blueprints

Eiffel Tower blueprints

Eiffel Tower blueprints

Bookending my recent entry about Ferris wheels, which I wrote was partly inspired by the magnificence of the Eiffel Tower when it was unveiled at the 1889 World’s Fair in Paris, here are some scanned images of the blueprints of the Eiffel Tower. [Via]

Mark Bennett's Blueprints

Mark Bennett's Blueprints

Blurring the line between fiction and reality, Mark Bennett created detailed, if not slightly obsessive blueprints of domiciles belonging to various fictional characters and families, such as Batman’s mansion to Fred and Wilma Flintstone’s bedrock to Lucy and Ricky Ricardo’s home. The blueprint of Jeanie’s lamp is also quite a trip. [Via]