Architecture

February 22, 2017

10 Must-See Sites of Iran’s Historical Architecture

Bursting with rich history, Iran’s architecture helps weave a tale of the country’s long, Persian culture. Decorative tile work and ingenious feats of engineering are hallmarks of Persian architecture throughout the centuries. And with twenty UNESCO World Heritage Sites, there is no shortage of monuments to visit. From elaborate mosques to sprawling desert cities, the breadth and variety of historical architecture in Iran is stunning.

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February 16, 2017

Photographer Captures Visually Satisfying Symmetry of Budapest’s Ornate Theaters

Shot entirely in Budapest, Zsolt Hlinka‘s Auditorium is a photographic series that captures the symmetrical splendor of indoor architecture. Once again relying on symmetrical compositions, the photographer focuses on empty theaters for this new work. Seeing these spaces, built for large crowds, devoid of people allows the eye to appreciate the lines of each elegant interior. These ornate theaters are a hallmark of Hungarian culture, built to entertain and inspire awe.

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