Architecture

This Climate Controlled 50 Million Square Feet City Planned in Dubai Will Be Unbelievable

August 20, 2014 Architecture
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Dubai has become on of the world’s most dynamic areas for architectural innovation and it is about to take another massive leap forward. Mohammed Bin Rashid has announced plans to build the Mall of the World, which will become the largest mall in the world, but that is just a start. The structure will be […]

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You Will Be Shocked At Just How Beautiful This Tracuit Mountain Hut in Valaisan Alps Really Is

August 14, 2014 Architecture
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Sitting atop the massive Valaisan Alps in Switzerland stands an impressive 116 bed ski hut, named the Tracuit Mountain Hut, owned by the Swiss Alpine Club and created by Savioz Fabrizzi Architects. The hut is made entirely of wood, except for the glistening stainless steel skin that protects the hut’s wooden skeleton from the elements. […]

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A Once Beautiful But Now Abandoned Panoramic Restaurant Overlooking Lisbon Portugal

August 12, 2014 Architecture
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In the hills just outside of Lisbon, Portugal stands a testament to great architectural design and the party life of the 1960′s. The Panoramic Restaurant of Monsanto has now been abandoned for 10 years and is showing the decay of its disuse. The restaurant still has a style and flair that is reminiscent of the era, […]

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The Buzz Worthy Offices of BuzzFeed in Los Angeles

August 12, 2014 Architecture
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Whether you love or hate BuzzFeed’s website and business, you are sure to love the office space designed for them by JIDK. The centerpiece of the office is the furniture which creates one of the most intriguing work environments around. Your first impression is you are looking at a lunchroom or a massive conference room, […]

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Skipping the Building Permit by Building 9 Square Meter Micro-Cabin

August 6, 2014 Architecture
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Designer Robin Falck obviously loves a challenge. He decided he wanted to build a cabin for his personal getaways, but wanted to do it alone. Then he decided to bypass the need for a building permit by building a cabin under 9 square meters. In just two weeks time Robin was able to build this […]

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Unbelievable: Abandoned Walmart is Now America’s Largest 1-Floor Library

July 31, 2014 Architecture
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Walmart is known to be a small town business killer with its cutthroat prices and massive concrete locations but it is rare to see this big box store go abandoned. Averaging at 2.5 football fields per store location, Walmart occupies around 698 million square feet of land in the U.S. alone. For this particular Walmart […]

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18 Extraordinary Hotels That Will Make You Want To Visit China

July 14, 2014 Architecture
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It seems there is an ongoing architectural war being waged between the countries of China and Dubai with each country vying to create the most dramatic hotels possible. The Yanqi Lake Kempinski Hotel, Beijing appears like a massive ball, or snail about to enter the lake. The Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort will stun you with its […]

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Doesn’t Get Creepier Than A Clown Motel Right Next To An Old Cemetery

July 4, 2014 Architecture
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Halfway between Las Vegas and Reno, where Route 6 and Route 95 merge, you will find one of the oddest merges in the USA, a Clown Motel and an ancient cemetery. The Old Tonopah Nevada Cemetery was used between 1906 and 1911 and holds approximately 300 bodies, nothing strange or funny about that. At least […]

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Boeing 787 Transformed Into VIP Home in the Sky for Billionaires

July 3, 2014 Architecture
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The Boeing 787 is an amazing wide-body aircraft for hauling passengers between busy airports, but now Boeing has decided to transform a few of these large crafts into homes in the sky. The Boeing 787 VIP lineup takes 5-bedroom space of a 787 and turns it into one of the most luxurious places in the […]

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Billboards Turned Into Homes for The Homeless by Project Gregory

July 2, 2014 Architecture
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Architectural firm Design Develop in Slovakia has launched Project Gregory to turn billboard advertising signs into homes for the homeless. Along the highways, dual sided billboard signs have a large triangular space in between the two faces. Project Gregory takes these open spaces and builds a simple two room home in that triangular space. Electricity […]

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