5 items tagged with “architecture”

Brussels from the Palace of Justice

Brussels from the Palace of Justice
Last year, we got a rare chance to visit the Brussels Palace of Justice, including a climb to the top of the dome. These areas are usually closed off to the public and are not in great condition. We actually had to sign a disclaimer before we were allowed to go up. You can view the full album on Flickr

The heads of Presidents Park

The US is the land of roadside attractions. One of those was the, short-lived, Presidents Park in Virginia; an open-air park where visitors could amble among giant presidents’ heads.

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Memories of a future

French photographer Laurent Kronental has been documenting the typical post-war modernist and optimistic housing estates peppered around Paris. There’s a definite old-school sci-fi vibe emanating from them. You may recognise the filming location for Terry Gilliam’s Brazil in the series,

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Hotel Okura – End of an era

A last view of Tokyo’s modernist icon Hotel Okura before a large part goes away forever. Read the full story at Monocle.

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