This retired Soviet aircraft carrier “Kiev” was completely transformed into a luxury hotel in China. Now families can relax in this hunk of steel while checking out all of its weaponry and entertaining capture the pirate water show. In 1996 she was sold to a Chinese company, and has been part of Binhai Aircraft Park, a military theme park in Tianjin since 1 May 2004. In August 2011, the ex-Kiev began welcoming guests as its new role as a luxury hotel after a multimillion dollar refit.Read More →

High in the mountains not far from the English, you can see an unusual sight, made of metal pipes. This is a amazing singing tree, which always sings when the wind blows. This tree has a height of more than 3 meters. Pipe twisted in a spiral, thus making the tree more spectacular view. The sound is always changing, because the pipes are reduced to the base of the tree-body.Read More →

Architectural firm Chen and Suchart introduced his new job in Phoenix, Arizona – villa project Yerger Residence. The architects have used the main advantage gorgeous views of Mount Kemelbek and orient on the main facade of gory side. The project was implemented in the form of 2 blocks, each connected by a common hall and an outdoor swimming pool at right angles. Part of the house chipped masonry of stones, and other low-alloy clad steel. Virtually the entire residential area is made open plan with views of the mountains, and on this side of the house has 2 bathrooms and a guest bedroom. The masterRead More →

In a small picturesque valley of Flims in Switzerland is conveniently located and hosts world’s first three PodHotel PodHouses. The hotel management is considering a full-extension due to the huge influx of skiing. Until the end of the season all the rooms already booked. Untouched alpine nature of Switzerland retained for centuries. The country’s authorities are trying to continue to protect the landscape and create a universal model for development of tourism with the lowest environmental impact. In the photo: A street near the fireplace Podhotel. Since 2003, Swiss companies set up shelters in the mountains for vacation travel in the winter and summer. WoodenRead More →

As you know, in the southern hemisphere the opposite is true: in the winter – summer in the new year – hot, people walk upside down, and the water flows down a drain, twisting counterclockwise. All these oddities are complemented by the fact that they house plants are planted too contrary – rhizome up and flourishing part down. Such a system of flower pots, called Sky Planter came up with designer Patrick Morris  from the company Boskke, which is located in Wellington, New Zealand. Sky Planter Pots equipped with a special hook at the bottom, for which they can be hung wherever is convenient –Read More →

Hello Kitty – a well-known character of Japanese pop culture, a little white kitten. She came up with employees of the company Sanrio in 1974. Brand Hello Kitty was incorporated in 1976 and is now used as a brand for many products. We offer a look at the restaurant, amusement park, hotel and even a maternity hospital of the brand. According to information provided by management, the restaurant is so popular that often reserves a place in it for several weeks. There is even a hospital, decorated in the style of Hello Kitty. In the photograph – pose for photographers with a midwife babies inRead More →

The main task to be fulfilled when creating children’s rooms is that the child loved the room, that it was conducted without problems most of the day. It is necessary to create all conditions for playing and socializing, learning and sleeping. When deciding on the walls it is advisable to avoid white as it seems children are too sterile and cold. Recommended ditches or a combination of two or more pastel colors. Sunny colors such as orange, yellow and red visually reduce the space and create a pleasant atmosphere. Conversely, cool colors like blue, green and purple will visually enlarge the space. Ceilings still remainRead More →

The interior of a private villa Micheli Residence, designed by Italian architect Simone Micheli, an unusual color palette is different and unique plan of internal space. The converted historic building located in Florence. Massive white surface is interspersed with vivid fragments of architectural elements and furniture. Pink, sunny yellow, blue and green, accented neon illumination, creates an effect of air living space, completely devoid of utilitarian value. Fresh modern colors and textures give the air volume and tease the historical past of the house, built in 1800. Some elements of the past have been left in its original condition, but painted in a graceful white,Read More →

Parisians inhabit an apartment built by Swedish furniture company IKEA inside a Paris subway station for 6 days, from Jan. 9 to 14. The 581 square feet apartment is located in Auber station and equipped with IKEA items. Now all Auber metro station passers-by can see the five housemates and their daily activities from morning to night through the glass walls.  Read More →

Timmelsjoch Experience – sculptural and functional composition, which is located on the border of the Ötztal Alps and Passeier lying in the beautiful Alps of Austria and Italy – the result of the architectural studio of Werner Tscholl Architects.The structure consists of two parts – a private museum and an open observation deck. The architecture of the museum, which resembles a huge boulder, seeks to harmoniously integrate into the rocky landscape, while the design as a viewing platform explicitly talks about his man-made origin. Thus, a visual and conceptual balance between human activities and majestic nature, hospitably to receive them. And at night, bright redRead More →

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