Category: ARCHITECTURE

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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Mar 24, 2014

St. Louis’s Epic MonstroCity

St. Louis’s Epic MonstroCity

Photograph by Patrick Giblin Opened in 1998, City Museum consists largely of repurposed architectural and industrial objects and is housed in the former International Shoe building in the Washington Avenue Loft District of St. Louis, Missouri, United States. In front of the building is MonstroCity, opened in 2002 it’s an interactive sculpture/playground featuring: two…

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Mar 20, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Stacked House Hotel in Zaandam

Picture of the Day: The Stacked House Hotel in Zaandam

THE STACKED HOUSE HOTEL IN ZAANDAM Photograph by Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam Seen here is the funky façade of Inntel Hotel, located directly outside the train station in Zaandam, a town in the Netherlands located about 12 minutes from Amsterdam’s city centre. The structure is built up from a varied stacking of…

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Mar 18, 2014

Winners Highlights from the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Winners Highlights from the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The winners for the Open, Youth and National Award competitions of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards were announced today by the World Photography Organisation (WPO). Selected from over 70,000 entries from across the world, all three competitions were judged on a single shot and prizes ranged from the latest Sony digital imaging equipment…

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Mar 11, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Pyramids of Giza from KFC

Picture of the Day: The Pyramids of Giza from KFC

THE PYRAMIDS OF GIZA FROM KFC Photograph by houstonau on reddit Here we see the iconic Pyramids of Giza from the inside of a nearby KFC. Unless you’ve visited Egypt, many people may not realize just how close the archaeological site is to the surrounding city. Check out the aerial view below…

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