Take a Look Inside Some Abandoned Secret Mansions in Italy

Thomas Jorion spent ten years photographing the faded glory of empty palaces and summer homes.


The Notre-Dame Cathedral is falling apart — and the U.S. is fixing it

Experts say the structural overhaul of Notre-Dame could cost more than $185 million, but no one knows who's supposed to pay for it.


Surreal Photos of California's Impossible Landscapes

Jim Heimann's latest book dives into the cartoonish architecture of Southern California.


How Close is 'Assassin's Creed: Origins' Egypt to the Real Thing?

Ubisoft's beautiful recreation of a lost city is built on shaky foundations.


Yale Students Are Trying to Solve New York's Subway Shutdown

The capstone studio project introduced dozens of new ideas that the MTA might do well to consider.


That Creepy, Abandoned 'Wizard of Oz' Theme Park Is Reopening This Summer

The Land of Oz has sat decaying since 1980, nestled at the top of a mountain in North Carolina.


Pau Buscató's Playful Photographs of Crazy Coincidences Found in Cities

The street photographer Pau Buscató​ spends seven hours a day searching for the funny moments that only happen when people are crammed together.


Cuba's Sparse and Poetic Storefront Windows

Window-dressers employed by Cuba’s bureau of advertising work to transform actual scarcity into imaginative displays.


The Scariest Part of the Winchester Mansion Has Nothing to Do with Ghosts

The labyrinthine Victorian mansion, built with money from a vast firearms fortune, is a perfect metaphor for America’s singular obsession with guns.


Chicago Architecture Biennial: Not Just Glass Towers and Ruin Porn

While acknowledging our digital present, the Chicago Architecture Biennial's sprawling sophomore installment snubs celebrity and takes a deep dive into history, material, and process.


Meet the Team Investigating Human Rights Violations with Forensic Architecture

Eyal Weizman uses floor plans, cell phone footage, and road maps to reconstruct what happened in devastated war zones.