Category: Travel
February 14, 2013
SimCity 5 Coming March 2013- Architect's Favorite Game

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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February 3, 2013
The Marshall Fields Building Chicago Architecture

The Marshall Fields Building Chicago is a masterpiece that is one of a kind. From all the history to the cool stores that are now inside, take a look below at some amazing facts and pictures. Overall Structure Although the building seems to be one complete building, its actually 5 separate ones blinded together seamlessly. […]

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January 21, 2013
Michelle Obama's Underprivileged Childhood Home

Michelle Obama was born on January 17, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois. She attended Princeton University, graduating cum laude in 1985, and went on to earn a law degree from Harvard Law School in 1988. Following law school, she worked at a Chicago law firm, where she met her husband, President Barack Obama. The couple married […]

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January 3, 2013
Chinese City Built From Scratch Released by KPF

While China still has so many empty cities still waiting more than 10 years to be occupied, they still plan on building up another large city. This city is much different, read more to find out how. Directly from the  international architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF). The KPF design for the Meixi Lake master plan […]

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December 31, 2012
Diverging Diamond Interchange: The Ultimate Guide

Here is a little something for you Civil Engineers and Road "Architects". Transportation and infrastructure in the modern world advances everyday. We see examples while driving, flying, and even biking around our cities, towns, and villages. Keeping traffic to a minimum for CE's is as vital as CAD to an architect. Civil engineers attempt to […]

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December 31, 2012
You Must Read- Integrating Marine with Architecture (A New Light for Urban Splatter)

The true goal behind this website is to unite a community of people with a common interest in architecture. Like the header says, I want to bring architecture to you. My dreams for this website are bigger than reality, but hopefully the spark will ignite. I write this website to express my passion for mainly architecture. I […]

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December 30, 2012
Jennifer Aniston House: The Bel Air Mansion

Jennifer's Stylish Mansion Actress, Jennifer Aniston just splurged on an older contemporary 8,500 square-foot house, which was designed in 1965 by A. Quincy Jones. The house is primarily white, with simple geometrical shapes and splashes of vibrant colors here and there. No California house is complete without a vineyard. Read more about the Jennifer Aniston […]

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December 14, 2012
Hovering Observation Deck Above Grand Central Terminal

Architecture firm SOM has proposed adding a floating observation deck that slides up and down the sides of two new skyscrapers. SOM states that the hovering deck would increase the quality of the public space surrounding the building by adding an “iconic landmark” with a 360-degree panorama of the city skyline. New York City could use […]

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November 22, 2012
China Builds Highway Around House That Refuses to Move

In the city of Wenling, located in China’s eastern region of Zheijang, an interstate has been constructed around a residential building that forbids to move. Luo Baogen, disappointed with the relocation compensation offered by the government decided to remain in the half-demolished building with his wife. According to China Daily, the road, which leads to […]

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November 9, 2012
The Bloomingdale Rail Line Converted Into Greenway/Linear Park Chicago

Transforming retired railroad lines is a new trend within cities. As you might remember the same type of transformation also took place in New York: Click here to see the post. CDOT, along with numerous community partners, is constructing the Bloomingdale Trail and Park-- a multi-use linear park that will be the first of its […]

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October 30, 2012
Hurricane Sandy Photo Collection

Here are just some of the pictures that have surfaced now that Hurricane Sandy has passed. These photos locations range from New York City to the shores of Virginia. As of now at least 11 deaths have been reported from accidents caused by the hurricane conditions. These pictures help the rest of America see what […]

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October 29, 2012
New Shocking Photos of New York Hurricane Sandy REVEALED
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October 29, 2012
Hurricane Sandy- New York Destroys Fragile Architecture

  The hurricane has the possibility of being the largest to hit the east coast. New York city was set to evacuation mode, as people boarded up for the long-run. People all over the east coast have also been taking cover as Sandy blows right past with power. As of Noon on 10/30/12, at least […]

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September 24, 2012
Shocking Aerial Images of the Best Cities

Aerial images of city provide a completely different viewpoint, that brings intense feelings within. When one sees such a massive area filled with buildings, one might be afraid of human kind taking over nature. One may also see the great achievements of mankind. What kind of emotions do these images provoke in you? Fear, shock, amazement, hope, sadness, love for architecture? […]

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September 22, 2012
Roman Heritage in Algeria- Breath Taking Images of Timgad

Timgad (called Thamugas or Tamugadi in old Berber) was a Roman colonial town in the Aurès Mountains of Algeria, founded by the Emperor Trajan around AD 100. The full name of the town was Colonia Marciana Ulpia Traiana Thamugadi. Trajan commemorated the city after his mother Marcia, father Marcus Ulpius Traianus and his eldest sister […]

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September 20, 2012
Mitt Romney's 6 Houses

After much tension to release his tax forms, presidential candidate Mitt Romney has generated over $43 million in just the past 2 years. As you can see from all of his previous houses Mitt Romney can not relate to the average American on economic conditions. While much of Romney’s assets comes from his tenure at […]

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September 14, 2012
Abandoned Hospital Beelitz-Heilstätten Morgue, Berlin, Germany

This may just be the most beautiful abandoned hospital in the world. Actually, it is, according the officials at Urban Splatter. Urban explorers travel from all over The European countries to see and photograph the Beelitz-Heilstäten outside Berlin. Constructed in 1898 as a tuberculosis sanatorium, it was turned into a army hospital at the beginning of World […]

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September 11, 2012
Manchester Civil Justice Center

In 2002, Her Majesty’s Courts Service held an international competition to choose an architect to design a new purpose built premises for the Department of Justice in the North West, the biggest court complex to be built in the UK since the Royal Courts of Justice. The building was obtained through the UK’s Public Private […]

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September 7, 2012
The Finest Architecture in the World

You might be stunned when the following photographs blow your mind. You are about to see some of the finest architecture around so prepare yourself!

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September 5, 2012
Bill Gates House: The Washington State Retreat

Bill Gates residence is a huge estate in the section of a hill which is overlooking Lake Washington, in the unique suburban area of Medina, Washington, USA. It took 7 years to construct and cost $63 million. Check out the Bill Gates house. Introduction Billionaire Bill Gates house has innovative digital systems and it has […]

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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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September 3, 2012
QuickSmart Travel Bassinet/Diaper Bag (Disguised Baby Luggage)

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August 29, 2012
Green Algae Proposal for The Marina Towers

A Paris based architecture firm Influx Studios proposed a new "green" transformation for the Marina Towers. The technology used in the design is relatively new. The proposal includes bio reactors that absorb carbon emissions. One of Chicago's main conflicts is the pollution due to the high traffic of cars throughout the city. The proposal includes wind turbines that provide energy as well as transforms […]

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August 27, 2012
Jiaozhou Bay Bridge is World's Longest Sea Bridge In China

Located in Beijing this bridge sans 26.4 miles of sea. The bridge was built in order to link China's eastern port city of Qingdao to the island of Huangdao. Costing 1.5 billion US dollars to build this lengthy bridge is sure to be worth it. The previous bridge was 2.5 miles shorter located in Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain […]

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