Archive for the ‘Best in Build’ Category
To say I’m a sucker for large-scale Lego creations is putting it mildly. The latest creation from Dave Kaleta has the catchy moniker of The Tesla Handheld Directed Energy Projector – or ‘ray gun’ to you and I. Merging Sci-Fi and Lego – a potent geek mix indeed. Via Bitrebels
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Nestled into the granite of a Phuket hillside, this Thai residence is stunningly elegant example of what a large sums of money and some very talented individuals can do. Architects Adrian McCarroll, Waiman Cheung & Jamie Jamieson have certainly created a ‘dream home’. In fact, I wouldn’t be surprised to see 007′s latest squeeze raise [...]
In: Best in Build · Tagged with: Adrian McCarroll, architecture, bond girl, dream home, infinity pool, James Bond, Jamie Jamieson, phuket, thailand, villa amanzi, Waiman Cheung
If someone had only told my seven year old self that, in the future, it would be possible to make a living building LEGO, I might not be sitting here writing this now. Although, even with my considerable early promise, it’s unlikely that I would be able to rival the current King of LEGO, Sean [...]
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Are you one of those people that can’t throw away your old shoe boxes? I know I am. The thought being, that you never know when they’ll come in handy. Well, finally someone has added gravity to that argument. Congratulations then, to British creative team the Wilson brothers, for their creation to mark the opening [...]
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For those lapsed church-goers amongst you, here’s a little sunday naughtiness. English Artist Chris Gilmour has a flare for creating models from everyday objects. Most of his work is highly detailed scale models in brown cardboard. However, it was this particular piece that caught my eye. You could call it catholic guilt, in art form.
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Struggle keeping time in the morning? Well, if you have a spare $25 million, this triplex penthouse is for you. Overlooking the the Brooklyn Bridge and New York Harbor, the “Clocktower” apartment in Brooklyn has 3 floors, a glass elevator and stunning views from all four points of the compass. It’s $25 million price tag [...]
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In honour of my good friend and colleague Dean Wright’s departure for fairer climes in Madrid, I present their stunningly beautiful airport, designed by the legendary Richard Rodgers.
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We’ve all ben a bit bored at work from time to time and messed around with some office supplies – usually a rubber-band ball is the best end-product we have to show for this misspent labour. Not so with artist Peter Root. He has taken the humble staple and created his own sprawling Metropolis – [...]