Category: ARCHITECTURE

Jun 5, 2014

These Were Made with Everyday Toothpicks

These Were Made with Everyday Toothpicks

Bob Morehead is an American artist working out of Virginia Beach, Virginia. For over 30 years Bob has used toothpicks, glue and a lot of patience to create intricate sculptures and buildings. His largest undertaking, Toothpick City, is made from over 100,000 toothpicks. The city project has been ongoing for over eight years! To…

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Jun 4, 2014

This Stadium Was Home to 3 Sports Teams. Zeppelin, Elvis, Floyd and The Who Played Here

This Stadium Was Home to 3 Sports Teams.  Zeppelin, Elvis, Floyd and The Who Played Here

On 23 August 1975 the Pontiac Silverdome officially opened its doors. For 22 years it was the largest stadium in the National Football League (NFL). The stadium complex, which sat on 127 acres (51 ha) of land, had a capacity of 80,000+. The Silverdome hosted the Detroit Lions of the NFL (1975–2001), the Detroit…

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May 22, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Old Town of Lijiang

Picture of the Day: The Old Town of Lijiang

THE OLD TOWN OF LIJIANG Photograph by TREY RATCLIFF Website | Flickr | Google+ | Facebook | Prints available The Old Town of Lijiang is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Lijiang City, Yunnan, China. The town has a history going back more than 800 years and was once a confluence…

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May 21, 2014

Picture of the Day: Atop the World’s Tallest Residential Building

Picture of the Day: Atop the World’s Tallest Residential Building

Photograph by ALEXANDER REMNEV Facebook | LiveJournal | VK | 500px | Instagram On a recent trip to Dubai, rooftopper and photographer Alexander Remnev took this dizzying self-portrait from the top of the Princess Tower, the tallest residential building in the world. The Princess Tower is 101-storeys and stands 414 meters (1,358 ft) tall.…

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May 21, 2014

A Tour of Japan Through the Lens of an Urban Explorer

A Tour of Japan Through the Lens of an Urban Explorer

Canadian photographer Chris Luckhardt (featured previously) travels the world in search of adventure and exploration. He specializes in documenting abandoned places and his travels through visual storytelling. His work has been featured on ABC News, The Weather Channel, MSN, The Daily Mail, Buzzfeed and many more. Chris has travelled throughout Japan six times, including…

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May 20, 2014

Picture of the Day: of Lava and Snow

Picture of the Day: of Lava and Snow

Photograph by JACOPO MARTOCCHI 500px | Facebook In this beautiful night-time capture by Jacopo Martocchi, we see fog illuminated by the city lights of Chiavenna, Italy. The artificial light gives the fog a ‘lava-like’ quality. Chiavenna is a city (municipality) in the Province of Sondrio in the Italian region of Lombardy. It is located…

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May 20, 2014

Randall Park was Once the World’s Largest Shopping Mall. This is What it Looks Like Today

Randall Park was Once the World’s Largest Shopping Mall. This is What it Looks Like Today

At the time of its opening in 1976, Randall Park Mall was the “world’s largest shopping center” boasting 2 million square feet of retail space. Developer Edward De Bartolo built the mall on the site of the Randall Race Track in the village of North Randall, Ohio. At the time of its opening, North…

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