Architecture Rings Let You Wear Your Beloved Cities Wherever You Go
Apr18

Architecture Rings Let You Wear Your Beloved Cities Wherever You Go

Imagine moving your family to a new city every few years. This is what Siberian goldsmith Ola Shekhtman does on a regular basis in order to familiarize herself with a new urban center. Trained in St. Petersburg, she takes the iconic elements of cities like London, Paris, and New York, and turns them into beautiful rings. While she was training, Shekhtman did everything by hand, in the manner of the old masters. This means that she...

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What It’s Like To Live In A $95-Million Penthouse 1,396 Feet Above New York City
Jan06

What It’s Like To Live In A $95-Million Penthouse 1,396 Feet Above New York City

432 Park Avenue – this is the address of the New York skyline’s newest ornament and of the tallest residential tower in the Western Hemisphere. Towering up to 1,396 ft, the skyscraper offers 104 apartments at 30,000 sq ft each with 12.5 ft ceilings, 10 x 10 ft windows, and prices ranging from $16,95 million to $82,5 million. The breathtaking condo tower was designed by Rafael Viñoly and took three years to construct. It is situated in...

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Take A Tour Of Cristiano Ronaldo’s $18.5 Million Apartment In Trump Tower
Sep13

Take A Tour Of Cristiano Ronaldo’s $18.5 Million Apartment In Trump Tower

Cristiano Ronaldo just injected jet fuel into the fiery rumors that he’s moving across the pond when his contract with Real Madrid expires in 2018. The New York Post reports that the Portuguese soccer star just dropped a cool $18.5 million on an apartment in New York City’s Trump Tower. Before Ronaldo purchased it, the 2,500-square-foot pad belonged to Alessandro Proto — a business partner of Donald Trump’s. Bonnie...

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The 10 Tallest Skyscrapers Of The Future
Aug24

The 10 Tallest Skyscrapers Of The Future

We have entered the age of the “megatall” skyscraper. The first megatall tower — a building that soars over 2,000 feet into the air — opened ten years ago, according to Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). It was the Burj Khalifa, and it set astounding records at 2,722 feet tall or over half a mile high.  But come 2018, a new building will rise more than 550 feet taller than the Khalifa. And the CTBUH predicts that...

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14 Unique Places That Transform When Night Falls
Aug18

14 Unique Places That Transform When Night Falls

It turns out nature makes for the best night light. 01. Forest Park, New York Apparently, this glowing fungus is remarkably common in the forests of New England, which is odd because I had honestly never heard of it before today. Panellus stipticus (sometimes called bitter oyster) is one of 70 bioluminescent species that grow and glow for days. The intensity of the glow seems to correlate with reproductive maturation, and can be...

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How to Live Large In A 46 Sqm Apartment by JPDA
Aug16

How to Live Large In A 46 Sqm Apartment by JPDA

East Village Studio is a private residence designed by Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture. It is located in New York, USA, and covers an area of 500 square feet. How to Live Large In A 46 Sqm Apartment in New York: Living and working in under 500 square feet, the client had been pushing the limits of what his apartment, in its current configuration, would accommodate. He’d purchased the studio back in 1999, before the boom of the...

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The 20 Most Expensive Cities in the World 2014
Aug12

The 20 Most Expensive Cities in the World 2014

The website Expatistan.com collects information from almost 200,000 users around the world to calculate average prices in 1,600 cities for everyday items such as food, rent and petrol. 1 | London, UK It’s the monthly transport costs of £131 and high rent that are causing city dwellers here to struggle, though petrol is also £1.39 a liter – more than double the price in LA. 2 | Oslo, Norway Where a bottle of decent red...

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17 Photos That Will Remind You Why Nature Is Beautiful
Aug03

17 Photos That Will Remind You Why Nature Is Beautiful

There is just something about natural landscapes that inspire a sense of peace and tranquility within. 1 | Alola, Saudia Arabia 2 | Old Rag Mountain, Virginia, USA  3 | Helen, Georgia, USA 4 | Cloud Forest’, Tararua Forest Park – New Zealand 5 | Old Man Storr, Isle of Skye – Scotland 6 | Buzzard’s Roost, Sharp Top Mountain – Bedford, Virginia, USA 7 | Platte Clove Ravine, Catskill Mountains – New York, USA 8 | Wolf Haven Prairie...

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Daniel’s Lane Residence by Blaze Makoid Architecture
Jul23

Daniel’s Lane Residence by Blaze Makoid Architecture

American architectural firm Blaze Makoid Architecture has created the Daniel’s Lane Residence in Sagaponack, New York. This two story contemporary home on Long Island features a clean and simple wood and travertine facade. Large sliding glass walls ensure unobstructed views of the ocean. Daniel’s Lane Residence by Blaze Makoid Architecture: “”Our work focuses on creating total built environments that are a modern reflection of our...

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32 Amazing Travel Destinations Around The World
Jul18

32 Amazing Travel Destinations Around The World

1 | Edinburgh, Scottland 2 | Mal, Capital of the Maldives 3 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 4 | Utrecht, The Netherlands 5 | Mostar, Bosnia 6 | Bern, Switzerland 7 | Berlin, Germany 8 | Dubai, UAE 9 | Alesund, Norway 10 | Cologne, Germany 11 | Seoul, South Korea 12 | Tehran, Iran 13 | New York City, USA 14 | Paris, France 15 | London, England 16 | Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey 17 | El Mina, Lebanon 18 | Hong Kong 19 | Chinatown, New York 20...

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