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The Empire State Building Has a New 102nd Floor Observatory

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17 October 2019

The Empire State Building has a New 102nd Floor Observatory

There’s a slight irony to viewing the New York skyline from the Empire State Building – the most iconic feature is missing, because you’re standing on it.

A pop-culture giant – from the arch-romance of Sleepless in Seattle to the vertiginous thrills of King Kong – the 1,454 ft skyscraper is to New York what the Eiffel Tower is to Paris, and around 4 million people a year flock to its world-famous viewing platform.

5 Of the Highest Viewing Platforms You Can Visit Around the World

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8 September 2019

5 Of the Highest Viewing Platforms You Can Visit Around the World

Recently, skyscraper height has become something of a competition.

The world’s nine tallest buildings have all been completed in the last nine years, most of them in Asian megacities like Shanghai, Seoul and Dubai. Saudi Arabia has now joined the party with a planned mile tall structure named the Kingdom Tower, already rising from the desert like a giant middle finger to their rivals.

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This is the Scariest Swimming Pool You’ve Ever Seen

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4 August 2019

The Scariest Swimming Pool You’ve Ever Seen

Infinity pools are having a bit of a moment.

Plans are already in motion to build the world’s first 360-degree infinity pool atop a skyscraper in Central London. And the Palm Tower in Dubai is nearing completion of one the world’s highest infinity pools, a 930,000 litre tank raised 689ft off the ground.

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5 Cities Every Architecture & Design Lover Must Visit

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5 September 2017

5 Cities Every Architecture & Design Lover Must Visit

Upon travelling we become exposed to the design, architecture, art, landscapes, cultures and people that weave the fabric of our awe-inspiring planet. As humans, we seek beauty in many forms, and for Medy Navani, Founder and Creative Director of Design Haus Medy, his travels across the world continue to inspire and propel his passion for design and architecture.