Strasbourg, Alsace : landscape and architecture

I aspired to be an architect when I was in high school, but failed the exam twice, and life offered me something else as fascinating. So in every travel, the landscape and architecture of the place are some of my observations, especially during my stay in Strasbourg! The timber houses with its ornamental banding, bay windows, and the fronts decorated with geranium flowers are some … Continue reading Strasbourg, Alsace : landscape and architecture

living in a cube (literally)

Another worth visit for architecture lover, or just regular people, Kubuswoningen, or cube houses, located in the Overblaak street. there’s no way you could miss it, just situated across the Blaak metro station. Designed by architect Piet Blom in 1984,it was designed upon a hexagon-pylon, tilted 45 degrees. There are small 38 yellow cubes and 2 other Super Cubes, attached to each other. The concept behind these … Continue reading living in a cube (literally)