Frank Lloyd Wright’s Most Famous Buildings Get 3D Paper Model Treatment In New Book

Frank Lloyd Wright, America’s most famous architect, would have turned 150 this year, and some of us just can’t get enough. With celebrations of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birthday in full swing in architectural institutions throughout the country, a new book is giving Wright fanatics the chance to recreate some of the architect’s most notable works through a series of cut-and-fold paper models. Continue »

Now You Could Rent A Cowboy Boot-Shaped House In Huntsville, TX

This uniquely shaped house located in Huntsville, TX, is currently available for rent and it just might be the home of any cowboy or cowgirl’s dreams. Designed by artist and builder Dan Phillips of the Phoenix Commotion, the shoe-shaped abode features a more conventionally-shaped annex too. Continue »

Summer Super Villa By Lassa Architects In Greek

The 150-square-metre Villa Ypsilon was designed by London- and Brussels-based firm LASSA, which is headed up by architects Theo Sarantoglou Lalis and Dora Sweijd. The domed form of the summer house responds to the client’s desires for a vantage point from which to survey the agricultural land, as well as the nearby mountains and coastline. Continue »

Breathtaking Architecture Photography By Anh Nguyen

Anh Nguyen is a talented self-taught photographer and student from Seoul, South Korea who currently based in Berlin, Germany. Anh focuses on architecture and people, she also shoots a lot of urban, cityscape and travel photography. Continue »

World’s Largest Vertical Garden Blooms With 85,000 Plants In The Heart Of Bogota

Behold: the largest vertical garden in the world. Located in Bogota, Colombia, the Santalaia building is completely covered with a lush layer of 85,000 plants that span 3,100 square meters (33,368 square feet). A vertical garden of this size can produce enough oxygen for more than 3,100 people every year, process 1,708 pounds of heavy metals, filter more than 2,000 tons of harmful gases and catch more than 881 pounds of dust. Continue »

Danish Retailer Vipp Has Created A “Battery-Charging Stations For Humans”

Danish retailer Vipp has created a factory-made, metal-and-glass micro dwelling that comes filled with the company’s line of homeware products. Called Shelter, the 55-square-metre structure is intended to serve as a nature retreat and “battery-charging station for humans”, said Kasper Egelund, who heads the brand. Continue »

Transparent Heart-Stopping Glass Sky Slide Starts Trial Runs In North China

A transparent slide located in the Dayudu Yellow River Scenic Area, northern China’s Shanxi Province, is definitely a daredevil’s game. Continue »

Meet The Solar Egg, A Giant Golden Sauna Built In Luossabacken, Sweden

In response to a commission from Riksbyggen, Bigert & Bergström have created a sculptural chamber in the form of an egg-shaped sauna that has just been installed at Luossabacken in Kiruna, Sweden’s northernmost town. Continue »

Room With A Mountain View In Downtown Of Shanghai

A residential building in Shanghai’s Changning District has a distinctly different view in the concrete jungle. Those looking out the window will have the view of a 50-meter high mountain! Continue »

Skyscraper Competition Proposal Involves Erecting Towers Within World’s Largest Trees

Called “Tribute: The Monument of Giant”, the visionary scheme imagines buildings constructed within the empty trunks of giant sequoias, a type of redwood tree native to the Sierra Nevada mountains in California. The structures would be placed where heartwood has rotted away, preventing the huge ancient trees from falling. Continue »

Futuristic Tangled Copper Pipes Run Throughout This Cinema

When ONE PLUS Partnership were designing the Shanghai Omnijoi International Cinema in China, they decided to pay homage to the movie industry. They did this by creating a copper track, similar to those used when filming a tracking shot, that runs throughout the lobby and even in some of the theaters. Continue »

This Jaw-Dropping 19th-Century German Bridge Uses Its Reflection To Form A Perfect Circle


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Nestled among the verdant foliage in Kromlau, Germany’s Kromlauer Park, is a delicately arched devil’s bridge known as the Rakotzbrücke, which was specifically built to create a circle when it is reflected in the waters beneath it. Continue »

This Building Uses Emoji Cast In Concrete As Modern Gargoyles

Emoji are going to be some of the most recognizable icons of the 21st century, says architect Changiz Tehrani, which is why he decided to cast 22 of them in concrete and use them as decoration for a building in the Dutch city of Amersfoort. Continue »

This Chinese Farmer Built A Two-Storey Space Shuttle Replica On The Roof Of His House

This is the space shuttle replica that a 60-something Chinese farmer built on the roof of his home in the Guangdong province. Obviously, all the neighbors are jealous. And can you blame them? Who doesn’t want a spaceship replica on top of their house? Continue »

Architects Create Concept Prison Ship That Can Hold 3,300 Tax-Avoiders In Game Of Thrones-Style ‘Sky Cells’

A giant jail ship with thousands of pods similar to the ‘sky cells’ that kept Tyrion Lannister prisoner in Game of Thrones has been designed by architects. Designers have drawn up plans for a giant boat that could hold 3,300 prisoners in its paper sails. They say the ship is designed to be a prison for the tax-avoiders named and shamed in the Panama Papers. Continue »