Category: Travel
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 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 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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August 20, 2012
Autistic Man Draws New York From Memory

An autistic man draws New York. Stephen Wiltshire born 24 April 1974 is a British architectural artist who has been diagnosed with autism. He is known for his drawings from memory a landscape after seeing it just once. He is most famous for his drawing of New York City from a helicopter view. What makes […]

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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 14, 2012
Solar-Powered Floating Hotel By Michele Puzzolante

Italian industrial designer Michele Puzzolante designed this conceptual floating luxury hotel. So far this is just a concept looking for an investor. The cost so far is at $1,800,000 to build one of these. The resort can hold up to 6 people comfortably. I wouldn't mind living in this for a summer! The only problem would be […]

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August 12, 2012
China's Underground Quarry Hotel

China has planned to build a hotel protruding 19 stories into an abandoned quarry. The hotel will be located in Tianmashan. The quarry spans 100 meters deep, 240 meters long, and 160 wide. The quarry has note seen good days since 2000. The hotel is planned to contain 380 rooms and even an underwater restaurant. Don't get 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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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 […]

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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 […]

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