The Vdara Hotel at CityCenter, designed by architect Rafael Vinoly, has an unforeseen side effect: its curving shape captures and focuses the hot Las Vegas sun, heating up visitors below like bugs under a microscope.
Geoff Manaugh looks at a vintage "mobile cinema" used by the UK's Ministry of Technology in the 1960s to promote modern production techniques. The restored vehicle is taking its 22 seats on the road to show vintage films.
"Augmented Reality" is currently a smart phone phenomenon that uses the phone's camera to overlay visual data on real spaces. Architecture student Keiichi Matsuda imagines a future where our visual space is completely overtaken by augmented reality.