If you ever wondered how they add sections to a bridge these days, check out this incredible time-lapse of an industrial bridge-building machine that can cantilever itself out between pillars, and then slide pre-fab sections into place as it crawls forward.
Primitive Technology shows us how he created a complete, heated shelter using nothing more than rudimentary handmade tools, trees, strips of cane and mud. He even made his own roof tiles from clay, using a kiln he made with similar techniques. The total build took him 102 days.
An immensely satisfying demonstration of craftsmanship as two Japanese carpenters show the kind of precision required to perfectly interlock a pair of wooden beams into an extremely strong unified structure.
This rare LEGO set the architectural wonder with over 5,900 bricks. Finished model measures appx. 20″(w) and 16″(h). At $1100, it’s expensive, but not nearly as much as the real Taj Mahal cost.
$25M will get you the stunning (and somewhat familiar) 11,000 sf Razor house, with mind-boggling views. The only thing missing is a Tony Stark cut-out in the secret lab. (Thanks Sonic!)