Almere (81) Block 16 (The Wave) - René van Zuuk Architecten

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Abensberg44 photos

Abensberg (91) Hundertwasser Tower
AbensbergBavaria - Germany

Coordinates: 48° 49′ 0″ N, 11° 50′ 32″ E

Abensberg is a town in the Lower Bavarian district of Kelheim, lying around 30 km south-west of Regensburg, 40 km east of Ingolstadt, 50 km north-west of Landshut and 100 km north of Munich. It is situated on the Abens River, a tributary of the … [Read more]

Almere106 photos

Almere (81) Block 16 (The Wave) - René van Zuuk Architecten
AlmereNetherlands

Coordinates: 52° 22′ 0″ N, 5° 12′ 58″ E

Almere is one of the youngest cities in the Netherlands. The first house was finished in 1976. It is the largest municipality in Flevoland, and the 8th largest in the Netherlands. In October 2007, the city council of Almere made agreements with the… [Read more]

Arabellapark76 photos

Arabellapark (402)
ArabellaparkMunich - Bavaria - Germany

Coordinates: 48° 8′ 58″ N, 11° 37′ 1″ E

The Arabellapark is a residential and commercial area in the Bogenhausen district of Munich, Germany, which was developed with the construction of multiple buildings from 1965 to 1998. It is one of the largest urban expansion projects of the period… [Read more]

BMW Welt8 photos

BMW World (260)
BMW WeltMunich - Bavaria - Germany

Coordinates: 48° 10′ 36″ N, 11° 33′ 25″ E

The BMW Welt (BMW World) is a combined exhibition, museum and delivery site, located near the Olympic Park in the immediate vicinity of the BMW Tour (BMW four-cylinder). It was built from August 2003 to summer 2007. The laying of the cornerstone… [Read more]

Bomarzo92 photos

Parco dei Mostri (19)
BomarzoLazio - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 29′ 30″ N, 12° 14′ 51″ E

The Parco dei Mostri in the Sacro Bosco close to Bomarzowas created between 1522 and 1580 by Duke Vicino Orsini. The park of Bomarzo was intended not to please, but to astonish. The sphinx at the entrance of the Park of the Monsters is the work of … [Read more]

Chiesa del 2000114 photos

Chiesa del 2000 (139)
Chiesa del 2000Rome - Lazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 52′ 57″ N, 12° 35′ 9″ E

The church “Dives in Misericordia” is located in Tor Tre Teste in Rome, and was designed by Richard Meier, winner of the competition announced in the frame of the diocesan program “50 Churches for Rome 2000”. This architecture has the particular… [Read more]

Coppede103 photos

Coppede (88)
CoppedeRome - Lazio - Italy

Coordinates: 41° 55′ 7″ N, 12° 30′ 4″ E

The architect Gino Coppede planned this quarter in the Twenties. It’s a very particular quarter where do several styles peep in: Liberty, Deco, Italian Baroque, which mixed together they produce an amazing effect. The passer-by is surprised and… [Read more]

Garden of Tarot211 photos

Garden of Tarot (736) The Emperor
Garden of TarotTuscany - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 25′ 26″ N, 11° 28′ 11″ E

Il Giardino dei Tarocchi or The Garden of Tarot is a sculpture garden based on the esoteric tarot created during the late 1970s by Niki de Saint Phalle in Garavicchio, province of Grosseto, Tuscany. Influenced by Gaudí’s Parc Güell in Barcelona,… [Read more]

Hilversum42 photos

Hilversum (17) Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
HilversumNetherlands

Coordinates: 52° 14′ 6″ N, 5° 10′ 24″ E

Hilversum, located in the region called “Het Gooi”, 30 km south-east of Amsterdam and 20 km north of Utrecht, is the largest town in that area. It is surrounded by heathland, woods, meadows, lakes, and smaller villages. Hilversum is part of the … [Read more]

La Scarzuola12 photos

La Scarzuola (3)
La ScarzuolaUmbria - Italy

Coordinates: 42° 53′ 55″ N, 12° 9′ 10″ E

Near the small town of Montegiove are the Franciscan Monastery and the gardens of La Scarzuola. The convent was founded by St Francis in 1218 and is situated in a wooded area. The church has an interesting fresco; it is one of the earliest… [Read more]

Lotus Temple18 photos

Lotus Temple (Baháʼí House of Worship) (32)
Lotus TempleDelhi - India

Coordinates: 28° 33′ 12″ N, 77° 15′ 31″ E

The Lotus Temple, located in Delhi, India, is a Baháʼí House of Worship that was dedicated in December 1986. Notable for its flowerlike shape, it has become a prominent attraction in the city. Like all Baháʼí Houses of Worship, the Lotus Temple is… [Read more]

Rotterdam160 photos

Rotterdam (142) Cube houses
RotterdamNetherlands

Coordinates: 51° 55′ 14″ N, 4° 29′ 25″ E

Rotterdam is a city in the Dutch province of South Holland, situated in the West of the Netherlands. The municipality is the second largest in the country. The port of Rotterdam is the largest in Europe. From 1962 to 2004 it was the world’s busiest… [Read more]

Umschreibung41 photos

Umschreibung (293)
UmschreibungMunich - Bavaria - Germany

Coordinates: 48° 7′ 58″ N, 11° 32′ 25″ E

The Infinity Staircase, designed by Ólafur Elíasson and called Umschreibung (Rewriting), was completed in 2004. Ólafur Elíasson (born 1967) is a Danish-Icelandic artist known for sculptures and large-scale installation art employing elemental… [Read more]

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Slaughterhouse (Munich) Street artMunich - Bavaria - Germany

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