Category: ARCHITECTURE

Sep 23, 2013

Picture of the Day: Neuschwanstein Castle

Picture of the Day: Neuschwanstein Castle

NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE Photograph by Taxiarchos228 on Wikimedia Commons Neuschwanstein Castle is a 19th-century Romanesque Revival palace (i.e., a style of building employed beginning in the mid-19th century inspired by the 11th and 12th century Romanesque architecture) on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. [Source]…

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Sep 11, 2013

Lake Michigan’s Famous Frozen Pier and Lighthouse

Lake Michigan’s Famous Frozen Pier and Lighthouse

Photograph by TOM GILL Blog | Flickr | Google+ Located on Lake Michigan is the St. Joseph North Pier (google maps), which features two lighthouses (‘Outer’ and ‘Inner’) that were both built over a century ago. When the wind picks up during Michigan’s frosty winter months, large waves crash upon the pier and lighthouses,…

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Sep 7, 2013

Picture of the Day: San Francisco Airport from Above

Picture of the Day: San Francisco Airport from Above

SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT FROM ABOVE Photograph by Todd Lappin In this fantastic aerial photograph by Todd Lappin, we see the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) as it looked in 2006. In the foreground is the original mid-1950′s terminal building and control tower. It was later used as the International Terminal and then…

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Sep 6, 2013

Picture of the Day: Mist-Tanbul

Picture of the Day: Mist-Tanbul

MIST-TANBUL Photograph by Jürgen Horn and Michael Powell | for91days.com In this beautiful capture by Jürgen Horn and Michael Powell @ for91days.com, we see mist on the Golden Horn of Istanbul. The Golden Horn is an inlet of the Bosphorus dividing the city of Istanbul and forming the natural harbor that has…

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Sep 5, 2013

Artist Uses Modern Techniques to Preserve a Traditional Chinese Art Form

Artist Uses Modern Techniques to Preserve a Traditional Chinese Art Form

Yang Yongliang is a Chinese artist and photographer from Shanghai. Born in 1980, he studied calligraphy and traditional Chinese landscape painting from an early age until graduating from the China Academy of Fine Art where he now teaches. His bio on White Rabbit summarizes Yongliang’s thoughts adeptly: A longtime student and devotee of shanshui,…

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Aug 29, 2013

Picture of the Day: UFO Spotted in Seattle

Picture of the Day: UFO Spotted in Seattle

UFO SPOTTED IN SEATTLE Photograph by NothingI5True on Reddit Taken earlier this month by redditor NothingI5True, is a picture of the famous Space Needle in Seattle, Washington. He says he took the photo from his office window just as a heavy fog was rolling through. Another case of right place right time,…

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Aug 28, 2013

Picture of the Day: Cologne Cathedral During WWII

Picture of the Day: Cologne Cathedral During WWII

COLOGNE CATHEDRAL DURING WWII Photograph via Kevin Trotman (The Rocketeer on Flickr) Seen here is an aerial black and white photo of the famous Cologne Cathedral during WWII. Kevin Trotman (The Rocketeer on Flickr) said he found the photo along with 19 others tucked inside a book that he bought for $1…

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