Have you been joy-riding a 1,200 ft house through rural Oregon? Then Klamath County Sheriff's Office may have some questions for you. The log house was reported 'missing' last summer, and has since been found about half a mile across a field just outside Chiloquin.
A wooden skyscraper that Austrian architects say will be the tallest of its kind in the world is to be built in Vienna next year– but the city’s fire brigade has concerns. The 84-metre (276ft) HoHo project in the Seestadt Aspern area, one of Europe’s largest urban development sites, will house
Plans have been unveiled for a recycling facility in Copenhagen, encased within a manmade hill that could double as a running track, picnic area or even a snowboarding slope. Architecture firm BIG was commissioned by waste management company Amagerforbrænding to create the 1,200-square-metre recycl
Local authorities and animal rescue teams worked for hours this week to rescue 19 manatees who swam into a Florida storm drain and were trapped. The rescue effort captured national attention as crews removed drain covers and used construction equipment, fire engines and even a truck ladder to rescue
Local bus CCTV has caught the moment a sinkhole opened up in a pavement beneath two South Korean pedestrians. Emergency workers rescued the man and woman, who were then taken to a nearby hospital in Seoul with minor injuries.
The city of Paris has granted planning approval to overhaul a 1970s shopping complex in Montparnasse. Rotterdam-based MVRDV’s designs include adding a new facade of colourful stacked boxes to the existing centre.
Access to natural daylight has long been one of the biggest limiting factors in building design – some solutions involve reflecting real daylight from the outdoors, but until now no solution has been able to mimic natural refraction processes and fool our minds into thinking we are surrounded by a
Drivers on the Forth Road Bridge are reported to be slowing down to check out the construction of the new Queensferry Crossing.
An architect has come up with a solution for love-shy Japanese couples - complete with stripper pole and hot tubs. Rintaro Kikuchi has a simple explanation for why nearly half of the adults in Japan are now celibate and the country's birth rate is plummeting.
The many pitfalls of Scots wearing their traditional dress on a construction site is the subject of an advertisement campaign in Australia. Created for Four'N Twenty's new Legendary Angus Beef Pies, the advert takes us through a building site populated with both hardworking Aussies and Scottish buil
A jobseeker received what could be the rudest ever rejection letter, describing him as a "d**k" and "an old, aesthetically challenged guy with no teeth". James Allen, 48, failed to impress his prospective employers at interview, but was shocked to receive the email tirade when he asked for feedback.
Singer Joy Villa took incredibly revealing red carpet outfits to a new level this week when she appeared at the 2015 Grammy Awards red carpet in a dress made entirely of orange fencing material frequently used on construction sites. Complete with a matching hair accessory and some nude underwear und
Underwater properties in Dubai are now going on sale before being finished later this year, though at a cost of £1 million. Each of the 42 villas feature a sea-floor room “offering magnificent views of the spectacular sea world”.
Construction workers have been revealed as the most generous workers when it comes to treating their partners on Valentine’s Day.
And finally… B&Q staff told to read Fifty Shades of Grey amid expected soar in demand for cable ties and rope
Staff at B&Q stores have been told to read Fifty Shades of Grey and prepare for a massive rise in demand for rope, cable ties and tape.