The Projection Alarm Clock and Weather Monitor - Weather Monitor, Projection Alarm Clock, clock, Alarm Clock, alarm

The Projection Alarm Clock and Weather Monitor

This alarm clock and weather monitor projects the current time and outdoor temperature up to 6′ onto your ceiling or wall in large, easy-to-read digits. Available only from Hammacher Schlemmer, the clock has a built-in sensor that detects ambient light and activates the large LCD’s backlighting for a clear view. Shows time, alarm, temperature at the two included sensors’ locations, and weather forecast icons. The time is automatically updated for any location within the contiguous United States via a radio signal from the Atomic Clock in Boulder, Colorado. With dual alarm and snooze. Plugs into AC. Requires six AA batteries.

10 Covered Terrace Ideas - top, Terrace, ideas, home, amazing

10 Covered Terrace Ideas

Discover 10 outstanding ideas for covered terraces that will make you love your outdoors in autumn as much as in spring. To enjoy the view of the pool while being protected, you can opt for a roof that will cover part of the pool. When creating your terrace, remember that you can choose to cover it with concrete construction. Thus, you will be protected from the sun during the summer and the cold weather during the winter to enjoy your outdoors to the maximum.

8 DIY Wall Hook Ideas - way, wall, hook, home, diy

8 DIY Wall Hook Ideas

Wall hooks are a simple and easy way to decorate a wall in the hallway or a bathroom. There are quite a few ways of creating your own wall hooks from discarded junk. It’s a great way to recycle some old stuff lying around the house.   

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Sergio Concept – Tribute to a Legend

Italian design house Pininfarina revealed Sergio Concept on the eve of the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. The car is a one-off concept created to honor the late Sergio Pininfarina and is believed to be based on a current Ferrari, most likely the 458 Italia. It is named after him and is said to “renew the spirit of the extraordinary achievements” born under the guidance of the late designer, and to project them towards the future in the name of “exclusivity, innovation and passion.”

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10 Most Amazing Buildings

Quirky shapes, ambitious designs, new materials, and new different styles have come with the modern architecture into construction today. The purpose of the building is not always seen in its design. Futuristic museums and opera houses have become a usual thing. Today we list 10 most amazing buildings in the world.   Cubic Houses, Rotterdam, Netherlands Dancing Building, Prague, Czech Republic The Ufo House, Sanjhih, Taiwan Kansas City Public Library, Missouri, United-States Ferdinand Cheval Palace a.k.a Ideal Palace, France Forest Spiral Hundertwasser Building, Darmstadt, Germany Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain Bahá’í House of Worship a.k.a Lotus Temple, Delhi, India Ripley’s Building, Niagara

10 Most Bizarre Buildings in the World - top, building, bizzare, amazing

10 Most Bizarre Buildings in the World

It’s time for most bizarre architectural endeavors. Brace yourselves for most bizarre architectural creations in the world. But make no mistake by taking ‘bizarre’ in a negative way. Unusual and creative is always great!                                                                    Royal Ontario Museum, Cana House in Highgate Cemetery, England Hole House in Texas, USA Friendly Alien, Austria Gangster House, Russia Hang Nga Guest House (Crazy House), Vietnam Wonderworks, USA Stone House, Portugal Errante Guest

20 Amazing Places Around the World - world, places, amazing

20 Amazing Places Around the World

Few more amazing places from around the world. Awa’awapuhi Trail Kauai, Hawaii Bern, Switzerland Coron Palawan, Philippines Fernando De Noronha – Brazil The Pearl Waterfall, Jiuzhaigou Valley, China Etretat, Normandy, France Golden Horn, Brac Island – Croatia Golden Eye Hotel – St. Mary, Jamaica Norway Pangong Tso Lake in the Himalayas Porto Katsiki, Lefkada Island, Greece Santa Domenica nel Salento Soneva Fushi, Maldives Spirit Island, Magligne Lake, Alberta, Canada Rice Field Terraces in Yunnan, China Tian Tan Buddha on Lantau Island, Hong Kong Alentejo, Portugal Rocky Village, Vernazza, Italy Lower Lewis River Falls – Gifford Pinchot National Forest – Washington, USA

Colossus from Park of Pratolino - park, collosus, amazing

Colossus from Park of Pratolino

The Park of Pratolino is one of the most beautiful parks in Florence surroundings. Even though the ancient Medicean villa and park has been destroyed, with just few monuments from that era remaining, it is easy to imagine its beauty and charm. Among the monuments dating back to the Renaissance there is the massive statue of theColossus of the Apennines by Giambologna (1579-80). The Apennines is made of stone and brick and had at one time grottoes decorated with frescoes and beautiful geometric decorations on the inside.

How To Decorate Outdoors On Budget - home, garden, furniture, create, canopy, budget, bed

How To Decorate Outdoors On Budget

There are so many ways to decorate your outdoors from incredible tile work to breathtaking landscape. But what else can be done in the outdoors that will not cost as much as hiring a landscaping professional but also boost curb appeal? If you are on a budget there are still quite a few ways of decorating your outdoors. Flower Beds Flower beds are great because you can not only build them yourself but also use them anywhere from a garden to your porch or window. Planter pots are also great at performing the task of decorating. Use flower beds along the walk ways

Subaru WRX concept - world, turbo, top, subaru, sport, geneva, car, auto, amazing

Subaru WRX concept

Subaru has introduced their WRX concept, blending power and aerodynamics with an even greater focus on sharp handling, steering and a communicative chassis. although no information has been released on the power figures of the car, the concept introduces a new larger grille design and a pronounced power bulge to provide clearance for the new turbocharged engine and intercooler. Featuring a carbon-fiber roof to enhance the already low center of gravity and reduce weight, the body also incorporates a new paint color known as ‘WR blue pearl III’, which modernizes the iconic WRX look.  

Landscape Design: French Garden - top, garden, amazing

Landscape Design: French Garden

French garden is a formal garden that just like Italian garden is based on principles of symmetry and order.The Gardens of Versailles are considered an epitome of jardin à la française as they include numerous geometric patterns, architecural elements and water features. Origin The French Renaissance garden is similar to Italian Renaissance garden and takes cues from it. Emerged in 16th century the French garden shared much of its features with the Italian one. The Gardens of Vesailles that were created between 1662 and 1700 years by gardener André Le Nôtre used to occupy 15,000 acres of land now it’s

10 Hottest Hostesses at Geneva 2013 - women, hottest, hostess, geneva, car, auto

10 Hottest Hostesses at Geneva 2013

Normal car or super athlete – there is no set of wheels, which you could not do with a human chassis even more attractive. We show you the best show Girls of the Geneva Motor Show.move gracefully in heels, lounging lasciviously on the hood and smile to the lips closed tightly: The girls are fair for many visitors, the real highlight of an auto show. This is at the Geneva show otherwise. We will show the ladies on the eponymous lake.

Changsha International Culture & Art Centre - museum, culture, architecture, amazing

Changsha International Culture & Art Centre

Renowned architecture firm Zaha Hadid has unveiled designs for a cultural complex in China. Situated in the heart of Changsha, the ‘Changsha Meixihu International Culture & Art Center’ will be made up of three buildings—the Contemporary Art Museum, a Grand Theater, and a Multipurpose Hall—and offers other facilities. The place for theatre and art would be designed in the modern style of the architects, with unique and eye-catching sinuous curves. Once it’s complete, the Changsha Meixihu International Culture & Art Center can house a total of over 2,300 seats at its performance venues, and will also contain bars, lobbies, restaurants and the likes throughout the

An Italian Library That Floats on the Water - top, library, design, architecture, amazing

An Italian Library That Floats on the Water

On the site of a former industrial warehouse, Andrea Maffei Architects (along with Arata Isozaki) have realized a new public library filled with light and bound by an undulating curtain wall. Before construction ever began, Maffei and Isozaki beat out 150 other teams for the opportunity to realize a new library for the city of Maranello, Italy. In their solution, a solid wall surrounds the perimeter of the site, and the plan looks not unlike someone has drawn a cloud or amoeba in a box. The library, itself, has a bright interior bound by curving glass walls. Between this glass wall and the solid site wall, a shallow

The Edgeland House - house, home, architecture, amazing

The Edgeland House

Edgeland House is located on a rehabilitated brownfield site and is a modern re‐interpretation of one of the oldest housing typologies in North America, the Native American Pit House. The Pit House, typically sunken, takes advantage of the earth’s mass to maintain thermal comfort throughout the year. Like this timeless dwelling, Edgeland House’s relationship to the landscape both in terms of approach as well as building performance involves an insulative green roof and a 7‐foot excavation‐ gaining benefits from the earth’s mass to help it stay cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. Such an architectural setting presents

Tod’s store in Omotesando - top, building, amazing

Tod’s store in Omotesando

Hyatt Foundation announced that Toyo Ito is the 2013 recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, an annual award which recognizes “a combination of those qualities of talent, vision, and commitment, which has produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture.” First is a retail project that was cited by the jury, and one of the first projects of Ito’s that I came across as an architecture student. It’s the Tod’s store in Omotesando, which you can see in the photos above. The structure of the project is also the skin: a graphic and concrete abstraction of trees that wraps

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