“Sky City One”, the future tallest skyscraper of the world is all set to break ground in June 2013, according to The Broad Sustainable Group, developers of the building. The Group announced in a statement that it has received all building permits and approval to start construction on the 2749 meter high-rise and will complete building in 210 days.
To enhance the experience of cupcakes, J.C. Architecture has designed a beautiful house-shaped glass cupcakery for the new confectionary experts, Les Bebes based in Taipei, China. Apparently, the architects derived the idea of the house-shaped façade from the packaging or rather, the cake boxes.
Confidence among U.S. builders for new single family homes improved in May to reach 44 points, after dropping slightly in April from the values of March, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).
Lego has manufactured around 474 billion bricks until 2013 and the number increases by 36 billion every year. So, if you could lay hands on all the Lego bricks ever manufactured, what famous structures of the world could one build?
Another stroke of marketing genius/desperate effort to raise sales, has made its way into the market with Mattel, the toy company that manufactures Barbie® dolls, opening “The Barbie Dreamhouse Experience” in Berlin, Germany May 16, 2013.
After much ado, famous design firm, Herzog and de Meuron has finally been given the green light to start building the Blavatnik School of Government for the Oxford University. The project will cost something around $47 million.
A huge Ice wave from a nearby lake hit a small lakeside community, Manitoba in Canada destroying and damaging many homes Friday, May 10. Strong winds blowing at the rate of 80 kilometers per hour drove large amounts of ice from the lake Dauphin towards the shore and onto the land making it look like a giant ice tsunami.
The folks at Movoto Real Estate (who apparently love all kinds of blocks) put on their creative thinking caps and decided to find out how many Rubik’s Cubes would it require to build an average-sized 2,169 square foot, double story home and how much time would it take to solve those cubes and put them in place.
Taylor Swift, the “I knew you were trouble” singer recently moved into her Rhode Island mansion that she purchased amid much tabloid hullabaloo. She was spotted arriving at the $17 million residence with her parents and making herself at home in her new digs. Here are two facts related to Swift’s Rhode Island Mansion.
On the banks of the Buffalo River, among a group of unused grain silos, stands a “bee-tastic” seven feet tall structure that is home to thousands of honey-bees that had once called a boarded-up window of an old office tower their home. The structure is the winning design for the bee-home designing “Hive City” competition that was held by the University.
Shrinking furniture and apartments can pull off being "micro" with a “cute, cozy and efficient” label but a hotel or resort always charms with size. But that is set to change now. The world’s smallest hotel will have just one room, one bathroom and will be located atop a small café when it opens in June.
Just after the world of home décor was awestruck with plans of commercializing “cook-able” furniture, a new type of edible furniture has made its way into the world of interior decoration. The new collection of furniture would easily remind one of “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” as one of the sofas is made of white chocolate and a small table formed of hard boiled orange candy!