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    Santiago Calatrava unveils design for rail station at Denver International Airport

    As part of the Denver International Airport’s South Terminal Redevelopment Program, architect Santiago Calatrava just unveiled his design for a new rail station at the airport. The new design reveals a rail station that will add a rail link from … Continue reading

  • Revolutionary in design, the 9 Hours Capsule Hotel

    A holiday is an experience that comes once in a blue moon in a busy individual’s life full of schedules. And making the most of a holiday means that the enjoyment levels need to be pushed above the top, be … Continue reading

    The pool above ground that needs no digging

    Ever wondered what it feels like to see someone swim in a block of water? Well, here’s something that could simply take your breath away. Who needs those boring old swimming pools in your backyard when you could have one … Continue reading

    The Fab Lab House produces three times more energy than it consumes by IAAC

    Now if we’d have to come across this one in the dead of the night, we’d probably scare our pants off into thinking it’s a space ship. Well it hardly is anything near to extra terrestrial. It’s a home and … Continue reading

    Mathieu Lehanneur designs L’Atelier des Enfants education center

    Mathieu Lehanneur has recently opened up an education center at the Centre Pompidou in Paris for kids. The area developed is just great for a child to spend time in making education a fun filled learning experience. Christened as the … Continue reading

    Floating homes in the Halong Bay area in Vietnam

    The Halong Bay area in Vietnam is home to 1600 inhabitants, none of whom have access to proper housing, though the area is a popular tourist destination. Family life in this area suffers, due to lack of space and adequate … Continue reading

    Lumenhaus: Solar powered home

    Lumenhaus is another green architectural design that will surely be loved by green lovers. An energy efficient home, the Lumenhaus has been designed by students of Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University. A solar powered structure; it makes use of … Continue reading

    The Tin Foil home gleams silver

    Now we’ve heard of our lunches being packed in tin foil to keep the food warm and fresh. Well, someone decided to go a step further, and ended up covering everything he came across in his home with nothing else … Continue reading

    The Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi to open its doors in October 2010

    Nothing’s better than driving around in a Ferrari, grabbing all the attention and making all the heads turn. Even Michael Schumacher loves these sweet, fast and usually iconic red machines by the Italian automobile giant. The company has spun out … Continue reading

    Villa Saitan is inspired by nature

    The exterior of this apartment building located in Kyoto, Japan, is inspired by nature. The outside of the Villa Saitan building, designed by Eastern Design Office, is covered with leaf shaped holes that add design and character to the structure. … Continue reading

    The Portavilion made from translucent membrane looks elegant

    A translucent membrane that stuffs into the back of a van can be inflated to create a temporary pavilion. The portavilion designed by Raumlaborberlin can be taken to the desired location, and then inflated and supported by air to act … Continue reading

    Element House by MOS

    MOS has designed the Element House as an architecture concept for a new ecology. An entirely unique creation, the living space is done up using living organism patterns algorithms. The concept comprises of using the archetypal shapes of a house, … Continue reading

    EM2N design beautiful Swiss Chalet

    Architects EM2N have designed this amazing Swiss chalet. A design masterpiece, this beautiful Chalet located in the scenic Swiss Alps is truly amazing. Its unique structure and design make it stand apart from the rest. Inside too, the Chalet brims … Continue reading

    Strata tower: A skyscraper with wind turbines incorporated in its design

    Eco-building concepts are on a steady rise owing to the need of the hour and a necessity to capture renewable sources of energy. The Strata Tower in London’s Elephant and Castle Area is one such building concept that incorporates wind … Continue reading

    Model of Energy producing skyscraper that resembles pasta

    Polish architects at mode:lina are probably too weary of windmills and linear-efficient modes of energy, to have come up with the concept of energy-producing skyscraper. The pasta-like structure mixes wind, kinetic and water production for maximum efficiency. Besides that, it … Continue reading

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