Tag Archives: Architecture

Architecture of Rotterdam

Rotterdam was almost completely destroyed during WWII. Therefore, its architecture is unlike anywhere else in the Netherlands. While most cities in the Netherlands are void of sky-scrapers, Rotterdam boasts an array of contemporary architecture that is a visual treat.

Bridges of Cleveland

There’s a red moon rising
On the Cuyahoga River
Rolling into Cleveland to the lake

There’s an oil barge winding
Down the Cuyahoga River
Rolling into Cleveland to the lake

–Randy Newman “Burn On”

Cork, Ireland

Founded by Vikings
Cork was awarded the European Capital of Culture in 2009

Washington D.C. Metro

With six lines and 91 stations, the D.C. transit system is the second busiest in the U.S. Many D.C. metro stations utilize “Brutalist” architecture, which became popular in the 60’s and 70’s. The style originates from French term Béton brut, which translates to “raw concrete.”

Depictions of Detroit

Where some see decay, others see potential.

Where some see decay, others see community.

Where some see the past, others see a future.

Doors of Tallinn

First we notice exterior shapes and colors. Then we guess what is inside; perhaps someone reading, a dog sleeping, a cold cup of coffee on the table.

Cuzco in Captures

Culture of Cuzco,

Capital of the Inca empire,

Colonial architecture,

Churches and conquistadors.