The Himalayas Water Tower
Human pylons carry electricity across Iceland
An architecture and design firm called Choi+Shine has submitted a design for the Icelandic High-Voltage Electrical Pylon International Design Competition which proposes giant human-shaped pylons carrying electricity cables across the country’s landscape.
Phuket’s Luxury Retreat on the Rocks
Nestled in rocks above Kamala Beach in Phuket, Thailand, you will find Villa Amanzi, the ultimate luxury getaway. Designed by Original Vision architects, this six-bedroom residence features a 50 ft (15m) infinity pool and breathtaking views over the Andaman Sea.
Pop-Up Restaurant Will Sit Atop Famous Buildings and Mountains
The Cube is the French Spiderman of fine dining and then some. A pair of pop-up restaurants commissioned by the Swedish appliance giant Electrolux, they’re expected to travel across Europe, briefly perching atop famous buildings, monuments, and cliffs; apparently, one of ‘em will even settle down in the middle of a lake.
China’s 2013 National Games Arena
Los Angeles-based EMERGENT was awarded first prize in a competition to design China’s 2013 National Games Arena. The complex measures over 400,00 sq ft (37,000 sq m) and includes a civic recreation center, swimming arena, soccer fields, basketball, tennis, badminton, and volleyball courts.