1914 – todayCategory
I visited Rijeka (and Croatia) for the first time 3 years ago. I was surprised by two characteristics of the city…
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One of Europe’s Last Living Company Towns
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The most striking feature about industrial heritage is the coexistence of contrasts and contradic…
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Rieth is a northern neighborhood of Erfurt built between 1971 and 1978, the second in the Thuringian city following the Plattenbauten scheme. This German word hints at how the b…
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 mining town of Carbonia, masterpiece of the Italian rationalism and home of the Italian Coal Mining Museum.
The dining table unites family and friends, and if you look carefully enough you may notice that what’s on the table is far more than just festive food. Perhaps it’s a place of cherished traditions as well as fabulous feasts. When stuffing ourselves with mouth-watering foods, we often forget the rich heritage and legacy established by many generations past.
Imagine you live in a beautiful boulevard, nice weather and with view to the sea. But you have two VIP neighbours always surrounded by paparazzi and making harder for you to reach your home. Real version? This beautiful boulevard is the Dalmatian coast, your neighbours are Split ad Trogir surrounded by tourists and your humble house is Kaštela.
Before showing your room, let me introduce you to this glamorous place. Taking a step back in time, this Hotel was founded in 1899. With an elegant architecture, in perfect harmony with the surrounding nature, this Hotel was a famous spa destination in Freudenstadt.
With grace, form, light and dexterity in the design of parametric projects, the most celebrated female exponent in all-time architecture believed that being anti-traditional is the key to innovation in the world.
Maybe those were not the exact words, but the feeling of amusement is probably not so far. In 1420, when the Portuguese navigators arrived this island, in the Atlantic Ocean, they were impressed with the majestic presence of the forest. And that forest was and still is the Laurisilva of Madeira.