Singapore, like almost every other industrialized country, is home to railroads that once formed the bedrock of its modern economy. Nowadays? Not so much.
The Big U, one of ten proposals presented today as part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Rebuild by Design competition, aims to protect New York from "the next Hurricane Sandy" with a network of gardens, knolls, and parks. This berm, designed by Bjarke Ingels Group, would slow storm surges…
No, this is not a production still from Bio-Dome: Saudi Arabia, it's a rendering for the King Abdullah International Gardens in Riyadh. Barton Willmore International designed the crescent-shaped complex which will recreate animal and plant habitats from the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods—in the middle of the desert. [