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Vision of a Dream Home by Martin Ferrero Architecture

Everyone has an idea of their ideal abode, the place dreams call home. This one here, is the dream house of Daniel Martin Ferrero of Martin Ferrero Architecture. With the skill available to him, Daniel was able to visualize his dream in a way that makes it more tangible, if not entirely real.

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Environment Science & Tech

Chinese Company Shows We Could Build Cities in a Day With 3D Printing

As they say, Rome was not built in a day. That was exactly what came to my mind when I saw the feat of Chinese firm Yingchuang New Materials. While Rome not being built in a day still stands true, we could perhaps soon handle the construction department, at least build city buildings in a day.

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Coffee Shop Built In the Shape of a Rolleiflex Camera

Combining the passion of a Rolleiflex Camera with coffee shop business, The Dreamy Camera cafe on the outskirts of Seoul, South Korea, makes a solid impression. The camera connection does not simply stop at the shape, the interiors of the coffee shop include a small museum for cameras.

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ISKCON Plans a 70 Story Skyscraper Temple For Krishna

ISKCON Skyscraper Temple of Krishna Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) is building the world’s tallest temple in Vrindavan, India. Named the Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir, the skyscraper temple will be one of the largest religious buildings in the world. Upon completion, the temple will stand 210 meters (700 feet) tall and include a built-up area of 540,000 square feet.

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Small House Can Move On Its Own Wheels

The Tiny Project is a house on wheels built by web designer Alek Lisefski. The house measures 8 feet by 20 feet, and for the most part intends to be a dwelling that has a low environment footprint, and is incredibly efficient.

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Art

Artist Makes Gingerbread House Replicas of Famous Museums

modern architecture rebuilt with gingerbread

Making gingerbread houses is great, making gingerbread houses that take the shape of modern complex architectural structures is even better. Food stylist Caitlin Levin worked with photographer Henry Hargreaves in the creation of these delicious replicas of famous buildings.

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Photographs of The World’s Most Exquisite Libraries

Libraries pictured in our minds are somewhat simple, orthodox rooms with books lining up shelves and a few people scattered and reading in silence. While that description would be generally true, libraries can also be architecturally and aesthetically pleasing structures that house a wealth of human knowledge. In the book The Library: A World History, James W. P. Campbell and Will Pryce take a look at the history and development of libraries through civilization. A huge attraction of the book happens to be these magnificent photographs of libraries by Will Pryce.

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Design

Giant Nomadic City Rolls on Caterpillar Tracks

nomadic city vls by Manuel Dominguez

Called VLS (Very Large Structure), this is a concept of a giant nomadic city that moves on tracks to find itself preferable environmental, physical and economic conditions. Designed by Manuel DomĂ­nguez, the gigantic futuristic city is built off available technology that could be scaled to suit the needs of building a movable town like this, should such an opportunity arise.

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Designer Shows Proposed Garden Bridge Set To Go Across the Thames in London

Garden Bridge in London is proposed as a pedestrian friendly medium to connect London’s South Bank to Covent Garden through river Thames. Proposed by British designer Thomas Heatherwick, the bridge will be covered in trees and shrubs and be open only for pedestrians.

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Design

Sprawling Concept City Lives Underwater

About 70 percent of the earth’s surface is water, so as the pressure on land grows, it would be sensible to seek water as a place to host cities. Designer Phil Pauley’s Sub-Biosphere 2 concept is a city established to live under water. A huge self contained structure, the city would be 1,105 feet wide housed in eight spherical pods called Bio Domes.