“City Of Light”: 1939 New York World’s Fair Diorama In The Making

Con Ed’s “The City of Light” was the largest diorama up to that time. The fourteen-minute show presented the illusion of watching New York City through a twenty-four hour cycle. Originally designed to be continuous, a break of a few minutes was required as visitors tended to stay and watch the subway cars wiz by. Continue reading »

91-Year-Old Man Spends 56 Years Building His Own Cathedral Alone


Denis Doyle

Former monk Justo Gallego Martinez has been constructing his own cathedral in Mejorada del Campo, Spain, since 1961. He had no prior knowledge of architecture and hadn’t laid a brick in his life, yet his project currently stands 131ft tall, and acts as a wonderful reminder that faith overcomes everything. Continue reading »

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. Continue reading »

Construction Worker Hides Waldo On Site Everyday For Kids In Hospital Next Door To Find

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A thoughtful construction worker named Jason Haney thought it would be nice to do something to cheer up the children in the hospital next door. His idea was absolutely brilliant. Haney, with the help of his daughter, created an 8-foot-tall cut out of Where’s Waldo and hides it on the site every day for the kids in the Memorial Children’s Hospital in South Bend, Indiana to spot. Once Haney is notified that the kids found Waldo, the large cut-out is moved to a different spot, and the kids look for it again. Haney has even created a Facebook group for the kids to post their finds! Continue reading »

When Given Colored Construction Paper, Wasps Build Rainbow Colored Nests

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It’s unnerving to discover a wasp’s nest dangling outside your house, but perhaps it would be a tad less so with the help of biology student Mattia Menchetti who cleverly realized he could give colored construction paper to a colony of European paper wasps. By gradually providing different paper shades, the wasps turned their homes into a functional rainbow of different colors. Continue reading »

35 Rare Photos of the Construction of the Titanic

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Construction of Titanic began on March 31, 1909 when designer James Andrews laid the first keel plate in the Harland & Wolff Shipyards Belfast, Ireland. Continue reading »

Take A Look At The Construction Of The Royal’s Oasis-Class Ship

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A ship builder walks past a section of the Oasis Class 3 cruise ship at the STX Les Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard site in Saint-Nazaire, western France, February 17, 2015. The Oasis-class III vessel is scheduled for delivery in mid-2016. (Photo by Stephane Mahe/Reuters)
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Construction Overhead

A set of self-advertisemets, created by Sorensen-Grundy Milliners – a company, that specialises in making couture for theatres, films and television. Continue reading »

Construction to Sinking to Legend: 100 Years of the Titanic

Emmy-Lou Hussin, 5, looks at the enormous marionette, Little Girl Giant, in Stanley Park, Liverpool. It was created by the Royal De Luxe for a show, Sea Odyssey, which is a love story based around the sinking of the Titanic. (Peter Byrne/PA)