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You’ve heard of a water bed, but a water house? It brings to mind something built on or in the ocean, but it actually has nothing to do with the view. Hungarian architect Matyas Gutai is a firm believer that a house can be kept at an optimal temperature through the use of water, according to CNN.

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A giant fiery chasm that opened up on a mountainside in China has been branded the 'Gateway to Hell' by superstitious locals. Fumes spewing from the glowing pit are so hot that tree branches burst into flames when they are held over it.

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A shopping mall in Toronto has sought to “clear up some confusion” about whether construction workers are allowed inside the mall following a backlash on social media. Construction workers had been ordered to stay away from the Yorkdale mall while they work on the mall's $331-million expansion a

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Andy Murray’s plans for his own Scottish holiday home in the grounds of his luxury hotel appears to be held up by a colony of rare bats. Bosses at Cromlix House are bidding to convert an old, abandoned gas house on the 34 acre estate into a three-bedroom house.

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A student's love of Lego could see Glasgow University's iconic campus immortalised in the plastic bricks. James Bruce May, 21, has painstakingly designed a Lego model of the university's main building in the hope that the Danish firm may manufacture it.

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A town which lies smack dab in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean, 1,000 miles from human civilisation, is looking to the outside world to plan its future for the first time in its history. Tristan da Cunha and RIBA are staging a competition that’s unlike any other ever held. The isolated isla

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Following extensive research into the effects of cold temperatures on player performance, Gala Casino have released never-before-seen blueprint plans for the first ever casino made entirely from ice. Professor Ross Bight, from the Institute of Polar Science in London, carried out the research for th

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The construction of Antoni Gaudí’s already 133-year-old Sagrada Família in Barcelona is now being accelerated by one of the most modern technologies around: 3-D printing. As a matter of fact, the construction process in Barcelona has been utilizing 3-D printing for 14 years, introducing the tech

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Plans have been submitted for a slim mirrored skyscraper that – if it goes ahead – will be the tallest building in Europe. The part where things get weird is that it the structure designed by Californian firm Morphosis (headed by Pritzker Architecture Prize winner Thom Mayne) is to be located in

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Material science company Ecovative has developed a sustainable building material made from agricultural byproducts and mushroom mycelium. The product contains mycelium, the vegetative part of a mushroom fungus, which is a natural glue. This material binds with crop waste like seed husks and corn sta

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Flashing hi-ves vests which warn workers of potential dangers on sites are being developed a technology consultancy. The ‘SmartVest’ expands on the current invaluable safety benefits of the high visibility vest by incorporating low energy, affordable Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) that respond to

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