The pink door on Captiva Island

Architecture does not only mean important and emblematic works. The fact is that we can find a building that catches our attention in any corner. Therefore, while I am preparing the next post –i...

Chicago from the air

This is not one of my best pictures of Chicago, but it is the last one I took last summer. And when I see it, I wonder: Who doesn’t like sitting near the window in an airplane? This is the only ...

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...