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Architecture

The Great Pyramids of Giza

The Egyptian Pyramids are some of the greatest structures that man has ever made. The most famous of them all is the Great Pyramids of Giza. At the time, Egypt was one of the most powerful civilizations in the world and certainly one of the richest. The...

Architecture

Similarity Between Baroque and Christmas

Baroque makes a comeback at this time of the year. Everything is decorated, from our houses, to whole streets and city squares. Garlands and angels are everywhere.
The idea of Christmas decorations comes from 19th century. The first Christmas tree was placed...

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Classic Kiosks in Lisbon’s Public Life

As you might know, Lisbon is a capital city of Portugal, full of plazas, parks, overlooks and gardens. Since the beginning of the 20th century, these amazing public spaces were graced by Art Noveau and Moorish-style kiosks. They are small, ornate structures...

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Versailles scandal

One of the most popular sites to visit for tourist arriving in Paris is certainly Versailles which is located 40km from the town centre. But, this week Versailles has a totally different atmosphere as the huge scandal occurred involving even the French police...

Architecture Artworks

Tribute to Kurt Schwiters by Zaha Hadid

Filling the whole lower floor of Galerie Gmurzynska in Zurich Switzerland, the installation produced by Zaha Hadid is open this week. The installation is half iceberg, half cave and half shrine, made as an homage to the world famous Dadaist Kurt Schwitters...