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Mount Sinai teamed up with the designers who created projects for Nike and Beyonce to build a futuristic, new clinic — and it’s reimaginin...

Business Insider took a tour of Mount Sinai's Lab100, dubbed by its creators as the 'clinic of the future.' Here's what you can expect if you schedule a visit.
Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' summer home in Holland, Michigan.

Why Betsy DeVos’ summer home looks like a ‘beached whale,’ according to an architecture critic

Kate Wagner, author of the popular blog "McMansion Hell," explains why Betsy DeVos' summer home is an extreme example of bad architecture. She describes the mansion as a "beached whale."
An artistic rendering of a Dweller home.

A startup is building $125,000 backyard ‘granny flats’ that can be constructed in less than a month

A new Portland, Oregon-based startup, called Dweller, designs and builds affordable tiny homes that reside in backyards. The idea is that aging parents can have independence and the option to live near their adult children.
A general view of the J. Edgar Hoover building, the FBI's Washington, DC, headquarters.

Trump is reportedly ‘obsessed’ with remodeling the FBI’s brutalist headquarters — here’s why the architectural style is ...

An anonymous source told Axios that Trump wants to remodel the FBI's headquarters with the level of detail he would use when he ran the Trump Organization. But there might be a good reason why the building is brutalist, one of the most contentious architectural styles in modern history.

Tesla made 200 limited-edition surfboards that cost $1,500 each — and they sold out in just one day

The surfboards are made to order, and are made out of carbon fiber with the same livery found on Tesla's cars.
NASA's illustration of a future space colony.

NASA once envisioned life after Earth in these fantastical floating cities

July 29, 2018, marks the 60th anniversary of NASA's establishment as a US government agency. In the 1970s, NASA physicists created illustrations of what our future space homes could look like after Earth.

Disappointing photos show what can happen to billion-dollar mega-developments

Developers don't always execute megaprojects — even ones that are worth billions of dollars — as planned. Often, the larger the development, the more that can go wrong, like sinking towers, budget overruns, and failures to attract residents.

China is building a 1,000-foot-long ‘sidescraper’ in the sky — and it may reveal a troubling trend

In the past several years, cities across the world have built fancy megaprojects, mainly aimed at the rich. But as more people flock to big cities, these types of luxury developments may fail to serve urban populations at large, especially those who cannot afford to live and play in them.
The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Missouri.

The most beautiful building in every US state, according to people who live there

We asked American readers to name the one architectural masterpiece they adore in their state. Responses ranged from a cliffside church to a famous lighthouse. Here are the most beautiful buildings in every US state, plus Washington, DC:
A rendering of the Shimao Shenzhen-Hong Kong International Centre in Shenzhen, China.

China is building one of the world’s tallest skyscrapers — take a look

Construction has begun on the 2,191-foot-tall Shimao Shenzhen-Hong Kong International Centre, a project that builds on Shenzhen's urban development boom. The tower will be part of a larger retail and residential complex.