Tag: design

Tasmania Road Trip: Launceston architecture walk

On our last day in Tasmania, we simply explored Launceston. The weather was nice ans we walked through the city centre, zig-zagging back and forth. It turned out to become an architecture tour. Here is a bit of the back story: The area was settled by Europeans in 1806, which makes Launceston one of Australia’s oldest cities. Hence it is…

Cape Town Stadium

It’s a landmark building of modern Cape Town, and a reference point on any picture: the Cape Town Stadium. Built in 2007-09 in time for the Soccer World Cup, held in South Africa, it replaced the old, more modest Green Point Stadium that had been at the same spot. A part of the old stadium was reconstructed into the Green…

Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències | Valencia

Valencia. Finally. It has taken me about 2 decades to finally come to this fantastic city. I visited the family of my brother-in-law back in 1995, in Cullera, a city some 40 kilometers south of Valencia. The summer was perfect, the beach and the hospitality of my family there amazing… in short, we never made it to Valencia. So I…

Atlanta High Museum of Art

Just a few pictures from the highly entertaining High Museum of Art in Atlanta simply called ‘the High’, a modern museum complex housing different exhibitions and a great permanent collection. I spent a couple of hours in there, walking through the different buildings, some designed by Renzo Piano and sporting an amazing ceiling that let in a great, natural light.…

Iconic

I guess few items in the world are universally recognized like a Coke bottle. Of all the logos and products, from the golden arches of MacDonald’s, to the bitten apple or the Mercedes star, the Coke bottle is probably the one that most people, if they have ever somehow been exposed to western culture and advertising, would instantly recognize. I’d…