For centuries, Poland's Jewish community was a vital part of the cultural landscape. Seventy years after the Holocaust, what's left to be seen?
Category: Buildings & monuments
Neues Museum, Berlin: Experiential Conservation
Neues Museum in Berlin is an example of Architectural conservation portraying layers of history in its application.
The Former Summer Camps, Expression of Italian Rationalism.
What if, strolling along the seaside, you found a seaplane nestled on the sand? These bizarre shaped buildings are the former summer camps from the Fascist period, masterpieces of Italian Rationalist architecture. Almost a forgotten story, now ready to be rediscovered...
Mining Above The Surface
In the so called “silver city” of Freiberg, art imitates life...
The Ottoman tower-house of Rhodes
Read about the only surviving Ottoman tower-house of Rhodes. This hidden little gem will take you off the beaten track on this popular Mediterranean island.
The New Bauhaus Museum in Weimar: A Conversational Retrospective
After many years away from the spotlight, the Bauhaus movement is finally receiving some much-deserved attention in its birthplace, the city of Weimar.
San Petronio: a church against the Church
Every day I take a walk through the center of my home city, Bologna, and pass in front of our big basilica, San Petronio. It proudly dominates the iconic main square, Piazza Maggiore. However, San Petronio looks a bit strange. Its facade is divided in two parts: the lower half covered with marble, the upper half...
The Naumburg Cathedral vs. the Yellow Phone Booth.
The central question of this article is ‘What do we define as heritage'. In some cases heritage is quite clear but in many others there is room for doubt. In this article we present you the case of the Naumburg Cathedral and the Yellow Phone booth.
The Aurelian Walls – Part 2
Discover monuments and hidden gems of Rome following its ancient defense walls - Part 2
The Aurelian Walls – Part 1
Discover monuments and hidden gems of Rome following its ancient defense walls - Part 1