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This Taiwanese City Center is a Massive Natural Waterfall!

Posted by on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Water Damper Towers

Image source: Kamjz.com

Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink. Normally that phrase only applies to bodies of saltwater such as the ocean, but would you believe that it also applies to fresh water? Continue reading…

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The Future of Aquariums: Corkscrews, Suspended Tanks, & Other Marvels

Posted by on Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

CG Society and the Future of Aquariums

Image source: Interiorarcade.com

It’s hard to guess where architecture and design will be in 100 years. Will the buildings of tomorrow basically look like the buildings of today, or are we only a few decades away from underwater houses, colonies on the moon, and structures that would make today’s most advanced skyscraper look like a mud hut by comparison? Continue reading…

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Transforming Skyscrapers into Waterfalls with Aquatic Digital Art

Posted by on Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Sky Falls Digital Art

Image source: Wallpaper77.com

If you wanted to incorporate water into an architectural space, there are a couple of different options available. You could fuse aquatic art directly into the space with fountains or aquariums. You could also go a much more environmentally friendly route by utilizing energy-generating water turbines or a water-based air-conditioning system. A rather unique approach — one that has been gaining steam in recent years — is to incorporate aquatic digital art into the design. Continue reading…

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Solar Tower City: The Next Major Olympic Architecture Showpiece

Posted by on Friday, August 24th, 2012

Solar City Tower

Image source: Rafaa.ch

The Olympics are a great opportunity to elevate your city to the world stage and create buildings that scream, “Look at me! Look at me!” Beijing pulled out all the stops with the Water Cube and the bird’s nest stadium. London didn’t go to quite such extreme lengths, but their shooting stadium is certainly bizarre. Continue reading…

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Waterfall + Zoo + Skyscraper = Eden Falls

Posted by on Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Skyscraper Zoo with Waterfall

Image source: Visiondivision.com

What do you get when you mix together a zoo, a waterfall, and a skyscraper? Yeah, I’m not sure what you’d call it, either, but you can be your bottom dollar that it would be ridiculously amazing.┬áThis sky-zoo-fall isn’t something out of a Dr. Seuss book — Sweden design company VisionDivision seriously wants to build this wacky, hybrid habitat. Continue reading…

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The Clean Tower Skyscraper: Half Apartment Building, Half Swamp

Posted by on Monday, July 23rd, 2012

The Clean Tower in Chicago

Image source: Inhabitat.com

“Swamp” and “skyscraper” typically aren’t two words that you ever hear uttered in the same sentence. Putting a skyscraper in a swamp would be an architectural nightmare.Why would you ever want to build a giant skyscraper in the middle of a swamp, anyway? Continue reading…