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Notre Dame’s In Flames and the Videos Are Heartbreaking

Notre Dame’s In Flames and the Videos Are Heartbreaking

  The iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris erupted in flames today as firefighters continue to battle the blaze. Distraught onlookers were at a loss for words when the famous spire fell and people around the world are sharing their sorrow as one...
Architecture - 2019-04-15 22:03:59
If You’re Going to New York You Can Rent This Van in Soho on Airbnb

If You’re Going to New York You Can Rent This Van in Soho on Airbnb

via Meng on Airbnb   If you’re visiting the Big Apple anytime soon and you’re: on a shoestring budget, about that van life, or just feeling adventurous—check out this Airbnb listing for a Vintage Custom Van in Soho. At $69 USD a night...
Architecture - 2018-10-10 21:52:49
This Organic Desert House in Joshua Tree, CA is at One With Its Environment

This Organic Desert House in Joshua Tree, CA is at One With Its Environment

Architect: Kendrick Bangs Kellogg | Interior: John Vugrin | Photography: Lance Gerber   Long considered one of the pioneers of organic architecture in the United States, Kendrick Bangs Kellogg’s ‘Desert House’ is often cited as one of the...
Architecture - 2018-09-19 21:52:35
This ‘Waterfall City’ in China Looks Straight Out of a Fantasy Film

This ‘Waterfall City’ in China Looks Straight Out of a Fantasy Film

Photograph by chensiyuan   Situated around a cascading waterfall that drains into the You River, the ancient (and now) tourist town of Furong Zhen in China’s mountainous Hunan province looks straight out of a fantasy film. Check out quick clip...
Architecture - 2018-09-12 21:50:43
Brazil Suffers Incalculable Cultural Loss as 200-Year-Old Museum Burns

Brazil Suffers Incalculable Cultural Loss as 200-Year-Old Museum Burns

  A devastating fire in Rio de Janeiro has destroyed Brazil’s oldest and most important museum with much of its archive of 20 million items believed to be irrecoverable. The fire at the 200-year-old Museu Nacional began Sunday after the...
Architecture - 2018-09-06 21:53:26
A Japanese Architecture Firm Designed the Coolest Kindergarten Ever

A Japanese Architecture Firm Designed the Coolest Kindergarten Ever

Design by Tezuka Architects | Photograph by Katsuhisa Kida   At the award-winning Fuji Kindergarten in Tokyo, children run endless laps around a ringed roof that doubles as a playground. Completed in 2007 by Tezuka Architects, the Montessori can...
Architecture - 2018-08-22 21:50:13
Check Out What Happens When the Wind Hits the Ceiling of this Beach Bar

Check Out What Happens When the Wind Hits the Ceiling of this Beach Bar

Design by K-Studio | Photograph by Yiorgos Kordakis   Designed by architecture firm K-Studio, Barbouni, a beach restaurant at the Costa Navarino Resort in Greece features one of the coolest ceilings we’ve ever seen. Just watch when happens when...
Architecture - 2018-08-14 21:50:41
Cool Close Up Puts Immensity of Great Pyramid of Giza Into Perspective

Cool Close Up Puts Immensity of Great Pyramid of Giza Into Perspective

Photograph via StugotzLobos on reddit   Sometimes a new perspective can cast something familiar into an entirely new light. That was the case for me and this close up of the Great Pyramid of Giza, which is the oldest of the Seven Ancient Wonders...
Architecture - 2018-08-13 21:53:00
This Would Be a Great Design for a Dorm Room

This Would Be a Great Design for a Dorm Room

Design by Vardehaugen AS   Although the original concept was intended for childrens’ rooms in a compact family home, the design would lend perfectly to dorm rooms in colleges and schools across the globe. The idea was conceived by...
Architecture - 2018-08-07 21:58:46
Giant Hands Raise Bridge in Vietnam to the Sky

Giant Hands Raise Bridge in Vietnam to the Sky

  Unveiled to the public in June, a pair of giant hands appear to hold up the Golden Bridge on Ba Na Hills in Da Nang, Vietnam above the clouds. Situated 1,400m above sea level in the tourist retreat of Thien Thai Garden, the Golden Bridge...
Architecture - 2018-07-26 21:52:07
The Importance of a Fire Door in One Image

The Importance of a Fire Door in One Image

Photograph by Scott Strassburg via iDigHardware   Fire marshall/AHJ (authority having jurisdiction) Scott Strassburg shared an eye-opening series of photos that demonstrate the importance of a fire door (and appropriate hardware). The photos...
Architecture - 2018-06-12 21:51:01
The Amazing Temples of Myanmar from Above (10 Photos)

The Amazing Temples of Myanmar from Above (10 Photos)

Architecture - 2018-05-01 21:55:14
The Incredible Wire Mesh Sculptures that Punctuated the Coachella Skyline

The Incredible Wire Mesh Sculptures that Punctuated the Coachella Skyline

  ?Etherea? is the site-specific installation by Edoardo Tresoldi (featured previously) conceived for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. The installation consists of three transparent sculptures inspired by...
Architecture - 2018-04-19 21:52:07
The Stadium Built on the Equator, Where Each Team Defends a Hemisphere

The Stadium Built on the Equator, Where Each Team Defends a Hemisphere

Photograph by Greenleaf Gramados   In the northern city of Macapá, Brazil you will find Zerão, a famous football field known in English as, ‘the Big Zero’. Opened in 1990, the stadium was designed so the midfield line fell exactly on the...
Architecture - 2018-04-09 21:52:13
4 Cities on 4 Continents Around the World at Night

4 Cities on 4 Continents Around the World at Night

Architecture - 2018-02-06 21:52:02
People Really Love or Hate this Fancy McDonald’s in Rotterdam

People Really Love or Hate this Fancy McDonald’s in Rotterdam

  Before the redesign, the McDonald’s at Coolsingel 44 had been voted ‘the ugliest building in Rotterdam’ by the city’s residents. According to Dezeen, McDonald’s had already occupied the site for 45 years, but until now the restaurant...
Architecture - 2018-01-25 21:57:14
There’s a Fake Paris in China and the Side by Side Photos are Eerie

There’s a Fake Paris in China and the Side by Side Photos are Eerie

  Paris Syndrome is a photo series by François Prost that explores the bizarre similarities between Paris and a Chinese replica of Paris called Tianducheng. According to Prost: Tianducheng was built 10 years ago as a suburb of the Chinese...
Architecture - 2018-01-15 21:55:20
A Game of Thrones Ice Hotel Just Opened and It Looks Unreal

A Game of Thrones Ice Hotel Just Opened and It Looks Unreal

Photograph by Lapland Hotels SnowVillage   Each year, around 20 million kg of snow and 350,000 kg of crystal clear natural ice are used to build the spectacular SnowVillage which changes in shape, size and design to amaze visitors year after...
Architecture - 2018-01-12 21:53:06
An Abandoned Water Park from Above

An Abandoned Water Park from Above

Photograph by LÁ DO ALTO Website | Facebook | Instagram   Seen here is an aerial photo taken with a drone by Lá do Alto of an abandoned water park in Anápolis, Goiás, Brazil.   dronestagram via reddit    
Architecture - 2018-01-08 21:57:00
A Completely Hollowed Out 19th Century Building from Above

A Completely Hollowed Out 19th Century Building from Above

Photograph by Pablo Maurer on Twitter (@MLSist)   Seen here is the completely hollowed out St. Elizabeths Hospital (Center Building) from above. First opened in 1855, JMA Preservation is working with Shalom Baranes Associates (SBA) on the...
Architecture - 2017-12-18 22:09:18
This Airbnb in the South of France Comes with a 91-Foot Aquarium Pool

This Airbnb in the South of France Comes with a 91-Foot Aquarium Pool

  Situated on the southern tip of France, you will find the amazing Villa on the Rocks rental property located in Bandol, a small commune in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. Designed by architect Rudy Ricciotti (who designed the Mucem Museum in...
Architecture - 2017-12-13 21:48:32
This Award-Winning, ‘Ribbon’ Wedding Chapel in Japan is Breathtaking

This Award-Winning, ‘Ribbon’ Wedding Chapel in Japan is Breathtaking

Design by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP Architects Photograph © Koji Fujii / Nacasa & Partners Inc   Situated on a hill overlooking the Seto Inland Sea is the breathtaking ‘Ribbon Chapel’ designed by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP Architects. The...
Architecture - 2017-12-06 21:53:02
Crashing Waves, Strong Winds and Freezing Temps Encase Home in Ice

Crashing Waves, Strong Winds and Freezing Temps Encase Home in Ice

Photograph by John Kucko Digital   A recent windstorm in freezing temperatures swept across Webster, New York earlier this month, causing a house on Lake Ontario to become entirely encased in ice. The amazing sight was captured by John Kucko...
Architecture - 2017-03-15 21:42:12
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