Category: ARCHITECTURE

Aug 27, 2014

The Most Amazing Stone Walls You Will See Today

The Most Amazing Stone Walls You Will See Today

Andreas Kunert and Naomi Zettl are the husband and wife duo behind Ancient Art of Stone. Together the two artists create some of the most beautiful and intricate stone walls you will ever see. Andreas has been working professionally with stone for over two decades and his passion was first ignited when his family…

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Aug 26, 2014

Picture of the Day: Super Sneaky Sliding Brick Wall Door

Picture of the Day: Super Sneaky Sliding Brick Wall Door

Photograph by marvinvis on reddit Reddit user marvinvis spotted this sliding door that perfectly matches the exterior brick facade of this building. The crafty installation was spotted in the village of Wéris in Wallonia, Belgium. We can only speculate what goes on behind that wall door, but one must assume it’s something diabolically awesome.…

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Aug 20, 2014

12 Photos That Look Straight Down from Perilous Heights

12 Photos That Look Straight Down from Perilous Heights

Photographer and urban explorer Ivan Kuznetsov shows us the world from a vantage point many of us will never experience first hand. Based in Moscow, the Russian photographer is a well-known ‘rooftopper’, which means he scales tall buildings and structures (often illegally) to take dizzying aerial photos of the world below. While ‘extreme’ rooftopping…

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Aug 6, 2014

100 Years Ago this Telephone Tower in Stockholm Connected 5000 Telephone Lines

100 Years Ago this Telephone Tower in Stockholm Connected 5000 Telephone Lines

From 1887 – 1913 this incredible Telephone Tower served as one of the main telephone junctions in Stockholm, Sweden. About 5000 telephone lines were connected here. Even after the tower was decommissioned in 1913 the tower remained as landmark until 1953 when it was torn down as the result of a fire. In this…

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Jul 21, 2014

Picture of the Day: Blue Hour at the Bridge

Picture of the Day: Blue Hour at the Bridge

Photograph by FRANK SCHULENBURG Website | Flickr | Twitter In this beautiful sunrise capture, we see a river fog filling San Francisco Bay as parts of the Golden Gate Bridge peak out above the fog. The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate strait, the mile-wide, three-mile-long channel between San…

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Jul 14, 2014

Picture of the Day: Coney Island in Color, circa 1905

Picture of the Day: Coney Island in Color, circa 1905

Colored by DANA KELLER | Prints available Original Photograph via Library of Congress In this fantastic image colorized by Dana Keller, we see the Luna Park Promenade at Coney Island, New York, taken some time between 1903 and 1910. Coney Island is a peninsular residential neighborhood, beach and attraction destination on the Atlantic Ocean…

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Jul 8, 2014

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2014

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 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 (see last year’s top 100 here). It’s hard to believe we’re already half way through 2014, I can’t wait to see what treasures rest of the…

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