Michelangelo’s Former Tuscan Villa Is On Market For US$ 9.3 Million

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If you’ve been dreaming about living a new life under the Tuscan sun, now you can in Michelangelo’s former villa — currently on the market for US$ 9.3 million. The famed artist bought the sprawling 1200 square meters home located in Chianti, It...

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The “Dutch Mountains” Will Be the World’s Largest Wooden Building

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The Netherlands is famously flat—but a massive green mountain is rising up in the Dutch city of Veldhoven. The Dutch Mountains project will be the world’s largest wooden building, combining natural materials with high-tech design to create a stat...

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Futuristic “Spaceship” Museum Breaks Ground In Los Angeles

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MAD Architects has revealed new renderings of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art that’s just broke ground in Los Angeles’ Exposition Park this week. Founded by “Star Wars” creator George Lucas, the museum will take on a fittingly futuristic sp...

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New Ropeway is to Build in Armenian Lori Region

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One of the preferred sectors for developing Lori region’s economy is the tourism. According to the regional administration the number of guests who visited the region in 2017 compared with 2016 doubled, reaching 200,000 people. This year it is plan...

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Balkrishna Doshi Is The 2018 Pritzker Prize Winner

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Indian architect Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi has been named the 2018 laureate of the Pritzker Prize, architecture's most illustrious award, reported The CNN. Doshi, one of India's most influential 20th century architects, is the 45th recipient of the ...

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