The convent of San Salvatore, later named after Santa Giulia (915) was founded at the wish of King Desiderius and his wife Ansa in 753 AD, and built on a particularly rich archeological site (the remains of Roman domus have been found under the basilica of San Salvatore and in the kitchen garden of Santa Giulia. Continue reading
Kieron Connolly’s new book of photographs of more than 100 once-busy and often elegant buildings gives an idea of how the world might look if humankind disappeared.
Rubjerg Knude lighthouse, northern Jutland, Denmark. This lighthouse was built on the top of a cliff in 1900 and ceased operating in 1968. Continue reading
The photo series Utopia is a collaboration between studio esinam and London based architecture photographer Rory Gardiner. It pays tribute to some of London’s best example of brutalist architecture: The Barbican Estate, Royal National Theatre, Hayward Gallery, Trellick Tower and the Robin Hood Gardens. Continue reading