Category: ARCHITECTURE

Jul 5, 2010

Picture of the Day – Tunnel Vision

Picture of the Day – Tunnel Vision

TUNNEL VISION Photograph by Stuck in Customs Photographer’s Description: This was shot under the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas where they have this lavish aquarium. It’s really gorgeous and dreamy under there, as you can tell. This area has all kinds of sharks and other wild-lookin’ things that were swimming all around me.…

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Jul 5, 2010

A Beautiful Bungalow Built Atop A Pond

A Beautiful Bungalow Built Atop A Pond

Photograph by Pieter Kers Surrounded by greenery, this gorgeous bungalow in Veenendaal, Netherlands, exudes tranquility. Designed by architect Paul de Ruiter, Villa Berkel sits perched atop a small pond; with wall-to-wall windows throughout. Be sure to check out the outdoor tub on porch and the bathroom with the most incredible view! Photograph by Pieter Kers…

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Jun 21, 2010

The Craziest Penthouse in San Francisco

The Craziest Penthouse in San Francisco

Perched on the top two floors of the 5-star St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco. This $49 million, 20,000 sq ft (1,858 sq meters) penthouse is the craziest property I’ve ever seen in San Fran. Did I mention the 21-ft glass walls and 2,000 square foot terrace? Check out the pictures and descriptions below for…

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Jun 15, 2010

Picture of the Day – Endless Sprial

Picture of the Day – Endless Sprial

ENDLESS SPIRAL Photograph by Philipp Klinger This incredible sculpture was designed by Olafur Eliasson. It’s a 9-meter high double spiral staircase made of steel. It is located at the entrance of the KPMG office building in Munich, Germany. The stair is called Umschreibung (Rewriting), and was completed in 2004. via Philipp Klinger on Flickr

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Jun 7, 2010

Remember Jenga? This is the House Version of It

Remember Jenga? This is the House Version of It

Remember Jenga? The game of wooden blocks, steady hands and wobbly structures? Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto has designed a space that closely resembles the classic childhood pastime. Through strict use of only 350mm (14 inch) beams, Fujimoto has created a fascinating space where inhabitants ‘discover, rather than be prescribed; the functionalities of the space’. Photograph…

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May 25, 2010

I’m On A [House] Boat – Floating Home in Lake Union, Seattle

I’m On A [House] Boat – Floating Home in Lake Union, Seattle

Photograph by Ben Benschneider Remember the Tom Hanks classic, Sleepless in Seattle? More importantly, do you remember the house he lived in? It was a floating home on Lake Union in the heart of Seattle. Sure he was restless, but that place was awesome! Fast-forward to reality and check out this actual floating home in…

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May 12, 2010

Picture of the Day – May 12, 2010

Picture of the Day – May 12, 2010

REFLECTION ETERNAL Photograph by Feng Li / Getty Images The night scene at the China Pavilion, left, and the Expo Axis, right, on the opening day of the Shanghai World Expo on May 1, in Shanghai, China. The Shanghai World Expo will be held from May 1 to Oct. 31, and is expecting 70 million…

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