Category: ARCHITECTURE

Apr 16, 2014

Picture of the Day: Rainstorm at the Taj

Picture of the Day: Rainstorm at the Taj

RAINSTORM AT THE TAJ Photograph by CHETAN KARKHANIS Website | Facebook | Twitter | Tumblr | Flickr In this beautiful capture by Chetan Karkhanis, we see a sun-soaked rainstorm at the world-famous Taj Mahal. As Chetan explains on Flickr: “This is the view of the Taj Mahal from the top of the…

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Apr 16, 2014

The Tree Snake Houses of Pedras Salgadas Park

The Tree Snake Houses of Pedras Salgadas Park

Design by Luís Rebelo de Andrade, Tiago Rebelo de Andrade Photography by Ricardo Oliveira Alves Designed by Luís Rebelo de Andrade and Tiago Rebelo de Andrade, Tree Snake Houses was recently awarded the Hospitality Architecture – Building of the Year award by ArchDaily. The Tree Snake Houses are two hotel suites at the Pedras…

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Apr 16, 2014

This Guy Takes Photos of Buildings and then Uses the Sky as His Canvas

This Guy Takes Photos of Buildings and then Uses the Sky as His Canvas

In an ongoing series entitled Sky Art, artist Thomas Lamadieu aka Roots Art, takes photos of buildings and cityscapes wherever he travels. Many of his images point skyward using a fisheye lens. He then uses the sky in each photo as his canvas, filling it with illustrations that incorporate the sky’s natural colour. To…

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Apr 9, 2014

The 2014 Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists

The 2014 Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists

Smithsonian has just announced the 60 finalists for their 11th Annual Photo Contest. The winning entries were selected by Smithsonian editors from over 50,000 submissions by photographers from 132 countries around the world. Ten finalists were selected from the following six categories: The Natural World, Travel, People, Americana, Altered Images and Mobile, a new…

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Apr 8, 2014

Picture of the Day: Larger Than Life

Picture of the Day: Larger Than Life

LARGER THAN LIFE Photograph by not_focused on reddit This year’s NCAA March Madness tournament held the semifinals and championship game at AT&T Stadium (colloquially referred to as Jerry’s World), the home of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys. Completed on May 27, 2009 at a cost of $1.3 billion, the stadium features one of…

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Apr 8, 2014

This Gigantic Two-Story Camera is Actually a Coffee Shop

This Gigantic Two-Story Camera is Actually a Coffee Shop

Photograph by The Dreamy Camera Cafe Facebook | Blog About 60 miles (97 km) east of Seoul, South Korea, you will find a gigantic two-story building in the shape of a Rolleiflex, a popular line of medium format twin lens reflex (TLR) cameras. Inside is a coffee shop with vintage cameras and accessories on…

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Apr 3, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Ancient Windmills of Kinderdijk

Picture of the Day: The Ancient Windmills of Kinderdijk

THE ANCIENT WINDMILLS OF KINDERDIJK Photograph by DAVID KNOPFLER Kinderdijk is a village in the Netherlands, in the province South Holland, about 15 km east of Rotterdam. The village is situated in a polder (a low-lying tract of land enclosed by dikes), at the confluence of the Lek and Noord rivers. To…

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