Tag Archives: Architecture

A Celebration of Sails

According to the latest news – tonight is the 40th birthday celebration of the Sydney Opera House, an iconic Australian landmark which has been described as one of the 20th Century’s “Wonders of the World“.  So, I thought I would … Continue reading

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Joyeux Le Quatorze Juillet! aka Happy Bastille Day

Went down to my local patisserie “Gateaux” to buy a celebratory slice of cake (for a friend’s birthday). The shop was getting ready for Bastille Day celebrations, so I thought it was time to salute La Tour Eiffel. Any visitor … Continue reading

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It’s time to grab a slice of Pei

Ieoh Ming Pei (born April 26, 1917), aka I. M. Pei, is a prominent Chinese American architect. He was born in Guangzhou (Canton) and raised in Hong Kong and Shanghai.  In 1935, he moved to the US and enrolled in the … Continue reading

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Kapellbrücke (aka Lucerne’s Chapel Bridge)

Lucerne’s Chapel Bridge (or in German – Kapellbrücke) is a charming covered wooden footbridge which crosses the Reuss River over Lucerne,  Switzerland. The bridge was named after  St. Peter’s Chapel and its uniqueness and popularity is due to its exquisite,  triangular … Continue reading

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