A temple of light illuminates the Andes Mountains around Santiago de Chile. Nine huge veils of white alabaster and glass soar towards the skies like a flower bud about to bloom. These are the nine petals that form the eighth Baha’i temple in th world, designed by Canadian architects Hariri Pontarini.
If you happen to be curious about what the future home of your grandchildren might look like, take a glance at Remistudio’s concept hotel called The Ark. Russian architect, Alexander Remizov, is the mastermind behind the project. He believes that his floating “slinky,” which can hold up to 10,000 people, can have multiple uses, including a safe house for disaster relief. The prototype’s main materials are timber, steel, and high-strength ETFE plastic and it is built to handle land and/or water.