New book explores the world of unbuilt architecture

In the world of architecture, there are many plans that never actually get built. A new book, “Atlas of Never Built Architecture,” by Greg Goldin and Sam Lubell, is a compendium of buildings, city plans and other structures that were designed, but never actually got off the ground.

Workers collect material to be recycled and reused for reconstruction, under the supervision of the United Nations Development Programme in government-controlled Homs, Syria.

Syria’s concrete-block architecture contributed to its unraveling

The elevator at Washington DC's historic Old Post Office Pavilion.

Elevators are kind of a big deal

Mosque in Turkey

This architect says the most important feature of a mosque is its sustainability