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Watch An Incredible Drone Fly At Crazy Speeds Through An Abandoned Building

Wow. This drone zooms so fast through this abandoned hospital in Spain that I’m pretty sure it might’ve reached warp speed. All the footage in the video below, taken by CHARPU FPV, is in real time. It’s pretty amazing control to fit into such small holes in the building and fly so gracefully through the hallways at such ridiculous speeds.

An Acrylic Tunnel Turns A London Museum Into A Sci-Fi Alice In Wonderland

You’re staring through a new installation at London’s V&A Museum, called Mise-en-abyme. The narrowing isn’t just perspective — those acrylic archways really are getting smaller.

Here's How You Move A 363 Tonne, 404-Year-Old Japanese Castle

400: That’s about how many years old Japan’s Hirosaki Castle is. It’s also how many (US) tons it weighs. And yet it was successfully lifted two feet in the air and 70 metres down the road.

London's Crazy Olympic Park Tower Is Being Turned Into A Giant Slide

Anish Kapoor’s Orbit Tower, built to somehow celebrate the Olympics and give people a reason to visit East London once the event finished, is getting a reworking. It’s being turned into an enormous helter skelter, in possibly one of the greatest public planning decisions in millennia.

The World's Deadliest Construction Projects, Visualised

The infrastructure being built for Qatar’s World Cup is using the most cutting-edge construction technologies. Yet due to the poor treatment of migrant workers, an estimated 4000 people could die building it. A new timeline of construction deaths shows this inconsistency throughout history: Even though construction methods have improved over time, worker conditions don’t always keep pace.

This Robot Stacks Bricks Into Impossible-Looking Building Facades

Bricks are known for their strength and impenetrability — not necessarily for their light and airy facades. But a Swiss firm has created just that, stacking bricks into a sculptural helix-like lattice that zig-zags across the front of a building. And they did it with the help of a robot.

Drone Captures Demolition Of An Old Building

The Park Avenue Hotel in Detroit was recently demolished and TheGadgetGuy11’s drone was there to capture the amazing aerial views. It’s really cool to see the building up close and then see it pretty much get instantly taken down in a cloud of smoke and ash.

These Geothermal Homes Use Heat From The Mountainside They're Built Into

Japan is a country that’s 75 per cent mountains, which makes construction more than a little tricky. One architect’s solution? Build homes into the mountains — then rent them out. Tenants then score natural geothermal insulation in an abode that’s downright Seussian.

What Ugly Building Can You Just Not Help Loving?

We know they’re bad for us. We know we shouldn’t like them. BUT STILL WE DO. What building that everyone else considers ugly occupies an architectural soft spot in your heart?

50 Buildings That Point To The Future Of Cities

Most “best-of” lists for buildings focus on superlatives: tallest, prettiest, most expensive. For the past 50 days, The Guardian has taken a slightly different approach by compiling a stellar lineup of 50 great buildings in 50 different cities. The series serves as both a crash course in architectural history and comprehensive survey of where contemporary urbanism is headed.

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