London From Above

London From Above

Cities are defined by their skylines, and it should come as no surprise that as London transitions to a Western Shanghai, there’s been controversy. As the foggy metropolis is home to some incredibly rich, historic architecture, many are concerned that soaring, futuristic edifices will only cast a shadow on them. The eclipsed building that has worried most Londoners? The Tower of London, the William the Conqueror-crafted home of the Crown Jewels.

Mirror City’s Kaleidoscopic Views

In Carl Sagan’s “Pale Blue Dot”, he remarks frequently on what an alien might glean about humans if it were to visit Earth. Sagan thought that one of the alien’s most salient take aways would be our obsession with geometry and symmetry. In “Mirror City,” a time-lapse of the United States’ greatest cities from Chicago to San Diego, the creator takes that obsession to a kaleidoscopic and entrancing new level.

The Explosive Growth Of Doha, Qatar

Doha Qatar

Formerly one of the poorest Persian Gulf states, Qatar’s natural oil wealth and its exploitation have led it to be one of the world’s most prosperous nations in the world–and Doha, its capital is a living testament to that. Truly a city of the future, the majority of Doha’s residents aren’t natives; rather, they’re expatriates hailing from all over the world.

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