Archives
August 9, 2012
World's Narrowest House in Poland

An alley between an old apartment block and a tower block in Warsaw, Poland is home to the world's skinniest house. The four story home will have a bedroom, lounge, bathroom and kitchen. but instead of the traditional staircase, each floor will be accessed by a ladder. It will take over from the world's current official […]

Read More
August 8, 2012
Scary Pool in the Sky Marina Bay Sands Hotel

The world's scariest pool so far has to be the Marina Bay Sands Hotel located in Singapore. The building was designed by the renown architect Moshe Safdie. The pool is located on the 57th floor on a cantilever platform. Currently it is the world's largest outdoor pool at height. The building opened in April 2010. With over 2,600 hotel rooms […]

Read More
August 7, 2012
Tanked Best Tanks from the TV Show

My favorite tv show has to be Tanked. The reason I love this show is because it combines architecture with fish tanks. They design and create outstanding fish tanks for multiple clients. The show makes me want to make a fish tank myself. Overall, Animal Planet is a great TV program. Furthermore, I love this […]

Read More
August 6, 2012
Inflatable Water Park Made by Wibits

Modular amusement parks are a new trend created by Wibits a German based company. The company has been creating these fun inflatable parks for over 15 years. They are very versatile and great for Commercial Pools, Resorts, Camps or Open Water Locations. If you are interested in these interactive pool parks then you need to […]

Read More
August 5, 2012
Transparent House in Japan

Do you like the outdoors? Well if so you might like this unique transparent house in Tokyo Japan. The head architect was Sou Fujimoto. The design includes a flowing design with no doors, deprived from the concept of a tree. There are multiple movable stairs and ladders making it seem like one huge loft space. The floors are […]

Read More
August 4, 2012
5 Unique and Cool McDonald's Restaurants

Some McDonald's You Wish You Went To When McDonalds wanted to build a restaurant in Sedona, Arizona they had a problem. The city thought that golden arches would be an eye-sore. So they decided to settle on Turquoise arches! The Netherlands is home to a very different McDonalds restaurant. Parking is below the building and the drive-through is on the […]

Read More
August 3, 2012
Colorful Building in Nagoya Japan

This building had a make-over making it more colorful and socially attractive. The reason was to make it feel more urban, and personal Each color represents a different apartment. It is also environmentally friendly as it features a grass patio at the top. This is a great way to add interest in such a busy city. I […]

Read More
August 2, 2012
Best Free Room Design Program from Ikea

Do you feel confused when shopping for furniture because you don't know how it will work in the space? Well there is a free solution. Ikea Room Planner makes it possible to design your room before buying any more furniture that wouldn't work. The program will work on a wide variety of computers. All you have […]

Read More
August 1, 2012
Stunning New York Duplex Defies your Dreams

This remarkable penthouse duplex is located on the 10th and 11t floors of the building on West 19th Street, New York. The duplex can be considered over the top with 2350 square feet of living space. A whopping 6 rooms and 3 bathrooms for everyone. The entire duplex has a modern sleek style. Through the wall to […]

Read More
July 30, 2012
10 Space Saving Bedrooms with Work Spaces

Dealing with a small space on a daily basis can be frustrating at times but that can change. Making a small space usable is sometimes the only choice, depending on location and budget. A lot of times you can even do it yourself! Here is some inspirations if you want to maximize your space. Sometimes all it takes is adding a comfy […]

Read More
July 29, 2012
Poseidon Undersea Resort: The Ultimate Guide

I think my dream came true when I found this online! Constructed in 2008 this resort is located underwater in a lagoon in Fiji. I wonder what the address is? If you want to rent a room for a week its only $15,000 or $30,000 for a couple, so cheap right? While in the hotel […]

Read More
July 28, 2012
Bathroom Above 15th Floor Elevator Shaft

  This is one of four bathrooms in the PPDG penthouse designed by Hernandez Silva Arquitectos.  Located in Guadalajara, Mexico, the original 15 story building was built in the 1970s. The bathrooms sits on an abandoned elevator shaft. This was obviously a remodeled bathroom that was added into the Its a great idea to use the abandoned […]

Read More
July 27, 2012
Best Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes

Frank Lloyd Wright was a revolutionary architect that implemented contemporary designs incorporating environment into his designs. He was also a great writer. Here are some of my favorite quotes from him. I believe in God, only I spell it Nature. Less is only more where more is no good. Maybe we can show government how to operate better […]

Read More
July 26, 2012
1933 Chicago World's Fair Century of Progress Homes

The House of Tomorrow, the Florida Tropical House, the Wiebolt-Rostone House, the Armco-Ferro Enamel House and the Cypress Log House are the five houses that were built for the 1933 Chicago World's Fair celebrating a Century of Progress. These houses were shown off in Chicago to bring advertisement to Robert Bartlett's beach community Beverly Shores Indiana. Four […]

Read More
July 25, 2012
Eco Urinal Saving Water

This is not your average urinal. The water from the sink above is used for washing hands then drains into the urinal to flush your pee. It is a smart innovation to save water. The design also includes a glass sink bottom to ensure that you can still have sight of your peeing direction. It […]

Read More
July 24, 2012
Tunnel of Love - Kleven, Ukraine

    Enjoy a fairy tale experience in Ukraine as you and your lover visit the Tunnel of Love, located in Kleven, Ukraine. In the warm summer months, the trees grow vigorously causing a tunnel of green leaves illuminated by the sunlight. So relaxing and pretty until a train comes at you! Every year approximately 162 babies are conceived here! Haha just kidding, but this […]

Read More
July 23, 2012
Sand Glass New Traffic Light Design

Designed by Yanko this traffic light seems like a more efficient design. Using a sand glass design can relieve some anxiety to the people waiting at the light. It can also help for fast speed roads were people may have to slam their brakes when the light turns red. A large display like this will […]

Read More
July 22, 2012
The Grand Canyon Glass Sidewalk

The "U" shaped glass sidewalk was construction in 2007 and has had millions of visitors since then. Currently it is owned by the Hualapai Indians. It stretches out about 70 feet into the canyon, and 4000 ft above the Colorado River! Belongings are not allowed onto the sidewalk as it brings the risk of it falling. Children are required […]

Read More
July 21, 2012
Leandro Erlich Fake Swimming Pool

In 2004 Leandro Erlich created a fake swimming pool for his complex. It may seem strange that fully clothed people are breathing under water. It is in fact not real, he built the pool so that there is a piece of glass near the top holding in the water at the very top. At first you might […]

Read More
July 20, 2012
Autostadt Parking Lot Towers

AutoStadt (Car City) is a massive car museum adjacent to the Volkswagen Factory in Wolfsburg Germany. These two car silos are located in the Volkswagen factory. They are used to temporarily store new Volkswagen cars that have just been manufactured in the factory next door. Once the car is sold it is brought to the […]

Read More
July 19, 2012
Pooktre or Tree Shaping

Peter Cook is the artist and creator of these unique and magnificent shaped trees. The idea came to him in 1987 when he was walking along fig trees. He wanted to make a chair, after years of trying he eventually gave up. During those six years he encountered the worst drought in 100 years. He noticed that […]

Read More
July 18, 2012
Ghost Town Angola Africa

China planned to invest into Africa by building a huge city all at once. How would that work? Africa is poor enough what makes you think that building thousands of houses costing at the cheapest $80,000 when an average citizen there makes £1.30 a day. China International Trust and Investment Corporation decided to build this without ever asking […]

Read More
July 18, 2012
Modern Shelter: Eat and Lounge In This Cute Chair

Introduction Martin Solem the Norwegian designer created this shelter with the idea of simplicity in mind. He wanted to create a place inside a place were city dwellers can feel private while enjoying the company of others. Read more about the modern shelter below. The polygon shape is very efficient. The furniture is made from […]

Read More
July 18, 2012
Stone Building Revealed Only on Youtube

This building was started in the early 80's with intentions of keeping sheep. From then on the creator (an artist) kept on adding to it. As you can see in the video tour this building is pretty big for someone to built themselves from stones! It is so artistic in the way that nothing was […]

Read More

LEGAL

Welcome to Urban Splatter, the blog about eccentric luxury real estate and celebrity houses for the inquisitive fans interested in lifestyle and design. Also find the latest architecture, construction, home improvement and travel posts.

SHOPPING

linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram