Category: Architecture

Petra Bjelica

This incredible villa became known to a wider audience after its appearance in Godard’s great movie Contempt and the scene in which Brigitte Bardot is sunbathing topless on its roof. Just as the movie carries a rebellious and subversive tone beneath the both defiant and melancholy beauty of Bardot, Casa Malaparte bears the story of […]

Petra Bjelica

Eames house is one of the historic landmarks of mid-20th century modern architecture. It represents both an ingeniously designed modernistic house made of low cost materials and a comfortable, functional space for a live-work lifestyle that answers all its inhabitant needs, and more. A magical, bright, and joyfully place to spend time in. Charles and […]

Katerina Bulovska

Quedlinburg is the most charming medieval town that lies on the Bode River, facing the Harz Mountains in the west of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It is exactly in Quedlinburg where the history of Germany began centuries ago. The town was founded in 1922 as a fortress by King Heinrich I (876 to 936), known as Henry the Fowler, […]

Petra Bjelica

An emblematic work of modernist architecture, an ethereal and lyrical edifice with no other purpose than to be an ideal tranquility zone, the Barcelona Pavilion is an enticing masterpiece and one of the most influential buildings of its times. Made as a pavilion without a real program and for no practical use, it laid down […]

Katerina Bulovska

Mannerism is an artistic style that dominated in Italy from the later years of the Italian High Renaissance, around 1520, until the arrival of Baroque style around 1600. It is considered a bridge between the Renaissance and the dramatic Baroque. The style originated in Florence and Rome, but soon spread to the rest of Italy […]

Verica Sitnik

The Portuguese 18th-century palace located in Queluz is one of the last great Europian Rococo buildings. It was summer home to Don Pedro of Braganza who later become king consort by marrying his niece, Queen Regnant Maria I. After Don Pedro’s death in 1786, his wife descended into madness and the Palace of Queluz served […]

Petra Bjelica

Cretian Palace of Knossos. The Minoan civilization flourished during the Bronze Age on Crete and other Aegean islands between 2600 and 1100 BC. It preceded the Mycenaean civilization and was given its name after the mythical King Minos by Arthur Evans, the English archaeologist who rediscovered it in the beginning of the 20th century. It […]

Verica Sitnik

The Native American tribes from Eastern Woodlands and Great Plains such as Arikara, Hidatsa, and Mandan built semi-subterranean structures known as earth lodges. Earth lodges are circular in construction and covered with earth, either completely or partially. They have been found in archaeological sites of the Mississippian Culture in the Eastern United States. A number […]