Bloomframe: A Window That Transforms Into a Balcony

Bloomframe Window is an innovative window design that transforms into a balcony at the touch of a button. It consists of tough all-weather materials and controlled by a smooth electronic system. This magnificent design is created by Hofman Dujardin, an Amsterdam-based architecture firm and engineered by French manufacturer Kawneer France. The balcony is now in… Continue reading Bloomframe: A Window That Transforms Into a Balcony

11-Year Time-Lapse of One World Trade Center

EarthCam has released a commemorative time-lapse movie showing the completion of the construction of the One World Trade Center. Hundreds of thousands of high definition images were captured over the past 11 years that shows the transformation of the site from October 2004 to Memorial Day 2015. Watch the video below.

Stunning Ocean View Glass House

Boora Architects have designed the 360 House, a vacation home on the Oregon Coast which provides 360Âş stunning views of the ocean and the wonderful landscape. The design maintains sightlines from the sheltered forest to the open coastline with a minimal structure of glass and steel. Atop the two-story, transparent box, the copper-clad green roof… Continue reading Stunning Ocean View Glass House

Amazing One World Trade Center Elevator Ride

The elevators to the observatory atop 1 World Trade Center show an animated time-lapse that recreates the development of New York City’s skyline, from the 1500s to today. The magnificent 47-second time-lapse video gives you the impression you’re traveling to the 102nd floor in a glass elevator.

Cubitat: A Clever Compact Cube Four in One Apartment

A new 10 x 10 x 10 cube featuring a built-in bed, kitchen, bathroom and living space is set to change the way we think about small-space living. Italian designer Luca Nichetto and developers at Urban Capital unveiled the standalone Cubitat , described as a ‘plug and play living space,’ at Toronto’s Interior Design Show… Continue reading Cubitat: A Clever Compact Cube Four in One Apartment

Markthal Rotterdam: A Sci-fi Food Hall

Rotterdam’s sci-fi-looking fruit and vegetable market “Markthal Rotterdam” has just opened its doors in the Netherlands, offering tourists and residents the chance to grocery shop in style. Markthal is actually a combined food hall and apartment complex that contains 228 apartments, as well as 100 market stalls underneath its brightly-decorated archway. The facility has an… Continue reading Markthal Rotterdam: A Sci-fi Food Hall

Girl Rescued from 24th Floor Window Bars in China

Firefighters rescue a little girl, in Daye, Hubei province, central China, after she got her head stuck between a window bars on the outside of an apartment block on the 24th floor. The five-year-old had climbed out of the living room window apparently because she wanted to take a look around. The little girl was lucky, her head being… Continue reading Girl Rescued from 24th Floor Window Bars in China

Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel in Kuwait

Last night, I was invited by Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa to check out the new hotel spectacular facilities. The hotel management took us on a guided tour around the hotel wide range of room, restaurants and much, much more. The Jumeirah has all of the usual services provided by a luxury hotel with large standard rooms. It features 316 rooms and suites, 80 serviced apartments… Continue reading Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel in Kuwait