Seashell wonderland in Japan

The top story — perhaps the only story — right now is Japan. The horrific combination of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown is almost worse than anyone can imagine. Yet through the entire tragedy, there hasn’t been one reported incident of looting or civil unrest. In fact, it’s been just the opposite. The courageous Japanese people are facing this incredible crisis...
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The Seashell “Temple of the Dawn” in Taiwan

The Pei Khe Miao is the Chinese name for the unique seashell temple that is completely made of seashells. It is an amazing architectural curiosity locates on the hills close to San Chih in the northern part of Taiwan.The temple has the longest original name, just try to repeat: Wat Arunratchawararam Ratchaworamahavihara The temple has small tunnel lined with Buddhist Gods at the backside....
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Two Seashell inspired Architectural marvels

Apparently not only artists and collectors adore the beauty of seashells. The perfect houses mother nature created for mollusks are inspiring modern architecture in some part of the world. One example of such design is the contemporary Nautilus House designed by architect Javier Senosiain of “Arquitectura Organica” in Mexico City. It is fun to look at and walk through – it is a...
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