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‘Invisible’ Tower (Cheongna City Tower) going to be built in Korea

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By Richie Rich

Posted 6 Feb 2012 9:54 pm

We don’t feature skyscrapers too often in here, but today we’re presenting an amazing project in Incheon – South Korea. The project we’re about to speak of is called “The Cheongna City Tower”, but most people will probably know it as the Invisible Tower. For our untrained eyes and mind this project may seem a bit unfeasible, but the architects from GDS hold their line by declaring that their “ultimate magic tricks” will make an entire building disappear, due to the illusion of invisibility they rely on, based on optic physics principles. There’s also a statement that caught our attention, its authors

Renato’s Tower in Umbria, Italy is a perfect romantic retreat

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By Richie Rich

Posted 6 Feb 2012 12:32 pm

There’s something about Italy that makes us think of romantic holidays.. it’s probably the atmosphere of the place, or the huge number of historical monuments, combined with the incredibly beautiful weather. Apart from being a visitor, we think living in Italy enhances these feelings even more, especially in one of the country’s best regions, Umbria. The capital of Umbria, Perugia, is a gorgeous university town packed with artistic treasures and the source of many culinary styles. We’re presenting Renato’s Tower, a private medieval retreat located in the Umbrian hill, Italy, a great location to spend some romantic moments with your beloved one.

1959 Chevrolet Corvette refined by Pogea Racing

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By Richie Rich

Posted 6 Feb 2012 11:59 am

We have a surprise for hot rods and retro cars enthusiasts. One classic 1959 Corvette was recently refined and brought in 2012 by Pogea Racing. Let’s do some check up on the process. The head of Pogea Racing, Eduard Pogea, declared that their intention was to combine modern gears and performance with the elegance of a classic body. Thus, the monster has been installed a home-made tube frame designed in collaboration with Foose Design, for more torsion swiftness, plus new brakes and custom coilover suspension. The motor was changed with a 2011 Corvette LS3, festooned with LS7 injectors, as well as a

An American Masterpiece for Sale, in Alpine, New Jersey

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By Richie Rich

Posted 6 Feb 2012 11:37 am

We think this is the most expensive residence that we’re presented so far. Named “An American Masterpiece” by Michael Gross, the author of 740 Park, it’s located on the only gated street in the whole of the Northern New Jersey, just eight miles away from New York City. Just by looking at the pictures below you can realize that a home of this beauty, state-of-the-art technology and elegance, is rarely found among the real estate market. It’s also available in the nation’s wealthiest zip code – Forbes ’08. Featuring an internal space of a whopping 30,000 square feet (2,800 square meters), it

The Recreational Island by BMT Nigel Gee & Henry Ward Design

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By Richie Rich

Posted 6 Feb 2012 11:31 am

Though we find it pretty odd, we’ll present you something that’s cooler than a yacht or a resort, a man made floating island. The heads of a branch of the BMT Group, BMT Nigel Gee, announced their collaboration with Henry Ward Design for penning down and creating a brand new concept, the “Recreational Island”. It is practically a floating platform, able to fold and also featuring the possibility of being stored inside the tender bay of large yachts. It may be launched at water via the tender cranes and towed by the same tender to the future owners’ desired position. Deployed, it

Tony Cochran’s steampunk guitars look amazing

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By Richie Rich

Posted 6 Feb 2012 11:03 am

Guitar enthusiasts, we have an eye-watering surprise for you and those alike. We’re presented exquisite guitars in the past as well, this time though we’ll show these Steampunk style pieces. With no coincidence at all, Tony Cochran’s guitars carry behind them an entire load of history, just like Steampunk culture. Tony intended to combine unused guitars with history, creating musical treasures. Having gone through a whole array of processes, like leather wrapping, metal-work and riveting, they finally received a superb industrial-like look and also kept their purpose. It’s time we presented a few of them with a bit of detail. The Alumicaster

Romain Jerome Chrono Tourbillon Limited Edition Watch

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By Richie Rich

Posted 6 Feb 2012 10:55 am

This is the first time we pronounce the name of Romain Jerome on our pages. Considering this, we have to give it some style, thus presenting a new version of their Titanic DNA and tourbillion collection. Simply called Romain Jerome Chrono Tourbillion, the watch features the old 46mm case used by Romain Jerome since some time ago sharing a unique oxidized steel bezel look. This represents actually an attempt of recreating the effects of salt water over metal, after years of interaction. Furthermore, to enhance the theme of this watch series, a small part of the bezel’s metal comes from the real

Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa near Cape Town, South Africa

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By Richie Rich

Posted 6 Feb 2012 2:37 am

The busy life within cities has already taken its toll upon our health and lifestyle, thus we seriously need long or short-term escapes from them, just to put our mind to rest and relax our muscles. Close to Cape Town, in South Africa, the Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa is located 10 minutes away from the Cape Town train station and 40 minutes away from the Cape Town International Airport. Its situation is both exquisite and beautiful, set between the gorgeous waters of the Atlantic Ocean and South African mountain ranges, Twelve Apostles and Table Mountain. The resort offers deluxe rooms, as

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