Samuel-James wilson

12 Flips | 1 Magazine | @Samuelship | Heritage Brick Worker|Blogger. Currently following my life ambition by living and working in Australia. Promoter of all things apprenticeship and career esc.

Underground Manhattan's Second Avenue Subway Construction | Urban Ghosts

<i>(Image: MTA Photos, cc-3.0)</i><p>Urban Ghosts has featured various abandoned underground stations including forgotten London tube platforms and the ghost …

Watch This Awesome Video of Disneyland Under Construction

This is more video hour than video interlude: nearly 45 minutes of vintage <b>Disneyland-under-construction</b> footage. It's part of a 2011 presentation by Imagineer Tony Baxter for the Disney fan club D23--boingboing dug it up today. It starts out with carousel horses, Autopia cars, the Mark Twain …

UK construction industry grows for fifth consecutive month

Britain's construction industry maintained its run of strong growth for the fifth month in September, according to the CIPS/Markit survey of purchasing managers in the sector.<p>Markit said construction companies ended the third quarter of 2013 with "a strong expansion of overall output levels and a …

Learning to value apprenticeships

In their lifetime, qualified apprentices will, according to research, earn £150,000 more than their peers who failed to take the workplace learning route. And according to the National Audit Office, for every £1 spent on developing an apprentice, £18 is invested back into the economy. The figures …

What Gaudí's Sagrada Familia Will Look Like in 2026

The <i>Sagrada Famlia</i>, a world-famous Catholic church in Barcelona designed by the late renowned architect Antoni Gaud, is set to finally complete construction in the year 2026 after over a century of work. Having first embarked on the ambitious architectural project in 1882, Gaud took his time …

Yosemite National Park, Closed on Its 123rd Birthday

California's Yosemite National Park, established on October 1, 1890, stands closed today, along with all other national parks and monuments in the U.S. More than a century ago, naturalist John Muir, a strong advocate for the recognition and protection of the region, successfully lobbied congress to …

Surfing’s Golden Age: John Witzig and His Groundbreaking Photos

He’s a photographer who was lucky to grow up during Australia’s surf revolution. The pioneer talks to Josh Dzieza about his new book.<p>John Witzig is …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 0 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

Six beautiful and bizarre bridges

Many bridges are the archetype of urban blight, essential yet uninspired. But informed Quora.com users know better. They identified fantastic structures that double as art.