One of the obvious advantages of taking over the organizations of any major world event is architects competing to decorate the host city or nation with new buildings. Such is the case with Beijing of course, preparing for this year’s Olympic Games. The city has been turned into a giant open air museum of modern […]
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Forty four years after the last archeological research of the famous Stonehenge, British scientists have organized two-week excavations. Although it will take years to study the findings, it goes without saying that the work will bring sensational results.
This is about as strange as it gets. In a quaint public park in Lintz, Austria, three drain pipes have been transformed into mini hotel rooms. Christened the Das Park Hotel, each room comes with a double bed, a bed light, linens and a side table .The guests can pay what they feel a stay […]
The Museum of Modern Art is a world class museum located in Midtown Manhattan in New York, USA. It has single-handedly spurred the development of modernist art and is widely considered be one of the most influential museums of modern art since its inception in 1929. MoMA was the first ever museum to admit photography, […]
Which are the world’s tallest buildings? It depends on what you are measuring. The debate continues as to what parts of buildings are deserving of recognition when measuring a buildings height. Should flagpoles, spires, and antennas be included in the total height measurement? Technically speaking, communications towers, observation decks and towers, are thought of as […]