The architects at Chinese company MAD recently completed construction of this jewel in the middle of the Gobi Desert. Those polished metal tiles protect the building from frequent sandstorms.
Check out this vintage rejection letter from journalist Lafcadio Hearn to his paramour; their relationship ended when she sent him a photograph of her in a low-cut dress. Harsh. (Thanks Billy!)
Next month, the Marina Bay Sands Casino and Resort in Singapore will be the proud home of the lotus flower-shaped, eco-conscious and world’s first ArtScience Museum, designed by Moshie Safadie.