Ever had the desire to go off the grid? No, I’m not talking about turning off your electronic gadgets and disappearing into the world. I’m talking about building a house that uses renewable energy and doesn’t consume traditional power. The idea has probably crossed all of our minds at least [...]Read More »
Not many people associate such engineering marvels with Asia.Read More »
Can you imagine what a city looks from 1,000 feet above?Read More »
‘The Float at Marina Bay’ is a floating football (soccer) stadium in Singapore [Amazing Photo of the Day]
You know I used to think here in the United States we live the good life. Being the richest and most advance country in the world, we must have the best standard of living (ignoring the fact that we are in debt above our eyeballs). However, after seeing many of [...]Read More »
Dubai is known in some circle as the Las Vegas of the Middle East. Why? I am not completely sure but probably because of how many tourists visit the city every year. It definitely isn’t because of similar terrain.
In any case, we have shared photos of Dubai in the [...]Read More »
Aside from Norwegians and oil, what is something found in abundance in Norway? Snow (and, consequently, ice). So what to do with all that snow and ice? How about… build an ice and snow hotel!
The following is Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel in Alta, Norway. It is a 2000 square feet, [...]Read More »
Forget micro apartments; try living in ‘Roll it’, a home made of three cylinders [Amazing Photo of the Day]
Yesterday we shared with you an interior design of a 300 square feet micro apartment. If you found the micro apartment to be too small for your taste, then you probably won’t be found of ‘Roll it’.
Developed by two students out of University of Karlsruhe in Germany, Roll it [...]Read More »
Last week we saw the 420 square feet home of entrepreneur Graham Hill, the founder of TreeHugger.com. While small, the brilliance of the home was it was designed so that it actually provided Hill with eight living spaces. Want to see similar, awesomely designed and decorated ‘micro apartment’ (as they [...]Read More »
At this restaurant you have dinner on tables in water, barefoot, and next to a waterfall [Amazing Photo of the Day]
There are probably millions of restaurants around the world. I bet near your house there are at least a dozen. So, when you are hungry and you want to eat out, how do you decide which restaurant to go to? The food is obviously one criterion but, aside from that, [...]Read More »
When you think of “luxury”, what comes to mind? House? Car? Probably. Treehouse? Eh… not so much. However, luxury treehouses are exactly what eco-friendly resort E’terra Samara in Toronto, Canada is planing on building.
Designed by Farrow Partnership Architects, E’terra Samara plans on introducing 12 of the following luxury treehouses. [...]Read More »
What is a favorite past time of dictators? Spending money (that often doesn’t belong to them). From king-dictators to military-dictators and every other type of dictator in between, dictators like building and buying things. What did royalty of medieval Europe like building? Grand castles.
We have already seen a few [...]Read More »
Unique photos of how an escalator is brought to the 101st floor of a building [Amazing Photo of the Day]
Ever look at a high rise building and wonder how the hell did someone build something so tall? More specifically, how in the world were all the things at the top put there, such as that light bulb dangling in the air sticking out from the edge of the building? [...]Read More »
One of the first photos shared via dotTech’s ‘Amazing Photo of the Day‘ segment back in September of this year was a photo of a European castle in Bojnice, Slovakia. After that, we shared photos of another European castle but one that may have more meaning to dotTechies than the [...]Read More »
Ever seen — in the movies, on TV, or in real life — a house or building built right on the edge of a cliff, gorge, or any other deep hole in the ground? The ‘Hanging Houses’ in Spain are sort of like that; they are built on the edge [...]Read More »
Moving almost $50 billion of merchandise every year, Amazon is the unofficial retailer king of the web. Some of what is sold on Amazon.com (or any of its country-specific websites) is done via Amazon Marketplace — third parties selling their products on Amazon. However, much of what is sold on [...]Read More »
How many dotTechies have seen Shrek, either one or more of the movies in the whole four part series? Can you image Shrek being real? If you can, then you can probably appreciate why I feel Shrek would, willingly and happily, live in the following house — check it out:[...]Read More »
Qatar plans on building this awesome stadium for football’s FIFA World Cup 2022 [Amazing Photo of the Day]
Football (real football, not American football; also known as soccer) is the most popular sport in the world, often providing (some) solace to even the most volatile regions of the world. Arguably the most significant event in football on the international stage is the FIFA World Cup, which is played [...]Read More »
Thanks to the educational value provided by dotTech, we already know Burj Khalifa (located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates) is the tallest building in the world. And we have already seen an aerial shot of Dubai at night, the home of Burj Khalifa. Today I have a photo to share [...]Read More »