Matt Glassmeyer, a musician from Nashville, put his old record albums to good use: he shingled the porch of his house with 350 vinyl records. The records uniformly overlap to cover the entire porch roof and are secured in place with by a nail and washer through the center hole.
Unless you’re in a position to take a relaxing vacation while your home is being renovated, the reality is that living in the house as it’s being remodeled will cause some stress. So here are a few tips on how to get through it without losing your mind.
St. Stephen's Cathedral, a Roman Catholic church in Vienna, is one of Austria's most famous attractions. This Gothic structure has a 137-meter-high spire and a beautiful, multi-colored tile roof (with 230,000 tiles), and it showcases eight centuries of architectural history!
Professor Zhang Lin built an artificial mountain villa in Beijing, China...on top of his apartment building. He carried each and every stone to the 26-story-high rooftop by himself, which took him six years!
The Academy of Sciences in California's "living roof" is covered in rolling hills and fields on which local wildlife lives and is edged by solar panels. The U.S. Green Building Council: Leed Platinum has given it the highest sustainability rating of any museum in the world.
Rooftop Cinema is in the heart of downtown Melbourne and screens films in a completely unique urban setting.
The Hendee-Borg House is a symmetrical saw-tooth roof house, which is made up of ridges with dual pitches in order to admit natural light into the building.
Whether it's a crowded Fourth of July barbecue or a quiet iced tea and book for one, there's nothing like a deck to really enhance your home! Here are 10 things you can do to update, customize and beautify your backyard deck.
The Upside Down House, as it is called, is located in Szymbark, Poland and is symbolic of the effects of communism in this country: quite literally it has turned this home upside down.
Whether you're planning to sell your house or it's just in need of an update, there are many things you can do to give the exterior a makeover. Curb appeal is important, not just for the resale value, but for the overall value and look of the neighborhood.