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. Continue »

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. Continue »

A Look Inside This Starbucks Modeled After A Japanese Teahouse

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

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. Continue »

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. Continue »

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. Continue »

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. Continue »

A Sculptural Arch Of Mist Has Been Installed In Japan

Australian artist James Tapscott was commissioned by the Japan Alps Art Festival to great a site-specific art piece, which he named “ARC ZERO – NIMBUS”. The art piece is a ring of mist that sits at the entrance to Hotokizaki Kanon-ji, a local Buddhist Temple, and encircles a bridge that crosses a small river. Continue »

Denmark Will Have This Amazing New Observation Tower Next Year

Designed by Danish architecture firm EFFEKT, The Treetop Experience of the Camp Adventure recreation park in Denmark, will debut in the summer of 2018. Located one hour south of Copenhagen, Denmark, the Treetop Experience begins with a walk through the forest of Gisselfeld Klosters Skove that has various sections to stop and relax, or explore and learn. Continue »

An Architect Creates This Stunning Address Book Swimming Pool

On display at the Brazilian modern art museum Inhotim (a giant botanical garden and outdoor gallery in the midst of the jungle). swimming pool by Jorge Macchi. Continue »

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 »