Architecture

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Without looking at the second picture, you would never guess this is merely a painting on a wall. Absolutely incredible. Not sure who the artist is, but they are extremely talented.

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There are all kinds of houses made of bottles. And while it’s great they are being green, let’s face it, they don’t always look the greatest. What makes the house below stand apart, is the fact that it’s probably the most impressive looking bottle house I’ve ever seen. They did an amazing job.

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Ever seen an elevator that looked like this? The AquaDom in Berlin, Germany, is a 25 meter tall cylindrical acrylic glass aquarium with built-in transparent elevator, which takes visitors to a siteseeing deck. It is located at the Radisson SAS Hotel in Berlin-Mitte. The DomAquarée complex also contains a hotel, offices, a restaurant, and the aquarium Sea Life Center.

Opened in December of 2003, it cost about 16 million dollars to build. It contains 237,754 gallons of seawater and has 2600 fish made up of 56 species. Two divers are on on site full time for feeding and maintenance of the fish.

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At over 1,000 yards long, covering 20 acres, and holding 66 million gallons of water is the worlds largest pool at the resort San Alfonso del Mar in Chile. It uses water pumped from the Pacific Ocean which is filtered then treated to supply the pool. The pool took over 5 years and a reported 1 billion to build.