Tag: architecture

This Fairly Normal House Is For Sale In The UK. But It’s What’s Out Back That Has Everyone Talking.

This Fairly Normal House Is For Sale In The UK. But It’s What’s Out Back That Has Everyone Talking.

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When people are looking to buy a house, most of them have mental checklists. They'll want granite countertops, an open floor plan and lots of counter space. Some people hate split-level houses. Some prefer carpet over hardwood floors and vice versa. Everyone has different tastes. No matter how picky a house hunter is, though, they would never know how to react to this house in Birmingham, UK. It has a feature that you'll either love or hate... but you'd never expect.This is a 4 bedroom house that is listed for sale on rightmove.co.uk. rightmove.co.ukIt is semi-detached and quite pretty on the inside. rightmove.co.ukThere is a living room with a fireplace. ...
Hey, What’s That Outside Our Hotel Room Window? Is That A …OMG, NO WAY!

Hey, What’s That Outside Our Hotel Room Window? Is That A …OMG, NO WAY!

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Imagine this: You're on vacation, waking up to a cool breeze flowing through your bedroom window, as the sun slowly rises in the distance.  As you slowly open your eyes, you smell the aroma of freshly made coffee and breakfast.  The last thing you expect is for someone, or some thing, to be watching you. And yet, here at this hotel deep in the heart of Africa, that's exactly what you'd expect from the most loveable hotel guests you'll ever find.Found in Kenya, this hotel sits on the 140-acre animal sanctuary run by the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife (AFEW)Built in the 1930's, and later purchased in 1974, it features amazing architecture and scenaryAnd of course t...
An Internet Millionaire Listed His House For Sale. But Wait Til You See This ONE Special Room…

An Internet Millionaire Listed His House For Sale. But Wait Til You See This ONE Special Room…

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In a state like Florida, it's not uncommon to come across gigantic mansions with every amenity available (and then some). However, in the middle of Boca Raton, Florida, there is a $35 million mansion for sale that has a little extra something inside. It is a sprawling, 8 bedroom house complete with a pool and multiple entertainment rooms... Oh, and also an exact replica of the bridge of the Starship Enterprise from Star Trek. The current owner, Marc Bell, is a tech entrepreneur and huge Star Trek fan.The enormous, $35 million home is absolutely beautiful. Daily MailBecause of its size, it would probably be difficult to sell no matter what. Daily MailAlthou...
18 Homes That Are Totally Amazing… And Totally Terrifying.

18 Homes That Are Totally Amazing… And Totally Terrifying.

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A house doesn't have to be haunted to be absolutely terrifying. Sometimes the design, not demons, will do all of the work. These homes from all over the world test the boundaries of gravity and balance while also being totally gorgeous examples of impressive architecture. Take a look and ask yourself you'd be brave enough to live in one.1.) Cliff House, Calpe, Spain Fran Silvestre Arquitectos Reinforced concrete slabs help this angled abode stay situated in the rocks surrounding it. Covered in limestone stucco, the private home overlooks the Mediterranean Sea.2.) Sky High Treehouse, France Elle Decor Near Lake Geneva in France, this treehouse involves a stee...
16 Real Buildings That Look Like They Were Made From Pure, Distilled Evil

16 Real Buildings That Look Like They Were Made From Pure, Distilled Evil

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Have you ever passed a building and thought, "Oh yeah, something evil is happening in there"? In the right lighting, just about any building can look creepy, but some edifices look like they were truly designed to be timeless monoliths to chaos. Here are some of the most sinister-looking buildings from around the world that most likely serve as timeshare homes for the League of Evil. 1. Here's the H.R. department for the Dark Lord Sauron's army. Reddit / newtoforex 8 Spruce Street, New York City, New York 2. Something tells me that if you touch this church, you turn to stone and become part of it. Reddit / Every_form Sagrada Família in Barcelona, Spain 3. Those ropes look like they ...