While most associate the built environment with steel, concrete, glass, brick, and wood, 2012 was chock full of spaces, both miniature and life-size, crafted from a remarkably diverse array of goods: computer parts, Jell-O, toothpicks, and balloons, just to name a few. Above: 19 of the year's best structures formed from unexpected materials by zany artists and architecture aficionados. Have a look.
· All Artistry coverage [Curbed National]
· All Year in Curbed 2012 posts [Curbed National]