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suki-da:

The Central Library in Cape Town, built inside an old drill hall. (via Flavorwire » 10 Wonderful Libraries Repurposed from Unused Structures)

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invado:

Perception is everything

Paintings that appear geometric only when looked at from a specific angle.

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mediumaevum:

Stairs in medieval fortifications were constructed to contain trick or stumble steps. These were steps that had different rise height or thread depth from the rest and would cause anyone running up the stairs to stumble or fall, so slowing down the attackers’ progress.

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rosettes:

The Paris Library floods, 1910
1910 Great Flood of Paris:
The 1910 Great Flood of Paris was a catastrophe in which the Seine River, carrying winter rains from its tributaries, flooded Paris, France, and several nearby communities. [read more]
Photo: Historical Library of Paris

rosettes:

The Paris Library floods, 1910

1910 Great Flood of Paris:

The 1910 Great Flood of Paris was a catastrophe in which the Seine River, carrying winter rains from its tributaries, flooded Paris, France, and several nearby communities. [read more]

Photo: Historical Library of Paris

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opacasilentianoctis:

The famous photo - Fountain “Children’s dance” on the station square after Stalingrad, the Nazi air raid. Station was bombed August 23, 1942.

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