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Pictures of the Week- Unité d’Habitation

Pictures of the Week- Unité d’Habitation

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The Unité d’habitation is the name of a modernist residential housing design principle developed by Le Corbusier, with the collaboration of painter-architect Nadir Afonso.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 | | Add a Comment

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Pictures of the Week- Modern Marseille

Pictures of the Week- Modern Marseille

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Marseille is the second largest city in France after Paris and the centre of the third largest metropolitan area in France after Paris and Lyon.  In recent years, exciting new architecture has been woven into the ancient fabric of the city.   Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | | Add a Comment

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Pictures of the Week- Fountains of the Inca

Pictures of the Week- Fountains of the Inca

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One of the most spectacular examples of Inca hydraulic engineering is the “Stairway of Fountains,” built sometime after 1450 at the city of Machu Picchu. The fountains supplied the city’s inhabitants with clean, fresh water.

Monday, February 16, 2015 | | Add a Comment

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Pictures of the Week- Inca Salt Springs

Pictures of the Week- Inca Salt Springs

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Since pre-Inca times, salt has been obtained in Maras by evaporating salty water from a local subterranean stream.

Friday, February 13, 2015 | | Add a Comment

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Pictures of the Week- Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans

Pictures of the Week- Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans

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The Saline Royale (Royal Saltworks) is a historical building at Arc-et-Senans in the department of Doubs, eastern France. It is next to the Forest of Chaux and about 35 kilometers from Besançon. The architect was Claude-Nicolas Ledoux (1736–1806), a prominent Parisian architect of the time.

Monday, February 09, 2015 | | Add a Comment

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Pictures of the Week- La Tourette

Pictures of the Week- La Tourette

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Sainte Marie de La Tourette is a Dominican Order priory on a hillside near Lyon, France designed by architects Le Corbusier and Iannis Xenakis.

Wednesday, February 04, 2015 | | Add a Comment

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Pictures of the Week- The Chapel at Ronchamp

Pictures of the Week- The Chapel at Ronchamp

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The Chapel at Ronchamp, Le Corbusier

Saturday, January 31, 2015 | | Add a Comment

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Picture of the Week- Red Ireland

Picture of the Week- Red Ireland

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Ireland isn’t just Green…

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 | | Add a Comment

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