Category: ARCHITECTURE

Apr 8, 2014

This Gigantic Two-Story Camera is Actually a Coffee Shop

This Gigantic Two-Story Camera is Actually a Coffee Shop

Photograph by The Dreamy Camera Cafe Facebook | Blog About 60 miles (97 km) east of Seoul, South Korea, you will find a gigantic two-story building in the shape of a Rolleiflex, a popular line of medium format twin lens reflex (TLR) cameras. Inside is a coffee shop with vintage cameras and accessories on…

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Apr 3, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Ancient Windmills of Kinderdijk

Picture of the Day: The Ancient Windmills of Kinderdijk

THE ANCIENT WINDMILLS OF KINDERDIJK Photograph by DAVID KNOPFLER Kinderdijk is a village in the Netherlands, in the province South Holland, about 15 km east of Rotterdam. The village is situated in a polder (a low-lying tract of land enclosed by dikes), at the confluence of the Lek and Noord rivers. To…

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Apr 2, 2014

This DIY Sauna Raft is All Kinds of Awesome

This DIY Sauna Raft is All Kinds of Awesome

A group of friends in Joensuu, Finland built this awesome sauna raft back in 2012. In Finnish it’s known as a Saunalautta and you can find several other DIY builds online. This particular homemade raft features multiple hammocks, multi-level decks, a tower and of course a fully functional sauna! Pictures on their Facebook page…

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Apr 1, 2014

Picture of the Day: Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Red Square

Picture of the Day: Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Red Square

SAINT BASIL’S CATHEDRAL RED SQUARE, MOSCOW Photograph by iwillbehomesoon Website | Flickr | Google+ | 500px | Instagram In this fantastic night-time capture by iwillbehomesoon, we see the iconic Saint Basil’s Cathedral in the Red Square, Moscow, Russia. The former church, which is now a museum, was built from 1555–61 on orders…

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Apr 1, 2014

The Top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ of 2014

The Top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ of 2014

At the end of every quarter the Sifter highlights the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic Top 100 at the end of the year (check out the ‘Top 100 POTDs for 2013‘!). It’s hard to believe we’re already 1/4 of the way through 2014. I can’t wait to see what…

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Mar 31, 2014

Picture of the Day: Spring Equinox in Chicago

Picture of the Day: Spring Equinox in Chicago

SPRING EQUINOX IN CHICAGO Photograph by niXerKG on Flickr In this perfectly timed photo we see the setting sun in Chicago during Spring Equinox on 20 March 2014. Taken by Flickr user niXerKG, who dubbed the photo Chicagohenge, he says you can see the setting/rising sun in the streets of Chicago that…

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Mar 25, 2014

Staple Metropolises by Peter Root

Staple Metropolises by Peter Root

In two projects entitled, Ephemicropolis (2010) and Low-Rise (2006), late artist Peter Root used stacks of staples broken into various sizes to create miniature metropolises. For Ephemicropolis, Root used approximately 100,000 staples over a floor area of 20 x 10 feet (600 x 300 cm). The installation took a very steady hand and roughly…

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