By using prefab modules, a Chinese construction company completed a 57-story skyscraper in just 19 days, sometimes at a rate of three floors per day. Their reduced use of concrete means it’s more eco-friendly as well. Time-lapse at 1:53.
A portable hotel system, built from shipping containers to provide 40 to 400 rooms and only takes three days to set up. Rooms outfitted with modern amenities like flat-screen TVs and Wi-fi.
TRON: Legacy will be released next week, but if you canâ€™t wait, try out The Legacy of the River suite at the Ice Hotel in Sweden; chances are youâ€™ll be rocking out to Daft Punk while youâ€™re there.
Getting it done in China: swift workers completed the main structural components of the Ark Hotel in just 46 hours, and finished the building enclosure in 90 hours; that equals 2 minutes in YouTube land.
The Hotel Metropole-Monte Carlo, a four-star hotel in Monaco, has unique services for thrill seekers. Go for laps in an F1 car, or be a co-pilot for 30 minutes aboard an L-39 Albatros jet plane.
The Marina Bay Sands development in Singapore is now open, at a cost of US $6 billion, and features a rooftop SkyPark and 492′ infinity pool perched high (650 feet) atop the 3 hotel towers. (Thanks Corey!)