• Like a giant strainer dropped into the river, + POOL makes it possible for everybody to swim in clean river water right here in NYC.

    + POOL is back. We already supported their first Kickstarter campaign back in 2011, so let's make this happen, people!

  • An illustrated book exploring imagined landscapes and topographies for New York City, told through conversations and paintings

    We ❤ Brian Foo's beautiful graphic novel illustrations of NYC.

  • The carnival reimagined with robots, fire, and lasers to inspire young inventors in science, technology, engineering, art, and math

    Two Bit Circus is doing some really cool stuff in the world of futuristic gaming environments. The STEAM Carnival is very Kickstart-worthy

  • We're re-purposing old building parts into a much needed Outdoor Classroom and into new rewards so you can have a piece of it too!

    Architecture for Humanity-Denver wants to build an OUTDOOR CLASSROOM by REPURPOSING found materials for the Museo de las Americas. Kickstart that!

  • Feature length time-lapse video and audio collage of the USA's diverse physical landscape via the interstate highway system.

    Landscape Architect, Evan Mather, takes us on a journey of the American landscape, via the interstate highway system.

  • The D*Table, 8 tables in 1 but infinite possibilities.

    The D*Table multitasks while you multitask.

  • 90% of architectural services are contracted by 2% of the population; Patranella's Porch is about producing design for the rest of us.

    Jason T Minter wants to build a porch for the community.

  • tree wood is the winner of the Folly 2013 competition co-sponsored by Socrates Sculpture Park and the Architectural League

    Architect, Toshihiro Oki, needs your help to build his tree wood folly. What's "tree wood" you ask? tree wood is about the ideals of Nature and Man-made coexisting in our increasingly crowded world.

  • California College of the Arts architecture students are prototyping a prefabricated classroom for developing nations in the tropics.

    CCA students are looking to fund their prototyping project, to build a prefabricated classroom for developing nations in the tropics.

  • I'm building an installation for my B.Arch thesis that deals with architectural representation and the perception of depth.

    Architecture student, Melinda Zoephel, is seeking assistance to realize her thesis project that deals with architectural representation and the perception of depth. Deep stuff.

  • It's a pen that can draw in the air! 3Doodler is the 3D printing pen you can hold in your hand. Lift your imagination off the page!

    Um...did anyone say "The future is here"? - The possibilities for architectural applications are limitless.

  • Never Built: Los Angeles explores the “what if” Los Angeles and dares the city to dream big again.

    Put "Frank Lloyd Wright, John Lautner, Rudolph Schindler, Frank Gehry, Thom Mayne" and "Los Angeles" in one context, and you typically get spectacular results. Let's dream a bit.

  • NYIT architecture students want to help build a recycling center they designed in Costa Rica, and fund a documentary film about it.

    Architecture students getting creative + their hands dirty for a good cause? - We're all about it!

  • Imagine floating, globally connected urban forests growing where billboards stand. Artist Stephen Glassman and his team are doing it.

    As every-day car-driving Angelenos, we wholeheartedly support this vision of elevated fresh air.

  • The Cleveland Architecture Coloring Book is a playful companion, catalog and city guide. Grab a copy, box of crayons, and go to town!

    Doesn't the architecture profession always complain we're not drawing and sketching enough? Well, here's your chance to break out the crayons and redeem yourself.

  • six sided transparent tiling vinyl. application provides a stained glass effect. creating pattern + illusions, via color.

    Who doesn't like hexagons? Seriously.

  • A pop up public living room during the Olympics, inviting 1000+ local residents to share how they feel about HOME.

    London calling: help artist Julia Vogl realize (or realise) this colorful (or colourful) public art project in the heart (yep...still heart) of London.

  • An open crowd sourced map and forum focused on urban development. We are mapping the future of cities!

    Urban development + crowd sourcing + non profit + public empowerment = we're all about it.

  • A weeklong student workshop to produce a new reactive architectural installation for NYC Design Week 2012

    Smart architecture

  • The installation of an inflatable pavilion [bubble] that will hold workshops and lectures about improving public space IN public space.

    Please, no sharp objects!

  • First in a series of books exploring the past, present, and future of architecture in the Far North

    Wes Milholen will be sailing between Norway and the North Pole, researching the landscape in this arctic region. Wes will be documenting his research in the book "Arctic Architecture: Svalbard", investigating future settlement potential as humans inevitably move further north.

  • A cartoonish architectural installation and performance art in the Architecture Foundation in London, UK by Jimenez Lai

    Help support Archinect-fave Jimenez Lai fund his latest Super Furniture project!

  • We have been granted unparalleled access to make a film that explores one of the most distinctive voices in modern cinema: David Lynch.


  • Photographic road trip to capture Drive-in Movie Theaters before the cost of digital conversion darkens their screens forever.

    Help support Carl Weese photo-document the iconic drive-in movie theaters before they are wiped off the American landscape.

  • We plan to transform an abandoned New York City trolley terminal into a vibrant community green space using new solar technology.

    Prepper Park? Forget, for a second, what immediately comes to mind when you think of about going underground in NYC. Next, think about what an amazing space the High Line has become, and what it has brought to the city. Perhaps it's time to start focusing downward.

  • WAX is a new print publication about the connection point between artistic practice and the culture of surfing.

    A new surf-inspired design magazine. Next generation Ray Gun?

  • Tarp: Architecture Manual is an annual publication of the Graduate Architecture and Urban Design program at Pratt Institute.

    As the internet continues to make it more difficult to fund quality journalism, especially in areas of academic architectural investigations, crowd-sourced publication initiatives like this become more important. Help support this project by Pratt students.

  • A film with live music directed and composed by Gene Coleman, with cinematography and editing by Nick Lerman.

    Help support the filmmaker of 9 Chains complete this experimental film about Buckminster Fuller.

  • A floating orb fashioned from discarded umbrella frames that calls attention to New York City’s waterways and watersheds.

    Broken umbrella, meet Bucky. This is a very cool project that upcycles, gets architecture interns and kids working on together, all the while getting the public more structurally aware.

  • A digital design installation by 10 graduate architecture students at a prestigious university in New York City.

    A group of Columbia architecture students are creating these relaxation nodes, allowing users to briefly escape reality and enter a calm, vertical-hammocked, altered state. The structures will be constructed from digitally fabricated recycled plastic.

  • A small building designed by students at the Illinois Institute of Technology for Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House.

    Students at IIT are looking to fund the actual construction of their design for a small exhibition center on the site of the Farnsworth House, designed by Mies van der Rohe.

  • ''I Want to be METROPOLITAN'' is a research on mini-metropolises, using Boston as a case study.

    This project, by Boston-based architecture practice PRAUD, will investigate the "mini-metropolis", using Boston as the case study.

    "This book intents to create a dialogue that addresses the missing topics in urbanism for smaller, slower, and much more stable cities..."

  • We’re a group of architecture students aiming to build an immersive, full-scale installation at California College of the Arts.

    A group of architects – 15 students, 2 professors – aim to build an immersive, full-scale installation, occupying and perceptually altering the entry area of both California College of the Arts (CCA) and the Wattis Institute of Contemporary Art.

  • The Spring 2011 issue will take a critical look at urbanism and present design projects that operate in the margins of urban discourse.

    tarp: Architecture Manual, student-edited publication at Pratt Institute School of Architecture, acts as a set of instructions, giving the reader a grounding in what's happening in contemporary architectural and urban discourse. Help fund their next issue, Insidious Urbanism.

  • BOFFO Building Fashion is a series of collaborations celebrating architecture and fashion design.

    BOFFO Building Fashion celebrates cutting edge design through a series of temporary retail installations showcasing the work of an architect paired with a fashion designer. Help fund their latest project by Ohne Titel & EASTON + COMBS.

  • A documentary film that takes a fresh look at the legendary architect, artist, craftsman and urban theorist, Paolo Soleri.

    This documentary is fresh and unique in that it focuses on Soleri, the form giver rather than Soleri, the idea giver. Hence the working title of the film: BEFORE FORM. The name COSANTI further implies a theme of frugality that threads through Paolo’s entire life.

  • A community driven architecture installation to help stop gun violence by funding art and education programs in Brooklyn.

    Architectural designer Lana Zellner believes that the key to reducing gun violence in Brooklyn isn't a more extreme police force, but is better art and education programs for the youth. Art Not Arrests is an installation that raises this issue.

  • An initiative to build a floating pool that filters river water off the shores of New York City.

    This project is a self-initiated project by two firms. Following the completion of a preliminary engineering feasibility report done with engineers at Arup, they are now preparing to physically test and ultimately build a full-scale working prototype of a section of the pool.

  • A reading of a new musical, which tells the story of architect Daniel Burnham, serial killer H.H. Holmes and the1893 World's Fair.

    The Dreamer and the Devil is a new musical, telling the true tale of architect Daniel Burnham, serial killer H.H. Holmes and the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago that bound their lives together.

  • Help finish the new design documentary from the director of "Helvetica" and "Objectified".

    Urbanized is the third and final film in the design-focused documentary trilogy by filmmaker Gary Hustwit. Previous films are Helvetica and Objectified. Urbanized looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design.

  • A new line of neckties inspired by the icons of Modern Architecture.

    Architects, if you have to wear a tie...