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Category: Travel
May 17, 2017
President Donald Trump's Houses in Palm Beach and New York

Trump's NYC Penthouse Specifications Donald Trump's New York City residence is a gilded, three-level penthouse 58 stories up at the top of Trump Tower. The building is a combined live and work place for Trump as his offices are located in the same building. This makes the transition into the White House similar as it […]

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March 6, 2016
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 the State Council, China’s cabinet, […]

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February 28, 2016
Sylvester Stallone House: The Beauty in the Desert

Sylvester Stallone is selling his two story Mediterranean style villa for $300,000 less than what he paid for it for an asking price of $4.199 million. The decision to sell comes after Stallone realizes he did not visit his vacation home as much as he wanted. Read more about the Sylvester Stallone House. The residence features […]

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January 21, 2016
Protecting Forrest Ackerman's Ackermansion

Forest Ackerman was a well-known and famed man in the Science Fiction and Fantasy Community. He held numerous tiles over the years; writer, literary agent, magazine editor, film expert, creator of science fiction fandom, but most importantly the world’s most avid collector of genre books and movie memorabilia. Throughout his lifetime, Ackerman developed a collection […]

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December 6, 2015
Boeing 757 makes icy smooth landing at Union Glacier runway

In today’s world it has never been easier to travel anywhere on Earth. (And out of it.) Anyone can go anywhere at any time. Recently on November 26, 2015, history was made in one of the hidden corners of the globe when a Loftleidir Icelandic Boeing 757 successfully landed on Union Glacier’s blue ice runway. […]

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November 30, 2015
Enter The Mall of America

Enter the city within a city. The Mall of America is a symbol the vitality of business. Hosting over 4 miles of total store front footage, the MOA is a testament to revolutionizing the shopping experience.  Since the doors opened on August 11, 1992, the MOA has become one of the most sought tourist destinations […]

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November 22, 2015
Constructing Carmel Place

  Micro Apartments finally go on sale in New York City in Carmel Place on Monday, November 23, 2015 after a zoning law was waived for this project. Apartments in New York City cannot be smaller than 400 square feet, which is about half the size of an average studio apartment in Manhattan. The building […]

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November 16, 2015
Symbolism of the Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower Symbolism is actually very cool. Towers have evolved throughout history and cultural development and remain standing tall in the current age. They are our memories and a symbol of a future filled with hope and promise for all. There is no limit to how high we can build and travel as a society. […]

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November 1, 2015
The Shining's Architecture Influence

After 30 years of scaring audiences, the Timberline Lodges portraying The Overlook Hotel in The Shining finally has a museum.  While the majority of movie was spent inside, the interior was actually filmed in England. The exterior of the Timberline Lodges is located in the mountains of Oregon. For historical significance of the Timberline Lodges, […]

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July 27, 2015
NeNe Leaks House: The Atlanta Pad

A Great House for an Atlanta reality TV show star NeNe Leakes is known for being on the Bravo channel on various reality TV shows. She recently sold her house in Atlanta for this house in Duluth, Georgia. The house features various fireplaces, a theater, and pool. The house is currently still under construction and […]

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July 23, 2015
Capturing the Architectural Significance of Chicago's "L" Trains
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July 6, 2015
Nick Jonas' House in Los Angeles

A Cool House for a Cool Guy Nick Jonas bought a $3.2 million house in Los Angeles. The house is located in the Hollywood Hills neighborhood of LA. Boasting views of the ocean and city lights, the amazing house was built in 1938, but was renovated recently. The house has 4 bedrooms and 5 baths. […]

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June 18, 2015
Uma Thurman's House in New York City

An Amazing Apartment on the East River The house has 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. Uma Thurman’s River House faces the East River. The apartment has two wood-burning fireplaces, various maids’ rooms, a bar, and library. The house has great views of the East River and the city as well. Check out pictures below. Specifications […]

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May 22, 2015
Louis Kahn Famous American Architect

Intro to Louis Kahn Louis Khan was very unique in his designs. He was known for his fusion of contradictory sources into his architecture. His education from the University of Pennsylvania gave him a Beaux Arts influence with a modern style. He admired works of Greek and ancient Roman temples. To him Brunelleschi was to […]

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April 30, 2015
California's Glass Beach

A Beach Like No Others There is a secluded beach near Fort Bragg, California that is filled with many different colors of rocks and even diamonds. Starting in 1906, the community of Fort Bragg started dumping their garbage into the Pacific Ocean. Whether it was food waste, plastic, or glass, it was all dumped right into […]

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April 17, 2015
Plans for 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Resort Look Stunning

An Amazing Plan for the Olympics Architecture firm in Seoul, Planning Korea, has created a design for a seaside resort hotel. This area will be hosting visitors of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Specifications: Rooms: 946 Square Feet: 29,493 ft^2 Type: Hotel The hotel is located in a prime position for tourism. […]

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January 12, 2015
Zifeng Tower Architecture and Information China

China's Zifeng Tower Mimics the Society The Zifeng Tower (formerly known as Nanjing Greenland Financial Center) composes two separate blocks connected by a podium. The skyscraper is divided into sections containing hotels, restaurants, shopping and mostly offices. The interesting geometry of the building mimics the existing road structures. This building is very cool to look at […]

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January 2, 2015
High Museum of Art by Richard Meier, Atlanta

Architect: Richard Meier Date / Location: 1983 Atlanta Georgia Form: The building is situated with a focal point directing towards the corner of two streets. Being 2 miles from downtown Atlanta, the building’s size is in accordance to the surrounding shorter buildings. The exterior includes a long ramp that extends to the street. The color […]

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December 31, 2014
Where You Live Says A Lot About You

It is pretty evident that where you reside reflects your lifestyle and personality. If you would like to change your lifestyle or would like to see what your location says about you then please read the following guide. Living in the Suburbs The suburbs is a weird transition for people who don't belong in the […]

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December 29, 2014
10 Maps That Help You Make Sense of the World

Maps That Make You Think Below are just 10 of many maps that show you interesting aspects of the world. Take a look at a few and be amazed, unless you knew about all of these before. Some of these maps show political and physical borders of countries, but they have much more meaning to […]

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December 22, 2014
Top 5 Chicago Instagram Photos of 2014

 Top Urban Splatter Instagram Photos of Chicago from 2014 Here are just some of the best pictures taken of Chicago for Urban Splatter's instagram. Take a look below at some of these amazing photos. What do you think of them? Can you tell where most of these places are?   Leave your thoughts and comments […]

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December 2, 2014
A Look Into the Architect's Salary, Top Paid Cities

Architects can make a chunk of change, but there are many aspects to take into consideration when looking into salary. Some of these aspects include location, economy, degree, personality and sometimes just being at the right place at the right time. Architecture generally takes a masters degree or professional bachelors degree to become accredited. Being […]

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November 24, 2014
Ferguson in Flames as Michael Brown Protesters Protest

Michael Brown's killer officer Wilson was not indited on charges in Ferguson, Missouri today. Protests have broken out in Ferguson and have led to looting and arson around the city. You can see pictures of the protests below. What do you think of theses aftermath protests? Should officer Wilson been indited on charges of manslaughter?

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November 24, 2014
Human Poop-Powered Bus Created In the UK

A Bus That Runs on Poo? Yes Did you ever think poo could be used to power your car? Well it can actually happen believe it or not. A company in the UK have made a bus that runs on sewage and poop. It currently runs from Bristol Airport to Bath in England. One person’s […]

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