The best modern architecture in cinema history

In science fiction movies, imagined futures and alternate environments become real places populated by humans. But even an existing cityscape becomes a fantastic spectacle in the hands of a talented director, which is why many of these films used real, existing architecture. » 7/30/13 9:30am 7/30/13 9:30am

China's 'farmscrapers' are highrises that will generate their own food

The Chinese city of Shenzhen recently commissioned the French firm Vincent Callebaut Architects to come up with an innovative and sustainable building solution for the growing metropolis. The result is this: The Shenzhen Asian Cairn Farmscraper project, an initiative consisting of six mix-used towers structured like a … » 3/05/13 11:32am 3/05/13 11:32am

Absolutely Stunning Concept Art of Paris 2084

This is some of the most mind-blowing artwork of future cityscapes we've ever beheld. French artist Paul Chadeisson created these amazing images for the video game Remember Me, previously known as Adrift. It's a polluted, dirty, neon-soaked metropolis, full of corruption, hot latex outfits and flying vehicles. And we… » 12/28/12 4:20pm 12/28/12 4:20pm

This spectacular proposed South Korean super-city will cost $275…

In an effort to boost its tourism industry, South Korea is considering a project that would see the construction of a $275 billion mega-city built on the islands of Yongyu-Muui in the port city of Incheon, next to Incheon International Airport. Called 8City, the attraction is expected to create 930,000 new jobs and… » 11/08/12 5:00pm 11/08/12 5:00pm

An Exclusive Look at the Stunning Concept Art Behind Cloud Atlas'…

The most dazzling aspect of Cloud Atlas is probably the vision of near-future Korea, the city of Neo-Seoul. Glittery and dystopian, Neo-Seoul sits next to the sunken ruins of the original Seoul, with slums side by side with shining ribbons and flying cars. » 10/26/12 7:00am 10/26/12 7:00am

10 Scariest Futuristic Architecture Projects

The future of architecture is lightweight, streamlined, and sleek as a cat on a hot photovoltaic roof. But sometimes, you can't help looking at these futuristic architectural designs, full of space-age supports and gravity-defying structures, and think, "No way would I ever actually go up to the top of that thing." » 2/10/11 10:00am 2/10/11 10:00am

A massive cross-section map of the Walled City of Kowloon

As you may have noticed, we're obsessed with the Kowloon Walled City. Prior to the labyrinthine city's demolition, a Japanese research team drew up this huge cross-section map. It's in Japanese, but it's nonetheless astounding. [Deconcrete via William Gibson] » 1/03/11 1:30pm 1/03/11 1:30pm