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Someone Finally Built an Entire Town Out of Emojis

Always game to delve deeply into the nuanced world of emojis, or "contemporary hieroglyphics," Architizer teamed up with architect and FAT co-founder Sam Jacob to debate the texting emoticons' impact on architecture (which apparently exists) and to build this fantastic Emojiopolis. "Just as Wordsworth, through written language, shaped a romantic understanding of the Lake District's landscape so powerfully that it still frames our own vision,"philosophizes Jacob, "perhaps the emoji characters will become building blocks of new kinds of landscape that could never have been conceived without them." True enough, the cartoony end result is somewhere in between ridiculous and the greatest iMessage anyone could ever hope to receive.

· Get Lost in The Bustle of This Thriving Emojiopolis [Architizer]