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Antoni Gaudí's unfinished Masterpiece - In Photos

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Discover Witch Windows in Craftsbury, Vermont: According to the folklore, Vermont's slanted windows were installed to keep witches from flying into the house.

Witch Windows – Craftsbury, Vermont  - Atlas Obscura


Nossa Senhora da Graça Fort near Elvas, Portugal

Perched on a strategic hillside, high above the hot, dry plains of eastern Portugal, the Nossa Senhora da Graça Fort has been called a masterpiece of 18th-century military architecture. The thick walls that surround the fortress are shaped in a star pattern, with pentagonal bastions jutting out from the curtain wall at the corners. We're looking at one of those bastions coming to a point in the lower center of our image.

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The renovated Rose Main Reading Room, New York Public Library Main Branch, New York City

May 23, 2021 marks the 110th anniversary of the opening of the New York Public Library's Main Branch (now known as the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building). Back just before the turn of the 20th century, a group of New York City business leaders decided that if their hometown was ever going to compete with Paris and London as a center of urban culture, it needed a great library.

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As the spectacular Cornish bio-domes turn 20, their creators reveal how they were inspired by a lost civilisation – and a load of washing up

Inspired by a sink full of soap bubbles: how we made the Eden Project | Architecture | The Guardian

A HOPELESS romantic has been ordered to pull down a 22ft model of the Eiffel Tower he built when Covid scuppered plans for a lovey­-dovey getaway.  Nick Charman, 56, spent three months constru…

Hopeless romantic ordered to pull down 22ft model of Eiffel Tower he built for wife after Covid scuppered getaway plans

From a loo inches away from cooking hobs to a window which cannot be reached - let alone opened - these have got to some of the most outrageous property design fails on the internet

Bizarre flat has squat toilet in kitchen as social media snaps reveal 'worst properties' - Mirror Online

A FUTURISTIC home with the look of a Bond Villain’s lair has been built onto the side of a cliff. The eye-catching property – dubbed NCaved by its creator – sits by a secluded rocky cove on t…

Futuristic home built into a Greek cliff looks like Bond villain lair

We take a look at some of the world's coolest underground attractions from the iconic catacombs in Paris to Krakow's incredible salt mine
I’ve been in Krakows salt mines. We were on a guided tour for 3 hours and visited only 15% of the entire site 😳

Inside the world's beautiful underground attractions from catacombs to salt mines - Mirror Online

A BUNKER 14ft underground is for sale as the ultimate self-isolation hideout. The Cold War reinforced concrete shelter was built to survive a nuclear bomb and is big enough for two adults. For roug…

This bunker 14ft underground on sale for £35k makes the perfect self-isolation hideout

I believe quite a few people preferred the Bush but the exposed bare look proved very popular

Church that was 'essentially a bush' looks unrecognisable after dramatic transformation

A new book captures the most aspirational and enlightened architecture of the north’s postwar years – featuring competitive church building and an endless supply of reinforced concrete.

Concrete jungle: the brutalist buildings of northern England – in pictures

From a chunky Russian dacha to Renzo Piano’s evocative turrets in the South Pacific, these inventive buildings celebrate the oldest and most malleable of construction materials. Here are a few of the finest specimens from a new book by designer William Hall – who has written tomes devoted to concrete and brick – that is, appropriately, called Wood

Shiver me timbers! Astounding wooden architecture – in pictures

In all the pandemic, homeoffice and presidential election turbulances i sometimes take the time to daydream in the net.
Some months ago i ended up on a website called "globalmansion" and ever since than i get many pop ups of mindblowing real estates all over the globe.

OF COURSE they are faaaar to expensive (except for the three cheapest ones maybe smiley ) but its a good place to let imagination flow.
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We look forward to welcoming guests back to the Tower as soon as public health authorities and Canada Lands Company determine that it is safe to do so,” says CN Tower.

Covid-19 is ruining everything, that Hot Pizza looks so good too.

CN Tower closes operations amid surge in coronavirus cases | News


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