Battery Park is getting a $12 million ocean-inspired merry-go-round designed by George Tyspin, set designer of "The Little Mermaid" musical.
Designed by Urban Art Projects (UAP), KAUST Breakwater Beacon, a contemporary interpretation of a lighthouse has been recently revealed-as a part of $7 billion research institution, the honeycomb obelisk built from pre-cast concrete blocks becomes a symbol for the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.
Steve Areen, who was previously a flight attendant for Delta Airlines, had built his own dome home on an organic mango farm in Northeastern Thailand. At first, he created a perfect sphere using a revolving arm technique, and then built his little Dome House using locally made bricks. In fact, his in-law's brother had inspired him with some ideas on this project. Amazingly, with a couple of helpers, he constructed his tiny home in just six weeks. He spent $8,000 in building is glorious tiny home.
Japan's Fuji Kindergarten may well be world's finest teaching space.
Global energy company Statoil is now located on a new energy-efficient headquarters, Fornebu peninsula, Norway. It is a horizontal skyscraper.
The world's first algae-powered building just opened in Hamburg. Designed by Spanish company Arup, the project features a bio-adaptive algae facade and it generates biomass and heat as a renewable energy in urban areas and self-sufficient living buildings. Arup worked with Germany's SSC Strategic Science Consultants and Austria-based Splitterwerk Architects to construct the BIQ House that began as part of Hamburg's International Building Exhibition.
Simon Dale with £3,000, a few simple tools, and a little help from his father-in-law and friends proves to build simple, cozy, low-energy homes that are in harmony with the natural landscape, ecologically sound and are a pleasure to live in. Simon has constructed an extraordinary hobbit home. A nice way to escape the hassle of monthly energy bills, would you not agree?
To celebrate the 38th anniversary of the liberation of Da Nang, the Vietnam government built this scorching dragon-shaped bridge-world's largest dragon shaped bridge over the Han River. Moreover, to make sure that it totally gained an advantage over the light show on San Francisco's Bay Bridge, the constructers covered this one in over 2,500 LED lights-and dragon breathes fire.
Apple Spaceship Campus Headquarters $2B Over Budget; Cupertino, California campus is Steve Jobs' vision
Apple's 'Spaceship' Cupertino, California campus headquarters are $2B over budget and behind schedule. Steve Jobs' vision will be delayed.
The Dinosaur head house just might top the list of awesome houses around the world.
Ecological Shield Feat McDonalds Fast Food and Architecture- Protects Customers from Neighboring Fuel Station
For most residents in North America, McDonalds is great fun, but this particular location of the Golden Arches in Batumi, Georgia is certain to be like no other food dive you have seen before to have a satisfying Filet-O-Fish meal and an ice cream cone for dessert.
Imagine a frill eco-resort that provides the highest levels of international comfort, extraordinary views, great sports accommodations and excellent local cuisine, but emits nigh on to zero carbon dioxide emissions. Imagine you leaving no permanent footprint on the site but you packing up in a matter of days and moving from one extraordinary location to another-a completely different experience isn't it?
London-Gherkin Tower, the new "Green wall" product, known as the Core Hydraulic Integrated Arboury panel, designed by Norman Foster, has recently begun testing an creative vegetated facade panel which promises to change the face of building design forever. This innovation promises to bring the benefits of green roofs to any exterior surface of any skyscraper.
La Trobe University's new Institute for Molecular Science is Australia's top research universities in the fields such as molecular science, biotechnology and nanotechnology.
Wouldn't you love to attend live music shows, restaurants, movie screenings, live theater, chef demos, and other multimedia productions, when organized in Green Space?