Category: ARCHITECTURE

May 22, 2012

15 Photos Looking Straight Up the Eiffel Tower

15 Photos Looking Straight Up the Eiffel Tower

Built in 1889 as the entrance arch to the World’s Fair, the 320 meter (1,050 ft) tall Eiffel Tower, located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, is undoubtedly one of the most iconic structures in the world. For 41 years it held the title as the world’s tallest man-made structure until the completion…

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May 21, 2012

Picture of the Day: Overlooking the Bouddi Peninsula

Picture of the Day: Overlooking the Bouddi Peninsula

OVERLOOKING THE BOUDDI PENINSULA Photographs via PrettyBeachHouse.com.au Pretty Beach House is a private guesthouse situated 100 kilometres (62 miles) north of Sydney on the Bouddi Peninsula. The property is set high on the escarpment above Pretty Beach and nestled into the Bouddi National Park. Guests are welcomed as if in a…

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May 20, 2012

The Real Life Hogwarts Castle Revealed

The Real Life Hogwarts Castle Revealed

Photograph via Warner Bros. Studio Tour London With the epic series complete, the Warner Brothers Studio in Leavesden has opened their doors to the public, revealing things the camera doesn’t show with never-seen-before exhibits, sets, costumes, visual effects and props. Leavesden studios has been the home of the Harry Potter films for over…

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May 18, 2012

Crazy Steampunk Apartment in New York City

Crazy Steampunk Apartment in New York City

Photograph by Rich Caplan for Core Group NYC Located at 120 West 29th Street in the Chelsea neighbourhood of New York City, this 1,800-square foot steampunk themed apartment is the type of place you definitely check out if they have an open house. For those not in NYC we can only ogle at the…

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May 17, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Robert Mondavi Wine Cellar in Napa Valley

Picture of the Day: The Robert Mondavi Wine Cellar in Napa Valley

THE ROBERT MONDAVI WINE CELLAR IN NAPA VALLEY Photograph by SIMON TONG In this stunning shot by Simon Tong, we see the breathtaking wine cellar at the Robert Mondavi Winery in Napa Valley, California. The Winery’s first harvest was back in 1966 and they have been producing incredible wine ever since. The…

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May 17, 2012

Incredible Architecture Photography by Dave Wilson

Incredible Architecture Photography by Dave Wilson

We’ve already featured the incredible work of Dave Wilson before (here and here) and we are honoured to showcase his amazing architecture photography in a standalone post. Dave was also kind enough to do an interview for the Sifter, discussing his thoughts on travel and photography. Please enjoy this curated selection along with snippets…

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May 10, 2012

Dramatic Black and White Cityscapes at Night

Dramatic Black and White Cityscapes at Night

Martin Stavars was born in 1981 in Czestochowa, Poland. He studied economics, computer science and photography, ultimately focusing on the latter. He specializes in black and white cityscapes, landscapes and night photography. He and his camera have visited more than 20 countries, with Asia holding the key spot with the most visits and inspirations.…

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