How Remote Russian Places Would Look Like If They Had A Bit More Care

An architect Alexey Novikov shared some of his works on the web to show how remote places of Russia could look like if they had a bit more care. In fact it does not take too much to make Russian streets more good-looking and comfortable for life. More: Instagram h/t:

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3 564 Parts Have Been Used To Create This Cloud-Like Sculpture In North Carolina

NAARO MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY has created a modern sculpture named ‘Pillars of Dreams’, that’s located in the plaza of the Valerie C. Woodard Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. The cloud-like formation has a lightweight structure, and its open volumes appear to be filled with air, but they are actually held up by a continuous structural skin in ultra-thin aluminum. Like bubblegum blown just to...

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This Is A Tiny Prefab Cabin With A Retractable Curved Window

LUMICENE has recently launched LUMIPOD, a small and modern prefab cabin that’s designed around a curved window, allowing the interior of the cabin to be open to nature. More: LUMICENE, LUMIPOD h/t: contemporist Designed and manufactured in Lyon, France, LUMIPOD is built from 2 modules resting on four screw piles to minimize as much as possible the impact on the installation site. The cabin...

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Post Modern Architectural Cakes By A Fashion Designer Turned Baker

A.R.D. Bakery is a London based cake design studio specialising in bespoke cakes and chocolates with a unique, graphic style. More: A.R.D. Bakery, Instagram “A.R.D. Bakery is the creation of designer Alison Dunlop. Originally graduating from the Sculpture degree at Glasgow School of Art, I then moved into fashion accessories, studying at London College of Fashion Cordwainers then completing...

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Defenders Of The Soviet Arctic During The Great Patriotic War – The Giant Monument On The Edge Of Russia

The monument ‘Defenders of the Soviet Arctic during the Great Patriotic War’ – better known as ‘Alyosha’ celebrates the defense of Murmansk during WWII. As a result of the long and exhausting clashes in 1941-1942, Soviet troops thwarted joint German-Finnish armies to capture this important Soviet northern port-city. The square with this 115 feet-high monument is...

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“Straight Out Of Inception”: Enthralling Optical Illusion Bookstore Will Draw You Into A World Of Fantasy

Straight out of Inception or the grand staircase from ‘Hogwarts Castle’ in the Harry Potter series is a whimsical, mind-tripping bookstore in China. Zhongshuge Bookstore in Chongqing city has an interior that’s the stuff of fantasy tales. Designed by architecture firm X+Living, the location—dubbed one of the most beautiful bookstores in China—is a mirrored maze that might make any visitor feel...

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Stunning Images Of The Seven Wonders Of The Ancient World Restored In Their Prime

Budget Direct The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World was a list of must-see sites for Ancient Greek tourists. Compiled by Antipater of Sidon, a poet in 2nd-century-BCE Greece, with later contributions by figures such as the mathematician Philon of Byzantium, the list remains an important piece of intangible heritage today. Even though most of the wonders have fallen into disrepair...

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13 Concepts Showing How The Notre Dame Spire Could Look After Renovations

ejezeta.cl On April 15, 2019, one of the most horrific fires of the year broke out when the roof of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris went up in flames. The inferno lasted for around 15 hours as the world watched in terror. The fire completely destroyed the structure’s iconic spire that collapsed hours after the fire was initially noticed. Most of the wood/metal roof of the cathedral was...

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Russian Architect Suggests Modern Notre-Dame De Paris Restoration Design

People in Russia have been deeply affected by the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral blaze. The Russian authorities immediately offered the French help in restoring the architectural masterpiece, and soon Moscow will make a call for designers. Architects have already suggested some interesting ideas. Here’s what Alexander Nerovnya posted on Instagram – he’s dreamt up a modern design with a...

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New York’s Touristy New Public Space Is A Giant Endless Staircase

Photograph Courtesy of Related-Oxford Where the High Line ends and Midtown begins you will find Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in US history. The extraordinary centerpiece of Hudson Yards is its spiral staircase, a soaring new landmark meant to be climbed. This interactive design piece was imagined by Thomas Heatherwick and Heatherwick Studio as a focal point where...

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