An Incredible Design Of Space Age German Lifeguard Station

Until German reunification Ulrich Müther, who was born in 1934 on the island of Rügen up in the Baltic Sea, went about his business behind the “Iron Curtain”, which is why his designs went largely unnoticed for a long time. That his artistic endeavors nonetheless took their cue from edifices far beyond the East German horizon is evidenced by their strong echoes of the oeuvre of Mexican architect...

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Amazing Views From These Wave-Shaped Apartment Buildings In Denmark

Danish firm Henning Larsen Architects are literally and figuratively making waves in Denmark’s cityscape with their latest housing design, The Wave. Sculptural and organic in form, the distinctive peaks of the apartment buildings are visible from rail, road and sea; a feast for the eyes in a country dominated by a flat landscape. Located against the waters of the Vejle Fjord...

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Alberobello: The Italian Fairytale-Like Village In Beautiful Pictures By Tania Depascalis And Tiago Marques

Alberobello is a town in Italy’s Apulia region. It’s known for its trulli, whitewashed stone huts with conical roofs. The hilltop Rione Monti district has hundreds of them. The 18th-century Trullo Sovrano is a 2-level trulli. Furniture and tools at the Museo del Territorio Casa Pezzolla re-create life in the trulli as it was centuries ago. Southwest of town is the Casa Rossa...

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91-Year-Old Man Spends 56 Years Building His Own Cathedral Alone

Denis Doyle Former monk Justo Gallego Martinez has been constructing his own cathedral in Mejorada del Campo, Spain, since 1961. He had no prior knowledge of architecture and hadn’t laid a brick in his life, yet his project currently stands 131ft tall, and acts as a wonderful reminder that faith overcomes everything. After working as a farmer, deeply religious Martinez joined the Trappist monks...

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Welcome To Burj Al Babas, The Luxury City Of Empty Castles

Deep in a provincial region of northwestern Turkey, it looks like a mirage – hundreds of luxury houses built in neat rows, their pointed towers somewhere between French chateau and Disney castle. Meant to provide luxurious accommodations for foreign buyers, the houses are however standing empty in what is anything but a fairytale for their investors. A city of castles has sprung up in...

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Remains Of An Older More Advanced Civilization Has Been Found In Russia

Remains of Soviet civilization in one of the industrial suburbs of a city have been found by a Russian internet dwellers. Just like in the movies such as Alien, Prometheus or Planet of Apes, when you come at this area you will quickly notice these are the remains of a far more advanced cosmo-travelling civilization. The time when humans progressed beyond our-wordly problems and started their...

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Discover The Relics Of Hungary’s Industrial Past With The Photographer Peter Trembeczki

Peter earned his BA degree as an economist and later graduated from the Photography MA programme of the Moholy-Nagy University Art and Design in Budapest, Hungary. Interested in collective memory, his photo story Victory is an exploration of Hungarian public and industrial buildings that have been either abandoned or modified. Owing to the various degrees of erosion and reconstruction they have...

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A Stunning Sculptural Outdoor Pavilion For A New Property Development In China

Marc Fornes & The Very Many designed a large-scale sculptural outdoor pavilion on the elevated plaza of the Suzhou Center in China, as part of the Jinji Lake Biennial. Named ‘Boolean Operator’, the installation has been crafted from white aluminum, with the design featuring a ‘porous shell’, that casts a delicate shadow. The installation is made from 1,673 stripes (CNC cut)...

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South-Korean Architect Made A Bench That Looks Like A Root System

Root Bench is a multi-height bench system installed in Hangang Park in Seoul, South Korea. The design is a winning proposal by Yong Ju Lee, which creates a circular protrusion of roots that provides space for rest and relaxation. The nearly 100-foot diameter installation is formed from conjoined slats of wood attached to a metal frame, and sprawls from a centralized point in the park.

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Archtector Svetozar Andreev Fuses Nature And Modernity To Create Mirrored Steel Form On Malta

In collaboration with Elena Britanishskaya, the architect Svetozar Andreev, proposes to transform Malta‘s collapsed ‘Azure Window’ into a steel exhibition space. Tieqa Żerqa, more popularly known as the Azure Window, was an icon of the Maltese islands, however, following a storm in march of 2017, the arch collapsed into the sea. The ‘Heart of Malta’ project plans to create a new visual landmark by...

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