Creative Director: Marc Atlan Architects: Oller & Pejic Architecture and Moderne Builders Location: Joshua Tree National Park/Mojave Desert, California. 30 minutes from Palm Springs. Area: 145.0 sqm Elevation: 4,000 ft Constructed: 2012 It’s available to rent for professional photo shoots, such as advertising campaigns, fashion, and film production. |Via|Read more "The Black Desert House in the Mojave"
An old brewery in Zurich has been turned into a thermal bath and spa, complete with naturally heated water from a nearby spring. If you’re planning a visit to Zurich, check out the spa’s official website here. |Via|Read more "Brewery Remade Into Thermal Bath & Spa"
The Salina Turda salt mines in Turda, Transylvania, Romania, have been transformed into the world’s first salt mining history museum. The mines were excavated in the 17th century to provide Romania with the essential resource. Fast forward to today, and they are a popular tourist attraction, with a regulated temperature of 11-12 degrees Celsius and […]Read more "Salt Mines in Transylvania Converted Into Subterranean Museum"
The Abbey of San Fruttuoso (translates to St. Fruitful) is located in the small Italian village of Camogli. This is also where the Italian Christ of the Abyss statue is located.Read more "Abbazia di San Fruttuoso"
If you like it, it’s going up for auction on December 16th. Wouldn’t that make for a crazy Christmas gift. |Via|Read more "Michael Jordan’s Chicago Mansion"
Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and over the past few years has really started to rival the better known (one hour and a half drive away) city of Dubai. Arguably its most impressive landmark is the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, which opened in 2007. From Wikipedia – “The Sheikh […]Read more "The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi is a Marble Masterpiece"
What could possibly go wrong? This proposal was part of a contemporary bridge design competition for a new bridge in Paris. It looks undeniably fun and I’d definitely go for a visit. Too bad it’ll never happen due to safety concerns. Psshhh. Click the photo for more images/info. Click here to see the winner of […]Read more "Let’s Bounce: Paris Trampoline Bridge Concept"
Click either image for more. Can you tell that the client who commissioned this house wanted the feeling of maximum security? “The house, with its movable walls, has only one entrance, which is located on the second floor after crossing a drawbridge.” I want a drawbridge… (Via: atii)Read more "Zombie Proof House"
Only $1.5 mil. Click the first image for the story, the second for the gallery. “Talk about divine design. This 2,700-square-foot penthouse sits inside the bell tower of a historic Toronto church, a 100-year-old Medieval Revival masterpiece that was converted into the Abbey Lofts in 2008.” – Canoe (Via canoe)Read more "Stairway To Heaven: Toronto Church Loft"