Bulgarian artist Christo Güell and pedestrian crossings

Bulgarian artist Christo Güell decided to turn boring and monotonous Madrid pedestrian crossings in real works of urban art. Now they just can not miss!

The gray and featureless colors of city streets often throws the residents of cities is now discouraged because so often we want to see around them more vivid, lively colors.

Bulgarian artist Christo Güell and pedestrian crossings

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10,000 Square Meter Impressive graffiti on the mountain of Swiss Alps

We all used to seeing graffiti on city walls or in urban facades. Certainly we’re not used to seeing them on the ground, on the mountains. And yet, the street artist in the name Saype recently completed a great work of art in the mountains of the region Leysin, Switzerland. The 10,000 square meter piece depicts a peasant lying on the earth in the area, with formal attire and hands behind her head enjoying the sun.The creation was on the ground, creating the image of the terrestrial plants, while the view from above is impressive.

10,000 Square Meter Impressive graffiti on the mountain of Swiss Alps

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The Last Nuclear Test Sites, Which Become Extreme Tourist Attractions

Atomic age began July 16, 1945: the date of reference is considered to be the first successful test of a nuclear bomb, which took place in the New Mexico desert in the Manhattan Project. Less than a month later, the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were dropped. Since then, until the signing of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty in 1996, over 2,000 nuclear test explosions have occurred in the outer islands, atolls and desert areas of the world.

The vast majority of these attacks occurred in the United States and the Soviet Union: the superpowers were preparing for a war for survival. Before you place that would be quite amiss in the annals of this sad story – access curious tourists here is now open.

Extreme Tourism: The Last Nuclear test Sites

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Photo Ark by Joel Sartore

According to the Bible, Noah’s Ark vessel was built by Noah at God’s command for salvation from the Flood, his family and all the animals (a pair of each species). Photographer Joel Sartore for 10 consecutive years, documenting the biological diversity of our world.By analogy with Noah’s Ark, the project is called Photo-Ark. Already filmed 5600 animals from selected 12 000 birds, fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates.

01. A miniature fox Fenech peculiar appearance, which lives in the deserts of North Africa. His name was the small animal from the Arabic word fanak, which means “fox.” (Photo by Joel Sartore | National Geographic)

Photo Ark by Joel Sartore

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Office Building textured with a curtain wall Glazing in California

Studio Belzberg Architects updated the office building of the company Gores Group in Beverly Hills. The main advantage of the project are three-dimensional glass panels with unusual shapes. The most ubiquitous response to the needs of a typical commercial office building is to clad it with a curtain wall glazing system. This project is an interrogation of the pervasive use of standard storefront or curtain wall glazing for this application and its subsequent effect on the surrounding urban environment.

Office building with textured glazing in California

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The world’s first front reserve

The famous Norwegian artist Andreas Lee and the art project on the walls of residential complex “City quays” mystical animals. Graffiti on the facades of buildings recalls the importance of the symbiosis of man and nature. As to the idea of cultural Andreas close urbanism, he gladly gave the creators of the front gallery the opportunity to use any copyrighted images of animals and birds. Wild animals in suburban homes – one of WWF-scale projects of the program devoted to “Year of reserves” in Russia.

The famous Norwegian artist Andreas Lee project "City Park"

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Photographer Kenneth Provost and Abandoned Italy

Abandoned places always attract researchers for its unique aura. Belgian photographer Kenneth Provost is one of them. From his trip to Italy, he brought not hackneyed photos of the Colosseum and the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the mysterious pictures of abandoned places with the title ” Beautiful Italy“.

Photographer Kenneth Provost and Abandoned Italy

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