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Building good looking stone walls. Chauvet cave, France. Chauvet Pont d'Arc: (Palaeolithic Cave-art).

Chauvet cave, France.

Discovered in 1994 in the valley near France's Ardeche River, the Chauvet Cave contains the oldest such paintings on record (some of them 32,000 years old), almost perfectly preserved when collapsing rocks sealed off the entrance some 25,000 years ago. The art is the oldest recorded cave-art in the world and is surprisingly extensive, highly varied, and very skilfully executed, it includes species now extinct such as the Megaceros (Right). (Map of the Chauvet Cave System) The Ardèche Gorges in France is often referred to as the 'Grand Canyon' of Europe with spectacular limestone cliffs towering up to 1000ft above the meandering river below.

The entrance to which is through the famous Pont D'Arc based near Vallon which at 192ft is, according to the Natural Arch and Bridge Society, "the largest natural bridge in Europe". Core Glow pebbles for fun, colourful glow in the dark stones. Eco-friendly pebble lighting that requires no electricity and no power.

Core Glow pebbles for fun, colourful glow in the dark stones

Saving our natural resources is important to us, so a renewable light source that has no carbon emissions will not only save money, but help save the environment. Available in medium (1 inch long) pebbles (plastic) as well as recycled glass (various sizes – see below). CIVILIZACIONES PERDIDAS = PRIMERA PARTE =APORTE DEL CIRCULO - La India Ajanta antiguas construcciones En la India están localizadas las cuevas misteriosas de Ajanta unas antiguas construcciones que fueron descubiertas por un soldado ingles hace casi 200 años, el cual cartografiaba los montes Indhyadri.


Observando con sus prismáticos un pequeño río se percato de lo que parecía la entrada a unas cuevas que estaban practicamente tapadas por la vegetación, había descubierto las cuevas de Ajanta. GVA - Arquitectura Integral. The 100 Largest Architecture Firms In the World. The types of homes that dreams are made of (30 HQ Photos) : Villa SSK. Gothic Architecture Pictures. An Abandoned Country Estate in Yonkers – Rent Alder Manor For Film Shoots & Events. Note: I DO NOT KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT ALDER MANOR AND WEDDINGS!!

An Abandoned Country Estate in Yonkers – Rent Alder Manor For Film Shoots & Events

I’ve tried to figure it out, but the person in charge of weddings has never called me back, and it remains a complete mystery. I receive emails daily complaining about a lack of response for weddings, and I just don’t understand the situation. Very sorry! It sits on a hill just outside of New York City, completely empty and, for years, decaying and nearly forgotten… House in Gerês by Correia Ragazzi Architects. Architects Graça Correia and Roberto Ragazzi designed this concrete house in Portugal.

House in Gerês by Correia Ragazzi Architects

From the architects: As a half-buried house in its relation to the main access it appears diminished; on the other hand, from the river, it appears as a glass frame dissimulated on the vegetation. For The Love of Wood. Wood is both universal and unique.

For The Love of Wood

No other material is as deeply embedded in the history, culture and life of humans worldwide as wood, yet every single piece of wood is unique. The color tone, texture, durability, flexibility and even sound qualities of different tree species have puzzled and challenged artists, architects, designers, builders and artisans for thousands of years. Still today, nothing matches wood in versatility or beauty, so it is great to see how today’s designers and architects continue to face the challenge of wood, and use it creatively to interpret sleek, modern designs. They use wood to meet their current needs and desires for which wood is ideally suited. Dubai Architecture- The Burj al Alam, or The World Tower.

Dubai Architecture-

Upon completion it will rank as the world's highest hotel. It is expected to be finished by 2009. James Kunstler: How bad architecture wrecked cities. The Best Couch Ideas For Your Home. Architectural Types - Styles - Historical Periods - The Great Buildings Collection. Haute Design by Sarah Klassen: Architecture: Andersson-Wise. Portfolio: Andersson-Wise / Part One: Stone Creek Camp I came across the work of this amazing studio a short while ago, and couldn't wait to share some of their projects.

Haute Design by Sarah Klassen: Architecture: Andersson-Wise

Portable Whangapoua Beach Hut. Winter Home Roof Sloped for Snow Like an Avalanche Shed. Set near the snow-prone Sugar Bowl ski resort near Lake Tahoe, this house has to content with snow loads that come with nearly ten feet of pack at a time.

Winter Home Roof Sloped for Snow Like an Avalanche Shed

The resulting design is definitely modern, but it recalls railroad avalanche sheds of times passed with a roof tilt designed to shed excessive weight after heavy snows (depositing excess, in this case, behind the home so as not to endanger people entering or exiting or block key doors). The entire residence is raised up on a concrete plinth to keep it accessible even during deep-snowing winters. The cedar-enclosed first story is wrapped in bright warm wood, enclosing entry, boot, guest and children’s rooms as well as support spaces. Lower-level windows frame lovely landscape views like pictures, while the second story (containing master bedroom and living room areas) provides all-around lookouts toward the surrounding forest and mountains and features additional woods including walnut and fir.

Amazing blue shipping container camera! Design Milk » Architecture. Element house / Sami Rintala. Architect: Sami Rintala Landscape Architects: Eedo Space Architectural Design, Seúl, Republic of Korea Location: Anyang Park, Anyang, Seúl, Republic of Korea Materials: Steel, Wood, Concrete, Gravel, Glass Construction: October-December 2005 Finish: January 2006 Constructed Area: 72sqm Client: Anyang City / Public Art Project Collaborators: John Roger Holte, Artist, Norway; Finnforest, WoodPhotography: Park Wan Soon, Emil Goh I received an interesting invitation last May.

Element house / Sami Rintala

In the Seoul metropolitan area there is a satellite city called Anyang, a small, in Korean context, suburban town with 700.000 inhabitants. The city had decided to invite several international architects and artists to participate the design of a new park. The project, called Anyang Public Art Park, relates to the concept of art and architecture parks in Japan, the largest of which is Echigo Tsumari Art Triennial area in Niigata. GALICIACAD. Twisted Architecture. I didn’t set out to tie knots in Norman Foster’s Hearst Tower or wrinkle his Gherkin, but I got carried away. It’s one of the occupational hazards of working with Mathematica. The Astounding Design Of Eixample, Barcelona. Constructed in the early 20th century, Eixample is a district of the Spanish city of Barcelona known for the urban planning that divided the district into octagonal blocks.

Influenced by a range of schools of architecture, Eixample Barcelona was designed in a grid pattern with long streets, wide avenues, and rounded street corners. Despite being in the center of a thriving European metropolis, the district provides improved living conditions for inhabitants including extensive sun light, improved ventilation, and more open green space for public use. Architecture. Imagine the renovation dilemmas. 3 Story Contemporary Bachelor Pad in Los Angeles, California by Ben Bacal. The luxury housing market in Los Angeles, California is vast, and there is never any shortage of incredibly crafted contemporary homes.

The team at Ben Bacal were looking to take things up a notch with the construction of this immaculate masterpiece located at 9909 Beverly Grove. At first glance, the multi-colored lighting can be mistaken for that of a plush lounge, and paired with the waterfalls, steel encased bridges, roof top deck and pool, this house is the ultimate Los Angeles bachelor pad. The property features 3 bedrooms in addition to a maids and guest house to make up the 8300 square foot floor plan.

What bachelor’s pad would be complete without a custom movie theater and 500 bottle wine cellar complete with a 3 inch glass ceiling built for dancing and entertaining. 30 Best Room Pictures of the Week – June 02st to June 08th. 1. I really love this pool 2. Kohler Waterfall Shower. Tangga House by Guz Architects.

By Eric • Mar 23, 2011 • Selected Work. Natural Pools or Swimming Ponds. Natural Pools or Natural Swimming Ponds (NSPs) Let nature clean the water... Chemical-free water garden and swimming pool. Almost Untouched Nature - Waterfall Restaurant, Philippines. Image credit Visiting this interesting Waterfall Restaurant located in San Pablo City, Philippines at the Villa Escudero Plantations and Resort can be a truly unique and memorable experience.