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Using His Perspective Know-How, This Artist Can Alter The Ground You Walk On

Witnessing one of Kurt Wenner's large-scale public pieces requires altering your perception a little bit or a lot. Wenner's huge optical illusion murals create a dizzying sensation of standing at the edge of a cliff and looking down onto strange and fantastical landscapes.Using carefully manipulated perspective and scale shifts, Wenner creates the illusion of objects at different depths...

This Town Was A Modern Atlantis, But It’s Now Even Eerier With The Water Gone

In the 1920s, a resort town was built on the banks of a salt lake south of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The town was home to over a thousand permanent residents, with thousands more seasonal tourists coming in from the city. It was called Villa Epecuen, and up until 1985, it was a popular tourist spot, with 280 businesses to...

I Never Thought I Would Say This But… I Would LIVE In This Shipping Container. The Inside’s Awesome.

There are more than 300 million empty shipping containers just sitting around at ports all around the world, and with the rise of innovative green architecture they are being used more and more in the construction of affordable homes in poorer areas. Poteet Architects, a Texas based architecture firm had the great idea that they could be used to...

These Clever Photographs Prove That Were Not What We Do For a Living.

It can be difficult to separate your work life from your home life, especially when it seems like the only thing you"re using your home to do is sleep and find some energy to go to the office and do your job the next day. It"s extremely important, though, to remember that your profession does not define you. It...