The new Honda Civic isn't just a car. It's a gorgeous towering sandstone formation. At least, the daring engineering that went into designing it is akin to free-climbing a giant cliff, promises a new U.K. ad from Wieden + Kennedy London. A young woman--British climber Imogen Horrocks--starts on a ladder up the rock face, before...
They are very careful about not blocking the sun. But is it enough?
Chat show host, design maven, and veteran avocational real estate investor Ellen DeGeneres is, once again, trying to sell or rent one of the two luxury condos she and wife Portia de Rossi own at the high-toned Beverly West tower along Los Angeles’s Wilshire Corridor. The house-sized condo, more than 3,800-square-feet with two bedrooms and... Read more »
"Would you jump? Or would you chicken out?" That's the question asked of 67 different people who were asked to jump off a 10-meter diving tower into a pool. None of them had done it before, and it took most people a while to work up the nerve. Show More Summary
Melania Trump has been reluctant to take on White House duties as the first lady of the United States, living with her 10-year-old son Barron in New York City’s Trump Towers, but the last few days presented important political moments for her family. Sunday night was the lavish governor’s...
What might look like a strangely isolated lighthouse in a grassy field is actually a pyramidal tower in the grand tradition of English follies. Situated in Wentworth in Northern England, this unusual structure is in the shape of a tall...Show More Summary
The space between two towering buildings on a Vietnam street becomes one big inhabitable plant trellis thanks to an unusual arrangement of space devised by local firm Block Architects. Looking up from the sidewalk, the new volume appears to have been inserted into an alleyway, occupying an interstitial space in a way that encourages the […]
President Donald Trump's two eldest sons were greeted by protests as they attended the grand opening of their company's new hotel and condominium tower in the western Canadian city of Vancouver Tuesday. (Feb. 28)
Vancouver— President Donald Trump's two eldest sons attended the grand opening of their company's new hotel and condominium tower in Vancouver on Tuesday, where they were greeted by protests in this Canadian city known for its diversity...Show More Summary
Harry really dives into it here... Read the full article on AICN Hey folks, Harry here... GHOST IN THE SHELL. Mamoru Oshii wasn't kidding when he made that towering work in 1996... specifically March of 1996. Just a couple months B.A.I.C.N GHOST IN THE SHELL was rocking my world. Show More Summary
A small group of protesters was outside the Trump Tower hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, during its ribbon cutting ceremony. InsideGov | Graphiq Read more...
The grand opening of this city’s newest skyscraper, 69 stories of twisting glass, five-star hotel rooms and multimillion-dollar condominiums, seems to have left some Canadians embarrassed by its excesses. “I couldn’t afford to go in there,” red-haired Max Baker, a cook from nearby Surrey, said...
The starting price for a one-bedroom apartment is around $1 million in Vancouver's second-tallest building
Protesters, some carrying posters proclaiming “Love Trumps Hate,” surrounded the entrance to the Trump hotel and condominium tower
San Francisco’s tallest building is coming along beautifully Downtown workers and residents who pa by the behemoth Salesforce Tower at Mission and First streets have seen this monument to vertical beauty rise before their eyes over the last few years. Show More Summary
Campaign to #Baycott the HBC gains momentum. West Coast protesters gave Trump family members an icy welcome today at the opening of a new Trump tower in Vancouver. In Toronto, many are calling on The Bay to stop selling Ivanka Trump’s merchandise. Show More Summary
After over a decade of failed attempts, watch as Mike Libecki makes the first ascent of the Polar Bear Fang, a giant granite tower on the east coast of Greenland. For this expedition he's joined by his non-climber brother, Andy Libecki.Related:A Baffin Island Big Wall... Continue reading
By SwimSwam Contributors on SwimSwam This week is Partner Drills week, and today we review the Eiffel Tower drill. This drill is an underwater kicking drill designed for more skilled swimmers to work on all facets of their kicking. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Video: Vertical Kicks And Backflips
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The top of a towering float collapsed during the final night of the parade by Rio's elite samba troupes early on Tuesday, injuring 12 people in the second accident to mar Brazil's glittering Carnival show.