Sense or Sensibility – Bridges of Santiago CalatravaOctober 22, 2018
The recent announcement of the decision to replace the slippery glass panels on Ponte della Constituzione bridge in Venice, designed by Santiago Calatrava made me realize that European cities are peppered with bridges designed by this architect and...
A Journey To Al-Andalus: Part I, The Moorish Stronghold Of GranadaSeptember 3, 2018
Granada, a Moorish Stronghold The fall of Granada to the Catholic Monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella in 1492 marked the end of the Reconquista and the ultimate collapse of al-Andalus, the Islamic territory that had stretched across the Iberian...
Exploring Antoni Gaudí’s Barcelona: The World Heritage RouteJune 25, 2018
Architect of Catalan Identity and World Heritage June 25 is the birthday of Antoni Gaudí, Catalonia’s most renowned architect and interior designer. Gaudí was born in 1852 in the town of Reus, Tarragona but moved to Barcelona at the age...
The Influence of the Ford River Rouge Complex: Charles Sheeler and Michael KennaJanuary 4, 2018
How is it possible that a 1000 acre industrial site in Dearborn, Michigan, with ninety three buildings that include blast furnaces, mills, glass plant, power plant and assembly line; one hundred miles of railroad track, its own docks,...
Have A Look At Louvre Abu DhabiDecember 11, 2017
Louvre Abu Dhabi just opened on November 11th, 10 years after the project was announced in 2007. The art museum, designed by French architect Jean Nouvel, cost over £1 billion to make. Abu Dhabi is renting the name...
Visit Parisian Landmarks In These Ten Gorgeous PaintingsDecember 1, 2017
If you’ve ever been to Paris, you know that there’s nothing like seeing the city in person. However, that’s no reason not to get a taste of it with some help from great artists. So, let’s look at ten...
5 Most Beautiful Libraries You Should KnowOctober 24, 2017
Shout-out to all students! With the exams approaching, sometimes I find myself spending more time in the library than at home… Or do you know this feeling of outrage when you have your favorite seat and somebody dares to...
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