For those who’ve complained that we haven’t had enough Lego of late (or that Monday’s TOTD was too static), try this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=22PAaX_cEOI&NR=1 An instructional video on how to build, and use, a multi-story carpark.
TOTD first came across this as an iPhone application that allows you locate and find information and images about sites of architectural interest. The website for this “openly editable encyclopedia of buildings from around the world” can be found here: http://www.openbuildings.com/
The Strata Tower in London’s Elephant and Castle has won the award for the ugliest new building in Britain. Judging by the other entries shown here it was up against some pretty stiff competition. http://www.bdonline.co.uk/news/strata-tower-wins-2010-carbuncle-cup/5004110.article
Awhile back TOTD featured 50 of the strangest buildings in the world. Well now we’ve found 50 more (courtesy of the website ‘Village of Joy’). http://villageofjoy.com/50-strange-buildings-of-the-world-part-iii/ Whilst there are many beautiful and futuristic buildings on this list, TOTD was rather …
The webmaster of this excellent site recently visited The University Library in search of large scale maps that would support the development of the 1860 (Old Portsmouth) Project. The aim of this programme is to accurately model Old Portsmouth as it …
Today our friends across the pond in the United States will be commemorating Log Cabin Day. This day looks back to a time when many Americans, who were moving west, would build their homes using the woods nearby: http://www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/June/logcabinday.htm