João Mendes da Rocha
Ordem dos Farmacêuticos, 2012 Coimbra, Portugal
The ‘outside-in’ garden by architects Meir Lobaton Corona and Ulli Heckmann, is conceived as a visual paradox for the 22nd international garden festival of Chaumont sur Loire, France - a device that enhances conditions in order to make the audience realize how by relying only on sight, they rely on imagination.
JD House - BAK Arquitectos
Hohenwerfen Castle (German: Burg Hohenwerfen) stands high above the Austrian town of Werfen in the Salzach valley, approximately 40 km (25 mi) south of Salzburg. The castle is surrounded by the Berchtesgaden Alps and the adjacent Tennengebirge mountain range. The fortification is a “sister” of Hohensalzburg Castle both dated from the 11th century.
The Official Blueprints for the Eiffel Tower. The Eiffel Tower was built in 1887 by architect Alexandre Gustave Eiffel and his team. It took two years to complete the construction. It was made using 9,441 tons of wrought iron. About 60 tons of paint are required to paint it, and it’s painted once every 7 years (with brushes).
Las Lajas Sanctuary is a basilica church located in the southern Colombian Department of Nariño, municipality of Ipiales and built inside the canyon of the Guáitara River. The present church was built in Gothic Revival style between 1916 and 1949. The name Laja comes from the name of a type of flat sedimentary rock similar to shale.
Residence of Daisen - Keisuke Kawaguchi. The house consists of several living spaces connected by passageways that strategically meander around the trees. According to the architect, "The figue of the trees are beautiful. They are the legitimate habitants of the forest." Additionally, by raising the house off the ground on pillars, the architect not only prevented potential snowfall problems, but also allowed for more breeze to past through the home. It is a home that truly coexists with nature.
Heemstede castle was completed in 1286 on the spaarne river by Dirk van Hoylede in the province of North Holland, Netherlands. It has been built, burned down and rebuilt several times over the centuries and it was last torn down in 1810, after years of neglect.
Alice in Wonderland inspired climbing wall, by Nendo