Category: ARCHITECTURE

Sep 13, 2012

The Largest Greenhouse in the World

The Largest Greenhouse in the World

The Eden Project is a visitor attraction in Cornwall, UK, and it is home to the world’s largest greenhouse. Inside the artificial biomes are plants that are collected from all around the world. The project is located in a reclaimed Kaolinite pit (clay China), located 1.25 mi (2 kilometres) from the town of St…

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Sep 12, 2012

Ithaa: The Underwater Restaurant in the Maldives

Ithaa: The Underwater Restaurant in the Maldives

Located 16 feet (4.87m) below sea level, Ithaa restaurant offers unparalleled 180° views of sea life while you dine. The restaurant is part of the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island resort and is truly one of the most unique dining experiences in the world. Ithaa, which means mother-of-pearl in Dhivehi, is a mostly acrylic structure…

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Sep 6, 2012

Amazing Warehouse Apartments Conversion in Melbourne

Amazing Warehouse Apartments Conversion in Melbourne

ITN Architects converted this old industrial warehouse into two three-story apartments in Melbourne, Australia. Before the conversion the industrial space was used as a Technical College an d many of the former details were retained and left exposed (e.g., external walls, lower floors, welding benches, etc). The building fronts two streets so each apartment…

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Sep 5, 2012

Vertically-Sliced Timelapse Photos of Buildings at Sunset

Vertically-Sliced Timelapse Photos of Buildings at Sunset

Richard Silver is a professional photographer born and raised in New York City. In his ongoing series entitled New York Sliced, Silver takes about 25-30 photos of a single building over the course of approximately 1.5 hours. The photos are taken at sundown and Silver has carefully selected about 55-60 famous buildings in New…

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Aug 30, 2012

The Curvaceous Chenequa Residence by Robert Harvey Oshatz

The Curvaceous Chenequa Residence by Robert Harvey Oshatz

Located adjacent to a lake in Chenequa, Wisconsin (west of Milwaukee), this curvaceous residence was beautifully built by architect Robert Harvey Oshatz. Designed in 2009 and completed in 2011, the Chenequa Residence wraps around the face of a hill and pivots around established trees. Featuring expansive windows with incredible views of the surrounding environment;…

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Aug 29, 2012

Sedlec Ossuary: The Bone Church of 40,000 Souls

Sedlec Ossuary: The Bone Church of 40,000 Souls

The Sedlec Ossuary is a small Roman Catholic chapel, located beneath the Cemetery Church of All Saints in Sedlec, a suburb of Kutná Hora in the Czech Republic. The ossuary is estimated to contain the skeletons of about 40,000 people, whose bones were artistically arranged from 1870 onwards by a Czech woodcarver by the…

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Aug 27, 2012

Picture of the Day: Looking Skyward in Dusseldorf

Picture of the Day: Looking Skyward in Dusseldorf

LOOKING SKYWARD IN DÜSSELDORF Photograph by Adam Dobrovits (arbebuk on deviantART) In this wonderful photograph by Adam Dobrovits we look skyward, up the stainless steel facade of the Neuer Zollhof complex in Düsseldorf, Germany designed by Frank Gehry. The building complex consists of three separate buildings. The tallest building is 14…

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