7 Things You Should Know About Apple’s ‘Spaceship’ HQ


Apple is planning to build a “spaceship” headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., and that building has several features you would love to hear about.

Windows in Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner is Magical


Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner has the best windows ever. The plane no longer uses a pull-down plastic shade, and instead replaces it with a larger, dimming window that can be adjusted to let in various amounts of light.

China Comic and Animation Museum

China Comic and Animation Museum

China is planning to build a museum devoted for comic and animation. The China Comic and Animation Museum (CCAM) will be located on Baima (White Horse) Lake in Hangzhou. The museum is expected to cost about RMB 1 billion and is set to be completed in 2013.

Microsoft’s Vision On Future Homes


The Microsoft Home, located on the Redmond campus in the Executive Briefing Center, is an envisioning of the family home in the very near future where connected experiences and devices take their next logical steps and beyond.

The Real-Life Balloon House From Pixar’s Up!


This is awesome! The team from National Geographic have created a real-life “balloon-house” version of Pixar’s animated hit film, Up. Yes, a house tied to gas balloons that actually flies.

This Giant Slinky is A Green ‘Ark’ House

Hotelprojekt "Ark" / Russland

The rising sea waters caused by global warming have inspired a Russian architect to design a hotel that could be built on water as well as land. The eco-friendly “Ark” could be constructed in just a few months anywhere in the world, the designer says.

Beijing Egg House

The interior of Dai Haifei's egg house in Beijing, China (Source: Beijing Times)

Unable to afford Beijing’s sky-high rental prices, Dai Haifei, a 24-year-old graduate in architecture in Beijing, has found an ingenious solution to live rent-free and taken the trend of living in tiny spaces to a whole new level by building a mobile egg-shaped house that is powered by the sun.

The Levytator: A Curvy, Twisty, Bendy, Swooping, Free-Forming Escalator


Meet the Levytator, the world’s first escalator that can go around corners. Thanks to its curved, interlocking steps, the Levytator can snake across hillsides, departure lounges and shopping malls in any shape the architect likes.


Denmark’s ‘The Wave’ Looks Like Camel’s Humps, Roller Coaster


Danish Henning Larsen architects has received the LEAF award for residential building of the year 2010 for their project ‘The Wave in Vejle’

Build Anything with LEGO


With those plastic bricks, anyone can build anything. That’s the premise of below’s video, made by Temujin Doran.