Category: ARCHITECTURE

Jun 21, 2012

The Supertrees of Singapore

The Supertrees of Singapore

As part of Singapore’s redevelopment and new downtown area at Marina Bay, the sprawling 250-acre Gardens by the Bay is an incredible public space with gardens, bridges, skywalks, parks and plants. The green development has been proclaimed a ‘horticultural heaven’. The attractions garnering the most buzz are the two massive climate-controlled biomes called…

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Jun 20, 2012

Photos of the Empire State Building Under Construction

Photos of the Empire State Building Under Construction

From its completion in 1931 until construction of the World Trade Center’s North Tower in 1972, the Empire State Building stood as the tallest building in the world. As of 2012, it is the 15th tallest skyscraper in the world and the fourth tallest free standing structure in the Americas. At 102 floors and…

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Jun 19, 2012

12 Unique Views of Rooms from Above

12 Unique Views of Rooms from Above

In the terrific Room Portraits series by Berlin-based artist Menno Aden, we get to see interior spaces in an entirely new perspective, the bird’s eye view. Similar to the perspective often seen in maps, blueprints and floor plans, Aden lets us look down on various types of rooms. From classrooms and convenient stores, to…

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Jun 18, 2012

The Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa in Iceland

The Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa in Iceland

Located a mere 40 minute drive from the Reykjavik city center, the Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa is one of Iceland’s most visited sites with more than 400,000 visitors annually. It was recently voted ‘the best medical spa worldwide’ by Conde Nast Traveller and recognized as one of National Geographic’s 25 ‘wonders of the…

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Jun 16, 2012

Award-Winning Beach House Surrounded by Trees

Award-Winning Beach House Surrounded by Trees

Under Pohutukawa is an award-winning beach house designed by Herbst Architects. It was recently honoured as Home NZ Magazine’s Home of the Year, 2012. The design is a breathtaking open-concept living space with beautiful wood finishings throughout. The beach house is located in Piha North in New Zealand. Below you will find a gallery…

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Jun 14, 2012

8 Amazing Examples of Ramps Blended Into Stairs

8 Amazing Examples of Ramps Blended Into Stairs

Ramps can sometimes present challenges for designers and architects. They are useful (and sometimes required by law) for strollers, wheelchairs and any device with wheels for that matter. Aesthetically, they can sometimes be cumbersome and out of place with the rest of the design. In the gallery below we explore a series of ramps…

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Jun 12, 2012

Picture of the Day: Beautiful Backyard Home Theatre

Picture of the Day: Beautiful Backyard Home Theatre

BEAUTIFUL BACKYARD HOME THEATRE Photograph via Home Designing on Facebook How sweet would it be to watch a movie with friends in this backyard home theatre setup? Posted earlier today to Home Designing’s Facebook page, this looks all kinds of wonderful (so long as no rain is in the forecast!). Now the…

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