Beautiful architecture and Instagram are two things that go hand in hand. We love scrolling through feeds that feature stunning buildings and amazing cityscapes. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite Instagrammers who also happen to be skilled architects, so you know that they already have a trained eye for this sort of thing. Continue reading
It’s no secret that we love sustainable buildings. We recently rounded up some of our favourites (which you can see over here!) but this time around we want to take a look at solar panels in particular. We’re so happy to see them growing in popularity and you need to check out these buildings that use this sustainable energy in an amazing way. Continue reading
The world of sustainable building has come a long way! When it comes to the latest and greatest, there’s always new and interesting architecture popping up around the world. We’ve been ogling the Committee on the Environment’s top sustainable buildings for this year and we’ve picked out our favourites to share the love. Continue reading
When people travel to Paris, one of the first things they usually asked is, “did you see the Eiffel Tower?” and the answer is always yes. But, did they see the Arc de Triomphe? It is one of Paris’ most famous monuments, built in 1806, and took nearly 30 years to finish! Continue reading
When it comes to architecture around the world, there’s a lot of interesting things out there. Some of the best architecture out there challenges conventions, possesses ingenuity and makes a creative use of resources and ideas that you may not have considered before. Most importantly, it showcases a strong use of imagination that leaves people wishing that they’d thought of it first. We’ve rounded up four unique buildings from around the world that help to exemplify that. Take a look for yourself!
One of our favourite things is taking a peek at renderings at different buildings going up around the world. The more things progress, the more daring the architecture becomes. There’s a constant race to be the tallest and to push the boundaries of design and convention. We’ve rounded up some of our favourites that we’re hoping will be brought to life soon! Continue reading
Recently, Instagram has become more than just a social network – it’s become a hub in the creative community, an amazing source for ideas and inspiration, and, for us, a place to appreciate everything that’s breathtaking about the design and creation of beautiful buildings. If you’re sick of double-tapping your friends’ brunches and kids first-day-of-whatever, beautify your feed with these 6 architecture Instagrams that are truly thumb stopping.
Last month we started a new series titled ‘Architecture That Doesn’t Serve a Purpose’ where we look at famous landmarks from around the world, that are just that: landmarks. We took a look at the Eiffel Tower, how and when it was created and what it’s used for today (spoiler alert: only good for attracting tourism). This month, we take a look at something a little closer to home: the Washington Monument.
Even if you’ve never been to Paris, you’re probably well aware of what the Eiffel Tower is. It’s one of the most famous landmarks and tourists flock to the site by the hundreds. But what does the Eiffel Tower do? Besides attracting tourists from all around the world, not so much actually.