Category: ARCHITECTURE

Mar 30, 2016

The Skinniest House in the World (10 Photos)

The Skinniest House in the World (10 Photos)

Designed by Jakub Szczesny, Keret House in Warsaw, Poland measures 152 cm (60 in) at its widest point

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Mar 24, 2016

The Doomsday Seed Vault Near the North Pole With Over 850,000 Seed Varieties

The Doomsday Seed Vault Near the North Pole With Over 850,000 Seed Varieties

The global initiative is a ‘backup to the backups’. In case of global catastrophe, go here

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Mar 23, 2016

Exploring Shanghai in an Old School Sidecar (32 Photos)

Exploring Shanghai in an Old School Sidecar (32 Photos)

Definitely beats any city tour in a car or bus

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Mar 23, 2016

The Winners of Smithsonian’s 13th Annual Photo Contest (9 Photos)

The Winners of Smithsonian’s 13th Annual Photo Contest (9 Photos)

This year’s winners were selected from over 46,000 submissions from photographers in 168 countries and territories

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Mar 21, 2016

Picture of the Day: Just the Base of an Oil Platform Being Towed Out to Sea

Picture of the Day: Just the Base of an Oil Platform Being Towed Out to Sea

Nicknamed ‘Bullwinkle’, the steel base alone is 1,352 ft tall and is regarded as one of the greatest engineering feats of the 20th century

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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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