Hong Kong’s Beehive-Resembling Architecture

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If you’ve been to Hong Kong, or some other of the Chinese mega-cities, you’ll know exactly what we are going to refer to here. If not, we’ll try to give you an idea, with the …

The European Capital of Culture 2014: Riga

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The picks for the European Capital of Culture always raise some curiosity in regards to the reasons for a certain choice. The choices for next year’s capitals are no different. Yet, after you have seen …

Bert Spaan’s City Colour Mapping

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What if you would colour every house on the map based on the age of the building? That’s exactly what Bert Spaan did with the close to ten million buildings in The Netherlands with an …

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Nick Brandt’s Calcified Birds

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Art in some cases takes help from science. The famous photographer Nick Brandt, well familiar with the situation in Africa, discovered during one of his projects dead birds in large quantities at the shore of …