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The Cocooned High-Rises of Hong Kong - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: high rises, buildings, Hong Kong, cocoons, environment )

Cher
- 91 days ago - theguardian.com
For over two decades photographer Peter Steinhauer documented the bamboo scaffolding and bright, tightly wrapped shapes of Hong KongâEUR(TM)s construction sites. His collection, Cocoons, is available from Powerhouse
Bird Experts Call for Community Action After 398 Birds Crash Into Galveston Building
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, buildings, death )

Anna
- 655 days ago - chron.com
Galveston Animal Control reports that 398 birds, mostly warblers, crashed into a high-rise building in Galveston. Three birds survived the window strike and 395 birds died.
When Concrete Buildings Drive People Mad
Offbeat  (tags: buildings, Post-war architecture, destruction, historic building )


- 1203 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Post-war architecture is loved by some and loathed by many. A series of battles is taking place across the UK over whether to preserve certain concrete buildings. Which ones have divided opinion the most?
Hastings' Pelham Arcade to Be Taken Off 'at-Risk' Register
Offbeat  (tags: Arcade, Hasting, Buildings, Listed, at-risk" register, English Heritage )


- 1565 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A shopping arcade in East Sussex is to be taken off English Heritage's "at-risk" register after four years of renovation work, the council says.
The Invisible Killer Threatening Millions of Migrating Birds
Offbeat  (tags: animals, birds, migrating birds, windows, invisible killer, Landlords, Architects, bird friendly, buildings )


- 1735 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Every year, hundreds of millions of birds are killed or injured when they fly into windows. Volunteers who document the collisions are now calling for architects and landlords to make their buildings more bird friendly to reduce the number of deaths.
Unusual Buildings of the World
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, unusual, buildings, world, cool )

Catya
- 2874 days ago - cool-story.com
All the buildings reflect the desire of their creators but our list describes the 15 most unusual buildings of today. The builders have stepped away from the ordinary standard of architecture, we can say that these prominent structures are among the uniqu
5 Buildings So Big They Have Their Own ZIP Code!
Offbeat  (tags: building, buildings, building, building own zip code, own zip code, zip code, usa zip code )

Zoran
- 2912 days ago - zacktravel.com
Last night I was reading the latest issue of Wired (the only physical magazine I still subscribe to) and noticed a fun little data stream they had posted about places with their own ZIP code.
ACTION ALERT: CDC: Stop the Bed Bug Epidemic ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Offbeat  (tags: children, pers, buildings, bed bug infestations )

Simone
- 3059 days ago - animals.change.org
There has been a recent resurgence in bed bug infestations. Although people once associated bed bugs with poor sanitation, it's now known that bed bugs can be found in buildings across all levels of hygiene and income, and are not only in homes and hotel
Sir David Foils Developers - By Buying the Pub Next Door
Offbeat  (tags: sir david attenborough, developers, buildings, brought pub next door, environment, nature )

Simone
- 3551 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
He has tangled with gorillas and been bombarded by bats. So Sir David Attenborough was well-equipped to deal with a problem right on his own doorstep. When the veteran TV wildlife presenter realised a proposed building development could compromise the
European and Asian Castles
Offbeat  (tags: castles, architecture, photography, medieval, buildings )

Milos
- 3945 days ago - completeall.com
Classic European and Asian medieval Castles Over 140 Hi-res images
Drawings and Illusions on the Walls [Pics]
Offbeat  (tags: illusions, arts, design, buildings, wall )

Milos
- 4051 days ago - funnytogo.com
Drawings on the walls, or the illusion of reality on the walls before and after images
   

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