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Longest single-mast cable-stayed bridge
Upgrading in northern Taiwan continues with Zaha Hadid Architect’s 920-meter-long
Danjiang Bridge across the mouth of the Tamsui River.

 

Beloved Maud
Hop onto the McMichael Art Bus to Kleinburg, where you can catch the colour,
charm and cheer of Atlantic Canada’s Maud Lewis.
mcmichael.com

 

Swing of gold
Designer Iwona Kosicka crafted this attention-grabbing swing using
oak bent plywood and a 24-carat gold leaf finish.
kosicka.pl

 

Flamingo observatory
This entry to Abu Dhabi Flamingo Observation Tower competition proposes a nest-like structure built from “twigs.” The area is home to more than 250 species of birds,
most notably a spectacular flock of flamingos.
Nudeoffices.com

 

Overnight in space
NASA has just launched its new International Space Station tourism program.
For those bold few who don’t mind wearing a space suit over top of their pj’s, and have $35,000 to spare, we say, why not!
redaamalou.com/en

 

Co-working in Gent
More than a desk and a chair, Belgium’s stylish Ampla House
comes with a pretty city garden, art collection, fitness space and in-house resto.
Amplahouse.com 

 

Gentle silhouette
The Chemise armchair envelops and protects with a warm embrace that encourages
joyful experimentation along with the utmost comfort.
myhomecollection.it

 

Still alive
Japanese artist Shintaku Kanako pours paint mixed with starch over her nude
body. Her performances, in seemingly uncomfortable positions, last several hours.
kunstarzt.com

 

In the palm of her hand
This huge sculpture by Jody Xiong invites brave musicians to play on
its tiny open stage during a recent Shanghai ad campaign.
Behance.net/jodyxionge0fc

 

Dendrophylax lindenii
Native to the Florida Everglades, these mysteriously rare ghost orchids are an
art form unto themselves, with unusual curling tendrils and long nectar stems.
nationalgeographic.com

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