Architects in Ho Chi Minh City were asked to design a university campus. The outcome is magnificent. Here is Vietnam.
It occupies the easternmost coast of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. Image by Lưu Ly/Wikimedia Commons. Here is Ho Chi Minh City (also known as Saigon). Located in southern Vietnam, it's the country's largest city, with a population of almost 8 million people. And here's what Ho Chi Minh City looks like. It's a big city with big buildings and lots of people, which makes for many a challenge. Photo by Tartarin2009/Flickr. "Cities, especially in thriving countries like Vietnam, are growing at such a speed that infrastructure is unable to keep pace," said the team at Vo Trong Nghia Architects in an interview with Dezeen Magazine. When the architects were asked to design a new urban university campus in Ho Chi Minh City, they had something radically non-urban in mind. Icelandic architects create series of designs for electricity pylons shaped like humans By Sam Tonkin For Mailonline Published: 05:57 GMT, 25 September 2015 | Updated: 06:09 GMT, 25 September 2015 From the mundane to the sublime, these giant humanoid electricity pylons were inspired by the idea of brightening up the ugly utilities which stretch across Iceland's immense volcanic landscape.
Brought to life by Icelandic architects, the imposing metallic structures can be seen in a series of designs which were submitted to one of the country's energy companies as part of an ambitious vision to transform the countryside. The plan was for the pylons to stand around 150ft tall and be constructed from steel, glass and concrete. Each one could then have been molded into various postures to express a mood to fit in with their surroundings. Choi+Shine, the US architecture practice behind the proposal, wrote of their fascinating plan: 'Making only minor alterations to well established steel-framed tower design, we have created a series of towers that are powerful, solemn and variable. 11+ Clever Buildings Whose Architects Refused To Cut Down Local Trees. These Architects Are Fundraising to Build a Real-Life Lord of the Rings City. 23 architectural masterpieces you should see.
Cityscape Rings Feature Architectural Highlights of Iconic Cities. Travel - Seven unknown architectural wonders. We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal.
But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds don’t stray? Related article: Friends want life advice? Tell them to travel more To uncover a few of those hidden structures, we turned to question-and-answer site Quora, asking “What are some lesser known architectural landmarks in the world?” Palace of the Parliament, RomaniaThe world’s largest, most expensive and heaviest civilian administrative building, Bucharest’s Palace of the Parliament is truly an unknown wonder.
Built in 1984, the neoclassical building has 12 stories (with eight additional stories underground), and some 3,100 rooms covering 330,000 sqm. Gigantic wooden megaphones amplify the sounds of the forest in Estonia. If you've ever enjoyed a walk in the woods, you've probably noticed the simultaneous “peace and quiet” and subtle busy-ness of Mother Nature.
Students in Estonia certainly did - and for an extra dose of awesome, they decided to amplify these natural sounds with three huge wooden megaphones in a lush wooded area. Photographer Tõnu Tunnel captures the graceful giants in all their glory. The installation is featured in Estonia’s Pähni Nature Centre, known for its study trails and using the forest as its “outdoor classroom.” Solar Roof Tiles Are The Future Of Eco Homes And Friendly To Home Budget. Advertisement Solar roof tiles are new invention that can help a lot in saving energy and lowering the electricity bills.
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Vincent Ferrer Richard Silver (previously) has a unique way of looking at architecture, building composite photographs from several images that seamlessly reveal a structure’s interior. His new series captures the insides of New York churches, and are perfectly timed for the Pope’s impending arrival on U.S. soil. These images are composed of 6-10 shots, forming a vertical panorama so cohesive that it might give you vertigo. Although Silver has been to hundreds of churches during his career and many years of travel, it’s only recently that he figured out how to capture the expansive inner beauty of their architecture.
Church of St. Silver was born and raised in New York and has visited 75 countries in his life, including 13 last year alone. Calvary Episcopal Church Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Church of St. Vincent St. de Paul / Most Holy Redeemer Church. 16+ Pics Of Fairy Tale Architecture From Norway.