Cliff house by Modscape suspended above the Australian ocean

Cliff house by Modscape suspended above the Australian ocean Prefabricated architecture specialists modscape have planned a conceptual property perched above the ocean in the Australian state of Victoria. The project, which is designed for a couple exploring options for a holiday home, hangs off the cliff face in the same way that barnacles cling to the side of a ship. Envisioned as a natural extension of the landscape, the dwelling shares a direct relationship with the sea below, utilizing Read more [...]

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Female Sculptures Guard Amphipolis Tomb in Greece

Female Sculptures Guard Amphipolis Tomb in Greece Greek archaeologists made another amazing find on Saturday as they unearthed two finely sculpted Caryatids – female sculptures — inside a mysterious tomb from the time of Alexander the Great, in Amphipolis, about 65 miles from Thessaloniki. Carved from marble with traces of blue-and-red paint, the Caryatids were found when a team of archaeologists, led by Katerina Peristeri, removed sandy soil in front of a sealing wall. The sculptures stood Read more [...]

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Zaha Hadid’s crest pavilion to debut at London design festival

Zaha Hadid’s crest pavilion to debut at London design festival This autumn, Zaha Hadid will complete an installation in the grounds of london’s victoria and albert museum as part of the city’s annual design festival. as reported by our friends at wallpaper*, the architect’s sweeping pavilion, entitled ‘crest’, will be suspended above the pond in the historic institution’s john madejski garden. after the event, the demountable structure is to be relocated to the united arab Read more [...]

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Oia Mansion: A Luxurious Villa in Oia Santorini Greece

Oia Mansion: A Luxurious Villa in Oia Santorini Greece Oia village on Santorini Island was the choice of residence of its wealthy ship owners, persons with passion as well as vision and social conscience. Since the late 19th century, they built two-storied neoclassical “palaces”, living monuments of the era of the cultural and, indeed, financial development of the village. They established a society ahead of its time. Oia Mansion luxury villa in Santorini was founded around 1870. Since Read more [...]

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World Trade Center by Minoru Yamasaki Associates + Emery Roth & Sons

World Trade Center / Minoru Yamasaki Associates + Emery Roth & Sons A New York City icon that once rivalled structures such as the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building, the World Trade Center, colloquially known as the Twin Towers, was one of the most recognised structures in history. Designed by Japanese-American architect Minoru Yamasaki, it held the title of Tallest Building in the World from 1972–1974.  Up until its unfortunate demise, the WTC site was a major destination, accommodating Read more [...]

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