Category: ARCHITECTURE

Nov 23, 2013

Picture of the Day: Sydney Through a Wine Glass

Picture of the Day: Sydney Through a Wine Glass

SYDNEY THROUGH A WINE GLASS Photograph by DANIEL ROBERTS (New Dan on Flickr) In this creative capture by Daniel Roberts, we see part of the iconic Sydney skyline reflected in a Kirribilli wine glass. Along with the famous Sydney Opera House you can also see the RMS Queen Mary 2. The optic…

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Nov 20, 2013

Picture of the Day: Make Music Not War

Picture of the Day: Make Music Not War

MAKE MUSIC NOT WAR Photograph by Mikhail Evstafiev In this powerful photograph by Mikhail Evstafiev, we see musician Vedran Smailović, known as the Cellist of Sarajevo. The photo was taken in 1992 during the Siege of Sarajevo/Bosnian War. Smailović, who often played for free at different funerals during the siege despite the…

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Nov 20, 2013

What the Bobsled Track from the Sarajevo ’84 Olympics Looks Like Today

What the Bobsled Track from the Sarajevo ’84 Olympics Looks Like Today

Photograph by Hedwig Klawuttke The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics will be the first time since 1984 that the winter games will take place in Eastern Europe. The 1984 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIV Olympic Winter Games, took place from 8–19 February 1984 in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, in present-day Bosnia-Herzegovina. It was the first…

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Nov 13, 2013

Picture of the Day: Unique View of the Eiffel Tower

Picture of the Day: Unique View of the Eiffel Tower

UNIQUE VIEW OF THE EIFFEL TOWER Photograph by Trey Ratcliff | StuckinCustoms.com In this beautiful shot by famous travel photographer Trey Ratcliff, we see a unique view of the Eiffel Tower on a lovely summer day in Paris. While photos of the iconic monument are quite common, I’m always drawn to photos…

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Nov 7, 2013

A World Heritage Site Railway Route through the Swiss Alps

A World Heritage Site Railway Route through the Swiss Alps

Photograph by lkiwaner on Wikimedia Commons Added to the list of World Heritage Sites in 2008, the Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes, brings together two historic railway lines that cross the Swiss Alps through two passes. Opened in 1904, the Albula line in the north-western part of the property is 67…

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Nov 5, 2013

Picture of the Day: Amsterdam from Above

Picture of the Day: Amsterdam from Above

AMSTERDAM FROM ABOVE Photographer Unknown via Triplen01 on Reddit Amsterdam is the capital and most populous city of the Netherlands with a population of 805,166 within the city-proper, 1,563,141 in the urban region and 2,349,870 in the greater metropolitan area. It is located in the province of North Holland in the west…

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Oct 30, 2013

Picture of the Day: Shadows and Spirals

Picture of the Day: Shadows and Spirals

SHADOWS AND SPIRALS Photograph by Reto Fetz I simply love everything about this photo. The colour, the composition, the spiral staircase—and those shadow lines! A fantastic shot from a fellow Torontonian. The Sifter salutes you Reto Fetz! Thanks for sharing. via Reto Fetz on Flickr

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