Architecture

Extremely densely populated place on earth Kowloon Walled City

Kowloon Walled City – The Most Densely Populated City Until 1992 [17 Pics]

Jul 7 2012

During its final years, Kowloon Walled City became the most densely populated place on earth with 50,000 people crammed into a few city blocks. Experience the city with two Canadian photographers Greg Girard and Ian Lamboth before it was demolished in 1992.

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Lights of Burj Khalifa in Dubai

Surreal Urban Landscapes by Alisdair Miller [12 Pics]

Jun 16 2012

We love the amount of surreal that is added into these photos. Hope you do too, make sure to check out Alisdair's official website.

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Melbourne Australia Apartment Renovation

Cool Warehouse Conversion into an Apartment [9 Pics]

Jun 8 2012

We love seeing conversions of old property into something beautiful. The brick exposed walls and arches are a nice touch to this contemporary apartment. Located inside of the “Leicester House” (a historical 1880's building) in Melbourne, Australia.

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Luxury Mansion of Celine Dion for Sale

Celine Dion's Private Island Mansion [13 Pics]

May 30 2012

International singing star Celine Dion and her husband Rene Angelil have decided to put up their Montreal-area home for sale at a whopping $29.7 million. Making this particular property the most expensive in the entire province of Quebec.

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Picture of the Day Manhattan Bridge

Construction of the Manhattan Bridge in 1903

Apr 29 2012

Taken from the roof of Robert Gear Building – suspenders and saddles hang free before the road construction begins. Photo by Eugene de Salignac / NYC Municipal Archives.

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A Creepy Abandoned Maternity Hospital [19 Pics]

Apr 21 2012

Seems like most of the cool abandoned places are located in Russia (probably has something to do with the break up of Soviet Union). Located in Moscow.

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Abandoned Cement Factory Converted Into a Luxury Home & Office

Apr 13 2012

When it was discovered in 1973 by Ricardo Bofill this Cement factory was made up of 30 silos, underground galleries and huge engine rooms which made it perfect for a restoration project. After it was acquired by Ricardo it was converted into his personal mansion and architectural office. The old yard has been converted into a beautiful blossoming botanical garden. Looks amazing!

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Cool construction in China

CCTV Headquarters in China

Mar 30 2012

A very complex piece of architecture this CCTV Tower is in Beijing, China. It was built as two towers, which were later joined in the middle. In order not to lock in structural differentials this connection was scheduled in the early morning when the steel in the two towers cooled to the same temperature. This was extremely difficult to achieve as the building itself is in seismic zone.

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cold war monument

Forgotten WWII monuments of former Yugoslavia

Mar 7 2012

In the 1960's and 1970's, Yugoslavians built monumental sculptures to commemorate World War II.

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Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in 1933 [Photos]

Mar 2 2012

One of the most internationally recognized symbols of San Francisco, California, and of the United States - this bridge took long 4 years to build but was instantly recognized for its iconic look. This bridge is also considered to be one of the Wonders of the World.

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