The brutalist war memorials found throughout the former Yugoslavia were weird enough when they were built in the 1960s and 70s. Today, separated by the end of an architectural movement and the disintegration of the country, they seem almost alien. Belgian photographer Jan Kempenaers treats them purely as artistic objects […]
Spain has been building The Sagrada Família for 131 years. The church was meant to be Barcelona’s crowning monument from famous Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí, but construction on the Neo-Gothic building has taken longer than anyone expected. And although it’s still being built, The Sagrada Família is a UNESCO World […]
[credit provider=”Ernie Button” url=”www.erniebutton.com”] The World Park in Beijing and Window of the World in Shenzhen are two Chinese parks that feature scale model versions of some of the most iconic buildings and landmarks from around the globe.Artist Ernie Button set out to capture the bizarre assortment of famous structures. […]
Credit Suisse’s The Financialist presents a nifty infographic that puts a value on some of Europe’s most well-known monuments.
[credit provider=”National Trust For Historic Preservation” url=”https://nthp.widencollective.com/DirectorAccount.html”] Take a long, hard look at these pictures, because the places in them could soon be gone.The National Trust for Historic Preservation has released its annual list of most endangered places in America. Two of the sites on the list this year are […]
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