Architecture

June 22, 2017

New York’s Penn Station $1.6 Billion Gorgeous Expansion Unveiled

Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced that one of the country's most famous post offices, New York's James A. Farley Building, will be getting a $1.6 billion makeover. Made famous in the classic film Miracle on 34th Street, the building has seen reduced functionality over the past 10 years as mail traffic decreases. Now, a portion of the historic building will be given new life as Moynihan Train Hall.

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June 8, 2017

Photographer Captures Beautiful Symmetrical Shots of Libraries Around the World

As evident in his symmetrical shots of Berlin's beautiful architecture, Paris-based photographer Thibaud Poirer knows how to expertly capture interiors. In his latest series, Libraries, Poirer offers a gorgeous glimpse inside some of the world's most unique reading rooms. Like his past work, Libraries presents the symmetrical beauty and diverse decorative styles of various institutions' interiors. Some, like Biblioteca Joanina in Coimbra, Portugal and Bibliothèque de la Sorbonne in Paris, France feature ornate architecture inspired by a classical aesthetic.

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May 26, 2017

Spectacular Drone Photos Capture the Densely Packed ‘Walled City’ in Hong Kong

Photographer Andy Yeung continues his look at Hong Kong with a new series of stunning aerial photographs. Flying his drone high over the Kowloon Walled City, Yeung gives us a glimpse at the densely packed geometry of Hong Kong's high flying apartment blocks. With Walled City, the photographer explores the largely ungoverned settlement in Kowloon City. Once a Chinese military fort, it was transformed into a housing enclave, with the population exploding after World War II.

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May 22, 2017

Small Island Has Traditional Sheds Made of Upside-Down Fishing Boats

On a small island off the northeast coast of England, rows of fishing sheds dot the coastline. In Lindisfarne, also known as Holy Island, the fishermen made clever use of the materials they had on hand when designing their sheds. By using overturned boats, these traditional structures show ingenuity and a spirit of recycling that has existed for quite some time in the area.

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