Austria’s highest cable car unveiled atop the Pitztal Glacier

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Austria’s highest cable car unveiled atop the Pitztal Glacier

By Bridget Borgobello, 2013. Perched atop of the Pitztal Glacier at an altitude of 3440 meters (11,286 ft.), the spectacular Wildspitzbahn became Austria’s highest coffee destination when it opened its doors late last year. The visitor center designed by Austrian architectural firm Baumschlager Hutter features a free-suspension outdoor terrace to make the most of the […]

This breathtaking panorama of Tokyo is the second largest photo in the World

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This breathtaking panorama of Tokyo is the second largest photo in the World

By Jonathan Fincher on August 2, 2013. Photography group 360Cities seems determined to capture every major city in the world in as much detail as possible. Shortly after putting together a 360-degree panorama of London and breaking the record for world’s largest photo in the process, the group’s founder Jeffrey Martin set his sights on […]

Water Discus Hotel to be built in the Maldives

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Water Discus Hotel to be built in the Maldives

By Adam Williams, June 12, 2013. Polish architectural and deep-sea engineering company Deep Ocean Technology has inked a deal with Ridgewood Hotels and Suites Pvt. Ltd. to build its futuristic part-underwater Water Discus Hotel just off the Shore of Kuredhivaru Island in the Maldives. The Water Discus Hotel will be based on the same two […]

Plans unveiled for “world’s first zero gravity spa” in Barcelona space hotel

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Plans unveiled for “world’s first zero gravity spa” in Barcelona space hotel

By Bridget Borgobello, May 26, 2013. The bustling Catalan city of Barcelona attracts thousands of tourists each year and is renowned for its world heritage sites which include several masterpieces by the 19th century Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. In stark contrast to the city’s various attractions steeped in history, art and culture, Barcelona could host […]

Kenya kickstarts multi-billion-dollar Konza Tech City.

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Kenya kickstarts multi-billion-dollar Konza Tech City.

By James Holloway. The Kenyan government intends to spend a reported US$14.5 billion on the creation of Konza Technology City or “Silicon Savanna,” which Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki hopes will become Africa’s answer to Silicon Valley. Recently underway, the ambitious venture will see the construction of a brand new city on 20 sq. km (7.7 […]

15 Incredible Images Of Futuristic Skyscrapers

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15 Incredible Images Of Futuristic Skyscrapers

By Colin Lecher Posted 3.13.2013. Polar Umbrella Derek Pirozzi This concept for an Arctic skyscraper took took top honors at the eVolo competition. Derek Pirozzi imagines an umbrella-shaped building that acts as a research station, where scientists can examine and battle thinning ice shelves. Phobia Skyscraper Darius Maïkoff, Elodie Godo. Second place in the competition […]