Leading architects are "turning the focus back on bamboo." Bamboo architects: a new movement led by architects Kengo Kuma, Shigeru Ban and Vo Trong Nghia is putting bamboo construction back in the spotlight.
Nestling on the slopes of Wangsan, one of the peaks in the Jirisan region (Korea), is a giant turtle-shaped rock weighing 127 tonnes. Its shell is carved with ornate designs. It rests flat against the mountainside.
This fossilized Irish giant from 1895 is over 12 feet tall. He was discovered during a mining operation in Antrim, Ireland. girth of chest, 6 foot 6 inches; length of arms 4 foot 6 inches. There are six toes on the right foot
Here's another inspiring earthbag construction for fans of natural homes out there! The Shantikuthi Earthbag Spiral House is called such because its walls were built in a spiral pattern. Its roof also has a spiral garden where visitors can harvest seeds
Building a Celtic Roundhouse-The Celts built their roundhouses from the natural materials available on the land. The roundhouses at Felin Uchaf are built in the same way using only the natural materials available on or near the land.
Stone of the Pregnant Woman - The BaalBek Block - A huge block, considered the largest hewn stone in the world, still sits where it was cut almost years ago. (Some say years ago) Called the "Stone of the Pregnant Woman", it weighs an estimated tons.