This is a video of the Babyn Yar Synagogue opening up like a pop-up book. The synagogue, located in a wooded ravine in the west of Kyiv in Ukraine, was designed and constructed by Swiss-based Manuel Herz Architects (link to their website with a lot more detail) to commemorate the
This is a selfie video captured by steeplejack (a tradesman who scales buildings to inspect/repair them, originally named for climbing church steeples) James Marksbury while hanging onto the top spire of the Chrysler Building in New York City at approximately 1,000-feet. For reference, I’m just over 6’1″, so he’s at
This is the Sotheby’s listing for the colloquially known ‘Darth Vader House’ for sale in Houston, Texas. The house was built in 1992 for Dr. Jean Cukier, who, when deciding to have a custom home built “grabbed a piece of paper and drew it himself. Cukier loved Star Wars so
Previously seen in 3D rendered form, London’s Sky Pool is now open, and here are a couple videos (including one from inside the pool looking down) of all the terrifying fun to be had. As mentioned previously, the 115-foot high pool is only open to people who own units in
Opening May 19th, the ‘Sky Pool’ in London’s Nine Elms neighborhood connects the tenth story rooftops of the Embassy Gardens Legacy buildings with a heated 85-foot pool, 46-feet of which is clear acrylic and ‘floating’ 115-feet above the street below. The clear portion of the almost 10-feet deep pool has
Dropping November 27th for $550, this 9,036-piece recreation of the Roman Colosseum is officially LEGO’s largest set to date. For reference, the two previous largest sets were the 7,541-piece Ultimate Collector Series Star Wars Millennium Falcon released in 2017 for $800, and 5,923-piece Taj Mahal released in 2007 for $300.
These are a few shots of the see-through restrooms designed by Shegiru Ban’s architecture firm and installed in a Tokyo park as part of the Tokyo Toilet Project, which is ‘enlisting world-famous architects to create toilets “like you’ve never seen.”‘ A bold mission, because I’ve seen all kind of toilets