Tag: Island

After 10 Years I’m Still Enchanted By Emerald Island

I’ve moved here years ago but I’m still enchanted by its beauty! Show Full TextYou will understand why when you see some of my favourite photographs that I took in Ireland over the past 10 years…More info: Facebook Red ...

Sparse and Simple Island Home in Sweden

 The backdrop to Viggsö is windswept landscape of stone cliffs, pine trees and shaggy lichen- a faded color palette, fitting for a minimalist home. Designed by Arrhov Frick Arkitektkontor, this sparse home is designed to accommodate a family of ...

Three Helpless Cows Become Stranded on a Grassy Island Created by the New Zealand Earthquake

Newshub cameraman Chris Jones was flying in helicopter documenting the immense 7.8 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that recently hit New Zealand, when he captured the indelible image of three helpless cows who survived, but were ...

Studio Apartments Terraced on the Madeira Island Coast

Mayer and Selders created two conjoined studio apartments in rural Jardim do Mar, on the southwest Madeira Island coast.  This gorgeous island in the Atlantic is part of Portugal.The architects made the most of this idyllic location with large ...

A Community-Centric Apartment Complex on the Staten Island Waterfront

With Ironstate Development Company’s Urby Staten Island project, “they had to go big or go home,” according to a local resident quoted in the New York Times.  This community-centric apartment complex feels like part of a grand plan with its urban ...

Historic Elementary School Becomes Cozy Condos in Rhode Island

Libby Kirwin worked with an investor on the Carey School condo renovation that gave new purpose to a historic elementary school in the heart of Newport, Rhode Island.  The school operated for 118 years before closing in 2009.The redesign’s thirteen ...

Quick Hits: Religious Cannabis Leaders Arrested in Rhode Island

MARIJUANA POLITICS - The News Source For an Informed Citizenry Post by Russ Belville WEST GREENWICH, Rhode Island – Two leaders of a cannabis-focused religion were arrested by Rhode Island State Police for cultivation and possession of marijuana. ...

“Cadence” – A Harmonic Configuration of Open Spaces on Vancouver Island

Cadence is a stunning waterfront home in British Columbia, Canada. It features interconnecting pavilions that create a natural flow through its more than 4,000 square feet of space — no easy feat.  Keith Baker Design Inc received numerous awards for ...

Three Men Stranded on Remote Island for Days Rescued

Source: Facebook/U.S. Navy After a wave toppled their 19-foot skiff, three men were forced to swim ashore to the uninhabited Micronesian island of Fanadik, several hundred miles north of Papa New Guinea. When they didn’t show up at their ...

Japan’s Cat Island Asks Internet For Food, Gets More Than They Can Store

Aoshima, also known as Cat Island, is a tiny remote island in the Ehime Prefecture of southern Japan where cats outnumber humans 6 to 1. So you can imagine the horror these people felt when recently the food supply service was put on hold due to bad ...

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