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oday’s estate would be a lot to live up to, the cool factor is pretty high. Out of the sleek modern homes perched on Camelback Mountain with views of Phoenix, Arizona, this is one of the best.
Although not as aesthetically pleasing as those bio-mimicking Leaf lamps, these solar streetlights not only provide ample nighttime lighting, but also offer assistance in the event of a major earthquake. Sharp’s streetlamps charge during the day and light up the night with their powerful and energy-efficient high-intensity LED spotlights. In the event of an […]
It used to be that all you had to attract people to your hotel was build a pool. As tourists evolved, the pool was considered a must. Thus the indoor pool became a standard of luxury. Today, both of those types of pools are anything but impressive. It is this reason that many hotels […]
Richmond Olympic Oval The Richmond Olympic Oval is the largest structure to be built for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games to be held in Vancouver and Whistler BC. The Oval has been designed to accommodate the Olympic long track speed-skating events with seating for 8,000 spectators, before being transformed into a multi-sports training and recreation […]
One of my favorite buildings in Morningside Heights is the Britannia at 527 West 110th Street.
Architects Office for Metropolitan Architecture have unveiled new images of a residential project for Singapore, comprising long low apartment blocks stacked in hexagonal configurations.
Space constraints, trapezoidal plots, tax evasion—even spite—have given rise to some of the skinniest houses across the globeSpace constraints, trapezoidal plots, tax evasion—even spite—have given rise to some of the skinniest houses across the globeMcMansions, move over! When it comes to innovative design, thin is in. Around the world and throughout history, homes have sprouted […]
I’ ve been kicking around the idea of building some kind of greenhouse for several years, but I think that I’ve finally decided that in my case the most practical way to take that plunge is going to be with a small hoop house. The main thing that I think I want to do with […]
Solar Powered Lighted Paving Stone. Three brilliant bright white LEDs provide a deep, even light across the surface of the brick. Our Solar pavers store solar energy in a high tech capacitor that is rated for 10 years; there is no battery ever to replace!
Designer Chiyu Chen has conceived of an ingenious transit system that encourages the use of sustainable transportation by crediting people for renting and riding bicycles. His Hybrid2 system consists of a fleet of rentable bicycles that are capable of generating and storing kinetic energy, which is then used to power the city’s hybrid electric […]
In the ever-expanding metropolis of Mexico City, green space is hard to come by. An estimated population of 22 million inhabitants bears an impressive weight on the Valley of Mexico and, in recent years, architects and urbanists have been examining solutions to combat the thickening smog. This stunning Vertical Park by Jorge Hernandez de […]
Our project is to design and build a solar-electric recumbent touring bike which will allow two riders to ride in long-distance tours powered only by the sun and our muscles. It’s not intended to be the car of the future, rather an experiment to see how a solar powered touring bike can be made […]
Have you ever seen a swimming pool house as gorgeous as this? New York based Hariri & Hariri Architecture designed this swimming pool house in suburban Connecticut. I just love the inside/outside feature – you can just imagine having all your friends and family over, BBQing and lounging around on a beautiful, sunny day. […]
duabi or dubai city is located on the northern tip of the united arab emeritus on the persian gulf. it has been ruled by the al maktoum dynasty since 1833 and has existed in its modern state since 1971. the current ruler is mohammed bin rashid al maktoum, who is also the prime minister […]