Category Archives: architecture

The Painted Village of Zalipie

This time something from this little corner of the world. I hope – equally as interesting and charming as other wonders of the wide world. Zalipie is a village in southeastern Poland, 68 km east of the regional capital Krak├│w … Continue reading

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Kids Castle

This might be the greatest and most awesome playground for children I have ever seen. Or at least one of the coolest ones – for which child does not wish to visit a castle from fairytales, to become a knight … Continue reading

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Combining the pleasant with the obligatory

Going to school isn’t always fun. Just as school buildings aren’t, too, very frequently. I know that this is changing, especially in the recent years, with children-friendly and education-friendly architecture, innovative solutions that make the learning more pleasant an attractive … Continue reading

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A unusual bookstore

An unusual but truly amazing building (if one may use this term) of a bookstore in Aix en Provance, France. I would feel encouraged to go in ­čÖé

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Dome of Light

“Dome of Light” is a massive glass installation, in fact the largest public art installation all over the world, located at the Taiwan’s Formosa Boulevard underground station. The station, which is┬áthe busiest stations along Taiwan’s Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit┬ásystem, gained … Continue reading

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stairs 26

Stairs, or in this case more specifically, a banister, which plays a central part in this public art project by Edge Design Institute called “The Cascade”.┬áDesigners converted the staircase banister in their native Hong Kong, China, in a public space … Continue reading

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A hotel for the Snow Queen

It is the first night and day of winter temperatures in here. Although it’s only 2 centigrade below zero just now, it feels like the winter is coming at us. (Doesn’t it sound funny if you read this somewhere in … Continue reading

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A zoetrope pavillion

“Zoetrope” is a fun word, just as a word itself. Actually, I admit I had to google it out and once I fount out it is derived from Greek (╬¤ë╬«┬ázoe, “life” and ¤ä¤ü¤î¤Ç╬┐¤é┬átropos, “turn” – thank you, aunt Wikipedia)┬áit turned … Continue reading

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Platanus Bibliotechalis

Most of the times when I find something I consider interesting and worth sharing on the blog I at least try to give a title of the post from myself – not to solely reblog, thoughtlessly copying what someone else … Continue reading

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All the fish of Gehry

Frank Gehry is dubbed┬áthe most important architect of our age (Vanity Fair labelled him so) and his incredible works such as the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao or Dancing House in Prague are know to any art/architecture admirers, with his style … Continue reading

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