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Reinventing Japan's architecture after the war

An exhibition in London traces the reinvention of the traditional Japanese home after World War Two.

Could buildings of the future be suspended from the sky?

Hung from an orbiting asteroid, it would drift above the Earth's surface.

A design firm in New York has put forward a revolutionary idea for building the world's tallest building. This skyscraper wouldn't be built on the ground, but suspended from an asteroid orbiting the Earth. They admit the idea is a long way from being realised, but could this be a glimpse at the skyline of the future? Ostap Rudakevych from Clouds Architecture Office explains how the idea came about. (Picture: Could buildings in the future hang from the sky? Credit: Clouds Architecture Office)