Federico Salvalaio

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Santa María de Vilanova de la Barca / AleaOlea architecture & landscape

<b>The Old Church of Vilanova de la Barca</b><p>The Old Church of Vilanova de la Barca (Lleida, Spain) is a 13th-century Gothic building that was partially …

F. Duncan Haldane on quantum computers, entanglement and proving Einstein wrong

The British professor of physics at Princeton University won the Nobel Prize in Physics last year. But as he tells DW, he's far more interested in …

Quantum Physics

Ultimate island party pad combines concrete and bamboo

It’s on the Spanish island of Ibiza, natch<p>Whether you’re into it or not, concrete is having a real resurgence, especially in the world of residential architecture. Thank (or blame, we guess, depending on your position on the building material) renewed interest in Brutalism and the likes of Le …

Architecture

Piranesi Lands in Moscow

<b>Piranesi Lands in Moscow</b><p><i>Taisiya Afinogenova</i><p><b>Project</b><p>Within the new concept of the development of Moscow in 50-100 years our group of 7 students has …

INFOGRAFICA: Così nasce l’inflazione. Oltre 2 mila anni fa, a Roma

Una bellissima infografica lega il crollo dell'impero romano alla nascita della moneta e, poi, dell'inflazione: è così che, secondo The Money …

GilBartolomé Architects creates cavernous "Gaudiesque" residence with a zinc-shingled roof

A wavy zinc-covered roof covers the front of this residence by Madrid practice GilBartolomé Architects, which is dug into a steep cliff face …

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Photographer Captures the Beautifully Kaleidoscopic Ceilings of Mosques

Photographer Mehrdad (aka @m1rasoulifard) tours the mesmerizing mosques of Iran and looks upward for inspiration. As he's wandering through both ancient and iconic mosques in his country, the artist mainly focuses on the designs that evoke an impressive amount of history. Since the mosque ceilings …

Mosques

12 eerie images of enormous Chinese cities completely empty of people

Throughout China, there are hundreds of cities that have almost everything one needs for a modern, urban lifestyle: high-rise apartment complexes, developed waterfronts, skyscrapers, and even public art. Everything, that is, except one major factor: people.<p>These mysterious — and almost completely …

Urbanism

Behold the Glitz and Grandeur of Russia’s Metro Stations Built by Stalin in the 1930s

In the early 1930s, Joseph Stalin and his longtime associate Lazar Kaganovich conceived of and oversaw the building of the Moscow Metro, a palatial …

The world's 20 oldest cities

Doorstop Believin’: 27 Incredible Concept Cars of the Wedge Era

A Revealing Look at Bullets Precisely Split in Half

<i>Ammo</i> is a series of portraits featuring bullets cut in half, revealing what this powerful object looks like on the inside. With over 900 specimen in her collection, Pearlman displays the projectiles in a simple format, against a blank background, to draw the focus on the objects themselves. Each …

Ammunition

50 Things to Do in Europe Before You Die

Whether it's catching an opera in Vienna, having afternoon tea in London, shopping for leather in Florence, or sipping a cocktail by the Eiffel Tower—we’ve rounded up 50 things you need to do, eat, see, shop for, and experience in Europe.<p>Sail around the island of Capri<p>Spend a night at the opera in …

NASA Releases Apollo Moon Mission Photos: Pictures

Space Science

Temptations – Minimalist Urban Architecture Photography

Temptations, images from a collection of minimalist urban architecture photography by Nick Frank and Jeanette Hägglund.<p>The selected images below are …

Prints Inspired by the Architecture of the 20th Century

“The New World”, a series of fine art prints by Geebird&Bamby as a homage to the architectural design of 20th century.<p>Geebird&Bamby is a …

Africa’s ‘Little Rome’, the Eritrean city frozen in time by war and secrecy

Sitting on the edge of a roundabout in Asmara, the capital city of Eritrea and the centre of Italy’s former African empire, the Fiat Tagliero service station is a glorious sight: art deco lettering spells out its name in both Italian and Amharic in a font worthy of a Fellini film poster, while two …

Africa

Morocco's Best-Kept Secret Is This All-Blue Village

Tucked high in Morocco’s Rif Mountains, the all-blue town of Chefchaouen is a calming respite from the overwhelming frenzy of Marrakech and Fez. Photographer and writer Lucy Laucht takes us on a tour of Morocco's hidden gem.

Morocco

New Ocean-Inspired, Hand-Cut, Layered Glass Sculptures by Ben Young

Sydney-based artist Ben Young is back with his latest collection of hand-cut, layered glass sculptures inspired by the ocean. Like his previous pieces, his new sculptures illustrate the beauty of the sea through translucent waves crafted in combination with rocky grottos, palm trees, drifting …

Sculpture

Casa DCS

L’edificio su cui sono intervenuti Giuseppe Gurrieri e Valentina Giampiccolo si trova a Ragusa, in un quartiere del centro storico che si è …

14 of the best contemporary beach houses and seaside holiday homes

Beach houses have long been associated with traditional clapboard architecture – but architects are reinventing the vernacular, swapping roofs for …

Dining Rooms

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Expo

Il Padiglione austriaco a Milano combina la struttura e l’ambiente in un unico contributo integrato: tramite la vegetazione del boschetto, …

Relive the glory of the 1970 Osaka Expo, complete with space frames, Metabolism, inflatables, and geodesic domes

Toshiba IHI Pavilion. (Courtesy Flickr/m-louis)<p>As Expo Milano 2015 continues to wow millions of visitors with stunning architecture and innovative …

Spirals – Experiments in Color, Rhythm, and Repetition

Spirals, a digital art series by Ari Weinkle of experiments in color, rhythm, and repetition.<p>Ari Weinkle is a Boston based artist and designer. His …

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