Category: ARCHITECTURE

Jun 25, 2013

Picture of the Day: Sunset in Santorini

Picture of the Day: Sunset in Santorini

SUNSET IN SANTORINI Photograph by PEDRO SZEKELY on Flickr In this stunning capture by Pedro Szekely, we see the sun setting over the picturesque town of Oia, Greece. Oia, which is pronounced “EE-ah” and not “OY-ah”, is a small town and former community in the South Aegean on the islands of Thira…

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Jun 22, 2013

Picture of the Day: Sunrise in the Cinque Terre

Picture of the Day: Sunrise in the Cinque Terre

SUNRISE IN THE CINQUE TERRE Photograph by JAMES BRANDON | Prints available In this stunning sunrise capture by James Brandon, we see the village of Riomaggiore in the famous Cinque Terre region of Italy. Brandon recalls: “Out of the five little villages in the Cinque Terre, Riomaggiore is probably the most quaint…

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Jun 19, 2013

The Abandoned Island in the Middle of New York

The Abandoned Island in the Middle of New York

Situated between the Bronx and Riker’s Island is a small parcel of land in the East River known as North Brother Island. The island is small, measuring approximately 400 meters x 250 meters. Together with its smaller counterpart South Brother Island, the two have a land area of about 20 acres (81,400 square meters).…

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Jun 17, 2013

Picture of the Day: Sunset in La Paz

Picture of the Day: Sunset in La Paz

SUNSET IN LA PAZ Photograph by PEDRO SZEKELY In this photograph by Pedro Szekely we see the city of La Paz, the second largest city in Bolivia after Santa Cruz. It is located in the western part of the country at an elevation of roughly 3,650 m (11,975 ft) above sea level,…

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Jun 13, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Temple Cave of Batu

Picture of the Day: The Temple Cave of Batu

THE TEMPLE CAVE OF BATU Photograph by TREY RATCLIFF | stuckincustoms.com Batu Caves is a limestone hill which has a series of caves and cave temples in the Gombak district, 13 kilometers (8 mi) north of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It takes its name from the Sungai Batu or Batu River, which flows…

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Jun 13, 2013

Inside Facebook’s Data Center Near the Arctic Circle

Inside Facebook’s Data Center Near the Arctic Circle

On the edge of the Arctic Circle, where the River Lule meets the Gulf of Bothnia, lies Facebook’s newest data center in Luleå, Sweden. Launched earlier this week, the center is now handling live traffic from around the world. Facebook claims Luleå is likely to be one of the most efficient and sustainable data…

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Jun 12, 2013

Picture of the Day: Toronto From Above

Picture of the Day: Toronto From Above

TORONTO FROM ABOVE Photograph by MIKE PALMER @ roamingfocus.ca Taken from a helicopter, we see a breathtaking view of downtown Toronto through the lens of photographer Mike Palmer. The aerial photo is part of a project entitled Born & Raised. Palmer gives himself a single day, from sunrise to sunset, to capture…

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