Stunning Photographs of The French Alps

French self-taught photographer Thomas Tourral, aka SeptMai, captures the magnificent mountainsā€™ unpredictability and their atmospheres according to the seasons. His photos are a testimony to the raw, instantaneous and fickle Alpine landscape that offers us spectacular views of its mountains >>

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Maldives luxury resort is powered entirely by solar panels

  PV panels never looked so good From above, the Kudadoo Maldives Private Resort looks like a shiny black beetle floating in a tranquil aquamarine sea. Located off one of the Maldivesā€™ tiny tropical islands, the luxury resortā€™s main building has a roof built from solar panels arranged into a stepped pattern. Source: Maldives luxury … Continue reading Maldives luxury resort is powered entirely by solar panels

25 Diverse Landscape Paintings

A landscape drawing is a formidable artists tool for many reasons. For starters, drawing landscape is an enjoyable process because you can be out in nature and enjoying its sounds and sights. But learning how to draw landscape features of an area of land, including mountains, rivers, lakes, sea, indigenous vegetation, lighting, weather conditions, buildings, … Continue reading 25 Diverse Landscape Paintings

Re-Imagining New York’s Central Park after an Eco-Terrorist Attack

On this day, one hundred years ago,Ā Central Parkā€™s vegetation was suddenly wiped out. In a few days, one of the worldā€™s most cherished landscapes disappeared without a trace. The Gaians were extremely violent in drawing attention to the planetary destruction we were causing. Periods of mourning following brutal attacks are often pivotal in the collective … Continue reading Re-Imagining New York’s Central Park after an Eco-Terrorist Attack

Peter Mauney photographs capture light streaks that blaze across the night sky

Time-Lapse Photographs Capture Swarms of Airplane Lights as They Streak Across the Night Sky

Pete Mauney has been interested in observing the dizzying patterns of planes at night since high school. As a teenager the photographer would watch aeroplanes have they circled Manhattan, imagining their trajectories and how they might intersect. Source: Time-Lapse Photographs Capture Swarms of Airplane Lights as They Streak Across the Night Sky

Jaw-Dropping Images of Moscow as Winter Wonderland

Itā€™s no great stretch to associate Moscow with the winter ā€“ after all, the stock image of a Russian usually includes full coat, furry hat, the whole nine yards. What weā€™ve seldom seen are representations of the beauty of the Russian winter, and thatā€™s where Kristina Makeeva comes in. Source: Jaw-Dropping Images of Moscow as … Continue reading Jaw-Dropping Images of Moscow as Winter Wonderland

in sicily, a high school courtyard becomes a strong and striking centerpiece

in the courtyard of a high school in sicily,Ā artist alex brewer ā€” better known asĀ HENSEĀ ā€” has painted a strong and striking composition that stands out among the regionā€™s earth-toned architecture.Ā ā€˜our hope is for the work we painted in the courtyard at liceo scientifico to add an element of inspiration and curiosity for the students of … Continue reading in sicily, a high school courtyard becomes a strong and striking centerpiece

Hong Kong By AndrƩ Josselin

The artist took this series while producing a short movie for a brand in Hong-Kong. Inspired by a lot of neon-tumblr blocks and movies like blade runner and ghost in the shell, AndrĆ© Gosselin made these images while wandering around the city. Ā« I started photography like 9 years ago, with a camera my dad … Continue reading Hong Kong By AndrĆ© Josselin

AD Classics: Arts United Center / Louis Kahn

In 1961, the architect Louis I. Kahn was commissioned by the Fine Arts Foundation to design and develop a large arts complex in central Fort Wayne, Indiana. The ambitious Fine Art Center, now known as the Arts United Center, would cater to the community of 180,000 by providing space for an orchestra, theatre, school, gallery, … Continue reading AD Classics: Arts United Center / Louis Kahn

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Lushna Glamping Prefabricated Villas

Following spectacular growth within the prefabricated space, many home manufacturers are focusing their time and effort on the creation of marketable products that help consumers create their off-the-grid dream home with minimal effort. Source: Lushna Glamping Prefabricated Villas

A Photographer Sees the Sites in Morocco

Growing up in New Zealand, London-based photographer Adrienne Pitts (@hellopoe) always had the urge to travel. ā€œWe are so far removed from everything there at the bottom of the world that we are taught at an early age to spread our wings and fly,ā€ she explained. She recently booked a trip to Morocco with some … Continue reading A Photographer Sees the Sites in Morocco

Night Under The Northern Lights: Panorama Glass House In Iceland

  Located just a half hour outside Reykjavik is what may be one of the most unique cabins in Iceland. Introducing theĀ Panorama Glass Lodge. sThis igloo-like home features a small fully equipped kitchen, a dining table, full bathroom, and hot tub ā€“ essentially everything youā€™d expect out of a high-end hotel or lodge. What sets … Continue reading Night Under The Northern Lights: Panorama Glass House In Iceland

Northern Lights, Cozy Hot Tubs: 11 Winter Glamping Spots You Need To See

  Have you always dreamed of seeing the Northern Lights in the middle of the wilderness? Does snuggling upĀ next to a fire while snow falls on the roof of yourĀ cabin sound appealing?Ā How aboutĀ soaking in a hot tubĀ outside inĀ a winter wonderland?Ā GlampingĀ ā€”Ā code word forĀ glamorous camping ā€” isnā€™t a new concept, butĀ it is taking off as a winter … Continue reading Northern Lights, Cozy Hot Tubs: 11 Winter Glamping Spots You Need To See

Rosa Loy – So near and yet so far

Rosa Loyā€™ s paintings in ā€œSo Near and Yet So Farā€ at Kohn Gallery delineate a mysterious fairytale world desolately populated only by women. Initially, the women appear to be engaged in habitual activities such as farming or playing; but the more you look at them, the more an ambiguous sense of kookiness unfurls from … Continue reading Rosa Loy – So near and yet so far

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4 Simple Tips for Better Landscape Photography Trips

Due to circumstances that are generally out of our control, not all landscape photography trips are a success, but with a bit of planning, you can increase the likelihood of having a productive outdoor photo shoot. The soft morning or late afternoon light that all landscape photographers are after is generally a short-lived event and being as prepared as possible will enable you to capture it when the moment is right. 1. Virtual Scouting A great way to determine if a location is photogenic is to hop over to 500px and run a search for your location.

Outstanding travel landscapes by Andreas Sofus Christensen

Outstanding travel landscapes by Andreas Sofus Christensen, a talented self-taught photographer, and adventurer based in Sweden just of the Norwegian border. Source: Outstanding travel landscapes by Andreas Sofus Christensen

DublDom Shelter Beneath The Northern Lights

http://www.beautifullife.info/urban-design/dubldom-shelter-beneath-the-northern-lights/ DublDom Shelter Beneath The Northern Lights Located in the snowy hills of the Murmansk region, Kandalaksha, there is a snowy seclusion that offers true solitude. Source: DublDom Shelter Beneath The Northern Lights

This New Glass 'Sled Hotel' Will Take You to Directly to the Northern Lights

Finland was ranked the happiest country in the world this year, and no wonder! First there's Kalsarikannit, the fine Finnish art of drinking alone at home in your underwear, and now there's this extremely cool hotel situation. You can now take in the awe-inspiring majesty of the Northern Lights from the comfort of your own … Continue reading This New Glass 'Sled Hotel' Will Take You to Directly to the Northern Lights

HIIHUB / HII Architects

Ā© MD Pursuit Architects: HII Architects Location: No. 420, Section 2, Shulin St, South District, Tainan City, Taiwan Executive Designers: Jing-Yuan Hu, Kao-Chun Huang, Bin-Chuan Lai, Chia-Hern Wei Lighting Designer: Bo-Kuan Wu Visual Design: block design Block.tw Area: 364.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: MD Pursuit Ā© MD Pursuit Text description provided by the architects. … Continue reading HIIHUB / HII Architects

New Aurora, More Accessible Than The Northern Lights, Has Been Discovered

Image via NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (public domain)Resident sky-spotters in Canada have uncovered a new natural phenomenon in the same league as the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) and Aurora Australis (Southern Lights).According to NASA, “citizen scientists”—people funded by the space agency who have an interest in science but might not have received formal education—made … Continue reading New Aurora, More Accessible Than The Northern Lights, Has Been Discovered