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Today we like: crowdfunding

BIG Amager Bakke Waste-to-Energy Plant crowdfunding chimney

Once the preserve of independent product designers, crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter are evolving into powerful tools for financing and testing public appetite for architecture and infrastructure projects.

Recent examples include BIG's campaign to raise money for a prototype power plant chimney and a pedestrian bridge described as the "world’s first crowdfunded public infrastructure project". See more crowdfunded projects on Dezeen »

Today we like: kinetic architecture and moving buildings

Kinetic architecture and moving buildings

This week Bjarke Ingels unveiled plans to enliven Battersea Power Station with electric sparks (after designing a power plant that blows smoke rings) while Henning Larsen completed a building with a moving facade.

Here's a reminder of all our stories about architecture that moves, including a building that flaps its wings like a giant insect and a house with rotating bedrooms. See all our stories about moving architecture »