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Remarkable Recycling: Architect Turns Grain Silo Into Home

There’s nothing more satisfying than people making the most of the materials available to them and that’s certainly the case with this incredible home in Phoenix, Arizona. The unique house is actually made from an old 1950’s grain silo and houses two floors, with space for a kitchen, living room, bedroom and bathroom. The structure […]

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See The World’s First Glass-Bottomed Sky Pool

Most luxury apartments in the centre of London are pretty extravagant but the recently announced Embassy Gardens Penthouses have something a little bit special – a glass bottomed ‘sky pool’ that will be suspended 115 feet in the air! The incredible pool is the first of its kind and will link two luxury apartment blocks […]

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Are These The Smallest Hotel Rooms On The Planet?

If you’ve ever complained about the size of your hotel room, you might reconsider what you term ‘small’ when you see these tiny rooms. Capsule hotels have actually been popular in Japan for decades and are a convenient place for busy businessmen or late-night revellers to rest their heads and avoid a long trek home. […]

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An Abandoned Crane Turns Into A Unique Hotel

If you’re bored of staying in the same old run-of-the-mill city-centre hotels, then a trip to Harlingen in northern Holland should help spice up your next trip. The aptly named ‘Crane Hotel’ is located in the town’s harbour and the lodgings are exactly as the name suggests: a hotel suite in a decommissioned crane! The […]

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5 Of The Coolest Houses On The Planet

We spend a huge amount of our lives in our homes so it is always important that we love the places that we live. While most people concentrate on making the inside of their houses unique and perfect, there are the odd few who decide to focus their creative powers on the outside of their […]

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10 Incredible Eco Friendly Homes

The 21st century has seen a huge rise in the number of people trying to live a more eco friendly lifestyle and one of the first places many people start is in their homes. Small changes, such as having a shower rather than a bath or only boiling as much water as you need for […]

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Doors To The Sky: 10 Incredible Lifts

Lifts and elevators have been around for thousands of years (the first known lift was recorded way back in 236 BC) and they offer a simple and easy way of vertically transporting people up or down a building or structure. While most lifts are tucked away in elevator shafts and only offer a view of […]

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10 Stunning Mountainside Buildings

If you like a room with a view then there is no better location than the top of a cliff or the side of a mountain. Whether it’s a monastery, a castle or an entire village, people have been living in the most precarious of positions for thousands of years. The following are 10 of […]

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10 Brilliantly Alternative Houses

In the constant race to construct the most energy efficient and cost-saving homes, savvy builders and architects have turned to all types of different building materials and structures. Whether it’s using reclaimed wood to keep the building costs down, installing a green roof to lower the energy bills or converting an old grain silo into […]

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Most Incredible Mobile Homes

There are people who live, and then there are those who “live”. With the advent of mobile homes, mankind has once more tapped into his primal urge to move from place to place. Rather than building massive manor homes or castles, some people have once again began to favor smaller, portable homes that allow them […]