Unique ETFE-Made Tennis Center In Bulgaria
‘Immortality’ is a word that has great significance in human life. No matter what other achievements science can stake claim to (and there are many amazing ones, no doubt), the ability to control death is not one of them. Sure we have been able to extend life spans, but can we really beat death? Can man become immortal and can he live forever? It seems hard to believe that we can control the life-giving force. Yet, of all things that science will ever achieve, this could be the shining crown jewel. What will happen if and when labs get a hold of the ability to make us immortal and is such power even a welcome one, is a debate for another day. One thing is for sure and that is science will not stop trying. It might fail and fail endlessly in its quest to make man immortal.
The Orsos Island is a 66 by 121 feet (20 by 37 m) man-made floating ‘island’ worth $6.5 million. This island provides 1,000 sq. meters of living space, has no engine and can be towed and anchored pretty much anywhere in the world. With full comfort offered, the island is totally self-sufficient and environmentally friendly, with power delivered by wind generators and solar panels. The producing company is reported to has already taken pre-orders from different parts of the world.
Called the best action-packed mega project at Best Futura Mega Project in MIPIM Awards 2012, Express Rail Link West Kowloon Terminus by Andrew Bromberg) of the International Studio Aedas is an impressive railway station. It is multi-layered in height;ultra futuristic in design; covers 430,000 square meters; offers visitors panoramic views of Hong Kong; and unites 15 speedy railways connecting Hong Kong and Beijing (China).
The proposal made for Miami (Florida, USA) by architect Kobi Karp is to take up a 28-acre (11 ha) place. Called Miapolis, it is to include an amusement park, an observatory, rotating sky-lounge, restaurants, a trade center, a shopping mall, condominiums, office spaces and a marina on its 160 floors, raising 980 meters high. If the project is build it’ll surpass the tallest existing man-made structure.
If you’re an iPhone owner, I’m sure you’ve heard of the phenomenon that is Angry Birds. Writing this article at my desk I have an Angry Bird plush toy on top of my laptop in the corner and a fan-adapted theme song playing over the game on my iPad. It’s unreal just how much of a success Rovio has created.
Neutron stars are the remnants of a dying supernova explosion that rotate fast and emit beams perceived as radiation pulses when pointed towards the Earth. The X rays of these pulsars are to be used to graph the route of a spacecraft (now a satellite) in the intergalactic space.
The Stadium Concept by German architects is a floating stadium prototype with all high end amenities and sustainable technologies. Empowered with hydro power, with solarand wind energy systems on board this stadium comprises of a floating disc, the Pontoon Ring and the bay.
This recreational and residential high rise has been crafted for tropical climatic conditions by Iranian product designer Pouyan Mokhtarani. The Scallion skyscraper is designed to minimize the air flow and with the wind turbines, RED solar shaded balcony with solar panels and a solar warm water heater to be as sustainable as it gets.