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The F&F Tower aka Tornillo in Panama

The Revolution Tower is a controversial “corkscrew” tower complex of modern offices in one of the most prestigious real estate areas in Panama City. Facts: Official Name F&F Tower City Panama City Building Function office Structural Material concrete Height 243 m, (797 ft) Construction Start 2008 Completion 2011 Owner/Developer F&F Properties Architect Pinzon Lozano & Asociados Arquitectos Structural...

Portuguese El Jadida Cistern, Morocco

This vast underground vaulted hall was part of the fortified castle built in 1514. It was probably a weapons room before being used as a water reservoir. The underground chamber, measuring 34 meters by 34 meters, was constructed with five rows of five stone pillars. The cistern is famous especially for the thin layer of water that covers the floor, and which creates fine and exciting reflections from...

Fabulous Guildhall Building in Derry

The Guildhall is one of Derry’s most recognisable landmarks and has been at the heart of city life since 1890. It was built in 1887 by ‘The Honourable The Irish Society’ on land reclaimed from the River Foyle at a cost of L19,000 (equivalent to L1.5 million today). It is free to the public and it is not only gorgeous but educational. There is an historic, interactive exhibit that is well worth...

Teatro Amazonas – Opera House in the Heart of Amazonia

The Opera House is an attraction not to be missed upon visiting the city of Manaus. This gorgeous theater was built at the height of the rubber boom, using European designers, decorators, even raw materials. Construction began in 1884, under the supervision of Italian architect Celestial Sacardim. No expense was spared: roofing came from Alsace, furniture from Paris, marble from Italy, and steel from...

Tigers Nest in Bhutan

Taktshang Goemba or Tiger’s Nest Monastery was blessed and sanctified as one of Bhutan’s most sacred religious sites. It hangs on a cliff and stands above a beautiful forest of blue pine and rhododendrons. Taktsang Monastery was built in 1692 by Gyalse Tenzin Rabgye. Gyalse Tenzin Rabgye is believed to be the reincarnation of Padmasambhava. Legend believes that Padmasambhava (Guru Rimpoche) flew...

Cockington Green Gardens – Park of Miniatures

Cockington Green Gardens is a park of miniatures, situated in Nicholls, Australian Capital Territory. Gardens were opened in 1979. It is a family owned and operated attraction, with four generations involved in it’s operation over the past 30 years. The park is constantly growing with the popular addition of the International display area. You can visit the Rose Room indoor exhibition, featuring...

UNISEX Collection 2015 by mad ACADEMY

New styles be inspired by marc Menden and urban life. Idea & Concept: Marc Menden www.mad-academy.com Haircuts: Marc Menden / Martina Wismer Hair-Color & Make-up : Mänz Moser (mit Farben von JOICO) Photos: Eduardo Rohner Models: Scout Modells www.scout-model.com credit: madfashionart

Bathroom Inspirations

The bathroom might be the smallest room in the house, but well designed bathroom should feel relaxing as well as functional and with the right touches feel closer to a Spa. Here are some trends to make a impact in the next seasons. credit: skivory

University of Toronto Mississauga

The University of Toronto Mississauga is a vibrant and active undergraduate and graduate campus that offers the benefits of a University of Toronto education in a beautiful park-like campus. The campus consists of a number of buildings arranged across a large, treed lot. The surrounding suburban neighbourhood is a fairly affluent section of the city of Mississauga. Established in 1967, UTM is the second...

The Mirrorcube – ThreeHouse in Sweden

Treehotel is located in Harads, near the Lule river, about 100 kilometers from Lulea airport. The Mirrorcube is an exciting hide-out among the trees, camouflaged by mirrored walls that reflect their surroundings. The dimensions are 4x4x4 metres. The base consists of an aluminum frame around the tree trunk and the walls are covered with reflective glass. The six windows provide a stunning panoramic...

The Making of Harry Potter, Warner Bros Studio London

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London provides an amazing opportunity to explore the magic of the Harry Potter™ films. It is the most successful film series of all time. All Potter fans can see all the hard work from behind the scenes. This tour covers 2.5-hour Harry Potter walking tour in London. The prices – £21 for a child aged 5-15, £28 for an adult, £83 for a family of four are comparable...

Princess Cruise from Seattle to Vancouver

Princess Cruises is an British-American owned cruise line, based in Santa Clarita, California and incorporated in Bermuda. Princess ships have casinos, nightclubs, discos and kids’ clubs. All have Lotus spas and fitness centers that offer yoga and other classes. Some spas feature alternative therapies like acupuncture; the newer ones have such medi-spa options like Botox and other fillers. Depending...

Jaguar and Land Rover at Paris Auto Show 2014

One of the biggest events in the 2014 automotive calendar took place in Paris. Land Rover revealed new Discovery Sport premium midsized SUV to the press. The SUV is the first member of what Land Rover describes as the Discovery Family, sort of like the Jetsons or Bunkers but consisting of sport utility vehicles. Jaguar has launched the new XE at the Paris Motor Show. The new Jaguar XE is powered by...

Inside Casa Loma Castle, Toronto

Casa Loma is a beautiful landmark and makes for an incredible venue for events. The former home of Canadian financier Sir Henry Pellatt, Canada\’s famous castle is complete with decorated suites, secret passages, an 800-foot tunnel, towers, stables, and beautiful 5-acre estate gardens. It was built by Canadian financier Sir Henry Pellatt to fulfill his childhood wish for a castle. His dream took...

The Angel of the North, England

The Angel of the North is a contemporary sculpture designed by Antony Gormley. It seems destined to become a new symbol for Tyneside and one of the most recognisable landmarks in England. It is one of the most viewed pieces of art in the world. It is reported that every second the structure is seen by more than one person travelling by, that’s over 90,000 people everyday or nearing 34 million each...