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 »

These Bright Yellow Stairs Have Open Fronts For Extra Storage

When Andrew Maynard of Austin Maynard Architects was designing his own home in Melbourne, Australia, he decided to create a staircase that would provide additional storage, as well as be bright and colorful. Continue »

Breathtaking Stained-Glass Cabin Looks Ripped From A Fairytale

A miniature house made from glass shows off expert construction and dazzling motifs seemingly ripped from Alice In Wonderland. Covered with stained glass, the house sits on a stretch of luscious green land in Mohawk, New Jersey. Continue »

The International Church Of Cannabis Has Arrived In Denver

For more than a century, it blended in, until bright colors bled from the walls and windows of a 113-year-old church in Denver. Now, the building near Wash Park is home to the Church of Cannabis, according to 9News. On 4/20, the International Church of Cannabis will open its doors at 400 S. Logan Street. Elevation Ministries, a Colorado non-profit religious organization, now calls the church home. Continue »

Artist Joshua Smith Creates Detailed And Miniaturized Buildings

Immensely detailed, phenomenally imagined and compellingly designed sculptures of urban buildings by artist Joshua Smith. Most of the pieces are inspired by the famed Kowloon City and feature posters, trash, leaves and everything else down to the last detail. Continue »

These Beautiful Photos Of Subway Stations Will Transport You From Your Daily Commute

T-Centralen, Stockholm, Sewden

“Honestly, I’m just really obsessed with looking at photos of metros,” says Montreal-based photographer Chris Forsyth. The photography student at Montreal’s Dawson College has been documenting the unique interiors of the Canadian city’s 68 transit stations, which date to the 1960s, for nearly two years. Continue »

10 Colorized Historical Photos Of Famous Landmarks Under Construction

THE HOOVER DAM, UNITED STATES c. 1935


BUREAU OF RECLAMATION. COLOR RECONSTRUCTION BY DYNAMICHROME

Jordan Lloyd of Dynamichrome has colorized an incredible series of 130 historical monochrome photos, which were meticulously selected by Retronaut website founder Wolfgang Wild. The collaborative project is entitled, The Paper Time Machine, and the two have launched a crowdfunding campaign to have the project published. Continue »

Chinese Company Builds A Bamboo Treehouse Without Nails Or Screws

A Beijing-based architecture firm named Penda has designed a treehouse made from bamboo that doesn’t use any of those things. This design instead requires ropes and rods of bamboo, and nothing more. It was such an impressive and revolutionary concept that it won second place at the 2016 A’Design Awards in the architecture design category. Even if it hadn’t won, it’s certainly impressive! Continue »

Accidents Waiting To Happen Thanks To These Architects And Designers

There are architects who either don’t have a clue what they’re doing or they just want to watch the world burn. From a bike path on the ledge of a canal to a tap above an electricity socket – all of these crazy places need a warning sign next to them. Or to be moved to hell, a place where they belong. Scroll down to check out the images and vote for those that deserve a “Worst Architecture Decision” award. Continue »

Cyril Porchet Photographs Ornate Baroque Churches Around The World


Iglesia de la Cartuja, Granada, Spain.

Looking at the gorgeous, dramatic images of Baroque churches in Cyril Porchet’s series, “Seduction,” you might mistake the photographer for a religious man. But Porchet is more interested in the power the photos represent than the religious ideology. His intention was to explore the seductive power of display. What is extraordinary is how much you lose all sense of perspective and depth, such is the overabundance of detail. I like how the odd feature confuses all the more; like the red rope of the ornamental light in the image below for instance which neatly splices the image in half. I could pore over these for hours and hours. Continue »

A Hidden Jungle Book Facade Of Paris


Messy Nessy

This pastel mosaic menagerie has just been hanging out on a backstreet in Paris’ 11th arrondissement, waiting for someone to notice… Continue »

Surreal Architectural Collages By Beomsik Won

Beomsik Won is an professional Korean photographer and artist who currently lives and works in Seul. Beomsik received his M.F.A. in Photography from Hongik University and M.F.A. in Fine Art Media from UCL University. To Won architecture is a language that can be expanded, reduced, and manipulated at will. For his latest ‘Archisculpture Project’, Korean artist assembled from photos of diverse architectural buildings by various architects. While studying at the Slade School of Art, Won was inspired by the eclectic variety of London architecture, but felt that to photograph the buildings he admired individually would only amount to a database, when what he sought was a creative response to his experiences in the city. Continue »

UK Shed Of The Year Finalists

Sheds may seem like a humble garden storage solution, but impressive designs across the globe could certainly end this stereotype. This year, to mark the 10th anniversary of the Cuprinol Shed of the Year contest, planners have joined forces with a fan site called Cabin Porn to run a Global category in the contest – and the designs are certainly envy inducing.


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West Wing – owned by Kevin Herbert in Berkshire Made from 90% recycled materials and set across three sections, the West Wing includes a bed in loft space, an area to relax and escape, a secret bookcase, a play area, storage and workshop. Continue »

A Giant Ancient Egyptian Statues Unearthed


Egyptian workers lift with an excavator parts of a statue for restoration after it was unearthed at Souq al-Khamis district, at al-Matareya area, Cairo, Egypt, 09 March 2017. According to the Ministry of Antiquities, a German-Egyptian archaeological mission found in parts two 19th dynasty royal statues in the vicinity of King Ramses II temple in ancient Heliopolis. The first is an 80cm tall bust of King Seti II carved in limestone, while the second is eight meters tall carved in quartzite. There were no engravings on the latter, however discovering it at the entrance of King Ramses II temple suggests that it could belong to him. (Photo by Khaled Elfiqi/EPA) Continue »