Geekologie I Watch Stuff The Superficial Hedonistica

Results for "architecture"

  • March 9, 2015
    The architectural firm of Kinslow, Keith & Todd have designed a tornado shaped tower for downtown Tulsa they hope will one day house a severe weather laboratory and research center, as well as an Oklahoma weather museum. I can't wait for that field trip! You think the tower w... / Continue →
  • September 25, 2014
    This is the Star Wars inspired home built by architecture firm Moon Hoon in South Korea. The 131 sq m (1,410 sq ft) house was built for around 200 million KRW (~$192,000) and is supposed to look like...I dunno, an AT-AT f***ed a Jawa Sandcrawler and laid an egg? Completed in ... / Continue →
  • 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 →