All posts tagged “Architecture

Ancient, old, and new

February 2019 | Beirut, Lebanon

Ancient, old, and new all in one single view. Beirut’s skyline is like no other city I’ve visited. You do yourself a disservice if you don’t spend the entire time looking up. (Though that may also mean you step in one or two dog turds!) […]

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Beirut Facades

Photo 8/52 | Beirut Facades

Beirut has such a familiar vibe to it. There’s so much of the city that feels European. And some of it reminds me of Bahrain. It’s a beautiful cross-over of the Middle East and Europe. Taken from the corniche looking inward towards the city, this […]

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Downtown Boston

September 2018 | Boston, USA

Downtown Boston. The buildings, a mix of old and new. Probably the only US city I’ve visited that reminds me of London, with this mishmash of architecture. And yet despite the mishmash, everything just seems to feel like it always existed just like it is. […]

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Tiny town

Photo 5/52 | A Tiny Town

This tiny town, slowing growing month by month. There’s something new out there seemingly every day. Count the cranes and you’ll think, just how much more is to come in this small area? I wonder what it’ll look like in another 6 months.

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Muttrah

May 2016 | Muttrah, Oman

Ever find yourself looking up a lot? I do. And then I get rewarded with scenes like this. Taken in Muttrah, Oman just as the sun was setting. Being May, it was still plenty hot. But with a slight breeze and no direct sun, enjoyable […]

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Progress?

Progress?

Construction is everywhere. Apartment blocks, malls, offices, villas—there’s something new getting built almost everywhere on this tiny island. Even the country itself is being “built”—land reclamation is happening at a rate that’s actually hurting the natural environment. Not a happy thought. There’s seemingly no sort […]

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Beautiful Muharraq

Beautiful Muharraq

I‘ve already said it, and I’ll say it again—I love wandering around Muharraq taking photos of the streets, people, and buildings. There’s so much history in one tiny area. I have yet to properly explore the countless famous old houses in Muharraq—Bin Matar House, Sheikh […]

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