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Elon Musk Wants to Make Solar Tech Lustworthy. Smart Move

In the near future, installation costs and solar cell efficiency won’t be what keeps people from going solar. It’ll be looks. The post Elon Musk Wants to Make Solar Tech … Continue Reading →


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Gorgeous New Book Preaches the Gospel of Brutalist Architecture

Brutalism is beautiful. Honest. The post Gorgeous New Book Preaches the Gospel of Brutalist Architecture appeared first on WIRED.


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Lose Yourself in Tomoyuki Tanaka’s X-Ray Illustrations of Tokyo Train Stations

Get up close and personal with Tomoyuki Tanaka’s hand-drawn illustrations of Tokyo’s sprawling transit hubs. The post Lose Yourself in Tomoyuki Tanaka’s X-Ray Illustrations of Tokyo Train Stations appeared first … Continue Reading →


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We Want To Hang Out At This Electrical Substation. No, Really

The Denny electrical substation shows how public infrastructure can bring a community together. The post We Want To Hang Out At This Electrical Substation. No, Really appeared first on WIRED.


Forget Beanbag Chairs. Amazon Is Giving Its Workers Treehouses.

Amazon is building a complex at its Seattle headquarters where employees can sit by a creek, walk on suspension bridges and brainstorm in the boughs.


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In New York City, Windows Are the Windows on the Soul

Who knew an illustrated guide to New York City’s windows could be so captivating? The post In New York City, Windows Are the Windows on the Soul appeared first on … Continue Reading →


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A Tiny Firm Beats Out Giants to Design Obama’s Library

Plans for the library don’t exist—at least, not yet. But you can already see the outline of how Obama will shape his legacy. The post A Tiny Firm Beats Out … Continue Reading →


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A House of the Future You Might Actually Want to Live In

Sharing much more than the rent with speculative housing models. The post A House of the Future You Might Actually Want to Live In appeared first on WIRED.


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LA’s New Skyslide Is in Good, Heart-Attack-Inducing Company

Cubes slide out from buildings, windows tilt out. Heart attacks are waiting to happen on top of today’s towers. The post LA’s New Skyslide Is in Good, Heart-Attack-Inducing Company appeared … Continue Reading →


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An Architectural Installation Shows How to Build for People with Dementia

The Irish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale disorients its visitors—a reminder that people with disabilities see buildings differently. The post An Architectural Installation Shows How to Build for People with … Continue Reading →