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Photos and travel tips for some of the world’s most famous buildings. Plus information and inpsiration about architectural masterpieces and monuments from around the world

A Day of Dutch (De Stijl) Design in Bergeijk

My morning started with a bus ride from the Eindhoven city center to a small town out in the countryside. I was on my way for a tour of Bergeijk, specifically the iconic De Ploeg building. A collaboration between two Dutch artists from the De Stijl period, De Ploeg was once a weaving mill where …

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Inside the German Reichstag dome by Norman Foster

hey hey – some architecture for you: The German Reichstag building houses the German parliament (Bundestag), equivalent of the U.S. Congress. The building is open to the public and it’s fairly simple to arrange a visit to the dome (designed by Norman Foster). You just have to register online in advance with your personal information …

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Design Museum in Holon, Israel

A few days ago I wrote about the Toyko Fiber Senseware exhibition at the Design Museum in Israel (Holon, Israel, to be specific). What I purposely neglected to mention was the architecture of the Israel museum itself. Absolutely stunning. Like most museums (in Israel, or elsewhere), the building itself is a design exhibit. Under construction …

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