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July 31, 2018
7 Tent Design Ideas for People Who Love Architecture

Ever thought of spending time in a tent? They’re easy to set up and can be used almost anywhere. Sometimes, you’d want to escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life to somewhere quiet - like a vast open space with nothing but the starry sky to keep you company, and all you need […]

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September 18, 2017
An Analytical Look into The Marina Towers In Chicago

  NAME: MARINA CITY BUILT IN: 1964 LOCATION: CHICAGO (RIVER NORTH) ARCHITECT: BERTRAND GOLDBERG As seen above, the floor plans all are organized to radiate around the central shaft-core. The balcony space proportionally large in comparison to the rest of the condos. The cyan lines indicate a unique organizational method as a result of the […]

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July 9, 2015
Robin Thicke House: His Dad's Hollywood Home

Robin Thicke Gets His Dad's Dream House Built in 1965, the house was purchased by his father, Alan Thicke, in 1990 for $910,000, public records show. Thicke recently divorced his wife of 10 years, actress Paula Patton. If Robin Thicke's begging ever works, and he actually gets back together with Paula Patton -- they'll be […]

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January 14, 2015
Robert Downey Jr.'s Mega-Mansion Malibu California

Robert John Downey, Jr.'s $13.4 Million House Robert John Downey, Jr. is an American actor, producer, and musician. He is an old man at the age of 49.  He stared Air America, Soapdish, and Natural Born Killers. He starred as Charlie Chaplin, the main character in the film Chaplin (1992), which earned him a nomination for […]

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November 7, 2014
This Urban Algae Farm Eats Up Highway Air Pollution

Implementing Environmentally Friendly Algae Farms on Highways A French firm has completed a design for an algae farm suspended over a small stretch of highway in Geneva, Switzerland. This algae farm has the ability to obtain nature's energy in a clean way. Algae can generate energy from photosynthesis using sunlight and carbon dioxide, churning out […]

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October 11, 2014
Meg Ryan's Spanish Style House in Bel Air

Meg Ryan and Her Romantic Spanish House in California Meg Ryan is an American actress and producer. After a multitude of minor TV roles Meg got the lead role in "When Harry Met Sally" and from then on she has been the lead role in many films. She is known to be in romantic films. […]

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September 4, 2014
Joan Rivers House in Connecticut is not so Glamorous

The dearly loved and hated Joan Rivers just passed away at the ripe age of 81. She was an American comedian that enlightened everyone with jokes. She recently wrote about her death bringing comedy to it saying that she wanted a fan in the casket blowing air at her hair making her look like Beyonce. […]

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June 20, 2014
The Top Influential Architecture Talks from "Ted Talks"

If you are looking to absorb some information regarding architecture right now then watch the following videos of amazing people talking about amazing things! You are sure to learn something new today. Carolyn Steel: How food shapes our cities Before agriculture, permanent settlements did not and could not exist. Architect Carolyn Steel discusses how food […]

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June 17, 2014
Richard Buckminster Fuller's Architecture Influence

Buckminster Fuller is a historically famous architecture, scientist and inventor that is known for making 28 patents, authoring 28 books and he received 47 honorary degrees. His designs are revolutionary and still very present within today's architectural landscape. He is most famously known for his geodesic dome. The design consists of triangles that all interlock to […]

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June 1, 2014
Using Renewable Energy Sources in your Home or Business

If you are a home owner or small business owner that is looking for ways to implement long-term savings from your expenses then you might want to consider using renewable sources for your energy consumption or at least part of your consumption. Not only does this help conserve the environment and reduce your carbon footprint […]

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February 22, 2014
Minimalist architecture and interior design

[contact-form][contact-field label="Name" type="name" required="true" /][contact-field label="Email" type="email" required="true" /][contact-field label="Website" type="url" /][contact-field label="Message" type="textarea" /][/contact-form] Minimalist architecture is a style that first gained popularity in the early to mid twentieth century. Largely in response to the overly ornate and decorated design themes of earlier periods, minimalism embraced the aesthetic of simple elegance. A measure of […]

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February 17, 2014
Make your windows the highlight of your room

Windows are always a key part of a room. They let sunlight spill in, they frame the view outside, and they are a focal point in any room and always draw the eye – which is why it is important they look fabulous. Often these days modern homes are built with a minimalist aesthetic in […]

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December 30, 2013
30 St Mary Axe Modern Architecture London

What is the "30 St Mary Axe" Building? 30 St Mary Axe is a modern, sustainable building located in London's financial district. The building is also widely known as the the Gherkin building and previously called the Swiss Re Building. It was built in 2003 and opened in 2004. In 1992 the Baltic Exchange (a trading center) […]

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December 21, 2013
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 + Partners managed to create […]

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December 15, 2013
Bobby Flay's House in the Hamptons

Bobby Flay's Masterpiece of a House Bobby Flay and his wife, actress Stephanie March, opened their Hamptons home to show it off. Some amenities include and open air outdoor kitchen, outdoor eating area, and colorful bedrooms. Bobby Flay sure does have enough dough to keep this place very interesting and sleek. Flay is a judge on […]

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July 13, 2013
How Big is The Mall of America

The Mall of America is located in Minnesota, US and The Mall of America contains an area of 4,200,000 square feet equivalent to 96.4 acres! Mall of America is the nation's largest shopping and entertainment location featuring over 520 stores, 50 restaurants and the biggest indoor Nickelodeon theme park- Nickelodeon Universe. SEA LIFE Aquarium, LEGO […]

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March 8, 2013
Shanghai World Financial Center Coolest Observatory Deck in The World

On the 100th the Shanghai World Financial Center's observatory remains teh tallest cantilevered observatory deck in the world. What makes it so unique is that the bridge like sructure spans the tops of the building's gap, at 1,555 feet in the air. Construction went from 1997-2008 Architect: Kohn Petersen Fox

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September 6, 2012
Roman Mosaic Found Under Farmer's Field

A massive pool-side mosaic displaying elaborate geometrical designs has been discovered in the southern part of Turkey, exposing the far-reaching influence of the Roman Empire at its peak. The mosaic, which at one time decorated the flooring of a bath complex, abuts a 25-foot (7-meter)-long pool area, which would have been open to the air, […]

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September 4, 2012
Bird's Nest Restaurant in Thailand

Tree Pod dining could very easily become one of the most new ways to take pleasure in an intimate dinner or a lengthy care-free lunch amongst the tree tops, and that’s simply what visitors at the Six Senses’ Soneva Kiri will be accomplishing. Although the resort provides guests with an assortment of cusine experiences and […]

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August 30, 2012
Ridiculous Celebrity Dog Mansions

Some dog lovers take their affection towards their dogs to the extreme. Some think its reasonable to spend up to $30,000 on their dog's house, or should I say mansion. People seem to spoil their dogs for their own enjoyment, I doubt dogs really care if they have a Hacienda or just a wooden box! Hundehaus […]

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August 17, 2012
Dyson Bladeless Fan: Ultimate Guide and Review

I usually post products that are interesting, but unlike the rest this post is about a product that you shouldn't buy! The new Dyson blade-less fans are nothing special. If you have money to waste ($300-$450) then go ahead and buy one. Enjoy reading about the Dyson bladeless fan. Summer is not that long I […]

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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 […]

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