Category: ARCHITECTURE

Jun 18, 2014

Picture of the Day: Constructing an Icon

Picture of the Day: Constructing an Icon

Photograph by Louis-Emile Durandelle The Centennial Exposition of 1889 was organized by the French government to commemorate the French Revolution. Bridge engineer Gustave Eiffel’s 984-foot (300-meter) tower of open-lattice wrought iron was selected in a competition to erect a memorial at the exposition. Twice as high as the dome of St. Peter’s in Rome…

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Jun 18, 2014

The 2014 iPhone Photography Awards

The 2014 iPhone Photography Awards

On 10 June 2014 the iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS) announced the winners of their 7th Annual Contest in the Photographers of the Year and following seventeen categories: Animals, Architecture, Children, Flowers, Food, Landscape, Lifestyle, Nature, News/Events, Others, People, Seasons, Still Life, Sunset, Travel and Trees. This year’s winning entries were submitted by photographers from…

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Jun 15, 2014

Stadium in Berlin Gets Turned Into Giant Living Room with 750 Couches and 700″ TV

Stadium in Berlin Gets Turned Into Giant Living Room with 750 Couches and 700″ TV

For the duration of this year’s World Cup, Berlin’s Stadion An der Alten Forsterei (home to FC Union Berlin) will be transformed into a gigantic living room. The field will be outfitted with 750 couches (brought in by fans), complete with side tables and lamps for each along with a massive 700″ TV surrounded…

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Jun 12, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Glass Bottom Bedroom in Bali

Picture of the Day: The Glass Bottom Bedroom in Bali

Photograph by Bambu Indah Hotel This incredible glass bottom suite is called Udang House (or Shrimp House) and it is the signature suite at the Bambu Indah estate in Ubud, Bali. Situated above a fresh shrimp pond, this house has tempered glass floor panels for an underwater panorama of crustaceans in action. Authentic shrimp…

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Jun 11, 2014

17 Satellite Photos Around the World that Will Change Your Perspective

17 Satellite Photos Around the World that Will Change Your Perspective

The Overview Effect is a cognitive shift in awareness reported by some astronauts and cosmonauts during spaceflight, often while viewing the Earth from orbit or from the lunar surface. From this perspective, pattens in nature and human development emerge and you see the world in an entirely different light. Daily Overview is a new…

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Jun 8, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Perfect Rainbow Over New York

Picture of the Day: A Perfect Rainbow Over New York

A PERFECT RAINBOW OVER NEW YORK Photograph by cbarney on reddit Seen here is a beautiful rainbow over New York as seen from Midtown West, Manhattan. The photo was taken by reddit user cbarney from her balcony with her iPhone early last month. A rainbow is an optical and meteorological phenomenon that…

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Jun 5, 2014

Picture of the Day: The World’s Tallest Lego Tower

Picture of the Day: The World’s Tallest Lego Tower

THE WORLD’S TALLEST LEGO TOWER Photograph by Honéczy Barnabás / MTI Students in partnership with LEGO Store Budapest and official Danish LEGO constructors set a new world record on 25 May 2014 by building the world’s highest LEGO tower, eclipsing the previous record set last August by students in Delaware. The tower…

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