Category Archives: History charme

Art History charme

A little bit of history

Between my temporary moving experience and the new renovation project that is taking place in my own apartment, life has been very busy lately. I haven’t had much time for my blog. But I am eventully back now! With some amazing pictures about art galleries in  Palma, Mallorca that I saw on Emma’s blog awhile ago. Here it is.

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History charme House design Reuse

The water house

Neri & Hu Design and Research Office designed this space while preserving a kind of magic balance between old and decadent building and a new refined reuse project. This is in Shanghai, China.

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Architecture History charme Interiors

The best rooftop ever

I can’t still believe my eyes. It’s one of the most beautiful things I have ever stumbled on. The all-white roof top pool on top of this renovated building by Belgian architects DMVA, is simply breathtaking. Great taste in use of materials and colors. Almost poetry.

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Architecture History charme

Dreams in the sand

Kolmanskop is a ghost town in the Namib Desert in southern Namibia abandoned around 55 years ago. It used to be a thriving town of just over 1,000 people, most of them contract workers. With this population came a vibrant array of culture and entertainment, all of which is slowly being engulfed by the desert sands. When I first saw these pictures I just couldn’t help falling in love with them. The poetry in them is breathtaking. I will go there someday…

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History charme

Like in a fairy tale

The Château de Moissac-Bellevue was, during 17th century, the vacation place of a noble Provençal family. It unbelievably kept all the magic that comes from history, ancient love stories and breathtaking architecture. I’d like to spend a couple of days here. Wouldn’t you?

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