Architecture Archive

Nov
08
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A view from Uçhisar castle.

Byzantine Bunkers

Across Europe and Russia you can find the remains of bunkers and air-raid shelters- a legacy of the Second World War and the Cold War that followed. In Cappadocia, in central Turkey, you can find much older and much more extensive underground shelters.

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Nov
04
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Frescoes on the ceiling of a cave church in Göreme, Cappadocia.

Iconoclasm & the Burger King

In the valleys of Cappadocia are hundreds of cave churches from the early years of Christianity.  
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Oct
31
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A panorama of the cliffs over Çavuşin in Cappadocia

The refugees of Çavuşin

On a cliff overlooking the small town of Cavusin a Turkish flag flies amidst the ruins of a village.

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Oct
03
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Ottoman troops broke through Constantinople's Theodosian wall and sacked the city on the 29th of May 1453.  Illustration by Jose Daniel Cabrera Peña.

Part 1: The Fall of Constantinople

In the mountains around Trabzon you can find fragments of an empire that traces its origins back to ancient Rome.
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Sep
30
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Golden Horn ferry

Istanbul

Photos of the streets and waterways around the old Turkish capital.

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May
13
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Sprinklerstation at the Internationales Congress Centrum in Berlin. the ICC opened in 1979 and was designed by architects  Ralf Schüler and Ursulina Schüler-Witte.

ICC Berlin

Some images of Berlin’s International Congress Centre designed by Ralf Schüler and Ursulina Schüler-Witte in 1979.

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May
13
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Spreepark Cat

Spreepark, Berlin

A series of images of the abandoned East German ‘Spreepark’ taken in May this year.

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May
11
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View of Teufelsberg

Teufelsberg, Berlin

There’s something grimly poetic about Teufelsberg- the Devil’s Mountain.

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May
06
0
Pergamon altar frieze

Pergamon Museum, Berlin

Some images of Berlin’s controversial museum of near-eastern antiquities including the massive Pergamon Altar.

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Apr
30
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Olympiastadion

Olympiastadion, Berlin

Photos taken at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium- site of the infamous Nazi games of 1936.

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Apr
28
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Holocaust Memorial in Berlin

Memorials of Berlin

No other place is so heavily freighted with history than the city of Berlin.

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Apr
24
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Memorial in Tjentište, Bosnia and Herzegovina, that commemorates the battle of the Sutjeska.

Tito’s Memorials

A collection of haunting Soviet-era war memorials in the mountains of former Yugoslavia taken by Belgian artist Jan Kempenaers.

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Apr
24
0
Paris catacombs

Paris’ Suburban Underground

All the skyscrapers in Paris are concentrated in a region several miles from the city centre in an area known as La Defence.

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Apr
23
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Instrument boxes in Notre Dame.

Parisian Relics

Images taken inside Notre Dame and the Cathedral of Saint Sulpice in Paris.

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Apr
22
0
Miru Kim

Miru Kim

Some amazing self-portraits by Korean/American artist Miru Kim.

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Apr
14
0
Roofing in Russia

Roofing in Russia

A small selection of dizzying photos taken by Russian teenagers in the upper reaches of the Moscow skyline.

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Apr
10
0
Metro station in the 18th

18th Arrondissement

Some night photography from the 18th Arrondissement of Paris.

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Apr
10
0
Streets of Paris

Paris on foot

As I’ve travelled over the last few months I’ve hopped mainly from city to city and noticed a pattern…

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Apr
09
0
encants de bellcaire

Barcelona

A few postcard pictures from Barcelona.

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Apr
02
0
A visitor looks out over Manhattan from the observation deck of 30 Rockefeller Center

Top of the Rock

The view from the top of 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

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