Old City, Bucharest - Photo by Mihai Petre, Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Welcome to Bucharest! An urban tour through the history and architecture of Romania

Orthodox churches, Art Nouveau palazzos, and Communist megalomania. Welcome to Bucharest. The Romanian capital’s architecture reflects a history of contrasts: from the Reign of Vlad III Dracul the Impaler to the Belle Époque, from Nicolae Ceausescu’s traumatic years to globalisation.

Museum of Islamic Art by I.M. Pei - Photo Courtesy of the museum.

Welcome to Doha: 8 contemporary architectures in Qatar’s capital city

From futuristic skyscrapers to stunning libraries and magnificent museums. Architecturally speaking, Doha is future-driven. Discover the Gulf metropolis’ best contemporary buildings by Jean Nouvel, OMA, I.M. Pei, and more.

Church of our Savior on the Blood, St. Petersburg, Russia - Photo by Jason Pitcher, CC.

St Petersburg architecture: the imperial Grand Tour [1703-1917]

Stunning cathedrals, glorious imperial palaces, romantic bridges and gorgeous palazzos but also Dostoevsky’s paths and the world famous Nevsky Prospekt. Discover the best of St Petersburg architecture: rooftop adventures, draw bridges’ light shows and the pleasant risk of falling victim to the Stendhal’s syndrome at every corner.

Red October -WikiCommons CC

Moscow’s post-industrial Renaissance: turning factories into creative hubs

A former chocolate factory promoting photography, a glass industrial plant redeveloped for open air festivals, summer pool parties and concerts and a brewery turned into a design center. 7 must-visit creative epicenters at the helm of Moscow’s Post industrial Renaissance.

Summer 2017 - Serpentine Pavilion by Francis Kéré @ Serpentine Gallery, London - Photo: © Kéré Architecture, Photography © 2017 Iwan Baan.

Summer 2017: ten must-see pavilions and ephemeral architectures across the globe

Make sure to add some architecture to your holidays and visit the hottest pavilions of Summer 2017. From the Burning Man to Astana World Expo but also the Serpentine Pavilion in London and Le Festival des Architectures Vives in Montpellier, France.