Architecture

January 13, 2017

World’s Largest Vertical Maze Illuminated With Thousands of LED Lights

Dubai is known for its outrageous architecture, but this is something we haven’t seen before. Completed in 2011, the Rostamani Maze Tower is the first of its kind. Not only is the multifunctional building the world’s first, but also the world’s tallest vertical maze, according to Guinness. The 56-floor skyscraper towers 689 feet above the city, with both residential and office floors.

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January 2, 2017

Family Lives in the Arctic Circle by Building Cob House in a Solar Geodesic Dome

The Arctic Circle conjures up images of extreme weather conditions, but one family has managed to create their own cozy oasis in the far reaches of Norway. The Hjertefølger  family has been living on Norway’s Sandhornøya island, where they started their journey into sustainable living, since 2013. Their three-story cob home—built from sand, water, clay, and other organic materials—is encased in an aesthetically pleasing, and functional, solar geodesic dome by Solardome.

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