Archaeologists in South Korea digging at the foundations of a palace once inhabited by the nation’s ancient monarchs have found historic human remains under its walls which they claim could provide evidence of an local legend of people being buried alive under buildings in order to gain favour fro
A group of construction workers in South Africa have been praised after they defended an Edenvale resident against would-be hijackers in a bricks-against-bullets stand-off. The Times Media reports that the 28 workers of CT Building Contractors were on the second floor of a house under construction w
Image courtesy of EMA Architects The artist behind the iconic Kelpies plans to create a giant steel bear sculpture to welcome visitors to Dunbar, STV has reported.
A Keltbray machine driver turned hero this week when a raging commuter confronted a woman at London’s Liverpool Street Station. Steph Tat appealed to the firm on Twitter to help find “a wonderful stranger called Tommy” to thank him for “saving her from an aggressive, psychopathic commuter at
'Mr Younger' on the Forth Road Bridge For most young couples, the inside of a steel girder with 80,000 vehicles a day thundering overhead would not seem like an ideal location to start a family.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGfCE9FHAec&feature=youtu.be The University of Dundee is seeking Minecrafters to design and build an iconic University building in a virtual Dundee later this month.
Villagers are hoping to acquire their local public toilets and turn them into a bank. Juniper Green in Edinburgh will be without a bank when Royal Bank of Scotland closes its branch their next month.
A major operation to clear unexploded World War II bombs has been completed in the German city of Hanover, The Construction Index has reported. Three bombs found on a building site were defused by a team of eight men.
‘World Animal Map’ by Danny Campbell is a conceptual artwork of a world map collage with familiar and little-known animals located in their geographical locations, from African okapi to the aye-aye, native to Madagascar Skypark's gallery walls will offer views of the world’s countries by the d
London estate agents have begun to offer free cars worth £18,000, stamp duty subsidies of £150,000, plus free iPads and Sonos sound systems to kickstart sales in the capital’s increasingly moribund property market, The Guardian has reported. The once super-hot central London market has turned in
The natural landscape of Scotland is stunning, and that's before we start to consider the amazing architecture that can be found around the country. For the short distances between them, four of Scotland’s biggest cities look worlds apart, and have very different architectural histories. Home desi
A conceptual scheme by a team of South Korean designers calls for inserting towers within the hollowed-out trunks of giant sequoias in the western US, Dezeen has reported. Called Tribute: The Monument of Giant, the visionary scheme imagines buildings constructed within the empty trunks of giant sequ
The UK’s toughest home, designed to withstand the blast from a 2,000lb bomb, has gone on sale for £350,000, The Scotsman has reported. Rosehearty Tower was constructed to observe RAF bombing practice off the coast of Aberdeenshire.
Positive feedback from a three-month trial has led Osborne to extend the use of protective site clothing that features solar-charged lights.
A woman who angered her neighbours by decorating her multimillion-pound townhouse with red and white stripes can ignore a planning order to repaint the property, the High Court has ruled. The Guardian reports that Zipporah Lisle-Mainwaring, a property developer, painted candy stripes on the three-st