The World's Best Pedestrian Bridge and 7 More Stunning Urban Structures

From a bridge that makes walking an adventure to a cost-effective way to revitalize an aging port, Architizer’s A+ Awards announced yesterday include smart and simple architecture for everyday life. Here are a few public structures that make grand statements about our changing cities or solve a universal problem in a… »4/15/15 12:00pm4/15/15 12:00pm


CERN Wants Artists and Architects Working Alongside Its Physicists

What do art and high-energy physics have in common? Quite a bit, if you think about it: Space, time, and the structure of the visible and invisible world, for starters. That's why CERN has spent the past four years inviting artists into its headquarters, and why, for the first time, it's now inviting an architect to… »1/26/15 11:50am1/26/15 11:50am

Alien Secret Base Discovered in the Alps Is Actually Medical Center Concept

First an alien mothership stranded in the desert »8/17/08 8:12am8/17/08 8:12am, and now a whole extraterrestrial homebase right in the heart of the Alps, where at 15,000 feet and . Fortunately for earthlings, it's just a concept for a medical center for rehabilitation of trauma surgery patients designed by Sarah Schneider. Seeing how outwordly it…

How An Electronic Lock Helped a Crazy Austrian Man Keep His Daughter as a Sex Slave For 24 Years

To be honest, I wish that I never learned of the Josef Fritzl story in the first place—but it was hard to avoid given the severity of the crimes committed. However, the fact that a man could imprison his daughter in a basement for 24 years and father her seven children is too horrifying and baffling to ignore. Over… »4/29/08 5:50pm4/29/08 5:50pm