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Futuristic Architecture of the Lloyds of London Building

Intro to the Vision of the Architect – Why Cover Up? The Lloyds Building located in London is also referred to the “inside out building” because of its mechanical-like architecture. From an outside perspective, the way that humans tend to cover up what makes something work, such as the gears …

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Adam Levine’s Sexy House in Hollywood Hills California

Intro/Facts about Adam Levine He currently lives with his close friend, Korean writer Gene Hong. His house was impressive enough to be featured on the Architectural Digest in 2012. When he was 6 years old, he took the winning shot of a basketball game, with barely any time left on the clock. This event …

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10 Historic Theaters Facing Tear-Downs

The Theatres Trust has added 10 new arts venues to its theatre buildings at risk register for 2013, which features 48 buildings in all, many in extreme disrepair and at risk of demolition from development proposals. Local campaign groups continue to fight for their survival, restoration and return to use …

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The Rookery Building Atrium Chicago

Set in the core of Chicago’s financial area, at 209 South LaSalle Street, Daniel Burnham and John Root’s Rookery Building is a Chicago landmark, comprising of a bright and luminously articulated central light court remodeling by Frank Lloyd Wright. When completed in 1888, The Rookery was one of the most …

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The 10 Most Overlooked Women in Architecture

By Nicky Rackard, Arch Daily (Read the original story here) Looking back on architectural history, you could be forgiven for thinking that women were an invention of the 1950’s, alongside spandex and power steering – but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Big names like Le Corbusier, Mies, Wright …

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Nick Nolte Selling Malibu Estate 8.25 million

Browsing the yahoo articles, I came across Nick Nolte selling his estate. Nick Nolte and his Malibu mansion have been through the ups and downs of the Southern California real estate market since the actor purchased the home in 1990, fresh off a string of ’80s hit films. But after …

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Will Smith’s House in Calabasas California

Will Smith lives with his family in a grandiose south western style 25,000 square foot mega mansion, designed by the architect Stephen Samuelson. Smith’s got this Malibu home built with the expertise of hundreds of master woodworkers, plasterers, metalsmiths and upholsterers. Smith and his family wanted to create a family get-away where …

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Breath Taking Mountain House in France

An environment that lets you breathe and relax is sometimes all we need to forget about stress. Mountains can represent a wonderful  place to escape from routine. It is said that, in the middle of nowhere, you can embrace the environment in its pure and untainted form. Raw but peaceful, …

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Craziest Architecure Images Around the World

Here is a glimse of some of the weirdest architecture from around the world, amazingly enough none of it is photoshoped! The Guitar Store in Southampton England This building in Ukraine has a gigantic, 100-foot-tall, crossword puzzle on the side. Yes, you can actually work it. The clues are hidden …