Photographer Yener Torun has an eye for color. While many consider the urban landscape a drab environment, Torun thinks differently. The Turkish photographer, who studied architecture, spends his time wandering the streets of Istanbul to find unique examples of rainbow-hued buildings and prove that urban living can be colorful. Torun creates his compositions with surgical precision. Each angle is exact and the results are so surreal that they seem plucked from a film.
With their futuristic design, Zaha Hadid Architects has won an international competition to create a new Rail Baltic terminal in...
One of the most fascinating parts of traveling is taking in the size and scale of famous monuments.
More than just a place to check out books, Helsinki’s Oodi Library is a symbol of national pride in a country that boasts one of the highest literacy rates in the world. Designed by celebrated Finnish architecture firm ALA, the library stands prominently in the center of Helsinki. By facing the Finnish parliament building, Oodi is a constant reminder of what the country has accomplished.
Danish architecture firm Dorte Mandrup has been selected to create Norway’s next big attraction.
Leonardo da Vinci’s body of work has fascinated and inspired generations of thinkers across all fields.
Tiny houses can offer a less expensive option for those seeking homeownership. Their price tags range from just under $10K to upwards of $100K, and many can even be purchased online. But if buying one of these abodes just isn’t in the cards, the tiny home manufacturer ESCAPE will provide you one for free. The catch? You must use the home as a rental unit through Airbnb (or equivalent) and not your full-time residence.
Need to get away from it all and immerse yourself in nature, but not sure you can live without your...
Three million art lovers walk through the doors of New York’s MoMA each year.
Stairs are so commonplace in architecture that you might not give them a second thought. But as evidenced by modern stair design, it’s something that we should pay attention to more. When done well, they transcend their primary function and become sculptural works of art that make ordinary places come alive.
Throughout history, architecture has been used as a creative, functional outlet that often heralds the cultural depth of society.
When one thinks of history’s great civilizations, it’s impossible not to include the ancient Greeks.