Category: ARCHITECTURE

Sep 27, 2013

Picture of the Day: Skyline Silhouette at Sunset

Picture of the Day: Skyline Silhouette at Sunset

SKYLINE SILHOUETTE AT SUNSET Photograph by THOMAS HAWK Website | Flickr | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ In this stunning sunset photo by Thomas Hawk, we see a silhouetted skyline of San Francisco as seen from Albany Beach. Located on the east shore of San Francisco Bay, Albany Beach is part of…

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Sep 26, 2013

Picture of the Day: A Building with a View

Picture of the Day: A Building with a View

A BUILDING WITH A VIEW Photograph by Doug Wheller | dougwheller.co.uk Somewhere in the Chilean Patagonia of Torres del Paine National Park, is this building (perhaps a cabin or refuge?) with a view that needs no description. If anyone knows more about the exact location and purpose of the building, please do…

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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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