This Street Library In Bulgaria Encourages People To Read

“Rapana” is the first street library in Varna, Bulgaria created by a team of young architects and designers.

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The Family Dog Was Considered In The Design Of This Toronto House


Sarjoun Faour

When Studio AC were designing the renovation of a house in Toronto, they made sure to include a design element for the family dog.

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Reimagining The Simpsons’ Home In 8 Popular Architectural Styles

What better way to demonstrate America’s diverse architectural styles than through the country’s most infamous family — The Simpsons?

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Japan’s Earthquake-Tesistant Dome Houses


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Nestled near a volcano in southern Japan, 450 quake-resistant dome houses put up by a health resort and decorated with flowers and dinosaurs are drawing visitors from across Asia. A dozen polystyrene foam pieces, each so light that two adults can pick it up, are glued together to make the houses. Cabins modelled after Japanese sweets and made from polystyrene foam withstood last year’s deadly earthquakes in Kumamoto prefecture.

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This Instagram Account Dedicated To… Japanese Water Towers

The Instagram account Top of Water Tower proves that paying more attention to your surroundings leads to interesting visual sights. Dedicated to the tops of water towers in Japan, all colorful and graphic, this is an ongoing photographic collection by Osaka-based @watertoweruc.

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Would You Feel Safe In A Building Like This?

British artist Alex Chinneck has completed his first permanent public installation – a 10-tonne ripped page made from 4,000 bricks.

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“Under”: Europe’s First Underwater Restaurant To Open In Norway

At the southernmost point of the Norwegian coastline by the village of Båly, Snøhetta has designed Europe’s very first underwater restaurant. With its immediate proximity with the forces of nature, the restaurant, which will also function as a research center for marine life, is a tribute to the Norwegian coast and to Lindesnes – to the wild fauna of the sea and to the rocky coastline of Norway’s southern tip.

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This Cozy Coffee Shop Was Inserted In An Apartment Block In Overpopulated Chinese City

Architecture firm FANAF, have designed the Pause Cafe that’s nestled within a 1980s apartment building in Nanjing, China.

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Inverted Solo House Pyramid By TNA Architects

This upside down concrete pyramid is one of 12 ‘Solo House’ projects located in Matarraña, a mountainous area in the eastern part of Spain.

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Delicate Patterns Adorn The Walls Of This Bright Nail Salon Interior

Architecture firm ARCHSTUDIO, have recently completed Lily Nails, a nail salon in Beijing, China, that features a dark hot-rolled steel plate exterior with glimpses of a bright white interior that has delicate patterns.

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Architects Creates Super Luxury Residence On Top Of The Seaport Crane

THEKRANE is an aesthetic oasis amidst an industrial landscape on the edge of Nordhavn, one of the last harbours under renovation in Denmark’s capital.

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“Reforming The Built Environment”: Architecture Photo Collages By Michael Jantzen

Michael Jantzen is a conceptual artist, designer, architect, inventor and engineer currently based in Los Angeles, California. Michael explores art, architecture and design in his imaginative renderings of conceptual buildings and structures inspired by nature, technology and science. He describes this series as a surreal reinterpretation of known structures such as houses, churches, apartment buildings, and other conventional built forms, including furniture.

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Scariest House In Belarus Has Neighbors On Edge


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In the town of Ratomka, five kilometers from the Belorussian capital of Minsk, there is a house so spooky that some people try to avoid walking past it at all costs, especially at night. With skeletal hands coming out of the stone fence, devils decorating the roof and dozens of black skulls covering a domed structure on the property, the scariest house in Belarus is definitely a sight to behold.

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Spanish Designer Fernando Abellanas Works In A Secret Studio Right Under The Bridge

One designer has come up with a novel response to the urban space shortage in Valencia – slot a pop-up studio into the underside of a traffic bridge.

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Stunning Construction Photos Of Zaha Hadid Architects’ Leeza SOHO Tower And Its Record-Setting Atrium

Construction of the Zaha Hadid Architects-designed Leeza SOHO mixed-use tower in Beijing is making progress as newly released photographs document.

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