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Ann, 20, Poland.

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artdecoandartnouveau:

Square Sarah-Bernhard, Paris (by Metropol 21)

staceythinx:

Images from the Daily Overview Project

About the project:

Our project was inspired, and derives its name, from an idea known as the Overview Effect. This term refers to the sensation astronauts have when given the opportunity to look down and view the Earth as a whole. They have the chance to appreciate our home in its entirety, to reflect on its beauty and its fragility all at once. That’s the cognitive shift that we hope to inspire.

From our line of sight on the earth’s surface, it’s impossible to fully appreciate the beauty and intricacy of the things we’ve constructed, the sheer complexity of the systems we’ve developed, or the devastating impact that we’ve had on our planet. We believe that beholding these forces as they shape our Earth is necessary to make progress in understanding who we are as a species, and what is needed to sustain a safe and healthy planet.

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eyeofanarchitect:

Design Process of an Architect | by eye of an architect
my-unreadletters:

gothiccharmschool:

The library at Mafra National Palace in Portugal. Where, to keep books from being damaged by insects, they uses 500 bats! The bats are kept in boxes during the day but at night they are let out and eat up to double their own body weight in insects. (Info taken from this article at bookwire. Thanks to amygarvey for telling me about it!)
I think I need to go there. Do you think they’d notice if I moved in?

It was considered the most beautiful library in the world!

Conceptual rendering of museum
hjaltigud:

Hallgrímskirkja
Reykjavík, Iceland
July 2014
Architect. Guðjón Samúelsson
scavengedluxury:

"Hollow" by Håkon Vestli. Orkney Island concrete breakwater.
120-mm:

Fuji Pro 400 by kujira-to-tarkovsky on Flickr.