“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.”
Category Archives: Cityscapes
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.
The Futuristic Concert Hall of Porto
The only concert hall in the world with two walls made entirely of glass, the concert hall of Porto casts the city in a new light.
Istanbul. Random memories and soul topographies
My Istanbul journey started with no map, no visiting list and no plans at all. Here’s how it turned to be like.
In most places I’ve lived across Europe, I’ve moved after a few months, two years max. But Barcelona, after almost three years since I am calling this city home – well Barcelona is still fascinating me.
The Lisbon Blues
With cities, it’s like with relationships. You see it for the first time, you like it, you want to know more about it. The spark bursts, and you move in, you start to get along, you get accustomed to new habits. Eventually, you wear each other out, and you move on.
The colder the weather outside, the warmer and more welcoming feels this bohemian city filled with great architecture, art and some of the best eateries I’ve ever tried across Europe.
Barcelona. Museu Blau
A triangular mass of dark-blue concrete split in places to reveal reflective glass planes, Museu Blau is a presence hard to ignore.