Archive for the ‘Buildings’ Category

50 million dollars cruise ship hotel

Queen Elizabeth Hotel has 325 rooms and was been built to look like a cruise ship. The total cost? Around $50 million to build, and can be found “between the legendary Toros Mountains and the sparkling turquoise Mediterranean in Göynük, Antalya. Just on the first row of Shopping Center in Göynük.” The hotel’s website and [...]

Tour Signal from the La Défense neighborhood

In an effort to make the La Défense neighborhood of Paris more attractive, this winning design by Ateliers Jean Nouvel, was selected over dozens of other firms. This 71 floor tower will include offices, hotel, residential and retail spaces. The design is basically made up of four blocks piled one on top of the other [...]

Floating Building for water rising refugees

According to the Intergovernmental Group on the Evolution of the Climate the ocean level will rise from 20 to 90 cm during the 21st Century . As a solution to this problem architect Vincent Callebaut designed a building that could serve as a luxurious future space for 50,000 inhabitants who will want refuge from rising [...]

Orchid House – one of the most expensive ‘green’ homes

Sarah Featherstone’s modern green house was sold for a record-breaking £7.2million, or $14.2million USD! The home is known as Orchid House and is one of the key homes on Lower Mill Estate which is a project to turn a disused gravel pit into a beautiful nature reserve.

Center for Knowledge and Culture looks like a bunch of stones

In celebration of Saudi Aramco Oil Company’s 75th Anniversary, the King Abdulaziz Center for Knowledge and Culture wants to be a breathtaking tribute to the founder of the modern state of Saudi Arabia, King Abdulaziz. Located on Dammam Dome, the futuristic structure will stand alongside the site of Prosperity Well No.7 which was the first [...]