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London’s dizzying sky pool is not for those with fear of heights

In London, developers are planning on building a 10-storey high translucent pool that acts both as a bridge between two luxury apartments and as an agoraphobic’s worst nightmare. Called the ‘Sky Pool’, it comes with protective 8-inch glass and lets swimmers enjoy views from 115-feet up. The world-first structure will be part of the Embassy […]

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This cheeky house in Germany looks like something that’s NSFW

Ok not really NSFW, unless of course, your boss would find this kinky, then it’s definitely NSFW, not to mention weird and awkward. In Bochum, Germany, creative firm ‘Atelier Van Lieshout’ has put together a massive installation that’s both a house and a soft adult movie. Called the ‘Domestikator’, the artwork features two buildings seemingly […]

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People are raising $2.8B to build a ‘Lord of the Rings’ city in England

A fellowship of architects has come up with a plan to build a real-life Minas Tirith, the capital of Gondor in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. The cost of building a fictional city? Oh, just $2.8 billion. The project is currently fundraising on Indiegogo, but has so far only raised £68,272 (or about $107,00) […]

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5 Ways to Make Your Bookshelves Look Cooler

Bookshelves are great pieces when it comes to furnishing your home. They’re multipurpose: You can use them for storage, display, and additional homey touches. You can get them in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes—whatever suits your taste. But if the regular bookshelf just doesn’t cut it for you, there are so many ways […]

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How to Make Flowers Out of Pages

    This coming weekend, you probably have some time on your hands to declutter at home. You’re also probably gearing up to have some guests ove all the more you have to spruce up your area.  Still, among the things you to throw out, there are still some things you can salvage and turn into décor for […]

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4 Lamps for the After Hours

The days are getting colder, and the nights are getting darker. As you seek shelter from the gloomy clouds that bring about the rains and the threat of monsoons, you might want to update your lightning fixtures. Whether you are reading through your books, entertaining a small party, or simply setting up the for a […]

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What Movie Would You Want to Live In?

If you’ve ever wanted to change up your living space, movies can be a source of great inspiration. From visually rich and coordinated sets like that from The Grand Budapest Hotel to the rough, throwback aesthetic of Chicago, they’re accessible pegs when you want to switch up your place. They’re something can aspire to have, whether […]

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Designer creates a house with a separate staircase for dogs

In Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, one architectural firm has come up with a brilliant idea that makes life easier for man’s best friend: a staircase for dogs. The dog staircase, designed by ‘07Beach’, features smaller steps and a shallower incline, making it easier for small pooches to go up and down. It not only saves […]

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Behind-the-scenes shots of glamorous European theatres

Admit it. Every time you’ve gone to the theatre, you’ve wondered what’s behind those side curtains. You’ve wondered what the actors see when they exit the stage. It’s all glitz and glamour to the audience, but to everybody else, the stage is just the beginning on an enormous production of a play, musical or concert. […]

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This home gives you one of the best views in all of Greece (and is built underground)

Forget building a home that’s like the rest of ’em. What you need to stand out and keep up with the Joneses is the Casa Brutale by architects Laertis Antonios Ando Vassiliou and Pantelis Kampouropoulos. What these architects have done is design a house that is built into a cliff, with a roof-top pool (though […]

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Kids in this Japanese preschool get to play in puddles indoors

While most, if not all preschools discourage kids from playing in the rain, Japan has one innovative institution that does the opposite. It lets children be themselves as they play and splash in a giant puddle accumulating in the school’s courtyard. Located in Kumamoto City, the Dai-Ichi Yochien building was made to allow ‘leaking’ indoors. […]

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A pop-up tree office opens in London to support the local environment

Imagine going to work, looking up from your computer and not seeing fluorescent lighting. Or better yet, not seeing stark white walls. If you live and work in London, this might be a reality because a brand new pop-up office has emerged in the city’s Hoxton Square. It’s called TREExOFFICE and it provides eight work […]

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Artist paints white hotel room with colourful graffiti, but only half of it

If you’re not gonna finish what you’ve started, at the very least make it look like this. In his project ‘Sunday’, Kiev-based designer Pavel Vetrov painted an all-white hotel room with street art. The catch is, he painted only half of it. Inspired by French artist TILT’s earlier work called ‘Panic Room’, Vetrov used the […]

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In Melbourne, a trippy staircase encourages more people to take the stairs

When Australia’s largest health insurer Medibank decided to build themselves a new headquarters, they asked creative studio ‘HASSELL’ to design a healthy and active working environment – because you know, healthy is what they do. So the studio came up with a staircase design that’s vibrant, engaging, and most importantly in an office setting, trippy. […]

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Rich Star Trek fan builds himself a $100-million building that looks like the USS Enterprise

In China, a wealthy tech executive has put his hard-earned money to good use: by giving mankind a real life USS Enterprise – albeit one that doesn’t fly. 43-year-old tech executive and Trekkie, Liu Dejian, has built himself a six-story building that looks like the famed starship from Star Trek. Located in the city of […]

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Go on holiday and spend the night in a sewer pipe in Austria and Germany

They might not be your first choice for accommodation, but Austrian architect Andreas Strauss has totally revamped these sewer pipes and converted them into homes away from home. They’re calling them Das Park Hotels and each pipe has enough room to fit two people, with a bed and lamp, woolly blanket, and a light cotton […]

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Along London’s River Thames, a floating house you can rent on Airbnb

To celebrate London’s easing of tight home-sharing regulations, Airbnb is renting out a one-of-a-kind property that’s set in one of the city’s best locations: the River Thames. Cruising along neighborhoods like Chelsea, Westminster, and Canary Wharf, the floating blue house features two bedrooms, a living room, a bathroom, a dog kennel, and a garden complete […]

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A photo series documenting the ‘beautiful’ scaffolding of New York

Can scaffolding be beautiful? Anderson Moran has undertaken a photo series for the architecture and design firm, William Green Architecture, that shines a light on the ever-changing scaffolding in New York City. On the firm’s blog BiLLY BoY, it reads: ‘We immediately accept these temporary, spiny structures into our daily commutes, taking refuge from the […]

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Girlfriend told him to keep all his geeky stuff in the basement, he rebels with these hidden toys

When his loving girlfriend banished all of his geeky stuff down in the basement, Imgur user ‘Ohhaibroadcast’ decided to get some payback and wage some guerilla warfare. His troops? A LEGO X-Wing pilot and a couple of other toys who know a thing or two about stealth. Hiding his toys in plain sight, the rebellious […]

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