17 Most Inspiring Places In The World To Look Up
Aug21

17 Most Inspiring Places In The World To Look Up

There are some places where you don’t need to say a word. Just stop. Tilt your head up… and gaze in wonder. 1 | The Florence Duomo, Italy Source: theroadforks.com As the main church of Florence, Il Duomo di Firenze has a magnificent dome, built by a master goldsmith over 16 years starting in 1420. 2 | Hotel Kakslauttanen, Finland Source: www.flickr.com Hotel Kakslauttanen and its luxurious glass igloos are located at one 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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The 24 Most Terrifying Places In The World To Look Down
Aug10

The 24 Most Terrifying Places In The World To Look Down

If you’re afraid of heights, turn back now. These are the most incredible (and mortifying) places to stand…and look down. 1 | Mont Blanc, French Alps Atop the 12,600 foot Aiguille du Midi peak is a glass cage named “Step into the Void.” Visitors enjoy the view of Mont Blanc, Europe’s highest mountain, from what is the world’s highest glass floor. 2 | The tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa in Dubai Burj Khalifa is 2,700...

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Bill’s House by Tony Owen Partners
Jul31

Bill’s House by Tony Owen Partners

Chippendale-based studio Tony Owen Partners has completed the Bill’s House project in 2006. This contemporary two story residence all made of glass and concrete is located in Sydney, Australia. Bill’s House by Tony Owen Partners: “This house was designed for a client in Sydney’s inner west. The client is a concrete contractor who planned to build the house himself. As a result the house was designed to make maximum use of concrete and...

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River House by MCK Architects
Jul23

River House by MCK Architects

Australian studio MCK Architects has completed the River House project in 2009. This 5,812 square-foot contemporary home is located in Sydney, Australia. River House by MCK Architects: “For the River House, the site itself provided both the greatest opportunities, and the largest constraints to the design. It is both steep and awkwardly shaped, but retains magnificent North facing panoramic views over the Lane Cove River. The...

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