Category: ARCHITECTURE

Mar 17, 2016

Picture of the Day: Overlooking Eixample from the Top of Sagrada Familia

Picture of the Day: Overlooking Eixample from the Top of Sagrada Familia

Eixample is characterized by long straight streets, a strict grid pattern crossed by wide avenues, and square blocks with chamfered corners

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Mar 16, 2016

Picture of the Day: Zoomed Out Machu Picchu

Picture of the Day: Zoomed Out Machu Picchu

A fresh perspective on a world wonder

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Mar 14, 2016

There’s a Secret Speakeasy Underneath This Noodle Shop in Moscow (12 Photos)

There’s a Secret Speakeasy Underneath This Noodle Shop in Moscow (12 Photos)

It doesn’t look like much, but behind a curtain and down a staircase, a speakeasy called Mendeleev Bar reveals itself

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Mar 10, 2016

17th Century Romanian Salt Mine Gets Converted Into Wild Tourist Attraction

17th Century Romanian Salt Mine Gets Converted Into Wild Tourist Attraction

It’s like stepping into another world

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Mar 1, 2016

Picture of the Day: A Transparent Pool in Thailand

Picture of the Day: A Transparent Pool in Thailand

Stunning transparent pool at the Tubkaak Boutique Resort in Krabi, Thailand. The infinity-edge pool features an acrylic panel that forms the outward-facing wall

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Feb 25, 2016

Picture of the Day: Neuschwanstein Castle circa 1900, 10 Years After It Was Built

Picture of the Day: Neuschwanstein Castle circa 1900, 10 Years After It Was Built

A photochrom print of Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, Germany; taken as few as ten years after the completion of the castle

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Feb 24, 2016

15 Finalists from Smithsonian’s 13th Annual Photo Contest

15 Finalists from Smithsonian’s 13th Annual Photo Contest

Smithsonian announces the 70 finalists for their 13th annual photo contest, selected from over 46,000 submissions in 168 countries and territories

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