Black Shed Expanded Black Shed Expanded by Nathaniel Rackowe stands below the building more commonly known as the Gherkin. The shed, painted in black bitumen, looks as if it is being blown apart by the yellow light that comes from within. Rackowe said about his work, ‘I thought it interesting to take the humble shed andContinue reading “Sculpture in the City”
Over the last year I have been exploring Helsinki from a different perspective, I never used to care about unique staircases, interesting doorways, or if a building had a hidden courtyard. But it is in these things, among others, that I have become fond of. I have met others with similar interests, surprisingly there areContinue reading “Helsinki Feeling”
A journey through time as you ride up the lift of One World Trade.
Take a look at my panorama from Tromso, Norway for a juxtaposition between cityscape and landscape.
Eureka Tower is a 297m tall residential building in Melbourne. When it was completed in 2006 it was the tallest residential building in the world but since the building boom in Dubai it is now the 14th. Even though it is no longer the tallest in the world the Eureka Tower still stands out among theContinue reading “Eureka Tower in Melbourne”
The city of Canberra was designed especially to be the capital city of Australia in 1908. Melbourne and Sydney were rival cities and both fighting to become the capital, it was decided to build a new city that would be situated between the two. Because of this Canberra is an entirely planned city and designedContinue reading “The Heart of a Nation”
This is an uncommon photograph of Sydney. Usually we see the habour with the bridge and opera house up front. These are the buildings that make up the downtown area with the Sydney tower in the left.
The view of the Sydney Opera House from the Sydney Harbour Bridge. If you would like to see this area but at night take a look at my post Sydney Harbour at Night. Sydney Opera House features on the list 60 landmarks to see before you die.
Big Ben is actually the name of the bell that is housed inside of the tower but has become a common name for the tower itself. To celebrate the Diamond Jubilee the tower was renamed Elizabeth Tower.