Architecture

November 12, 2019

Colorful Photos of Turkey’s Rainbow-Hued Architecture

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.

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November 10, 2019

Helsinki’s Oodi Library Serves as a Giant Symbol of Finland’s Highest Global Literacy Rate

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.

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October 31, 2019

This Company Will Give You a Tiny House for Free

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.

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