Category: ARCHITECTURE

Mar 20, 2013

Industry and Architecture in Mid 20th Century America

Industry and Architecture in Mid 20th Century America

Ezra Stoller (1915-2004) is known as one of the most influential photographers of Modern architecture. Stoller was born in Chicago, grew up in New York and graduated from NYU in 1938 with a BFA in industrial design. During his prosperous career as an architectural photographer, Stoller worked closely with many of the period’s leading…

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Mar 17, 2013

Picture of the Day: Up and Down the Spiral

Picture of the Day: Up and Down the Spiral

UP AND DOWN THE SPIRAL © User:Colin / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-3.0 © User:Colin / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-3.0 Shown here is the famous double spiral staircase at the Vatican Museums in Viale Vaticano in Rome, inside the Vatican City. The stairs were designed by architect and engineer Giuseppe Momo in…

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Mar 14, 2013

Picture of the Day: Tranquility in Bali

Picture of the Day: Tranquility in Bali

TRANQUILITY IN BALI Photograph by Sean McGrath Set on a secluded hillside retreat high above the Ayung River, the Alila Hotel and Spa, located in the village of Payangan is home to one of the most beautiful infinity (zero edge) pools I’ve seen. The emerald-green swimming pool is matched by the lush…

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Mar 13, 2013

The 50 Most Perfectly Timed Photos Ever

The 50 Most Perfectly Timed Photos Ever

By Internet standards, a perfectly timed photo occurs when two of the following three conditions are met: 1. Perfect Place 2. Perfect Time 3. Perfect Angle Sometimes the holy trinity of perfectness is achieved and you get an Internet classic like so many of the photographs below. There are countless galleries of these images…

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Mar 11, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Eiffel Tower from Below

Picture of the Day: The Eiffel Tower from Below

THE EIFFEL TOWER FROM BELOW Photograph by Jebulon on Wikimedia Commons In this photograph we see Paris’ iconic Eiffel Tower from below as the photographer looks directly upwards from the exact center of the structure. I always find it interesting to see such recognizable world symbols from different angles and vantage points.…

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Mar 8, 2013

Picture of the Day: Mauvoisin Dam, Switzerland

Picture of the Day: Mauvoisin Dam, Switzerland

MAUVOISIN DAM, SWITZERLAND Photograph by Vadim Mahorov @ dedmaxopka.livejournal.com Mauvoisin Dam is a concrete arch dam across the Val de Bagnes on the Dranse de Bagnes stream, in the canton of Valais, Switzerland. Initial construction on the dam commenced in 1951 and was completed in 1957, with the reservoir filling by 1958.…

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Mar 7, 2013

Google’s Eclectic Tel Aviv Office Space [30 pics]

Google’s Eclectic Tel Aviv Office Space [30 pics]

At the end of December 2012, Google Israel unveiled their brand new office space in Tel Aviv for their growing team of engineers, marketers and sales people. Designed by Swiss firm Camenzind Evolution, the sprawling office comprises of 8,000 sq. meters (86,111 sq. ft) over eight floors in the prestigious Electra Tower, offering breathtaking…

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