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A farmer walks through a field near a replica of the Eiffel Tower at the Tianducheng development in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province August 1, 2013. Tianducheng, developed by Zhejiang Guangsha Co. Ltd., started constructing in 2007 and was known as a knockoff of Paris with a scaled-replica of the Eiffel Tower, standing 108 metres, and Parisian houses. Although designed to accommodate at least ten thousand people, Tianducheng remains sparsely populated and is now considered as a "ghost town", according to local media. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS REAL ESTATE TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

China seeks to regulate “weird” architecture

White Houses. Arcs de Triomphe. Eiffel Tower. Pantslike structures. Phallic structures. Structures such as these litter the Chinese landscape. But 2016 might be the year China’s strange architecture comes to an end. As cities grow uncontrollably, China struggles to regulate the growth of urbanization. A directive issued on Sunday by …

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Who Should Choose The Architecture Career

Architecture is the finest degree of design and the process of building structures that are used to congregate and organize human activities. Architecture itself is an art that involves physics, geometry, business, and an overall sense of creativity. Architecture is a highly respected study that includes only the finest degree …

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Al Gore’s House an Environmental Hypocrisy

As the vice president under the Bill Clinton presidency Al Gore advocated and currently advocates for environmental changes and protection. In fact he is one of the main faces in front of the current environmental movement. Unfortunately his earnings have been used in a way that goes against his own message …

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Dubai – Largest Water Fountain Show in the World

It is quite ironic to have such a large aquatic feature in one of the driest/hottest areas of the Earth. The 30 acre Burj Khalifa Lake contains this massive fountain (sets of fountains). The magnitude of the jets are unreal in that they reach as high as a 50 story building. …

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Most Beautiful Airports World Wide

Terminal 3, Beijing International Airport Terminal 3 was opened just in time for 2008 Olympics. The building itself covers 2 miles making it one of the largest buildings in the world. The shape is supposed to represent a dragon, being a symbol of bravery and fierceness in China. Architects Foster …