suburbia

Chad Wright’s Sand Castle Suburb Symbolizes the Collapse of the American Dream

Chad Wright’s Sand Castle Suburb Symbolizes the Collapse of the American Dream

Chad Wright is a native of California, where one can find many sprawling subdivisions. "I was raised in Orange County—a sprawling suburb of Southern California built by disciples of Levittown. We lived

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Michael Jantzen Deconstructs the Suburbs with a Mind-Bending Series of Altered Photos

Michael Jantzen Deconstructs the Suburbs with a Mind-Bending Series of Altered Photos

  These hybrid images are so altered that the houses at times appear to be derelict and on the brink of collapse. They comment on the way in which we take the stability of the suburbs for

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Giant “Eggo” Home Made Out Of Hundreds Of Recycled Egg Cartons

Giant “Eggo” Home Made Out Of Hundreds Of Recycled Egg Cartons

Goldenhen is known for its quirky reuse of everyday materials in unexpected ways. The Original Dream is part of a series of 'Eggo' installations that utilize recycled egg cartons. The cartons are colored

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Build A Better Burb Winner “Upcycles” Long Island Suburbs

Build A Better Burb Winner “Upcycles” Long Island Suburbs

The goal of the Build A Better Burb competition was to address several challenges facing the vast suburbs of Long Island. The competition sought to specifically address ways to build more affordable

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Spiraling Eco Tower Provides Suburban-Style Living in the City

Spiraling Eco Tower Provides Suburban-Style Living in the City

Living in the city definitely has a lower environmental footprint, but families often miss out on having a backyard and a garden. The Spiral Tower, designed by Philipp von Bock, is a family friendly eco

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McMansion Wetlands: Transforming Foreclosures Into Natural Water Filters

McMansion Wetlands: Transforming Foreclosures Into Natural Water Filters

As the housing crisis wreaks havoc and suburbia suffers a critical blow from the credit crunch, what will become of all those foreclosed McMansions? Designer Calvin Chiu has proposed one solution that

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Mobile Mecha-Towers Take Suburbia by Storm

Mobile Mecha-Towers Take Suburbia by Storm

While several of the finalists in our ReBurbia design competition tended towards the surreal, a few futuristic entries took an approach that was downright dystopian. In Radial Erect-Urbia Michael Hughes

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T-Tree: A Towering Community of Prefab Pixel Homes

T-Tree: A Towering Community of Prefab Pixel Homes

Appearing as a cross between a Tokyo capsule hotel and a pixellated prefab treehouse, the T-Tree housing community offers residents the opportunity to live among the clouds. One of 20 incredible finalists

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