April 16, 2008
The new Opera House in Oslo, designed by Norwegian architect firm Snøhetta. The Opera House was finished in 2007 with the opening event held on Saturday April 12, 2008. Total expenditures for the building project were planned at 4.4 billion NOK, but finished ahead of schedule, and 300 million NOK under budget
5 year construction compressed into a 3 minutes time-lapse video (Takes a minute to download)
Ned Troide was singularly famous for scoring 72,999,975 points on the video game Defender, the highest score ever recorded, in a single session lasting 62 1/2 hours. What is less known is that he also created a curious set of Heavy Metal end tables. The Curious Furniture of Ned Troide. (From Daily DIY)
Construction photos from Ira Rennert Mansion. This home sits on 63 acres, and the buildings cover over 110,000 square feet including the 66,000 square foot main house. The main building contains a 91-foot long dining room, 29 bedrooms and 39 bathrooms. Fair Field, named after the adjoining Fairfield Pond, also contains a bowling alley, tennis and squash courts, and a $150,000 hot tub.
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That construction video is pretty nuts. Looks like the whole thing was built on the water too.
Posted by: Milan at Apr 17, 2008 8:42:36 AM