Rare Glimpse Inside Some Of Iran’s Magnificent Mosques

Stupendous, magnificent and mesmerizing. We may never be able to see the inside of these grandest temples in person. But thanks to self-taught young photographer Mohammad Domiri, we now have the second best thing – a photographic glimpse of the splendrous architectural beauty of these gorgeous mosques. Take a look for yourself. Mohammad Domiri Mohammad … Read more

Building The Sydney Opera House: 10 years late and 1,457% over budget (1957-1973)

More than four years in, construction proceeds at a glacial pace. (Dec. 10, 1963) IMAGE: J.R.T. RICHARDSON/FOX PHOTOS/GETTY IMAGES “Malice in blunderland” — Architect JØrn Utzon, commenting on the construction of Sydney Opera House The tram shed at Bennelong Point Circular Quay before the Sydney Opera House was built. (1952) IMAGE: FAIRFAX MEDIA/GETTY IMAGES The … Read more

Photos Of Mysterious Abandoned Chicken Church in the Jungle of Indonesia

Hidden deep in the Indonesian jungle, lies a ‘church’ with the most unusual form. The long abandoned structure was built by 67-year-old Daniel Alamsjah in 1990, after he had a vision from God to build a prayer house atop a hill. What he built though was no ordinary place of worship. For starters – it … Read more