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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...