Category: ARCHITECTURE

Mar 11, 2015

Picture of the Day: Brooklyn Bridge Symmetry

Picture of the Day: Brooklyn Bridge Symmetry

Photograph by Clément Belleudy The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City and is one of the oldest bridges of either type in the United States. Completed in 1883, it connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn by spanning the East River. It has a main span of 1,595.5 feet…

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Mar 11, 2015

There’s a Canopy Walkway in Cape Town that Lets You Walk Above the Trees

There’s a Canopy Walkway in Cape Town that Lets You Walk Above the Trees

Kirstenbosch Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway © Adam Harrower Set against the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch is the first botanic garden in the world to be included within a natural World Heritage Site. Established in 1913 the 36 hectare garden is part of a larger 528 hectare nature reserve. To herald…

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Mar 10, 2015

10 Central European Landscapes Inspired by Grimm’s Fairy Tales

10 Central European Landscapes Inspired by Grimm’s Fairy Tales

“Brothers Grimm’s Wanderings” by Kilian Schönberger is the second part of a photo project that started with Brothers Grimm’s Homeland. On Behance, Schönberger adds: “The photos are inspired by the old fairtytales written by the Brothers Grimm. Therefore I’m searching places throughout Central Europe that echo the mood of those old stories. I think…

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Mar 5, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Hong Kong Skyline at Night

Picture of the Day: The Hong Kong Skyline at Night

Photograph by Base64 on Wikimedia Commons In this breathtaking panoramic we see the incredible Hong Kong skyline at night. The image is a 46 segment × 3 exposure HDR panorama taken from Lugard Road at Victoria Peak and was taken back in 2008. To truly appreciate the detail in this photo be sure to…

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Mar 2, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Architect

Picture of the Day: The Architect

Artwork by ERIK JOHANSSON Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Prints “The Architect” is the latest photo manipulation by artist and photographer Erik Johansson (featured previously). According to comments by Erik on his official Faecbook page, the image was created over the course of two months and involves numerous individual elements photographed…

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Feb 25, 2015

21 Satellite Photos of Earth that Will Give you a Fresh Perspective

21 Satellite Photos of Earth that Will Give you a Fresh Perspective

The world looks different when seen from above. During spaceflight, astronauts and cosmonauts have reported a cognitive shift in awareness while viewing the Earth from orbit or from the lunar surface; this is known as the “Overview Effect“. This experience inspired Benjamin Grant to launch Daily Overview, an online project that attempts to, “fully…

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Feb 25, 2015

Bucharest Bookstore Opens in Beautifully Restored 19th Century Building

Bucharest Bookstore Opens in Beautifully Restored 19th Century Building

Carturesti Carusel (“Carousel of Light”) is a breathtaking new bookstore that opened earlier this month in the heart of Bucharest, Romania. Designed by Square One, the bookstore is located inside a beautifully restored 19th century building. The 1,000 sq. m (10,760 sq. ft) retail space is situated on six floors and features over 10,000…

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