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Steven Holl sculpts his new library in New York

In my last post we saw a house conceived as a piece of art -the Rietveld House-, but the building I bring today does not lag behind. I am talking about the Hunters Point Library by the well-known arch...

Rietveld Schröder House and De Stijl movement

Is it a sculpture to live or a house designed as a piece of art? Gerrit Rietveld did an experimental project in 1924, which ended being much more than just a dwelling. This is the Rietveld Schröder H...

Portland Head Light, the oldest lighthouse in Maine

Lighthouse lovers have a place of pilgrimage: the State of Maine. There are more than 60 of this idillic buildings in the state. The oldest one is the Portland Head Light, which history started more t...

Saint-Ursanne, a medieval village in Switzerland

[One Week One Pic-k] Saint-Ursanne is an old village that does not seem real, but being out of a medieval fairy tale. Having only a small main street and less than 800 inhabitants, we decided to spend...

PHILADELPHIA. An architectural getaway

Philadelphia is the city of important architects such as Louis Kahn or Robert Venturi. Not only can we see here some of their work, but we can also find many other interesting buildings which are well...