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32 architectural masterpieces everyone should see in their lifetime

32 architectural masterpieces everyone should see in their lifetime | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
Prepare to be stunned by some of the world's most beautiful pieces of architecture, which everyone should see before they die.
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I haven't been to many of these fabulous structures and wish I had. So many wonderful places to go, so many great places to see. What a wonderful world. 
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21 of the world's weirdest homes

21 of the world's weirdest homes | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it

The world can be a strange place, as this collection of crazy-looking houses proves. Fancy living in a shoe? A golf ball? A UFO, perhaps? Well apparently you can. Click on to find out where.

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The grand piano house is my favorite, especially since it comes with a separate glass cello. Anyway, some really fascinating architecture to brighten your day. 
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9 More Creepy Abandoned Mansions - ODDEE

9 More Creepy Abandoned Mansions - ODDEE | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
From an affluent London neighborhood filled with decaying houses to the home of a former heavyweight champion that may be turned into a church, check out these nine crumbling, yet fascinating, estates.
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Fascinating and some lovely houses gone to rack and ruin. Sad.

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10 Amazing Examples Of Novelty Architecture - ODDEE

10 Amazing Examples Of Novelty Architecture - ODDEE | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
From the scary Witch House that kids flock to every Halloween to the iconic cafe that was featured in The Rocketeer, check out these ten great examples of programmatic buildings.
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Not great architecture, but fun. A few of these are really cool.

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Another 10 Truly Amazing Tree Houses

Another 10 Truly Amazing Tree Houses | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
Wanna feel like a child again? Then take a look at these cool treehouses that are going to make you feel eleven again. (amazing tree, amazing houses, tree houses)
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Perhaps because I never had a tree house, I love to see what others have created. While the tree house restaurant in the picture isn't a real tree, it stuck me as so creative that I had to lead with it.

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These Eerie Photos Of Abandoned Places Are So Much More Than 'Ruin Porn'

These Eerie Photos Of Abandoned Places Are So Much More Than 'Ruin Porn' | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
People love looking at photos of abandoned buildings. The more opulent a structure once was -- and the more dilapidated it currently is -- the better. But why the fascination with this so-called "ruin porn"?

Chicago-based photographer Er...
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Not only are these great photos, but they are terrific writing prompts, especially during this Halloween — Day of the Dead season.

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14 Examples Of Modern Beach Houses From Around The World

Beach houses provide great views and help to create a fun and relaxed lifestyle. Here are 15 modern beach houses from around the world to inspire you.
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I'm not a beach person. Don't like sand, water too near, especially salt, and don't enjoy lying in the son. But if I were going to live at the beach, I'd definitely like one of these beauties. For those of my friends who do love the beach life, well drool away. 
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10 Coolest Cabins - ODDEE

10 Coolest Cabins - ODDEE | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
Want to get away from it all? Have a place to work in solitude? Check out ten tiny
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Got to love these little homes. 
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This castle is something to behold, but its renovation is so much more than merely beautiful.

This castle is something to behold, but its renovation is so much more than merely beautiful. | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
Helping the Earth never looked so beautiful.
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I had to share this because of the beauty of the old chateau. I can't imagine having the money to restore it, but this is a fun story.

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10 Amazing Modern Architectural Wonders - ODDEE

10 Amazing Modern Architectural Wonders - ODDEE | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
From museums and hotels to tall buildings, take a look at some fascinating structures built in the last century.
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If you enjoy great architecture, this is a fascinating piece.

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Breathtaking Monasteries Around the World - ODDEE

Breathtaking Monasteries Around the World - ODDEE | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it

This the Ngaphechaung Monastery in Inle Lake,  Myanmar

Kenneth Weene's insight:

Some spectacular places here. I wish I could go to see them all in person, although the one in Bhutan is a bit scary. 

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Inle Lake is home to some of the most breathtaking monasteries around the world.
 
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Architecture to Watch in 2013

Architecture to Watch in 2013 | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
Whether they're breaking ground or topping off, these are the biggest building projects we'll be watching in 2013
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I'm especially fascinated by the idea of modular constuction of skyscrapers.

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