I have always wanted a old school building or the railway station to live at.
Susy Smith and her husband Alex Evans did that... transformed a disused railway station in the Meon Valley in Hampshire into an origonal family home!
'The area at the front used to be a car park :0)
The old station platform provides a great terrace and an old railway carriage functions as guest bedrooms and bathrooms.
Railway memorabilia adds authenticity and a touch of humour to the gate of this fabulous family home!!!
Christian Bay – Jørgensen, owner of Bay Arch, has an idea to turn the famous Hollywood Sign into an hotel. This could solve the money/land issues that have been sorrounding the sign lately. The plan calls for the famous letters to be enlarged to double the size, building them out from the back, allowing guests to stay inside the Hollywood sign itself.
here is another idea designed by Danish and Belgian architects Bart de Lege, Frederique Hermans, Jan Bloemen, Joep Verheijen, and Steven van Esser.
Why not literally draw an outline underneath the Hollywood Sign that does justice to this historical spot and symbol. Why not create a program that provides for various activities on a specific theme: a location for the Oscar Ceremony in a polyvalent theater, a hotel, a film museum, a scenographic park with a panoramic view at the city (for reference: Park Guell by Gaudi in Barcelona), a trendy bar & restaurant, a conference room, a casino, etc…