Like a northern Venice, the city's primary tourist draw is its canals and quaint, narrow, 17th century UNESCO-listed houses. But don't be fooled, the city has heaps more to offer its visitors architecturally than merely charm and atmosphere.
Designing a museum is a privilege for most architects. Since museums tend to be highly prestigious endeavors for the city, the architects can get away with a uniquely spectacular design, which they would not dream to propose, had it been any other type of building.
Berlin has many things - but above all, it has history. Layer upon layer of history. In fact, no other city has the 20th century's European history encased in its urban fabric like the German capital.
If the summer is going to be as hot as we all hope it will be, you're going to need some cooling off. We've found a select few pools that will leave you chilled and stunned.
One of the biggest and most popular international sports events of the year is the 20th FIFA World Cup currently underway in Brazil. Leading up to this spectacular mega-event, the country has been busy with brand new architectural and infrastructural projects. Some of the soccer stadiums stand out thanks to a new and distinctive architectural approach.