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Astonishing Architecture

Astonishing Architecture

From the odd to the awe-inspiring, we take you on a tour of the most unusual and unique buildings and architecture found across the globe. Some of it is gorgeous and some of it will make you wonder just how they managed to put it together and make it stand. Feats of engineering and artistry coming together to amaze you.

Paper Horses

Paper Horses

Dreams of Gold Richard Sweeny is a three-dimensionalsculpturist who creates breathtaking life-sized figures.
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Mirror Sculptures

Mirror Sculptures

Rob Mulholland’s life-sized mirrored sculptures might have you doing a double take.  Are you  looking at a pastoral landscape or a reflection?  The image bending effects of his work leaves the viewer to scrutinize his work, which coincides with his message of inner and outer reflection.  Mulholland uses Perspex, a […]
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Cardboard Origami Bike

Cardboard Origami Bike

$9 Cardboard Bike Israeli inventor Izhar Gafni likes a challenge, so when three different engineers told him it was impossible to make a working bike out of cardboard, he rose to the challenge. Gafni discovered that by using the principles of origami, he could make a strong, weight-bearing bike capable […]
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Austria's Upside Down House

Austria’s Upside Down House

In the small western Austrian village of Terfens, Polish Architects, Irek Glowacki and Marek Rozhanski have unveiled a house that is literally upside down, both inside and out – It’s now open as a tourist attraction. Although there’s been many fictional portrayals of upside down homes, this one is particularly […]
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Tiger and Turtle - Magic Mountain

Tiger and Turtle – Magic Mountain

Is it a Roller Coaster? Or Maybe Not… If you are terrified of roller coasters this is definitely the easy way to experience the thrill. In fact this isn’t actually a roller coaster at all but a huge towering sculpture in Duisburg, Germany. The 2-million euro ($2.7 million) landmark of […]
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Amazing Plastic Bottle Housing

Amazing Plastic Bottle Housing

Hundreds in Nigeria are traveling from afar to check out the new type of walls being built in and around the village of Yelwa. So far more than 20 homes are sprouting out with a clever and inexpensive construction material; Recycled Plastic Bottles! stronger than you think Each plastic bottle […]
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A Cave You Can Call Home

A Cave You Can Call Home

Arizona’s real estate market has a unique property for sale near the sweeping views of the Mule Mountains in the town of Bisbee, Arizona. Unlike your typical ranch home, this one is has deep “natural” charm to it. The Cave House boasts a guesthouse, two bathrooms, and attractive tile flooring. […]
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Pub On Demand: An Inflatable Invention You Can Drink To

Pub On Demand: An Inflatable Invention You Can Drink To

It’s kind of like a party bounce house for adults – the first inflatable pub! The pub is erected by using 2 small air blowers and metal stanchions for support in about 2 hours. This traveling tavern can hold up to 30 visitors at a time. English designer Andi Francis […]
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Matchstick Marvels

Matchstick Marvels

One of a Kind Patrick Acton of Gladbrook, Iowa, is the world’s best matchstick model maker. His works , everything from Paul Revere on horseback to Christopher Columbus’ Santa Maria, to this scale model of Hogwarts School of Wizardry, can be seen in a number of Ripley’s Believe It or […]
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Amazing Kinetic Walking Sculptures

Amazing Kinetic Walking Sculptures

Artist Theo Jansen demonstrates the amazingly lifelike kinetic sculptures he builds from plastic tubes and lemonade bottles. His creatures are designed to move — and even survive — on their own.
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