“The Statue Of Unity”, World’s Tallest Statue Opens To The Public In India

Right on schedule, the world’s tallest statue has officially opened in India. Standing almost 600ft (182m) tall, the new Statue of Unity depicts Indian freedom fighter Vallabhbhai Patel, and was dedicated by India’s Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at a ceremony on October 31. Popularly known as Sardar Patel, and even the “Iron Man of India,” Patel is remembered as a key...

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Photographer Captures Stunning Images Of Tourists And The Architecture Of Spa Towns In Spain

Lorente Cervantes is a photographer who captures tourists and the architecture of spa towns, in the region of Murcia, Spain. His subjects? Resident who came there to relax. A mix of pastel tone colours this dull and unique landscape. More:

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Striking Three-Dimensional Interventions by Mr. June Layer Geometric Paintings Onto Architectural Elements

Since 1985 David Louf, aka Mr. June, has been creating striking urban interventions, recently producing murals that layer three-dimensional effects onto architectural elements. Within the last year his vibrant geometric abstractions have challenged viewer’s perceptions in projects across the world. Whether he is painting a graffiti piece, working in his multi-disciplinary graphic design studio...

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Through Photographer Jesse Rieser’s Lens, The Architectural Fallout Of The E-Commerce Revolution Is Beautiful

It’s easy to forget that the big box store is still young. Even in the relatively short history of U.S. suburbs, it’s a newcomer, spawned in the late 1960s and reaching its apex before the recession in the late 2000s. But within those four decades or so, tens of thousands of warehouse stores and malls changed what the U.S. looks like–a testament to how cheap and easy they are to build (about $45...

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Re-Imagining The Empire State Building In 9 Different Architectural Styles

The Empire State Building is one of the world’s most iconic buildings. Standing at 1,250 feet, it was the world’s tallest structure until 1972. It gained fame by being the first construction to have more than 100 floors and went on to define the modern concept of the skyscraper. A classic of Art Deco design, it’s so iconic that it is hard to imagine it looking any other way. Continue reading &

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Stunning Photos From The Shortlist Of The Architectural Photography Awards 2018

Since its inception in 2012, with the support of the World Architecture Festival and facade and interior system manufacturer STO SE & Co, The Architectural Photography Awards coverage has moved from local trade papers to global news media. The Awards are inclusive of both the full time professional photographer and the keen amateur. Continue reading ».

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The Ironic Loss Of The Postmodern BEST Store Facades

In the mid 1970s, the Lewis Family (the owners and operators of catalogue company BEST Products) hired Sculpture In The Environment (SITE) to create a series of facades for nine showrooms across the US. Regardless of the project’s relative financial benefits, the clients gave SITE the one thing all designers crave and fear: full creative reign. Continue reading ».

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3D Printed Cylinders Tower Over Mars Surface In Latest Design For Habitat Challenge

NASA’s 3D Printed Habitat Challenge has seen several companies competing for a high honor – to design the first habitats for humans on Mars and the moon. Using 3D printing, these competitors have proven their ability to create structures such as cones, cylinders and beams. The most recent phase of the competition takes things to a new level by asking the teams to present their ideas for entire...

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These Tiny Bubble Domes Let You Sleep Under The Stars

Enjoying the great outdoors usually stops when you need to slip into your cabin or tent for some shuteye. Keep soaking in Mother Nature as you drift off in these Bubble Domes, which are located in Northern Ireland and offer incredible views while you’re under the covers. Surround yourself with 180° transparent walls that bring the serenity of the forest and the night sky to your stay at all times.

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This Tiny House Design Inspired By The Lunar Module

Nestled on the banks of the Columbia River in central Washington, the roughly 250-square-foot home is hexagon-shaped, perched nearly 9 feet above the ground on three massive steel beams. Inside, earthlings are greeted by an open floor plan. A breakfast nook has a porthole-shaped window overlooking the river and the hillside; a kitchen with stainless steel appliances provides space to cook up a...

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