Building The Sydney Opera House: 10 years late and 1,457% over budget (1957-1973)

More than four years in, construction proceeds at a glacial pace. (Dec. 10, 1963) IMAGE: J.R.T. RICHARDSON/FOX PHOTOS/GETTY IMAGES “Malice in blunderland” — Architect JØrn Utzon, commenting on the construction of Sydney Opera House The tram shed at Bennelong Point Circular Quay before the Sydney Opera House was built. (1952) IMAGE: FAIRFAX MEDIA/GETTY IMAGES The … Read more

Photos Of Mysterious Abandoned Chicken Church in the Jungle of Indonesia

Hidden deep in the Indonesian jungle, lies a ‘church’ with the most unusual form. The long abandoned structure was built by 67-year-old Daniel Alamsjah in 1990, after he had a vision from God to build a prayer house atop a hill. What he built though was no ordinary place of worship. For starters – it … Read more

Old Shipping Containers Transformed into Probably The Coolest Tiny City Ever

Instead of leaving them lying around, taking up space while they wait for their rusty end, the brilliant minds at Urban Space Management have come up with a perfect way to repurpose old shipping containers. Take a look!   Located at the Trinity Buoy Wharf in London, Urban Space Management spent 5 months (yes, that … Read more

Since 1915, Humans Have Been Living Inside This Hole. You Gotta See The Inside…

Time and time again, humans have proved there are many incredible ways to live. We’ve seen floating homes, tiny mobile shelters, and container vans transformed into cozy quarters. We may think we’ve seen it all, but that’s about to change.   In the scorching red plains and treeless horizon of South Australia, there lies a … Read more