Architecture

Quantum Leap

Quantum Leap

“This whole place feels like a distortion pedal on the mind” — Bono When Sphere’s 580,000-square-foot screen lit up for the first time on Independence Day 2023, Las Vegas and the world were left with mouths agape. ”Hello World,” the screen…

Architectural Marvels

Architectural Marvels

Architectural Marvels Embark on an architectural journey that spans continents and cultures, featuring some of the world’s most extraordinary structures. In the heart of New York City stands the Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center, a 138-foot marvel designed by…

Art Odyssey

Art Odyssey

Paris’s newest museum, the Bourse de Commerce – Pinault Collection, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning Japanese architect Tadao Ando is a must-see for lovers of contemporary art. With 32,000-square-feet of exhibit space housed in the historic former grain market and stock…

Notre Dame The Rebuilding “A Nation’s Effort”

Notre Dame The Rebuilding “A Nation’s Effort”

France stands behind its beloved Notre Dame Cathedral after the massive April 15, 2019 fire, urging the landmark’s quick resurrection. The President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, has promised to have it rebuilt in five years. Prominent people from…

Top Instagrammable Architecture Around the World

Top Instagrammable Architecture Around the World

Most Instagrammable Architecture V&A Dundee Kengo Kuma & Associates Dundee, Scotland The museum faces the River Tay. The façade employs a variety of shadows with changes created by multiple horizontal layers of precast concrete that are meant to express the cliffs…

Arena Di Verona

Arena Di Verona

Architecture Spotlight: Arena Di Verona In the beautiful Italian city of Verona sits a stunning architectural achievement in the form of an amphitheater almost 2000 years old.  With the same structure as the Colosseum in Rome one would think it…

World’s First 360-Degree Rooftop Infinity Pool

World’s First 360-Degree Rooftop Infinity Pool

Infinity London: World’s First 360-Degree Rooftop Infinity Pool London, England has plans to build the first ever infinity pool that not only is at the top of an extremely tall building (220 meters) but also has 360-degrees of amazing skyline….

The New Tower of London

The New Tower of London

A Modern Revamp of London’s Skyline England is home to iconic buildings rich with history and flair. Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, and Windsor Castle have been around for centuries.  As London continues to grow so does the skyline.  Taller buildings can…

A Tribute to Notre-Dame

A Tribute to Notre-Dame

We Remember an Iconic Architectural Masterpiece – Notre Dame Amidst the heart-wrenching tragedy of the fire that consumed much of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, the solidarity and commitment from around the world to preserving history and culture — and rebuilding this…

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

The northern Spanish city of Bilbao is surrounded by beautiful mountains and is home to a wondrous work of art and architecture.  The Guggenheim Museum, designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, with a price tag for 89 million dollars, opened to…

REM KOOLHAAS: Creating Modern Urbanity

REM KOOLHAAS: Creating Modern Urbanity

“Infrastructure is much more important than architecture.” – Rem Koolhaas   Koolhaas is an architect extraordinaire shaping the social structures of this planet as he goes along. His specialty is identifiable only in his sense of play. The social aspect…

Zaha Hadid’s Masterpiece in Macau

Zaha Hadid’s Masterpiece in Macau

Zaha Hadid’s Morpheus Hotel The City of Dreams now has another treasure in which to lure and mesmerize its guests. The Morpheus Hotel, the world’s first free form, high-rise exoskeleton is officially open. Wait, what? In plain speak that means…

FAENA FORUM

FAENA FORUM

Miami’s Faena Forum Argentinian developer Alan Faena’s 43,000-square-foot Faena Forum is located in the heart of the six-block Faena District, Miami Beach and is home to Faena Art. Miami’s new cultural cornerstone was designed by Pritzker Prize-winning Remment Lucas “Rem”…

CIHUAH: The Fusion of Architecture & Fashion

CIHUAH: The Fusion of Architecture & Fashion

A Mexican clothing brand for women who dare. The concept of “less is more” has been proven by Vanessa Guckel, the French architect, founder, and creative director of Cihuah, who visualized architecture as an exhibition window with the idea of…

The Elbphilharmonie

The Elbphilharmonie

The Elbphilharmonie Hamburg “A total work of art” – Hamburg Tourism “The building is already a landmark” – NY Times “The Elbphilharmonie has changed the face of Hamburg locally and internationally and culture has found a new home at the heart of…

Fondazione Prada in Milan

Fondazione Prada in Milan

Beyond the Realm of Architecture There are buildings that house art. Grand, staunch, impenetrable safe houses of our cultural heritage. Then there is architecture, a fusion of necessity, a shelter from the elements, but also an art, that in and…