And he's at Dragon Con, nonetheless.
Super-rad cosplayer Casey Renee Cosplay isn't cool with how jerky Daenerys's dragons have been as of late, so she imagined a world where our Khaleesi is Mother to the cutest dragon of all - How to Train Your Dragon's Toothless! (via Fashionably Geek)Read More
I volunteer as tribute!
Nonprofit organization The Museum of Science Fiction is an institution in D.C. dedicated solely to you-know-what, and they're willing to pay $1,000 in Earth currency for the best "preview museum" design to house exhibits in the nation's capitol.Read More
Instructions? Where we're going we don't need instructions.
LEGO wants to help you unleash your inner Ted Mosby by offering a set specifically designed to, well, let you design. LEGO Architecture Studio is a 1,210-piece set that doesn't include instructions on how to build anything in particular. What it does have is a guide explaining basic architectural concepts. It also has so many white bricks.Read More
London Britannia Airport, a floating airport proposed to the British government by global architecture firm Gensler, could be the coolest building ever made... If it ever gets approved. An alternative to the publicly protested plans to expand London's Heathrow Airport, the hypothetical floating airport would be the world's first, breaking ground on an idea that architects and governments have been trying to achieve since the 1940's.Read More
When I was kid, I thought it would be awesome to live in a mall. My family and I stayed in a hotel built in or on top of one: We could go get Starbucks for breakfast in our PJs and if I ever needed something new and shiny to validate my existence, it was readily available. Of course, even I thought there were limits to what living above a mall could be like; for instance, I always assumed that living in a building like that meant you pretty much had to live in an apartment. I was a foolish child. You can both live in a house and live above a mall, thanks to the Chinese. You can have it all, people.Read More
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Imagine a house, perhaps tucked into some quiet nook in the woods somewhere, where every wall is covered with floor-to-ceiling bookcases. No more piles of graphic novels and DVDs and classic lit cast sadly around your living room, judging you for not putting it on proper display. Just endless supplies of shelf space, even in the staircases. It's a hoarder's dreamland. And for those of use who stalk blogs like Bookcase Porn, it's like we've died and gone to some literature-themed heaven. And now, thanks to the Kazuya Morita Architecture Studio, it exists.Read More
This hotel in Berlin is not falling over (or folding). It's actually built like that on purpose. Billed as the first hotel in Europe specifically designed for musicians, the Nhow Hotel features state-of-the-art recording studios and guitars. The interior design, by Karim Rashid, has been described as "an amusement park for lovers of glossy, hyper design." (via Jetsetta via Neatorama)Read More