Among the most overlooked aspects of architecture, the ceiling can truly be a thing of beauty.  Here are ten breathtaking ceilings that every fan of design must see.

Among the most overlooked aspects of architecture, the ceiling can truly be a thing of beauty. Here are ten breathtaking ceilings that every fan of design must see.

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O*GE's Enchanting Solar-powered Night Garden, at the first 'Light in Jerusalem Festival' June 10-16, 2009 - Videos and photos of this exciting installation. By Gaston Zahr & Merav Eitan.

O*GE's Enchanting Solar-powered Night Garden, at the first 'Light in Jerusalem Festival' June 10-16, 2009 - Videos and photos of this exciting installation. By Gaston Zahr & Merav Eitan.

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Chicago's Sears Tower has unveiled glass balconies at 1,353 feet.  Could you step out onto one of these?

Chicago's Sears Tower has unveiled glass balconies at 1,353 feet. Could you step out onto one of these?

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John Briscella does the Urban Gridded Notebook Exhibition at Walking Chair Gallery (Vienna). Everyone is invited to draw on the gridded walls and other cool stuff...

John Briscella does the Urban Gridded Notebook Exhibition at Walking Chair Gallery (Vienna). Everyone is invited to draw on the gridded walls and other cool stuff...

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The recently opened Platoon Kunsthalle offers a space for subculture in Seoul. Designed by GRAFT.

The recently opened Platoon Kunsthalle offers a space for subculture in Seoul. Designed by GRAFT.

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Sneak peek at this year’s Architectural Association summer pavilion in Bedford Square, London - due to be unveiled tomorrow.

Sneak peek at this year’s Architectural Association summer pavilion in Bedford Square, London - due to be unveiled tomorrow.

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Gray Organschi Architecture, designed a simple barn  structure where the lumber is organized on the exterior of the building, creating a wonderful mosaic-like texture that proves that functionality and aesthetics can go hand-in-hand.

Gray Organschi Architecture, designed a simple barn structure where the lumber is organized on the exterior of the building, creating a wonderful mosaic-like texture that proves that functionality and aesthetics can go hand-in-hand.

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Dirk Denison Architects have designed a residence in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California.

Dirk Denison Architects have designed a residence in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California.

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Checked out SciFi/Syfy's Caprica ~ and there are some fun inspiring design details in the alternate reality they have created! Love the tennis court...

FEATUREDChecked out SciFi/Syfy's Caprica ~ and there are some fun inspiring design details in the alternate reality they have created! Love the tennis court...

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The new Acropolis Museum

The new Acropolis Museum

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Gorgeous gardens at Cawdor Castle, the "legendary" home of Macbeth...

Gorgeous gardens at Cawdor Castle, the "legendary" home of Macbeth...

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Marlon Blackwell's Moore Honey House - set in the woods near a residential projects for the same client, the honey house serves as a car port and simple shed for the making and storing of honey.

Marlon Blackwell's Moore Honey House - set in the woods near a residential projects for the same client, the honey house serves as a car port and simple shed for the making and storing of honey.

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Richard Kirk Architects have designed the Highgate Hill Residence in Brisbane, Australia.

Richard Kirk Architects have designed the Highgate Hill Residence in Brisbane, Australia.

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The perfect traveling powerblogger geekmobile from Vodaphone.

The perfect traveling powerblogger geekmobile from Vodaphone.

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The iconic Conrad Hotel in Beijing, designed by local architects MAD, is currently under construction.

The iconic Conrad Hotel in Beijing, designed by local architects MAD, is currently under construction.

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Over 400 umbrellas covered a pedestrian mall in downtown Talca, Chile, resulting in a colorful public space.

Over 400 umbrellas covered a pedestrian mall in downtown Talca, Chile, resulting in a colorful public space.

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House in Kitakamakura, Japan - suppose design office

House in Kitakamakura, Japan - suppose design office

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Love Sid Wichienkuer's entry in to the competition for a new TU Delft School of Architecture, after a fire destroyed the original architecture building in 2008. Love the topographic, layered facade.

Love Sid Wichienkuer's entry in to the competition for a new TU Delft School of Architecture, after a fire destroyed the original architecture building in 2008. Love the topographic, layered facade.

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At the Standard Grill ~ under the highline in the Standard Hotel NY ~ the floor is tiled in pennies!!!

FEATUREDAt the Standard Grill ~ under the highline in the Standard Hotel NY ~ the floor is tiled in pennies!!!

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Never-EverLand by Atelier Van Lieshout.
Mini Capsule Hotel was bought by actor Brad Pitt, who apparently plans to install it on his private beach.

Never-EverLand by Atelier Van Lieshout.
Mini Capsule Hotel was bought by actor Brad Pitt, who apparently plans to install it on his private beach.

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Noguchi ReINstalled marks the first time the Noguchi Museum's permanent collection is on view in its entirety since the spring of 2002.

Noguchi ReINstalled marks the first time the Noguchi Museum's permanent collection is on view in its entirety since the spring of 2002.

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The Opposite House Beijing is designed by Kengo Kuma and features a 22metres stainless steel swimming pool.

The Opposite House Beijing is designed by Kengo Kuma and features a 22metres stainless steel swimming pool.

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MOS's "weird furry factory" at P.S1--the thatch-covered pavilion uses the chimney effect to draw cool air through the space.

MOS's "weird furry factory" at P.S1--the thatch-covered pavilion uses the chimney effect to draw cool air through the space.

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The Scottsdale Museum of the West by Jones Studio will offer a unique sense of place that celebrates the past, the present and the future... a place where the Old West meets the New West.

The Scottsdale Museum of the West by Jones Studio will offer a unique sense of place that celebrates the past, the present and the future... a place where the Old West meets the New West.

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Jean Marie Massaud tells about his very own creative process

Jean Marie Massaud tells about his very own creative process

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Inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s work, ‘Box in a Suitcase (o.1938)’, the proposed "Box in a Crate" project acts as a giant, portable, pop-up art gallery.

Inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s work, ‘Box in a Suitcase (o.1938)’, the proposed "Box in a Crate" project acts as a giant, portable, pop-up art gallery.

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A small and comfortable tea house in Prague, designed by A1 Architects.

A small and comfortable tea house in Prague, designed by A1 Architects.

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Interact with the components of sustainable architecture through JSVIGs Anatomy of a Green Building. Excellent resource for eco-building applications.

Interact with the components of sustainable architecture through JSVIGs Anatomy of a Green Building. Excellent resource for eco-building applications.

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These sustainably-built bamboo butterfly huts were designed by humanitarian design organization TYIN Tegnestue to provide housing for 24 orphans in Thailand

These sustainably-built bamboo butterfly huts were designed by humanitarian design organization TYIN Tegnestue to provide housing for 24 orphans in Thailand

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The starting point for the planning of the house was the goal of coupling the residential quality and the topography of the idyllic orchard lawn with the living rooms of the house

The starting point for the planning of the house was the goal of coupling the residential quality and the topography of the idyllic orchard lawn with the living rooms of the house

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On how a remarkable piece of engineering bridges the eight story gap between two waterways. The only rotating boat lift of this type in the world, the Falkirk Wheel must be seen to be believed.

On how a remarkable piece of engineering bridges the eight story gap between two waterways. The only rotating boat lift of this type in the world, the Falkirk Wheel must be seen to be believed.

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Platform made of 1500 beijing grey bricks and 1500 red chinese plastic stamps placed on it. Stamps are used to confirm agreements and validate actions. In a certain way loosing your stamp is like loosing your own identity.

Platform made of 1500 beijing grey bricks and 1500 red chinese plastic stamps placed on it. Stamps are used to confirm agreements and validate actions. In a certain way loosing your stamp is like loosing your own identity.

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A new L.A. restaurant, Street, designed by Neil Denari takes its inspiration from street culture.

A new L.A. restaurant, Street, designed by Neil Denari takes its inspiration from street culture.

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Mega churches by Christoph Morlinghaus
His ’straight photography’ of empty spaces often leave a mystical and surreal impression, even though Christoph declares not to use any additional light...

Mega churches by Christoph Morlinghaus
His ’straight photography’ of empty spaces often leave a mystical and surreal impression, even though Christoph declares not to use any additional light...

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Behold the concept art for the video game version of Terminator 4: Salvation.

Behold the concept art for the video game version of Terminator 4: Salvation.

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Dwelling-workhouse is design by Hoogte Twee Architecten. It located in Nijmegen Area, The Netherlands...

Dwelling-workhouse is design by Hoogte Twee Architecten. It located in Nijmegen Area, The Netherlands...

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The Coco-Hut is a whimsical structure made of recycled and FSC-certified wood. Looks cozy!

The Coco-Hut is a whimsical structure made of recycled and FSC-certified wood. Looks cozy!

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The Swedish manufacturer Skulpturfabriken is specialize in the design and fabrication of concrete products for both interior and exterior environments. The whole collection of the monolithic and sculptural products is designed by the Stina Lindholm...

The Swedish manufacturer Skulpturfabriken is specialize in the design and fabrication of concrete products for both interior and exterior environments. The whole collection of the monolithic and sculptural products is designed by the Stina Lindholm...

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Architect  Die Baupiloten create space for exploratory learning at the Carl Bolle Elementary School in Berlin-Moabit. It looks like the most fun school ever!

Architect Die Baupiloten create space for exploratory learning at the Carl Bolle Elementary School in Berlin-Moabit. It looks like the most fun school ever!

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"The Big Dig House by Single Speed Design reutilizes materials (infrastructural refuse) from the Big Dig", Boston's huge freeway project.

"The Big Dig House by Single Speed Design reutilizes materials (infrastructural refuse) from the Big Dig", Boston's huge freeway project.

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Mobile shipping container restaurants are making it big. This one in Linz, Austria is made from a 20 ft container, hinged hydraulic door that raises to reveal a just right bar outfitted with beer taps. Oh and it's gold-plated and totally blinged out.

Mobile shipping container restaurants are making it big. This one in Linz, Austria is made from a 20 ft container, hinged hydraulic door that raises to reveal a just right bar outfitted with beer taps. Oh and it's gold-plated and totally blinged out.

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At a beachside park in Spain, architects built a shade structure that mimics the look and swaying action of nearby pine trees. Since new trees would never to grow in the salty air conditions near the beach, they created a stunning replica of a grove of pine trees.

At a beachside park in Spain, architects built a shade structure that mimics the look and swaying action of nearby pine trees. Since new trees would never to grow in the salty air conditions near the beach, they created a stunning replica of a grove of pine trees.

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The Loft Cube presents rooftop living for the adventurous.  The entire body of the Loft Cube can be customized to the buyer’s needs and it's built by you. Get your toolbelt ready!

The Loft Cube presents rooftop living for the adventurous. The entire body of the Loft Cube can be customized to the buyer’s needs and it's built by you. Get your toolbelt ready!

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Fascinating book about the design of wayfinding - an A++ on signage.

Fascinating book about the design of wayfinding - an A++ on signage.

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The Brewery Site is the last undeveloped site on the harbourfront in the centre of Copenhagen. OMA introduces the concept of the “urban motor’ actively linking the city to its harbor.

The Brewery Site is the last undeveloped site on the harbourfront in the centre of Copenhagen. OMA introduces the concept of the “urban motor’ actively linking the city to its harbor.

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