35+ Of The World’s Most Amazing Fountains
Jul03

35+ Of The World’s Most Amazing Fountains

Advertisement Many of you have probably heard of the Trevi Fountain in Rome, and you’ve probably seen the famous Bellagio Fountain in Las Vegas, either in person or while watching the movie Ocean’s 11. While there’s no doubt that these are both spectacular sights to behold however, they only represent a small percentage of the incredible fountains that you can currently find around the world. From Stockholm to...

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Rio 2016 Olympic Venues Just 6 Months After The Olympics
Feb16

Rio 2016 Olympic Venues Just 6 Months After The Olympics

Summer is over for Brazil’s ‘marvelous city’. In a series of eerie and depressing new photos released last week, the 2016 Summer Olympic venues in Rio de Janeiro are seen filthy and deserted just 6 months after the end of the games, including the legendary Maracana Stadium. In a city that hoped desperately to be lifted out of poverty and debt by making back the money they spent, these are the ruins of a shattered dream. Rio 2016 was...

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20+ Cities Like You’ve Probably Never Seen Before
Feb16

20+ Cities Like You’ve Probably Never Seen Before

Walking around towns and taking photos of their places of interest you may not see the whole picture: the view from the ground doesn’t permit you to fully appreciate the scale and geometry if architectural memorials. The Russian AirPano team of photographers rises to the sky to show you different places of our planet from above. More info: airpano.com | Instagram (H/T: Bored Panda) 01. New Delhi, India 02. Sagrada Familia,...

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This Narrow House In Japan Only Looks Tiny Until You Look Inside
Feb14

This Narrow House In Japan Only Looks Tiny Until You Look Inside

It’s said not to judge a book by its cover. The same goes for houses – especially this tiny one in Japan! Designed by Mizuishi Architects Atelier, the 594-square-foot house is based on a triangular site between a river and a road. It looks really small from the outside, yet it is surprisingly more spacious from the inside than you’d expect. The triangular house has two floors, with the bedroom on the first floor, the kitchen and...

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This Mosque Might Look Ordinary From Outside, But It Will Make Your Jaw Drop Once You Enter It
Oct05

This Mosque Might Look Ordinary From Outside, But It Will Make Your Jaw Drop Once You Enter It

Shah Cheragh is a funerary monument and mosque in Shiraz, Iran. It translates to “King of the Light” and it’s easy to understand why. The jaw-dropping interior of this structure has millions of tiny mirror shards which bounce the light in every direction. The site has a rather mysterious past. According to one story, around 900 A.D. a traveller spotted something shining from a distance. He approached the area to investigate and found...

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50+ Of The Most Creative Benches And Seats Ever
Sep28

50+ Of The Most Creative Benches And Seats Ever

Many things shape the face of a city: buildings, bridges, parks, sculptures… even benches! That’s right, this simple form of public furniture can also add more emotion to a particular site. A&D created this list of unusual bench designs to illustrate that creativity can transform busy streets into cozy communal living rooms. Whether you’re grabbing a quick lunch, or waiting for your date, these benches will...

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This Tidy Tiny Home Actually Has Room for You And a Guest
Sep27

This Tidy Tiny Home Actually Has Room for You And a Guest

Magically, there are two (two!) bedrooms. From the outside, this green home looks charming, sure, but it’s the inside that’s one-of-a-kind — literally. The artist homeowners (Jessica Lynch is a print maker and illustrator while her husband, Carson Lynch, owns a woodshop) curated their newly-built guest house on wheels with handmade items for the ultimate maker’s getaway. Located on their 5.5 acres of land on Guemes...

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Turkish Engineers Just Made A Real-Life Drivable BMW Transformer (Video)
Sep21

Turkish Engineers Just Made A Real-Life Drivable BMW Transformer (Video)

All this time we thought that the Transformers franchise was fictional, but it turns out that those giant battling robots are real. Don’t believe us? Then take a look at these pictures and be prepared to have your whole world turned upside down! It was made by a Turkish company called Letrons, and as you can see, it’s a fully functional Transformer! Well ok, maybe not FULLY functional. I mean, it doesn’t battle Decepticons, or fly,...

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What Happens When Architectural Designer Tries Baking Desserts
Sep09

What Happens When Architectural Designer Tries Baking Desserts

What happens when an architectural designer likes to bake? Dinara Kasko is what happens. The Ukrainian pastry chef is the master of combining baking with geometric figures and architectural designs. She approaches her desserts as if they were buildings, and creates the most unique edible structures ever. “I have many unrealized ideas and a great desire to experiment. I don’t want to imitate others; I want to create something new,”...

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30+ Before-And-After Pics Showing How Famous Cities Changed Over Time
Aug05

30+ Before-And-After Pics Showing How Famous Cities Changed Over Time

The world has evolved so rapidly over the last 100 years that it’s difficult to imagine just how much things have changed during that time. Many of the world’s most famous cities – like Kuala Lumpur for example, or Hong Kong – bare little resemblance to their earlier selves, and cities such as Dubai didn’t even exist at all until fairly recently. Take a look at these then and now pictures to see what we...

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