A new bridge in China sits high above the Earth. At 800 meters (2635 feet) above ground, the new bridge can often give travelers the experience of walking above the clouds. The 1500 meters long suspended footpath has been built on the Jinfo Mountain, the highest peak in Dalou Mountains.
Pingtan island is located off the coast of China towards Taiwan. It is near this island that a new floating museum is proposed. The floating art museum designed by MAD Architects would sit on a man-made island, covering an area of 130,000 square feet. Taking a dune-like form, the artificial island will be accessible from the mainland through a narrow undulating bridge.
Being a daredevil is cool, but then for whatever reason, most of us just can’t take the risk. There’s always a way out though, like this suspension bridge on the Dachstein Massif Alpine peak. The bridge has a glass platform going out of the cliff, putting you 400 meters (1300 feet) above the ground. A suspension bridge connects the platform to the mountain. That glass platform should looking like a daredevil easy; unless you get vertigo.
An abandoned quarry in China is all set to become the spot of luxuries as construction begins on a new 19-story luxury hotel. To be built inside a cave at the base of the Tianmenshan Mountain, the hotel will rise only 15 meters above the ground and will sport a garden at its roof.
Spanish interior designer and artist Iñaki Aliste Lizarralde probably watches TV and movies with a great interest in the setting, which is what would apparently lead him to have a good enough understanding of the appearances of the sets to actually devise well detailed floor plans for them. The floor plans are well detailed, not just with architectural details of these habitations, but also with a good eye for the interiors and appearances these places keep. Prints available on Etsy.
Going into the idea of using buildings as gigantic pollution filters, this concept imagines the BT Tower in London playing its role in keeping the air clean. That the renderings happen to look like the lair of some scary alien race in sci-fi movies, is probably just a happy coincidence.
A cabin placed quite on the woods on the slopes of the Raethian Alps in Italy, the “Green Box” has the appearance of a lovely little retreat ensconced in vegetation not just figuratively, but literally. Built by Act Romegialli Architects, it is a structure made from lightweight metal galvanized profiles and steel wires wraps, which serve as a three dimensional support for the climbing deciduous vegetation.
Zaha Hadid and AECOM have landed the bid to build the Al-Wakrah stadium for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The stadiums have been designed to reflect the rich cultural heritage of the country, and will as such be nestled in a culturally rich area flanked by archaeological sites and distinctive mosques. Hit ahead to see the magnificent designs that will be built for the massive sporting event.
Micro-house by Chinese design studio Liu Lubin is a structure based on the minimum space people would need for a living. It is by no means extravagant, but the house would allow basic human movement like walking, standing, sitting and lying; arguably in very cramped quarters though.
I look at this and I think, how does this even work? Indoor diving I can understand, but indoor skydiving is a whole different plate. For skydiving you expect to jump thousands of feet, which a moderately high building would probably not be able to accomplish. Then again, you add enough perspective, and things just might fall into place. Warsaw studio Moko Architects has plans to build an indoor diving and skydiving center.