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Several articles on the most outrageous construction errors + Nightmare playgrounds built (supposedly) for kids

Most awesome and unusual architecture and interior design (past, present, and concepts for the future):

Totalitarian Architecture of the Soviet Union

From Constructivism, through Gigantism, to Unapologetic Brutalism
Extremely Weird Bus Stops & Shelters

Wildly bizarre bus stop "creations"
"Flying Saucer" Soviet Architecture in Caucasus

Truly "The House on the Borderland"
Retro-Future: Glorious Urbanism

When living in mega-cities was considered a privilege
Why Not? LEGO Real Life Construction Ideas

LEGO Bridges, LEGO Concrete, and Soaring Umbrellas
Unusual, Intriguing Water Towers

Bizarre designs, strange interiors
Upside Down & Other Weird Houses

"- And He Built a Crooked House -"
Monstrous, Angelic, Unusual Bridge Sculptures

Griffins, trolls, hamsters of all sorts
Precariously Leaning Towers of the World

The other ones, not the one in Pisa
Art Deco Skyscraper of the Week: Trinity Building, New York

Perhaps the first twin towers built there
Architectural Gems of Old Russia, Part 2

Including the true baroque skyscraper!
Russian Fairy Tale Wooden Palace: Restored!

The Architectural Gems of Old Russia,
Part 1
Bookshelf Heaven: Awesome "Containers" for Books

So radical... So comforting...
Treasures of Art Nouveau, Part 1

"The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture."
Moscow Metro Stained Glass Avantgarde
Historic & Elaborate Water Pumps

Most flamboyant styles for pumping water
"Vertical Grass" Art & Architecture

Transient Green Masterpieces
Giant Robots!

Giant Robot Structures Around the World... Standing... Waiting...
Futuristic Urban Mega-Structures Update

From RetroFuture to Algorithmic Architecture
The Mysterious Minaret of Jam

Immense 12-Century "Skyscraper"
Tetris Furniture & Rubik's Kitchens

The Whole Room in a Box: Compact Furniture Collapsed!
Extreme Murals & Painted Buildings

Boring walls transformed by creativity
Vintage New York

Marvel Age: The City of Superheroes
Gargoyles & Grotesques, Part 2

Still frighteningly strange... after all these years
Gargoyles & Grotesques, Part 1

Ugly monsters, laughing crazies

Modern Wild Looking Tables

Strange surfaces to keep your food from tipping over

Architectural Structures as Musical Instruments

The steampunk piano, and an abandoned silo Echo Device
Plane Obsessed: More Jet Hotels and Houses

Sweet dreams of blue skies guaranteed
Hallucinatory Architecture of the Future

Love, Peace, and - Metropolis
Mysterious Non-Egyptians Pyramids

James Gaussman and the Jewelled Pyramid of China

Fabulous Las Vegas: Modern Marvels

Part 2: something you might've missed

Fabulous Las Vegas: Vintage Treasures

Part 1: Glamour vs. kitsch
Living, Growing Architecture

Grow your house one root at a time
Walled Cities: Keeping Out the Joneses

Highlights of the defensive architecture
World's Most Interesting Bridges, Part 3

Awe-inspiring Construction of Mountain Bridges in China, and more
Underground Cities and Bunkers: Living Down Below

Deep calls to deep...
Narrow Buildings in Japan and Around the World

Skinny living can be... fascinating
Bladerunner Tokyo (in Large-Format Photography)

The future has begun a long time ago in Tokyo...
Sculptural Weirdness in Public Places, Part 1

Maddeningly bizarre, some very slightly nsfw
Painted Castles: Graffiti to the Max!

Some castles get a full makeover
Totalitarian Architecture of the Third Reich

Imperial dreams... and the agony of taste
Epic Abandoned Substations and Power Plants

Still generating power... to creep us out
Castles That Will Inspire And Haunt You

When fairy tale jumps from a landscape and hits you between the eyes
Unique Pigeon Towers of Iran

and other world-class pigeon accommodation
Psychedelic Furniture, Part 2

When designers go around the bend
Gigantic City-Structures of Paolo Soleri

Not just really big cities... Cities the size of mountains
Abandoned Castles of Russian Countryside

Most improbable, haunted locations
Architectural Genius of Antoni Gaudi

Melting Cathedrals and Fairytale Houses
The "Falling Towers" of New Chinese TV Center

Radical architecture for outdated propaganda machine
Radical Mannequins

Their Love, Revolt & Ultimate Decay
Most Elegant Proposed Skyscrapers

A Leaning Tower, A Loop, A Coin...
Light Bulb Creativity

Lucy in the Sky (with Light Bulbs)
Abandoned Amusement Parks

Overgrown into the next dimension
World's Most Interesting Bridges, Part 2

From A to B in soaring style
Retro-Future: Glorious Urbanism

When living in mega-cities was considered a privilege
Potala Palace in Tibet

Reverence & Devotion
The Hanging Monasteries
of the World

The way is narrow & the path is steep, indeed
Japan's Neon Lights

Urban Life in a Neon Forest
Capsule Living

Student Housing Taken to the Extreme
World's Wildest Roller Coasters

Don't have eggs for breakfast!
World's Most Interesting Bridges

Fascinating History, Unique Engineering
Environmentally-Friendly Houses

Ecologically-clean house designs
Abandoned Tunnels &
Vast Underground Spaces

Urban Exploring at its best
Psychedelic Furniture Showcase

Who said furniture is boring
Burj Dubai:
Now the Tallest Building in the World

Construction pictures, plus rival towers
Dubai's Architecture Update, Part 2

Las Vegas Clone, Rotating Tower, Death Star City, etc.
Car & Plane Parts Furniture

Unique design statement, plus ejection seat
Painted City Blocks

How much of the color is TOO much?
Communist Gothic:
Architecture by Yakov Chernikhov

Soaring Palaces of Communism in Gothic Style
Strange Towers of the Third Reich

Hide from bombs above ground, not under it.
The Rotating City

Futuristic city is in the works for Dubai -
with rotating towers, floating and "flying" villas.
Amazing UFO-shaped Complex to be Built in Moscow

Alien encounter of an architectural kind
Moscow: Futuristic Concepts from 1900 (!)

If not for the October Revolution...
Airplane House & Boat Conversions

"I'm living in a jet plane"

Construction of the World's Tallest bridge

Spectacular heights & technology

Towers Above the Clouds

Can you recognize these towers?



Visual Caffeine #8
Visual Caffeine, Issue 8

A thrilling blend of art, myths and technology

Visual Caffeine #7
Visual Caffeine, Issue 7

A thrilling blend of art, myths and technology

Art Deco
Imperial Dreams: Art Deco Update

Wings, Gears, & Glamorous Ladies

1970s SciFi
DRB Pics-of-the-Day

Grand Space Adventure 1970s Art

"Dark Roasted Blend" - All Kinds of Weird and Wonderful Things, Discovered Daily!"

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Metal Body Suits vs. Weapons of Medieval Destruction

World's Strangest Theme Parks

Amusement to the (twisted) extremes!

Enchanting Victorian Fairy Tale Art

"Then world behind and home ahead..."

Adorable Pedal Cars

Collectable Pedal Vehicles Showcase

Japanese Arcades: Gundam Pods & Other Guilty Pleasures

These machines have gone up to the next level

Modernist Tallinn Architecture

Delicious blend of old and new!

Early Supercomputers: A Visual Overview

"Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons"

Futuristic Concept Cars of the 1970-80s

French, Italian & Japanese rare beauties

Epic 1970s French Space Comic Art

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