Academy Awards are only a couple days away! Let’s look at one of the nine Best Picture nominees… architecturally! Brutalist architecture is a style of architecture which flourished in the mid 1970s and spawned from… Read More


The Academy Awards are this Sunday! You’d never guess it, but one of the Best Actress nominees was born in this gorgeous Italian town.  This is a picture of the Villa Trissino Marzotto a Trissino. … Read More


With all the news about the absurd luxury, and the vast estate of Ukraine’s Viktor Yanukovych, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at some of the other Presidential Palaces around the… Read More


We always think of the beautiful white dome in Washington D.C., when we think of a capitol building, but in reality there are many more. More like 52. New York’s Capitol Building, located in Albany… Read More

Neuschwanstein Castle (8)

It’s Monday. Again. Thought we could take a look at a beautiful example of architecture. Neuschwanstein Castle, located in the German Alps, is one of the most popular castles in the world. You can see… Read More


It’s Saturday! A perfect day to enjoy a museum. One of the world’s most famous museums, is the gorgeous Louvre. Paris’s Louvre Museum was actually once a royal palace, and before that, a fortress meant… Read More


It’s almost Friday, let’s have some fun! This is Futuroscope, or Parc du Futuroscope. Located in Poitiers, it’s a French theme park based upon multimedia, cinematographic futorscope and audio-visual techniques. It has several 3D cinemas… Read More


As of today, the United States is tied with the Netherlands for most medals won at the Winter Olympics. Probably nothing is more Dutch than a windmill. Many are still in use today.

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The most famous house in the world. Located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the White House has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800.  The house was designed by James Hoban… Read More


For Valentine’s Day, we’re going to take a look at the Taj Mahal. The white marble mausoleum is located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built by Mughal emporor Shah Jahan in memory of… Read More


With Valentine’s Day tomorrow, I thought it was the perfect time to look at some creepy architecture. This abandoned, and very creepy building is the Beelitz Military Hospital, in Berlin. A once gorgeous building, it’s… Read More


Shockingly, Dubai Mall in the United Arab Emirates isn’t the largest mall in the world.  Though immense, it’s actually only the ninth largest.  However, it DOES hold a world record, that being that it is… Read More


The stunning Selfridges Department Store in downtown Birmingham, England, is one of the city’s most distinctive landmarks. In 2012 it was voted Best Department Store in the World in the Global Department Store Summit, held… Read More


Believe it or not, the first American city to host an Olympic games wasn’t New York (it never has), Chicago (also a never ran), or Los Angeles (hosted the games twice), but St. Louis, Missouri. … Read More


The first thing which visitors see when they travel to Russia, is the buildings, the architecture of Russia. The history of Russian architecture reflect all the changes that took place in Russia. They cover about… Read More