The newly-opened Qujing History Museum, in China, looks like an anti-gravity spacecraft

Located in the Yunnan province of Southwest China, the new Qujing History Museum looks more like an anti-gravity spaceship than a museum of natural history. Designed by Chinese architectural firm Hordor Design Group, in collaboration with Beijing-based Atelier Alter, the newly-opened museum is home to a breathtaking range of historical artifacts, including the Entelognathus primordialis,…

The magnificent China pavilion for Milan Expo 2015 harks back to traditional systems

We have been witness to futuristic pavilions before, but the above pictured proposal from China's Tsinghua University (in collaboration with New York-based Studio Link-Arc) takes the cake when it comes to rustic-inspired designs. Wait, did we say rustic? Well, the so-named 'The Land of Hope' symbolizes the fields of wheat with its evocative 'landscape' accentuated…


The 10 oldest continuously inhabited cities in Eurasia

History has been witness to both - great settlements that have fallen due to the slightest of chances and magnificent urban centers that have emerged against all odds. In spite of such seemingly capricious endeavors, there are some extraordinary precedents of cities around the world that have seemingly stood the proverbial test of time. (more…)

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