Futuristic Organic Cities By Luca Curci Architects

Luca Curci architects studio has designed a landmark for the Persian Gulf skyline with an innovative project based on the concept of “Organic Cities”. The organic buildings become part of the new megalopolis, merging and mixing residential elements with business divisions, shopping life with wellness areas, cultural places with social life. The aim is to create a common place where people can live, meet, learn, work, socialize and create new mixing cultures.

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The “Europabruecke” – World’s Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge


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The ‘Europabruecke’ suspension bridge (pictured) was inaugurated on July 29, 2017 after it was built to replace an older crossing that was damaged by falling rocks.

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This Bookstore In Chinese City Of Suzhou Becomes A Wonderland

Visitors flock to branch of bookstore Zhongshuge in Suzhou, East China’s Jiangsu province. The branch, which takes up 1,300 square meters, is designed with four reading areas, respectively named as “Rainbow Valley”, “Firefly Cave”, “Crystal Palace” and “Children’s Castle”. Since its opening, it has attracted many readers.

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Dystopian Lighthouses By Adrian Labaut Hernandez

Lighthouse designs portray a feeling of sadness and depression, as they are rarely used, only a few people stay there, who are the workers and they can only listen to the sound of the sea and dwell into a more gloomy state. Adrian Labaut Hernandez, with his Dystopian Lighthouses, poses a question towards this perception.

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City Footbridge Gets People Closer To Nature

A skywalk is seen slithering through a litchi orchard in Xiangmi Park in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, giving local residents a chance of getting close to nature.

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This Infinity Book Store Looks Like An Endless Tunnel Of Books


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This bookstore and library in Yangzhou, eastern China, has transformed its space into an endless space of books, with some clever mirror trickery.

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You Can Sleep In These Owl Cabins In France For Free, And Their Interior Is As Good As Exterior


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An adorable cabin built to resemble three forest owls is now ready for campers in the Bordeaux region of Southwestern France, and it costs absolutely nothing to stay the night. It’s part of an initiative encouraging city dwellers to get off the grid and experience nature, and we can’t lie – we’re dying to go for it!

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The Fantastically Sculptural Architecture Of Cyril Lancelin

Fantasy homes require architects with imagination and daring, qualities which French architect Cyril Lancelin clearly has in abundance.

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Artist Uses 100,000 Banned Books To Build A Full-Size Parthenon At Historic Nazi Book Burning Site


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Argentinian artist Marta Minujín, 74, has created a monumental replica of the Greek Parthenon from 100,000 copies of banned books. According to the artist, it symbolizes the resistance to political repression.

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Lush Boston Ivy Transforms Flyover Into Green Corridor

In Chinese city of Chengdu, lush creepers have turned busy 2nd Ring Road flyover into a stunning green corridor.

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A Look Inside This Starbucks Modeled After A Japanese Teahouse

Starbucks’ latest venture in Kyoto, Japan, includes a new location in a traditional teahouse.

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Stuttgart Municipal Library In Photographs By Skander Khlif

Skander Khlif is a 34-year-old Tunisian-German engineer and contemporary street and documentary photographer currently based in Munich, Germany. Skander studied High Frequency Technology and human machine interface. Attended the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nurnberg and earned his master’s degree in Engineering.

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This Curvaceous Wooden House Sits Among The Trees

Architecture and interior design firm Malan Vorster, have designed the House Paarman Tree House in Cape Town, South Africa. The small one bedroom home in the trees was built from materials that when left untreated, would allow the materials to weather naturally with the surrounding forest.

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Is It A Billboard? No, It’s A Building!

A new building in Zhengzhou, central China’s Henan Province, has caught everyone’s eye with its “changeable” look. Seen from the south, you’d be forgiven for thinking it was a typical city billboard.

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Probably, The Most Cozy And Beautiful Toilet In The World With Views Of A Norwegian Waterfall

Visitors to Norway’s Skjervsfossen waterfall can watch the Storelvi river rush by through a glazed floor panel in the restrooms of this service building, which is clad in local stone to accentuate its connection with the surrounding landscape.

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