel pipe that brought the world's largest-diameter tunneling machine to a halt up in Seattle, we can no …

What if...you could design a city?

<b>As part of its project on the cities of the future, the BBC asked a series of experts to explain their vision of where they would like to live in the future.</b><p>With input from those who are planning new cities to people who are retro-fitting old ones and even a child's view of the future, we asked one …

House in Ashdod / Israel Zahavi Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house was designed for a family with teenage children. It is characterized by geometric facade. The …

You Can Make More Friends in Two Months By Becoming Interested in Other People

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in …

People Rarely Succeed Unless They have Fun in What They are Doing

Articles about architecture across iceland scotland and ireland on Dwell.com - Dwell

With 3.8 million square miles, America is packed to the brim with architectural gems.<p>On my final day in Glasgow, and alas my final day in Scotland, I got straight up, tossed a handful of dirty clothes into my now...<p>Architecture is one of the whitest jobs in America.<p>The Donald Irish Residence In one …