This Hotel Is Built Around The Surrounding Rocky Landscape

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Instead of blasting away all of the rock to create a flat area to build on, this hotel worked with the landscape, and incorporated it into the design. Designed by C+ Architects and Naza design studio, the Nashare Hotel is located in a tranquil forest in Xiamen, China. In the design of this 12 room hotel they have worked around large boulders and rock walls, to create a natural element that is unexpected. Each room is different, depending on its location within the hotel. This room has a large rock that makes an appearance in the bathroom. Continue reading »

Ice Bubbles Create Picturesque Scene at the Foot of the Rocky Mountains

Ice Bubbles Create Picturesque Scene at the Foot of the Rocky Mountains

Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains on the North Saskatchewan River, the rare phenomenon occurs each winter in the man-made lake. The simple but stunning nature of the bubbles was captured on camera by a 40-year-old American photographer, Chip Phillips, who walked onto the lake for a better view of the scene. Ice bubbles occur during the months of November and March when the plants on the lake bed release methane gas, which freezes as it comes closer to the cold surface of the lake. Photos: Ice bubbles in Abraham Lake, located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in Canada. In photos by Chip Phillips/Rex Features. Continue reading »

Rocky x Adidas

Rocky x Adidas
What is it about dogs that makes you feel like everything will be okay when you come home completely stressed and drained from work? Continue reading »