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Belgrade's Astronomical Observatory, a jewel of modernist architecture, houses amazing instruments and magical stories, like that of a mysterious “comet seeker”. Today, the question is how to do justice to what once was a symbol of the city.
When approaching Montevideo by ferry from Argentina, the first sight that greets your eye is Palacio Salvo.
In the seaside neighborhood of Pocitos, Montevideo, Uruguay, a drab grey home may be plunked next to a pop of pastel color. Wander and get lost.
Like any city, Montevideo is one of neighborhoods, which delight you with their random pops of color.
There are worse ways to start the day than running along the Rambla in Montevideo.
In case you missed it, Dubai Holding has announced it will build the mother of all malls, the Mall of the World.
Baku is gaining international recognition as a center of cutting-edge architectural design, though not all are enthused.
Start your Sri Lanka adventure in Kandy. The center of town lies around Kandy Lake, a manmade lake built during the early 19th century.
The highlight of Abu Dhabi is undoubtedly the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque--notably the small details.
Muscat's architecture is stunning thanks to local building codes that require buildings to reflect aspects of Arabian design. Walking along the Corniche is a start.
Dominating the skyline of Abu Dhabi, the 82 domes at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque soar into the sky.
While cities only take up a few percentage points of the earth’s total landmass, they contribute up to 80% of the world’s emitted carbon. Yet they will hold the answers to climate change.