Category: ARCHITECTURE

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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Oct 25, 2013

Picture of the Day: Let There Be Light

Picture of the Day: Let There Be Light

LET THERE BE LIGHT Photograph by LIN TUN/Leopard Photography Website | deviantART | Facebook In this gorgeous capture by Lin Tun, we see a lone monk basking in the sunlight at a Buddhist cave temple in Myanmar. According to PhotoBotos.com, this is Datdawtaung Cave near the town to Kyaukse which is in…

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Oct 22, 2013

Picture of the Day: Gateway to Another Dimension

Picture of the Day: Gateway to Another Dimension

GATEWAY TO ANOTHER DIMENSION Photograph via llamapen on Reddit In this amazing capture, we see the famous Gateway Arch monument in St. Louis, Missouri, enshrouded in low passing clouds. The image was submitted to Reddit by user llamapen who says his father took the photograph from the 40th floor of One Metropolitan…

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Oct 17, 2013

Picture of the Day: Airplane View of One World Trade Center

Picture of the Day: Airplane View of One World Trade Center

AIRPLANE VIEW OF ONE WORLD TRADE CENTER Photograph by JAMES KASTNER Website | Facebook | Twitter In this outstanding capture by James Kastner, we see the famous Manhattan skyline, with the now-completed One World Trade Center towering over everything. The photograph was taken from an airplane window as James traveled from Newark…

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Oct 16, 2013

Picture of the Day: A Bowl of Rain

Picture of the Day: A Bowl of Rain

A BOWL OF RAIN Photograph by Eurico Zimbres In this brilliantly timed photograph by Eurico Zimbres, we see a perfectly aligned rain cloud seeming to fill the large bowl at the National Congress of Brazil building in Brasilia. The National Congress of Brazil is the legislative body of Brazil’s federal government. As…

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