The Free Architecture Guide of Basel (PDF)
City Guides

The Free Architecture Guide of Basel (PDF)

Basel is Switzerland’s little secret. Located where the Swiss, French and German borders meet, Basel is a mecca for architects. Traditionally, the city has had an ancient kind of allure – Medieval Gates, grand cathedrals and historical palaces – but nowadays, contemporary architecture can be found everywhere. Special thanks to Basel Tourismus and my friend … Continue reading

7 Charming European Destinations to Visit This Spring
Travel

7 Charming European Destinations to Visit This Spring

Anyone excited about Spring? Trees are slowly getting ready to bloom, Europe’s cultural agenda is aligning art and film festivals and we are happy to start planning some weekend adventures. In March, April, and especially May, some cities in Europe offer the best options: pleasant weather, manageable crowds, and reasonable rates. With softer temperatures, blooming … Continue reading

17 Architecturally Amazing Spas in Europe
Architecture

17 Architecturally Amazing Spas in Europe

Architecture should be used for the well-being and happiness of its occupants, and even more so when we speak about spas. Spas have existed since the classical times, meaning that we have more experience creating wellness centres than, let’s say, Catholic churches. Spa therapies are a popular means to treat illnesses, resulting in physical and spiritual purification. … Continue reading

23 Spots You Shouldn’t Miss in Barcelona If You Love Architecture
Architecture

23 Spots You Shouldn’t Miss in Barcelona If You Love Architecture

Nobody can resist the charm of Barcelona. Especially us architects. In Barcelona, the cradle of contemporary urbanism, the landscape is enriched with endless layers of history. Since its first settlers, Roman colonists, generation after generation built here, one on top of another. Romans, Visigoths and a brief Islamic period are still embedded within the city’s … Continue reading

The Free Architecture Guide of Bucharest (PDF)
City Guides

The Free Architecture Guide of Bucharest (PDF)

Neoclassical architecture proudly standing next to Communist buildings. Massive governmental structures which have been finished in the wrong period. Long avenues, vintage cafés and buildings with high risk for a collapse. A lot of personality within an emerging city of which I have high hopes. Anything interesting in terms of architecture is here. If you find … Continue reading

23 Spots You Shouldn’t Miss in Amsterdam If You Love Architecture
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23 Spots You Shouldn’t Miss in Amsterdam If You Love Architecture

Are you planning to visit Amsterdam soon? If so, continue reading. Amsterdam is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Its origins lie in the 12th century, when fishermen living along the banks of the River Amstel built a bridge across the waterway near the IJ, then a large saltwater inlet. Most of the city’s territory is … Continue reading

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23 Spots You Shouldn’t Miss in Paris If You Love Architecture

Updated 2019 Paris, the city that was born on the banks of the Seine, grew from being a small island – Île de la Cité – to the vast metropolis that nowadays extends beyond Ménilmontant, the vingtième arrondisement. The French capital has so much to offer. Centuries of history have left behind meaningful structures which also have … Continue reading