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HABITAT 67 – The “stacked bricks” housing complex in Montreal
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HABITAT 67 – The “stacked bricks” housing complex in Montreal

Designed by Israeli-Canadian architect Moshe Safdie. It was originally conceived as his master's thesis in architecture at McGill University and then built as a pavilion for Expo 67, the World's Fair held from April to October 1967. It is located at 2600 ...
City of Adelaide – The world’s oldest clipper ship in Adelaide
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City of Adelaide – The world’s oldest clipper ship in Adelaide

The clipper ship, built in Sunderland, England, and launched on 7 May 1864. It was built by William Pile, Hay and Co. for transporting passengers and goods between Britain and Australia. Between 1864 and 1887, the ship made 23 annual return voyages from L...
WonderWorks – The Upside-Down museum in Orlando
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WonderWorks – The Upside-Down museum in Orlando

The entertainment center focused on science exhibits with five locations in the United States. Its buildings are commonly built as if they are upside down. It contains over one hundred hands on exhibits that challenges the mind and many activities for gue...
The Community Bookshelf – The unique public library building in Kansas City
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The Community Bookshelf – The unique public library building in Kansas City

The books, which measure approximately 8 meter by 3 meter, are made of signboard mylar that is laid over concrete panels and an aluminum substructure. The shelf showcases 22 titles reflecting a wide variety of reading interests as suggested by Kansas City...
Longaberger – The Ohio’s famous basket building in Newark
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Longaberger – The Ohio’s famous basket building in Newark

The seven-story, 180,000-square-foot building was designed by The Longaberger Company, and executed by NBBJ and Korda Nemeth Engineering. The building opened in 1997. The basket handles weigh almost 150 tons and can be heated during cold weather to preven...
Aloha Airlines Flight 243 – The safe landing in Kahului
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Aloha Airlines Flight 243 – The safe landing in Kahului

Flight was a scheduled Aloha Airlines flight between Hilo and Honolulu in Hawaii. On April 28, 1988, a Boeing 737-297 serving the flight suffered extensive damage after an explosive decompression in flight, but was able to land safely at Kahului Airport o...
Gräf & Stift Phaeton – The Franz Ferdinand’s fateful limousine is being exhibited in Vienna
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Gräf & Stift Phaeton – The Franz Ferdinand’s fateful limousine is being exhibited in Vienna

The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and Franz Ferdinand's wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, occurred on 28 June 1914 in Sarajevo when they were mortally wounded by Gavrilo Princip. T...
Albi Cathedral – The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Cecilia in Albi
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Albi Cathedral – The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Cecilia in Albi

The most important Catholic building in Albi, France and is the seat of the Catholic Archbishop of Albi. First built as a fortress in the aftermath of the Albigensian Crusade; begun in 1282 and under construction for 200 years, it is claimed to be the lar...
La Huacachina – The Peruvian desert oasis in Huacachina
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La Huacachina – The Peruvian desert oasis in Huacachina

“Oasis Of America” is built around a small natural desert lake. Legend holds that the lagoon was created when a beautiful native princess removed her clothes to bathe, but after looking in a mirror she saw a male hunter approaching her from behind. Startl...
Great Expectations – The Miss Havisham’s House in Rochester
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Great Expectations – The Miss Havisham’s House in Rochester

The House is a fine example of an Elizabethan mansion. It is so named after the visit of King Charles II on the eve of his restoration. Charles had landed in Dover on 25 May 1660 and by the evening of the 28th arrived in Rochester. He was received by the ...
Jatayu Earth’s Center – The world’s largest bird sculpture in Chadayamangalam
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Jatayu Earth’s Center – The world’s largest bird sculpture in Chadayamangalam

The statue symbolizes protection of women and was designed and sculpted by Rajiv Anchal, who is a sculptor by education. This sculptor was advanced in his techniques. Jatayu Earth’s Center is a park and tourism center in Kollam district of Kerala. It sta...
Porto Flavia – The unique terminal of the mine in Masua
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Porto Flavia – The unique terminal of the mine in Masua

Sea harbor built in 1923–24, it served as the mineral production hub of Masua in the west coast of the Sardinian Iglesiente area. It is named after Flavia Vecelli, the daughter of Cesare Vecelli, who engineered and designed the harbor. The harbor's charac...

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