Why camp in freezing temperatures, when you could stay at this cliff-hanging geometric hotel by designer Andrii Rozhko. This all-glass structure offers plenty of natural lighting, while heating the space naturally. Unfortunately, there's only two ways to stay here, either by climbing, or an expensive helicopter ride. Now we're guessing that just about everything you find here, including the meals, will cost up to 10-times more than in normal stores due to transportation costs. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the first Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer.
Designed by Goetz Schrader, these massive wind turbine "Wind Pecker" homes literally transform the large energy sources into habitable dwellings. The residences are formed from highly insulated capsules built around the gigantic lower sections of wind turbines, while the entrance to them can be accessed through a hollow vertical tube that leads them up the shaft of the turbine. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
You won't need to visit the ice planet Hoth for a stay in the world's only permanent ice hotel, just Sweden. Called "Icehotel 365", it's located approximately 125-miles north of the Arctic Circle in Jukkasjarvi, spans 2,100-square-feet, houses 20 suites, a bar, and even an art gallery. Power comes the way of solar panels harvested during the summer months, and the interior stays a comfortable 23° Fahrenheit year round to ensure the hotel remains cold throughout the summer. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.
Nestled in Dovrefjell National Park, this rectangular structure is not a spaceship waiting to be launched into the great unknown, but rather a perfect viewing area to take in the mountains, and Northern Lights at dusk. A floating fireplace keeps guests warm, while floor-to-ceiling windows, along with comfortable curved wooden seating, ensure an unobstructed viewing area. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny autocorrect texts gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the final Star Wars: Rogue One trailer.
We all know that Tony Stark definitely has the wealth to own properties worldwide, and that includes in Ibiza, the tiny island off the east coast of Spain. Italy-based architectural firm Metroarea has unveiled a multi-story villa that would be perfect for the superhero. Located atop a hill, the living space boasts a grand vista with sweeping terraces, sprawling pool included, a master suite, six guest rooms, dining areas, a large kitchen, gym, and spa. Continue reading for more pictures. Click here for a few bonus images.
NOA (Network of Architecture) has unveiled a new design for Hotel Hubertus, located in the ski and hiking area of Valdaora, Italy. The standout feature is its new cantilevered, 115-foot-tall infinity pool, complete with a glass bottom so guests can view the commotion below as they swim. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
If you've ever visited a movie set, you probably already know that most of the buildings you see are just facades, or just the face of a building or home, with the inside being empty. OOF! architecture has designed a wedge home that appears to be just that, but when you step inside, you'll realize it's a multi-level modern living space. Featuring a full kitchen, bedroom, and even lawn green carpets that look just like grass. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny autocorrect texts gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a mysterious foam blob that invaded a Santa Clara street in California.
Most pools are located outside the house, but Villa Clessidra in the Netherlands, by LAAV Architects, has one one the second floor. In addition to the swimming area, this 3-story glass, steel and concrete living space boasts expansive floor-to-ceiling windows, a library reading area, and a glass ceiling. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Slovenia-based OFIS airlift the "Alpine Shelter" onto the top of Mount Kanin near the country's small resort town of Bovec to study the architecture necessary to weather some of our planet's most extreme conditions. While it may not be lavish, this most certainly beats staying in a tent. With room for up to 9 individuals looking for shelter during the winter months, it boasts magnificent views of the surrounding peaks. Continue reading for more pictures and information. Click here to view a few bonus images of hanging mountain temples from around the world.
At first glance, this appears to be just a patch of grass, but step inside, and you'll see that it's an abandoned World War II shelter turned home. Located in a rural part of the Netherlands, the Bunker House spans just nine square meters, but features all custom wooden furnishings that can be folded up, slid away, or pushed up and down for space. Continue reading for more pictures and information.