The idea of an arcology, a single hyper-structure that houses an entire town or city, has haunted science-fiction stories like H.G. Wells' The Sleeper Awakes, Judge Dredd comics and Larry Niven novels. But now they're building one in the desert.
One solitary Transformer has taken over one of Seoul's oldest buildings. This bizarre-looking building can become a movie theater, a fashion exhibition, a live performance space, and maybe a killer robot.
Tiny, folded hotel rooms will make up the refugee world of tomorrow. Cutting-edge technology can now bring adventurers a tidy hotel room right in the middle of the wilderness. The French company Abilmo has created a hotel room that can be constructed in a few moments in any location. It's about 130 square feet and has…