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Bali's glass-bottomed hotel room

Set over a freshwater shrimp pond, Udang House (also known as the Shrimp House) at the Bambu Inda Hotel features a bedroom with glass floor panels that reveal a panorama of underwater activity. The rustic-looking suite, made from teak wood, aims to create a “fishing village experience”, kitted out …

OpenGov co-founder Zac Bookman lets taxpayers see where cash goes

Sometimes people laugh when Zac Bookman tells them what his company, OpenGov does. Not out of mockery. Out of disbelief that a website — or, really, anything — can make it easier to track how the government spends trillions of dollars of their tax money.<p>Bookman, the company’s 34-year-old CEO, will …

Great Blue Hole off Belize yields new clues to fall of Mayan civilisation

A massive underwater sinkhole surrounded by reefs, caves and sharks has provided archaeologists with clues in the mystery of the fall of the Mayan civilization, according to new research.<p>Scientists from Rice University and Louisiana State University found evidence in Belize’s Great Blue Hole, a …

Archaeology

Hilla Shamia casts tree trunks with molten aluminium to form furniture

Tel Aviv-based Hilla Shamia Design Studio's Wood Casting collection is made by inserting lengths of tree trunk into a mould and filling the spaces …

Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age

Project info<p>Constructing Worlds brings together eighteen exceptional photographers from the 1930s to the present day who have changed the way we view architecture and perceive the world around us.<p>From the first skyscrapers in New York and decaying colonial structures in the Congo, to the glamorous …

Colorful Illustrations of Cities

Pour la section « Cosmopolis » du magazine Aire, l’illustrateur mexicain Aldo Crusher a fait de très belles illustrations colorées de différentes …

Community library in China turns a roof into a playground

Children can clamber onto the curved roof of this community library in China, which architects John Lin and Olivier Ottevaere designed for an …

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China’s new megalopolis would be bigger than Uruguay and more populous than Germany

China might not be willing to relocate its capital city, but it can make it bigger. The country’s top economic planner has reportedly drawn up a plan for a Beijing-centered “economic circle” (link in Chinese) that combines the municipalities of Beijing and Tianjin and parts of Hebei province into …

China

Lines & curves

Remote-Control Shop

The 10 Most Surreal Places In The World

Source: im9.eu<p>Surreal, fantastical, unbelievable—all of these words are the perfect descriptors for the following ten destinations. From captivating …

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Shanghai's new landmark: China's tallest building. (Photo/People's Daily Overseas Edition)<p>Since China entered the modern era, a modernist trend in …

Crane Operator Captures Stunning Photos of Shanghai from Above

Amateur photographer Wei Gensheng has taken advantage of multiple opportunities as a crane operator to capture stunning images of Shanghai from over 2,000 feet above the city. Working on the final construction stages of the Shanghai Tower, said to be the tallest building in China and the second …

Farewell to Shanghai's 're-education' labour camps

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1041000/1041194_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524739509_26f363d4ee2db30654feeb8cad2ef63e<p><b>The Beijing News, a state-owned newspaper, reports this week that all detainees in the city's re-education through labour camps have now been released</b> …

Time Lapse | Tag | ArchDaily

London-based artist, illustrator, and animator Patrick Vale, known for his panoramic drawings of cities, completed another complex mural at design …

TimeLAX: A Time-Lapse Video Series of Los Angeles

TimeLAX travels across the sprawled city of Los Angeles, connecting some of the city’s most iconic landmarks - Disney Concert Hall, the Griffith …

Hundreds of Vacant Lots to Become World's Largest Urban Farm in Detroit

Hundreds of vacant lots in Detroit, Michigan will soon be transformed into the world’s largest urban farm. Governor Rick Snyder has just approved the …

Urban Agriculture

Amazon spent $1.4 billion in the past 12 months to build a company town

Like Facebook, Amazon is building a city within a city, a glistening, utopian corporate campus in an area of Seattle known as South Lake Union that was once just dingy warehouses. And thanks to an item in Amazon’s latest quarterly report, we now know how much the company spent on the project on …