Inside the breathtaking George Peabody Library in Baltimore, Maryland is an atrium that holds a “Cathedral of Books”. Formerly the Library of the Peabody Institute of the City of Baltimore which was founded in 1857, the same year that a Massachusetts-born philanthropist George Peabody dedicated the Peabody Institute to the citizens of Baltimore for public use.
Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia has 11 sporting venues divided into two clusters – the Coastal Cluster and the Mountain Clusters.
Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort located on the shores of Lake Taihu in Huzhou, near Shanghai, China is shaped like a horseshoe. It has been nicknamed “Horseshoe Hotel” and “Doughnut Hotel”. At night, the hotel glows like a giant donut.
Stunning perspectives of Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família in Barcelona, Spain has been captured by Barcelona-based photographer Clement Celma.
The geometric symmetry of the design by legendary architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926) is mesmerizing.
Vatican City is the sovereign territory of the Holy See, ruled by the Bishop of Rome – the Pope.
The Renaissance Architecture inside this walled enclave has some of the most famous cultural properties in the world.
Designed for those who wish to stay in a luxury oasis and escape the city life, The Trullo is a private villa located in Salentina, Puglia, Italy, very close to Alberobello and Ostuni, and 20 minutes from Brindisi airport.
A trullo is a traditional dry stone hut with a conical roof specific to the Puglia region in Southern Italy. The trulli (plural for trullo) are protected under the UNESCO world heritage law.
This villa is composed of 11 conical roofs. There are 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3 living rooms and 2 kitchens.
The Shard, formally known as London Bridge Tower, officially opened to the public on February 1, 2013. During planning stages, its master architect Renzo Piano described the building as a “Shard of Glass”.
Standing at 309. 6 meters high, The Shard was the tallest building in Western Europe at the time of its completion.