The new Brown Dog statue, by Nicola Hicks, at Battersea Park.
In a secluded spot near the Old English Garden, in London’s Battersea Park, is a small bronze statue of a terrier. The statue was erected in 1985, but the one that it replaced Continue reading
History is truly incredible, the journeys of those that have been here before us are telling, fascinating, and inspiring. While paintings and writings have been used for years to recap events, there is nothing like a photo to tell a story.
1963 – Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech. Continue reading
Moored at Bataviawerf, in Lelystad, in the Netherlands, is an authentic replica of a 17th-century ship named Batavia that once belonged to the Dutch East India Company. The replica was created by master-shipbuilder Willem Vos, who carries an extraordinary mission Continue reading
Poland-based artist, Tytus Brzozowski, is behind this collection of paintings. After graduating from the Faculty of Architecture at the Warsaw University of Technology, he went on to work in Finland, where he searched high and low for Nordic art and design. Continue reading
Dorothy Counts – the first Black girl to attend an all White school in the United States – being teased and taunted by her White male peers at Charlotte’s Harry Harding High School, 1957. Continue reading
1st Prize in the German Landscape Architecture Award 2015
TOPOTEK 1 and hg merz’s design proposal began in 2010 with a landscape architectural competition (in conjunction with architectural, historic preservation and urban planning expertise) for the re-envisioning of the site. Continue reading
Watch this map in the video, visualizing the history of urban settlements from 3700 BC – 2000 AD…
The data shown in the map comes from a Yale-led study published earlier this month in Scientific Data, which compiled the most comprehensive dataset on historical urban populations to date. Continue reading
French artist Juliette Clovis produces hybrid works that merge nature, history, and myth with the female form, covering simple porcelain busts in wildlife, flora, and spikes. Continue reading
High on a sloping hillside in the Commune of Carnoet, in Brittany in northwestern France, a large scale project is underway, one that hopes to cover the entire hillside with a thousand granite statues representing the Saints of Brittany. Continue reading