Category: ARCHITECTURE

May 14, 2013

Picture of the Day: Intersection of Reflection

Picture of the Day: Intersection of Reflection

INTERSECTION OF REFLECTION Photograph by NAVID BARATY Website | 500px | Facebook | Twitter | Behance | Google+ In this brilliant photograph by Navid Baraty, we see the Avenue of the Americas located in midtown Manhattan, New York, from above. The road is also perfectly reflected in the building Navid is shooting…

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May 11, 2013

Picture of the Day: Geometric Elegance

Picture of the Day: Geometric Elegance

GEOMETRIC ELEGANCE Photograph by Thomas Hawk Captured wonderfully by Thomas Hawk is this elegant spiral staircase located at the Embarcadero Center in San Francisco’s financial district. Spanning four city blocks, the Embarcadero Center is a commercial complex of five office towers with over 3 million square feet of office and retail space.…

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May 8, 2013

Hypnotic Views of the Sagrada Familia Ceiling by Clement Celma

Hypnotic Views of the Sagrada Familia Ceiling by Clement Celma

Clement Celma is a photographer, videographer and designer based in Barcelona, Spain. In his wonderful photo series on Gaudi Architecture (many taken with a fisheye lens), Celma captures the organic beauty of Gaudi’s intricate designs. In the select images below, we check out the awe-inspiring ceiling of Sagrada Familia, a Roman Catholic church in…

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May 7, 2013

50 Faces in Everyday Objects

50 Faces in Everyday Objects

Have you ever looked at an object or building and thought, “hey that kind of looks like a face!”? It’s actually a psychological phenomenon known as pareidolia. Pareidolia involves a vague and random stimulus (often an image or sound) being perceived as significant; it’s a form of apophenia (seeing meaningful patterns or connections in…

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May 4, 2013

Picture of the Day: Just Room Enough Island

Picture of the Day: Just Room Enough Island

JUST ROOM ENOUGH ISLAND Photograph by Omegatron on Wikimedia Commons Located on Just Room Enough Island is this quaint little cottage; the island is touted as one of the smallest (if not THE smallest) islands in the world (the lone tree gives it island status). It was built by the Sizeland family…

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May 3, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Roman Pool at Hearst Castle

Picture of the Day: The Roman Pool at Hearst Castle

THE ROMAN POOL AT HEARST CASTLE Photograph by Trey Ratcliff @ stuckincustoms.com The Roman Pool at Hearst castle is a tiled indoor pool decorated with eight statues of Roman gods, goddesses and heroes. The pool appears to be styled after an ancient Roman bath such as the Baths of Caracalla in Rome…

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May 2, 2013

The Data Center Inside a Cold War Nuclear Bunker

The Data Center Inside a Cold War Nuclear Bunker

Located in central Stockholm is the headquarters of Bahnhof, a Swedish Internet Service Provider and host with one of the coolest data centers on the planet. It gained notoriety a few years back as the former home of Wikileaks. Named Pionen White Mountains, it is located 30 meters (100 ft) under the granite rocks…

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