unconsumption:


A conceptual design for a London skyscraper by Paris studio Chartier-Corbasson Architectes proposes using waste generated by workers already in the building to help construct new floors as demand grows.

More: Chartier-Corbasson Architectes’ Organic Skyscraper made from rubbish

unconsumption:

A conceptual design for a London skyscraper by Paris studio Chartier-Corbasson Architectes proposes using waste generated by workers already in the building to help construct new floors as demand grows.

More: Chartier-Corbasson Architectes’ Organic Skyscraper made from rubbish

fripperiesandfobs:

Dress of Queen Alexandra, 1910’s
From Hampton Court Palace

fripperiesandfobs:

Dress of Queen Alexandra, 1910’s

From Hampton Court Palace

medieval:

Completely out of context Crop of the Week.
(via)

medieval:

Completely out of context Crop of the Week.

(via)

scottpharr:

We love our city! This photo is part of the Richmond Prints Project! So you can now order this (and others) for your wall. 
http://shop.rvanews.com/collections/richmond-prints

scottpharr:

We love our city! This photo is part of the Richmond Prints Project! So you can now order this (and others) for your wall. 

http://shop.rvanews.com/collections/richmond-prints

(via rvanews)

Click here for more information, and click here for tickets. 

Click here for more information, and click here for tickets. 

preservationva:

From the Library of Congress, a Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) drawing of the East and West elevations of Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown.

preservationva:

From the Library of Congress, a Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) drawing of the East and West elevations of Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown.

preservationva:

Bust of the handsome(!) Patrick Henry, orator of the American Revolution and first governor of Virginia located at his home from 1771-1775, Scotchtown (a Preservation Virginia property)

preservationva:

Bust of the handsome(!) Patrick Henry, orator of the American Revolution and first governor of Virginia located at his home from 1771-1775, Scotchtown (a Preservation Virginia property)

gatrust:

Here a historic image taken in downtown Atlanta, Ga.  The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation offers design and technical assistance to Georgia Main Street cities to encourage the rehabilitation of historic downtown commercial buildings, like this one!  Read more about it: http://www.georgiatrust.org/what/main_street_design_assistance.php

gatrust:

Here a historic image taken in downtown Atlanta, Ga.

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation offers design and technical assistance to Georgia Main Street cities to encourage the rehabilitation of historic downtown commercial buildings, like this one!
Read more about it: http://www.georgiatrust.org/what/main_street_design_assistance.php

nypl:

Happy Bastille Day! We found a great photo in our Digital Collection showing a Bastille Day celebration at the Statue of Liberty in 1936. Celebrate this French holiday by perusing through some more great Bastille Day images from our collection (and maybe enjoy a croissant or two!) 

nypl:

Happy Bastille Day! We found a great photo in our Digital Collection showing a Bastille Day celebration at the Statue of Liberty in 1936. Celebrate this French holiday by perusing through some more great Bastille Day images from our collection (and maybe enjoy a croissant or two!) 

Click here to see more details! 

Click here to see more details! 

For tickets, click here!

For tickets, click here!

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