UNique – 5/10 The impressive 88-meter twin towers of the Burgos cathedral not only dominate the landscape of the town but also represent one of the most significant Gothic buildings on the Iberian peninsula. While from the outside, it appears similar to many other significant cathedrals, like Reims, it is the inside decoration that … More UNESCO Heritage Site #177: Burgos Cathedral, the Gothic collection worthy of a museum
UNique – 9/10 Having arrived in Moscow in the evening, we decided to take a stroll through the city along the Kotelnicheskaya Embankment. During the walk, we were made to feel tiny and insignificant as we walked past the colossal monoliths of the Stalinist skyscrapers. But the feeling of insignificance was replaced with awe as … More UNESCO Heritage Site #136: Kremlin and Red Square
#131 – Architectural Work of Le Corbusier UNique – 6/10 Probably not a lot of people have heard the name of Le Corbusier, even though his philosophy on design and urban planning has greatly shaped the modern architecture. Similarly to the Bauhaus school in Germany, he rejected decorative architecture and focused instead on everyday function … More UNESCO Heritage Sites #131-135: Belgian Belfries, Beguinages and more
From Roman ruins to modernist avant-garde architecture across four countries.