Architecture

This Prison Ship Looks More Like a Luxury Cruise Liner Than Jail

This Prison Ship Looks More Like a Luxury Cruise Liner Than Jail

Naval architecture is sometimes considered to be a conservative industry as it follows stringent engineering rules and design safety principles. But as we know,...

The World’s Most Ambitious 3D-Printed Buildings

The World’s Most Ambitious 3D-Printed Buildings

3D printing has been around since the 1980s, but to the average Joe, it’s really begun to matter only in the last few years....

32 Great Tips for Building Shipping Container Homes

32 Great Tips for Building Shipping Container Homes

Shipping container homes have grown in popularity immensely in the last few years, and for good reason: they are strong, durable, cheap, eco-friendly (compared...

This Turkish Photographer Gives Another Dimension to Ordinary Places

This Turkish Photographer Gives Another Dimension to Ordinary Places

Aydın Büyüktaş sees the world differently than most of us. The photographer and visionary from Turkey takes the ordinary, mundane parts of life and makes...

The Amazing Engineering Feats of the Lost City of Petra

The Amazing Engineering Feats of the Lost City of Petra

Historically speaking, the lost city of Petra, in the Arabic country of Jordan, is one of the most enigmatic civilizations that have ever existed....

Engineers Troll Trump With Hilariously Clever Border Wall Suggestions

Engineers Troll Trump With Hilariously Clever Border Wall Suggestions

It’s no secret that one of U.S. President Donald Trump’s biggest campaign promises was building a wall between the United States and southern neighbor...

Top 5 Earthquake Resistant Structures Around the World

Top 5 Earthquake Resistant Structures Around the World

Earthquakes are one of the most destructive forces of nature. Structures and infrastructures suffer the most when an earthquake strike a seismically active region in...

Bailong Elevator: Would You Dare Ride This Insanely Tall Outdoor Lift?

Bailong Elevator: Would You Dare Ride This Insanely Tall Outdoor Lift?

Bailong elevator is officially the tallest outdoor lift or elevator in the world, according to Guinness World Records. Its name means “Hundred Dragons Elevator”. Literally...

Fazlur Rahman Khan: The Man Behind Every Modern Skyscraper

Fazlur Rahman Khan: The Man Behind Every Modern Skyscraper

Think for a moment about the world’s tallest buildings. For many, one that comes to mind is New York City’s Empire State Building. The...

Architects Design a Crazy Skyscraper That Would Hang From an Asteroid

Architects Design a Crazy Skyscraper That Would Hang From an Asteroid

A New York-based architecture firm called Clouds AO has revealed their design for the construction of the Analemma Tower, that will be founded on a...