Month: February 2014

The Work Of Frank Ghery: Architectural Genius. Also A Sneak Peek at the New Facebook Campus

Frank Gehry, one of the most prolific and famous architects on earth, Turns 85 today Chances are you’ve seen one of his undulating and mind-bending architectural marvels even if you didn’t know it was a Gehry building.The Internationally claimed artist has been making us question how we…

Homes For Sale In Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, CA

.   This classic home is located in the heart of Old Palo Alto. Address: 249 Lowell Ave. Palo Alto, CA Price: $7.95 million It may not look like much from the outside, but this 4-bedroom house recently completed a beautiful interior remodel. The ‘Fowler…

Cultural Arts: Mesmerizing Photos Of The Human Chameleon Liu Bolin

China’s Liu Bolin has mastered the art of camouflage. He paints himself into the backgrounds of photos so that he almost completely disappears. Often called the “Human Chameleon,” Bolin began his foray into photography for political reasons in 2005, according to his book, “Liu Bolin Invisible Man.” The Chinese…

The World’s Most Spectacular University Buildings

  The world’s most innovative and architecturally impressive university buildings can be found on campuses from Tokyo to upstate New York.  International building database Emporis has just released a list of the most spectacular university buildings around the globe. From a campus building in Belgium…

Excellent Value in this Cabin Near Donner Lake, CA

  Price Reduced near Donner Lake!  14161 Tanager Lane Truckee, California       * Walking distance to Donner Lake *Situated on almost one acre *Full access to private beach Incredible mountain legacy property! Situated on almost one acre, this home has been beautifully…

Ahhh….I’m Just Home relaxing countryside…. in Portugal

  Signed by Dutch design office piet boon , the design of this house in the south of Portugal created a place of relaxation and refuge for the owners, who lead a hectic life in the city. Located in a village house next to a golf…

Top 10 Emerging Technologies For 2014

Brain-computer interfaces will soon be a thing.The World Economic Forum, famous for its annual Davos convention in Switzerland, for the coming year. “Technology has become perhaps the greatest agent of change in the modern world,” writes WEF’s Noubar Afeyan. “While never without risk, positive technological breakthroughs…

The 25 Richest Neighborhoods In America

  Greenwich, Conn. has some of the most exclusive neighborhoods in America. Much like the rest of the country, America’s richest neighborhoods continue to evolve in terms of racial diversity. In his latest higley 1000 a list of the highest income neighborhoods in the U.S., Stephen Higley, a…

Exclusive Martis Camp, Truckee CA-$6,950,000

  Bruce Olson Construction   Martis Camp, Truckee Reduced $2,300,000 from original list price 7,761 square feet with 7 bedrooms & 7.5 bathrooms 1.5-acre, lightly wooded parcel backing to the 5th tee 6 granite stone fireplaces and exterior gas fire pit 3000+SF heated entertainment…

25 Ridiculous Photos From The Homes Of Ukrainian Government Official

  Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych fled Kiev this weekend,Leaving his opulent compound Hundreds of people flocked to the grounds to see how Yanukovych had been living, and photos have surfaced of his luxurious mansion, extensive vehicle collection, zoo, golf course, and boat. And he’s not…