buildinglet
 n.— «If you’ve ever parked by the marina in Flushing to see a Mets game, you may have been struck by the whimsy and drama of two white shelters that sit by the bay, structures that look as if their creator had been issued the challenge to design igloos that could take wing. Futuristic and fiberglass, they are too small and fanciful to rise to the level of something you would call a building, but they have a functional feel that suggests they are not pure sculpture. […] Were a documentary made of the two of them researching the structures—buildinglets, they call them—here would be some key scenes.» —“A Couple’s Quest to Solve Overlooked Mysteries of the City” by Susan Dominus New York Times May 15, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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