If you’re keeping your thumb on the pulse, you’ve probably already heard of this amazing art project called “Taxi Fabric”. If you have – just scroll down to see the pictures, if not, prepare to feel proud for India!
While there’s a lot of amazing non-tall buildings out there, we’re taking the phallic route. Since bigger is always better, even in architecture, let’s take a look at 9 of the most brilliantly designed skyscrapers – either existing or planned.
Some of the modern fountains look crazy with conceptual elements in design; others are simply huge and beautiful, reminiscent of nature’s majestic geysers and waterfalls. Here’s a list of fountains from all over the world that will take your breath away.
With cities getting overcrowded with pricey accommodations that aren’t getting any cheaper, wouldn’t you like to have a little dream home of you own? Here are 15 tiny houses that look amazing. Check’em out!
Mario Botta’s Mountain Church is now known worldwide and is a must-visit for those traveling in the Maggia Valley. Small but impossibly beautiful, it only seats about 15 people, but again proves that you can find unbelievably cool things in the most unexpected places! Don’t forget to add it to your must-visit list if you going to be visiting Switzerland.
“I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind,” Antoine de Saint-Exupery once famously declared. This maxim from the author of a tender, poetic and humanist tale about the Little Prince perfectly describes Okuda San Miguel’s panoramic mural he created in an abandoned Moroccan church. Titled “11 Mirages to Freedom,” it explores the meaning of being free in a playful yet stunning manner.
The legendary Hanging Garden of Babylon has been recognized as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the idea of constructing a building that incorporates lush greenery into its design has always excited architects since then. This is why it comes as no surprise that Switzerland – a country celebrated for its design traditions – is planning to build an over-100-meter-tall residential tower that would demonstrate the symbiosis of architecture and nature. Its façade will feature about 100 cedar trees, 6,000 shrubs, and 18,000 plants on projecting terraces.
We all hate the rain, right? When the nasty, wet weather hits your clean sneakers, all that mess around and gloomy days – yuk!
But here’s a thing, South Korean designers want to paint streets with incredible pictures. The Monsoon Project is created to bright-out Seoul’s rainy season, which can last several weeks. All these street art paintings are invisible until it gets wet.
The idea of living peacefully in nature while having a hi-tech roof over your head doesn’t seem like a sci-fi dream anymore. From now on, down-shifters and nature-lovers must be on cloud nine thanks to a solution that makes it possible to live in reasonable comfort both in Alaska and on the wild beach. An egg-shaped sensation designed by a Slovakian studio called Nice Architects marries compactness and energy efficiency, and offers literally off-the-grid and off-the-pipe dwelling in any location that lacks cozy or cheap accommodations.
When you first see a shipping container, you’re probably not going to be impressed. You probably also won’t think that it looks like a decent home. It won’t make you want to pack your stuff, take your family and move into one immediately. However, if you give it some thought and google it a bit,…
People all over the world are craving more adventure in their lives. This is why thrill-based structures – both natural and handmade – lure more and more tourists. However, if you feel terrified when exposed to heights, a mere picture of a new Chinese engineering marvel will make you queasy! Indeed, the world’s longest glass-bottom…
Have you ever dreamed of flying over city streets like Superman? Some lucky Londoners will soon have a chance to have such an experience. There is only one tiny difference – instead of wearing a superman costume, they will have to put on a swimming suit, as they will be floating in the first-of-a-kind…
Thinking about living on the edge? Two Greek architects created a literally ground-breaking project of a house hidden in a cliff overlooking the Aegean Sea. Called Casa Brutale – Rough House – and designed as a poetic homage to simple and cold brutalist style that was popular in the 1950-1970s, this unique house penetrates the…