Category: ARCHITECTURE

Jul 13, 2015

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2015

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2015

At the end of every quarter the Sifter highlights the top 25 “Pictures of the Day“, culminating in an epic Top 100 at the end of the year (check out the Top 100 POTDs for 2014!). It’s hard to believe we’re already half way through 2015. I can’t wait to see what the rest…

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Jun 24, 2015

How a Confidence Man Swindled a Town Into Buying the World’s Smallest Skyscraper

How a Confidence Man Swindled a Town Into Buying the World’s Smallest Skyscraper

In 1919, a smooth-talking businessman swindled investors into buying a skyscraper that was designed in inches, not feet.

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Jun 22, 2015

Artist Imagines Architecture in the Film Style of Famous Directors

Artist Imagines Architecture in the Film Style of Famous Directors

In ARCHIDIRECTOR, Federico Babina designs 27 imaginary houses influenced and reflected by the film style of famous movie directors.

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Jun 18, 2015

Historic Photos of Detroit and their Modern Day Equivalent

Historic Photos of Detroit and their Modern Day Equivalent

“Detroit: Evolution of a City” is an incredible study of the growth, decline and revival of the city of Detroit through historic and present-day pictures.

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Jun 9, 2015

The Giant Waterpark Inside an Old German Airship Hangar

The Giant Waterpark Inside an Old German Airship Hangar

60 km south of Berlin is a former Soviet airfield where you will find an old airship hangar that has been converted into a giant waterpark.

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May 26, 2015

This Maldives Resort Was Just Named TripAdvisor’s Best Hotel of 2015

This Maldives Resort Was Just Named TripAdvisor’s Best Hotel of 2015

TripAdvisor just published their 2015 Travelers’ Choice Awards and Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives was named the #1 hotel in the world.

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May 19, 2015

Picture of the Day: Rio at Night

Picture of the Day: Rio at Night

Photograph by Vitaliy Raskalov / On The Roofs In this stunning night-time capture by Vitaliy Raskalov, we see the bustling metropolis of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio is the second largest city in Brazil (after São Paulo) and the sixth largest city in the Americas. The city recently hosted the 2014 FIFA World Cup…

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