Category: Architecture
September 21, 2012
Photo Montage Reveals Europe's History Mixing With Present

Europe's war-torn history is certainly not all that far from the present. This becomes strangely clear in "Ghosts of History," a collection of haunting images that overlay pictures from France throughout World War II with present-day photographs of the same areas. There are several urban legend stories that recount how millions of soldiers that lost […]

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September 18, 2012
Obama House In Chicago: The Serene Palace

President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama, own this home in the Kenwood community area of Chicago. It is situated in the 5000 block of South Greenwood. They paid $1.65 million for the Georgian-style home quickly after he became a senator in 2005. Read more about the Obama house in Chicago. The house has […]

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September 16, 2012
A Recycled Glass Masterpiece House

The glass house in Christiania, Copenhagen (in Freetown), shows that high-powered architects are not the only ones who will build stunning glass structures. This building was created from salvaged elements and the external glass walls are made up of old windows. The aged window frames create character and charm to the home. Due to the […]

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September 13, 2012
Moss-Covered Cottage in Ireland

I like the natural over-grown look in certain buildings. In this case is really looks good in my opinion. I would live here any-day  as long as the roof is stabilized with supports. Doesn't it remind you of Shrek? An abandoned cottage with a roof practically taken over by plant life is bathed in spooky light […]

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September 12, 2012
Once a Home, Now just Abandoned Mess

Once a Home, Ohio Perhaps the most stunning thing about this abandoned home in Pike County, Ohio is the surprisingly massive pile of aluminum cans dumped in front of the house.* When the house was found along a 4 miles dirt driveway officers were discussed and shocked with disturbing images. As an officer opened the front door […]

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August 26, 2012
Bodegas Ysios La Rioja Laguardia Álava Spain

This is not an ordinary winery, as you can see. Architect, Santiago Calatrava, included raw, natural materials into the design. Wood exterior brings a warm winery sensation. The roof is sectioned with metal blocks that create a rippled effects, spanning along the horizon. The reason for a unique design was to create an iconic image for the new […]

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August 24, 2012
Building That Looks Like a Cloud (Blur Building)

It appears to be a building made of nothing, but there is a structure within the blur. The Blur building consists of a bar. The building was designed to look like a cloud floating about the water. The Blur Building sits on-top of Lake Neuchatel in Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland. The building uses filtered lake water to mist as […]

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August 15, 2012
Tribune Tower; A Chicago Landmark

Tribune tower was built in 1925 in Chicago, IL (obviously). With its Neo- Gothic design (meaing the revival of Gothic or victorian architecture. So basically, buildings that look like their from Elizabethan England, but were actually built like forty years ago) and 36 floors, it seems like any other building lying around Chicago; Except its so much more. […]

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August 11, 2012
Some Unique Apple Stores

The company Apple is always so creative and different in all their products, and even their buildings! I dont know about you but my Apple Store is a modern store in a normal building. A historic building wont stop Apple from moving in. Do these two styles collide, or mesh? That's up to you to […]

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August 10, 2012
New SimCity 5 Coming out 2013

If you like playing Sims, then you are more than likely to like playing Sim City. Sim City 5 is supposed to be released for the PC in February 2013. I am already an addict to The Sims 3 and Sim City 4 so I am worried about my soon to be addiction to Sim City 5! […]

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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 […]

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July 17, 2012
Modern Lithuanian Architecture

This ultra-modern home was constructed in 2006. Located in a small town of Utriai in the north-west of Lithuania. Lithuania is culturally close to nature and this house represents that. The dark wood Façade, the large windows and nourished lawn bring close ties with nature. At first this house might look boring but at a closer look you can see […]

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July 15, 2012
Faux Painted LEGO Bridge in Germany

People passing by this colorful train overpass bridge might think the bridge is actually made of legos. Well sorry to burst your bubbly but its only painted to look that way. It took longer than expected, 4 weeks. Megx was the creator of this, his real name is Martin Heuwold. The bridge is located in Wuppertal, Germany. The train […]

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