Society changes but buildings remain firmly in their place. And so, it follows that the purpose for which a building was initially built will eventually have to be revised. Thus, most buildings will at some point enevitably face a conversion of either its original program or structure, or both. We have collected a handful of the most remarkable building transformations.
For port cities, the portside has always been where they mark their stature to the world. In ancient times, Rhode had its Colossus and today, New York its Statue of Liberty. These spectacular structures were what greeted visitors travelling from far and wide, informing and warning them what they had in store.
Are you an architectural tourist travelling around Europe this summer? If you are, make sure to keep an eye out for these stunning architecturally designed bus stops that are located in the most unexpected places.
Are you spending a hot summer in the big city and looking for a place to enjoy a cool drink? Look no further, we have gathered a top 7 list of the world's coolest hotel bars to enjoy this summer.
Michael Kenna is widely considered to be one of the masters of contemporary fine art photography. Kenna was born in 1953 in Widnes, England. Despite aspiring to become a Catholic priest, Kenna’s passion for art led him to study at the Banbury School of Art and the London College of Printing. He went on to work as a commercial photographer for several years before moving to the US in the 1980’s. Here, he worked with renowned photographer Ruth Bernhard while pursuing his own photographic career. He has lived in the US ever since.