Archive for the category Places

Vulcania Science Museum – St-Ours-les-Roches


Vulcania Science Museum - St-Ours-les-Roches

The always enlightening Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture, and our nerdish interest in popular science, drove us in visiting this science museum secluded in the middle of a vulcanic area in the Auvergne region, in France.

Millau Viaduct Toll Plaza – Millau


Millau Viaduct Toll Plaza - Millau

The toll plaza on the north side of the Millau viaduct stands like a modern propylaeum to an architectural temple.

Millau Viaduct – Millau


Millau Viaduct - Millau

Figures and records would make alone the Millau viaduct worth a journey along the A75 autoroute La Méridienne from Clermont-Ferrand to Montpellier.

Barcelona Pavilion – Barcelona


Barcelona Pavilion - Barcelona

Less is more, even after 80 years.

MACRO Museum New Entrance Hall – Roma


MACRO Museum New Entrance Hall - Roma

In what seems to be a new trend, the entrance hall of the MACRO museum in Roma was opened to visitors before the official opening planned for the next Fall.