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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.

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.

Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze’s Stunning Vertical Horizons

Amid the burgeoning bustle of Hong Kong, it is incredibly easy for one to feel lost amid its equally imposing heights. It is with this in mind that French graphic artist Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze’s decided to utilize vertical space as the subject of his spellbinding series, Vertical Horizon. Says Jacquet-Lagrèze of his work, Vertical Horizon “is a contemplative dive into the raw nature of Hong Kong and an expression of its vertical elan.”

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A Gorgeous Time Lapse Of San Francisco Bay

You’ve seen the Golden Gate and LIFE Magazine photos of Haight-Ashbury; now check out the Sucka Free City from above. You won’t be disappointed.