In the shape of a sail, of a triangle, or of a cube, these contemporary buildings are landmarks of the city. W A giant sky mirror, the sail-shaped W hotel has an ever-changing look, depending on the light of the day. Read more. Blau. Museu Blau A triangular mass of dark-blue concrete split in places toContinue reading “Looking up Barcelona”
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Kaleidoscope of trains
Quarantine trains is a series of videos created by Antoni Miralda, who wanted to experiment with the imagery of trains passing by, as seen from his studio in Barcelona.
A single story can be told in infinite ways, and the art of Pietro Fornasetti, using over 400 variations of the same portrait, can prove this.
There are only 13 kilometres of this particular geology and this scenic landscape in the entire world – and they are on the coast of the Basque Country.
“A building is alive, like a man. Its integrity is to follow its own truth, its one single theme, and to serve its own single purpose.”
Patterns of Lisbon. Contemporary Azulejos
Lisbon features an impressive collection of azulejos. Here’s a walking route for all those who want to go tile spotting and see some exceptional contemporary creations.
Patterns of São Miguel
The map of São Miguel island could be easily drawn as a set of patterns which cover the main streets and plazas.
This emblematic pattern, a landmark of the Forum area in Barcelona, is actually part of the structure of the 110-metre-tall tower.
A giant sky mirror, the sail-shaped W hotel has an ever-changing look, depending on the light of the day.