Cuenca: a journey in Spain, searching for great emotions Cuenca is a tiny village in the Castilla-La Mancha Region, a site almost famous for “El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha”, the book narrating the adventures of a horseman tilting at windmills, that are copious in this area. The old village, declaired Unesco World […]
The second and last part of Copenaghen city architecture photo gallery. As in the first part of gallery, I’ve blended together old buildings with modern buildings photos, palaces that you can admire walking in this beautiful city.
The second day of London trip. In this gallery some typical places and classic London’s icons. Gear: Canon EOS 6D, Canon EF 50mm F/1.2L USM, Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM and Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8 L USM II
First part of a three days trip in London. In this photo gallery some of most interesting sites on the Queen ‘s Walk: the famous Tower Bridge and the Shakespeare’s Globe, the reconstruction of the Globe Theatre, the William Shakespeare’s theatre.
The second part of photo gallery of beautiful Gae Aulenti square and all the new buildings of the modern city of Milano. All shots of this gallery have been converted in black and white with a simulation of Kodak TRI-X 400 35mm film grain. First part of gallery here. Gear: Canon EOS 6D, Canon EF 16-35mm F/4L […]
The modern and beautiful Gae Aulenti square, opened in December 2012, is located in front of Garibaldi station and next to Corso Como, famous place of Milan’s nightlife. The square was designed by the Argentine architect Cesar Pelli for the AECOM, and is dedicated to the italian architect and designer Gae Aulenti, architect of the […]
Christiania is a unique place to visit in the borough of Christianshavn in Copenaghen (Denmark), known for its autonomous inhabitants’ different way of life. It was established in 1971 by a group of hippies who occupied some abandoned military barracks and developed their own set of society rules, completely independent of the Danish government. They claimed the […]
Rotterdam is a very interesting city to visit in Netherlands for several reasons: architecture, history, museums, culture. Rotterdam has the largest cargo port in Europe, is the city of the famous Erasmus of Rotterdam, and was voted 2015 European City of the Year by the Academy of Urbanism. At difference of the others cities in Netherlands nowadays […]
A photogallery of shots taken wandering in Corfu old town (Kerkyra) on the Island of Corfu. The city has become known as a Kastropolis (Castle City) because of its two castles: New castle and Old Fortress. Old city is also UNESCO World Heritage since 2007. The layout of the old town resembles that of Venice, with tall buildings […]
On a hill above the beach of Paleokastritsa in Corfù there is a Monastery, excellent example of Greek monastic architecture. Inside has a small ecclesiastical museum with rare Byzantine icons, holy books and other relics. Very interesting to see, also the chapel and beautiful courtyards. Gear: Canon Eos 6D, Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
Copenaghen is known for good contemporary design, furniture, lights and… the absolutely stunning city architecture. Besides the major historic architecture, Copenhagen is filled with contemporary buildings of the highest quality. Water, space, sustainability and light are the key elements in the recent architectural boom in maritime Copenhagen. Remarkably, you rarely find the new clashing with the old. More often […]
One of the most fascinating example of Rotterdam’s modern architecture is the Kubuswoningen (Cube Houses). The city of Rotterdam asked at Dutch architect Piet Blom to design housing in the most historic section of Rotterdam’s port, so he decided to use the cubic houses idea, applying his earlier cube housing project in Helmond in 1970. The concept behind […]