A French mailman named Ferdinand Cheval spent 33 years building the “Palais Ideal” between the years of 1879 and 1912. He used only cement and rocks that he collected on his mail route and the finished building is now a tourist monument in France.
The Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival is held each year in the northern city of Harbin, China. Crowds attend to see the amazing ice sculptures on display and this year was as remarkable as ever.
Many people love diamond jewellery and it is a nice idea to have token pieces made to remember loved ones who are no longer alive. Algordanza, a Swiss company, has taken this idea to a whole new level.
This 40-foot art installation in London's Covent Garden Market is the brilliant work of Alex Chinneck and the building appears to be floating. You actually have to see this up close to really believe it!