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  • May 16, 2014
    This is the almost 600 apartment Sky Habitat currently being built in Singapore. The 38-story towers will have three 50-meter bridges connecting the two. The top one of which will be a pool. It looks like the perfect place to get out of the pool and die. "I suspect the dece... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2013
    This is the pedestrian bridge to be built over the Dragon King Harbor River in Changsha, China. Why couldn't I have been born a Dragon King? It was designed by Amsterdam based NEXT Architects and construction is slated to begin next year. Its form is supposed to resemble tra... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2013
    The South Korean government has approved the plans to build an invisible tower outside of Seoul near the Incheon International Airport (GREAT PLACE FOR AN INVISIBLE TOWER). The building was designed by GDS Architects of Pasadena, California, and works by using cameras to capt... / Continue →
  • September 4, 2013
    A new skyscraper in London nicknamed the Walkie Talkie has melted a car parked nearby because the curved and mirrored exterior of the building focuses the sun's energy on a nearby street in the afternoon. What architect would be foolish enough to design such a building? Oh ri... / Continue →
  • May 3, 2013
    This is the new, currently-under-construction headquarters for the People's Daily, China's state-run propaganda newspaper. It looks like a giant pecker. Which, from a strictly architectural standpoint, is one of my top three favorite building shapes. Actually, it's all of my... / Continue →
  • April 3, 2013
    This is the OLS House designed by architectural studio J. Mayer H. and built near Stuttgart, Germany. It's supposed to like a dinosaur head. I would live there, and I would insist on not having a numbered street address. Because if "the house that looks like a dinosaur head"... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2012
    This is a conceptual $80-billion airport proposed by architectural firm Gensler to be built in the Thames Estuary to help take some of the burden off Heathrow Airport's two runways (that are already operating at over 98% capacity). Why floating? Because there's no more room o... / Continue →
  • August 7, 2012
    You know they say about people who live in glass houses, right? Waaaaay too much money. This is a conceptual all-glass house designed by architect Carlo Santambrogio. Wow, an all-glass house -- real original concept, Carlo. *eyeroll eyeroll* What next -- building stairs so... / Continue →
  • April 27, 2012
    This is a penthouse bathroom from a condo in Guadalajara, Mexico that was built over an old 15-story elevator shaft. That...is terrifying. Could you imagine even using that toilet? I'd have to tie a towel around myself and then anchor it to the towel bar. And what happens i... / Continue →
  • November 23, 2011
    Note: Picture is of Volkswagen's 20-story robotic parking garage. A $650-million, 57-story highrise designed by Porsche is going up in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida and will feature a robotic car elevator that takes condo owners directly to their door while still in the vehicle.... / Continue →
  • October 14, 2011
    This is a bunch of videos of architect Frank Lloyd Wright's most famous house, Fallingwater, recreated in Minecraft, Quake III Arena, Counterstrike: Source, Half-Life 2, and The Sims 2 and 3. Now, not to brag or anything, but I've actually been to Mill Run, Pennsylvania to tou... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2011
    Note: Full-res cross-section HERE, a bunch more shots of the interior (including plenty of terrifying glass-bottomed walkways) after the jump. This is Mexican architecture firm BNKR Arquitectura's concept for a 65-story subterranean "earthscaper" right in the middle of Mexico ... / Continue →
  • December 23, 2010
    Ambitious gingerbread-builders Melodie and Brenton went and created Frank Lloyd Wright's iconic 'Fallingwater' in edible form as their entry in this year's Gingerbread Festival in Orem, Utah. Good looking, guys. I've actually been to see Fallingwater before and I've got to ad... / Continue →
  • August 12, 2010
    This is the Namba (NOT NAMBLA) Parks Building in Osaka, Japan. As you can see unless hummingbirds pecked both your retinas out, it looks like a giant (first generation) Playstation 3. Coincidence? Or conspiracy? I don't care, just as long as it can play Red Dead Redemption ... / Continue →
  • May 21, 2010
    Then they'd look like this ya little dum dum! Hit the jump for PS3 and NES buildings, all of which are from artist/photographer Joseph Ford's collection, If I Were President . And while the nation is definitely in need of some console-shaped buildings, I can't help but feel ... / Continue →
  • April 6, 2010
    Sure the actual LEGO company manufactures a Frank Lloyd Wright 'Fallingwater' set as part of its Architecture series, but it's a scant 811 pieces. PIECES FALLINGWATER NEEDS MORE PIECES. Thankfully, Matija Grguric took it upon upon himself to make a better version (high-res sh... / Continue →
  • May 21, 2009
    LEGO has just released the first two of six sets in an 'Architecture' series celebrating the iconic work of Frank Lloyd Wright. Also, I have been to Fallingwater. So yeah, put that in your Guggenheim and smoke it. The release of the LEGO structures coincides with the real Gu... / Continue →
  • April 14, 2009
    The Grass Wheel was created by David Gallaugher, Kevin James, and Jacob Jebailey of the Dalhousie School of Architecture, and provides a comfortable, shoe-free mode of eco-transportation in the concrete jungle (grass-sandals guys, just saying). And I think we can all agree, it... / Continue →
  • February 27, 2009
    The Sliding House is an all glass house built by Ross Russell and his wife in Suffolk, England. Its exterior walls and roof are all one piece that can be rolled off of the glass shell via a system of wheels and motors, exposing the entire house to sunlight. I want one. And n... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2009
    Let's face it, we all want to live in treehouses. Unfortunately, I purchased all the remaining trees on earth, so it looks like you suckers are out of luck. Hey, there's always telephone poles. Also, I will be selling acorns for $1,000 a pop. Anyway, this is a treehouse hot... / Continue →