Category: ARCHITECTURE

Jul 14, 2012

A Tour of Abandoned Houses in Detroit

A Tour of Abandoned Houses in Detroit

Photographer Kevin Bauman’s 100 Abandoned Houses project started over a decade ago in the mid 90s. For him it was a way of exploring his hometown of Detroit. He found it amazing, depressing and perplexing that a once great city could find itself in such great distress. As Bauman ventured around his city he…

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Jul 12, 2012

The Galleria: Milan’s Glass Covered Street

The Galleria: Milan’s Glass Covered Street

Connecting two of Milan’s most famous landmarks (The Duomo and La Scala) is the famous glass-vaulted arches of the Galleria. Formally known as the ‘Galleria Vittoria Emanuele II‘, the street is covered by an arching glass and cast iron roof. A landmark in its own right, the Galleria is a sight to behold. Below…

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Jul 7, 2012

Replacing an IMAX Screen [44 pics]

Replacing an IMAX Screen [44 pics]

After 13 years of operation on the South Bank, the British Film Institute (BFI) is replacing their massive IMAX screen, measuring 26 metres wide and 20 metres high (85 ft x 65 ft), with a brand new silver screen. The new IMAX screen is made in Canada and was shipped in a crate to…

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Jul 5, 2012

The Rainforest Tree House in Cairns, Australia

The Rainforest Tree House in Cairns, Australia

Suspended above the forest floor on a secluded and private lot by Mt. Whitfield, the Rainforest Tree House by mmp Architects is a work of beauty. Offering incredible views amongst the forest canopy, Mt. Whitfield is mere minutes from the city of Cairns in Far North Queensland, Australia. The architect’s goal was to build…

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Jul 4, 2012

12 Space Saving Furniture Ideas for Kids Rooms

12 Space Saving Furniture Ideas for Kids Rooms

Italian furniture designer Tumidei Spa has some great space saving ideas for kids rooms. By elevating beds and/or desks, Tumidei creates new storage spaces. A room with decent ceiling height is important for many of these designs or it may feel cramped, but the gallery below may even inspire your own designs, where use…

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Jul 3, 2012

CitizenM Unveils Boutique Hotel in London

CitizenM Unveils Boutique Hotel in London

With hotels in Amsterdam (ranked #3 trendiest hotel in the world by TripAdvisor) and Glasgow, and construction underway in New York City, Paris and Rotterdam; CitizenM Hotels newest addition in London’s Bankside district will officially open its door tomorrow on July 4, 2012. Located minutes from the Tate Modern Museum, Globe Theatre and Borough…

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Jun 30, 2012

Twitter’s New Headquarters in Market Square, San Francisco

Twitter’s New Headquarters in Market Square, San Francisco

After announcing their intention to remain in San Francisco 14 months ago, Twitter has officially moved into their new digs in Market Square (1355 Market Street to be exact). The move may help revitalize an area where office space has sat vacant for decades. Market Square consists of two art-deco buildings that are comprised…

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