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Happy UFO Day! 10 Structures To Take You Out Of This World


The UFO at Treehotel by Bertil Harström of Inredningsgruppen, in in Harads, Sweden. Photo via SmallHouseBliss Happy UFO day, everyone! Now, although we aren’t exactly clear on how one normally celebrates this day of festivities, we are never shy in taking up the opportunity to do a sci-fi roundup. For us, today is the day that we celebrate buildings that …Continue Reading
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Daft Punkitecture Around The World


Photo: Mathieu César via crfashionbook.com Daft Punk recently released this slick and stylish photo shoot set in a famous LA modernist house, though we here at Architizer think there’s more here than meets the eye. The French DJ duo—whose new album, “Random Access Memories,” drops today—snapped these images of themselves at the Sheats Goldstein Residence, designed by American …Continue Reading
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7 Buildings Inspired By A Galaxy Far, Far Away

This house “may not look like much, kid, but she’s got it where it counts.” (No, we love this house.) Full disclosure: We’ll take about any excuse to talk about Star Wars. But this time we’ve got a legitimate reason: May 4 is international Star Wars Day! This Saturday, let your geek flag fly high, Sigue leyendo

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J. Mayer H’s Rest Stops In Georgia Are Out Of This World!

This project won the 2013 Architizer A+ Popular Choice Award in the bus and train station category. See the full list of winners here. You’re driving on a vast open highway surrounded by nothingness after spending hours in your cramped car, and suddenly, you need a place to eat, use the john, and catch a catnap. Sigue leyendo

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LEGO Artist Builds City Out Of 200,000 Individual LEGO Pieces

No one, I repeat, no one can do LEGO like Mike Doyle can. We’ve previously spotlighted his Halloween-themed LEGO sculptures, which used approximately 130,000 of the famed plastic bricks to build large models of crumbling Victorian houses. Now, Doyle is back with a larger and much more ambitious project: Contact 1, the first entry in a series of Sigue leyendo

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Foster + Partners Designs 3D-Printed Lunar Base

All images: Foster + Partners Having conquered the world of architecture on earth, Foster + Partners have their sights set on last frontier for their latest project. The firm has released plans for a 3D-printed moon base that will be constructed using lunar soil (nerd speak: “regolith”). Designed in conjunction with the European Space Agency, Sigue leyendo

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Top 10: Sci-Fi Architecture

Photo via Interesting Buildings Architects have a thing for science fiction: museums that look like spaceships, skyscrapers covered in fish-scaley material, and all other sorts of mind-boggling structures. The great Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, … Sigue leyendo

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Race To The Bottom: Will Fiji’s Poseidon Resort Be The World’s First Underwater Hotel?

The planned Water Discus Hotel, designed by Deep Ocean Technology for Dubai, is an initiative of the Dubai construction company Drydocks World and Switzerland’s BIG InvestConsult. Image courtesy of Deep Ocean Technology. Back in 2001, submersible… Sigue leyendo

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