Check Out These 20 Massive Doors [Dwell] I can’t decide if the trendy oversized door is whimsical and cool, or if it’s the architectural equivalent to the Hummer. (Terrifying thought: could it be both?)
Why Ancient Roman Concrete Is So Incredibly Durable [Smithsonian] This totally undercuts the argument I make to my dad whenever he launches into his signature rant about how everything used to be better.
Notorious DC Slumlord Has Two Properties In Foreclosure, Three More Delinquent [Washington City Paper] You know, anyone with a moderate level of laziness and greed can be an average-bad slumlord, but it takes a high level of sustained effort and commitment to be the absolute worst slumlord.
Clarendon Apartment Building Conducts Virtual Reality Tours [ARLNow] Last year they were saying that VR was going to transform the very fiber of our lives. This year, they’re using it to sell apartments above a Cinnabon. I feel like we skipped some steps.
A Visual Inventory of Parking Lots from Around the World [Citylab] Someday we’re going to look back on parking lots like we look back on those plastic slotted towers that held CDs.
There’s a Paintball War Going On East of the River [DCist] If a total stranger shot me with a paintball gun, I would be no less murderously angry than if they shot me with a real gun. Everyone who’s ever been shot with a paintball knows exactly what I’m talking about.