Tag: Travel


Lunar At Its Most Beautiful

Here’s some geeky space content to close out the evening – Lunar is a short film created from still photographs from the Project Apollo Archive. It took brothers Christian and Wolfgang Stangl 18 months to complete…an incredible achievement. Enjoy!

LUNAR from Christian Stangl on Vimeo.

Abandoned Gas Station Lives On

A formerly abandoned gas station in London’s White City district may have outlived its usefulness in its original purpose, but it’s got a new, more relaxing job to do in the ‘hereafter.’ If all those pastel colors didn’t tip you off, the station is in retirement, and it will live out its golden years acting as a colorful venue for pop-up events in the midst of a decade-long urban regeneration effort aiming to create a “thriving, creative neighborhood.”

Source: Out of Gas: Abandoned Station Will Live its Golden Years as a Venue | Urbanist

Reimaging a Former Factory

La Fabrica is a 3,100 m2 cement factory located near Barcelona, Spain, which serves as the unique backdrop to local architect Ricardo Bofill‘s studio and home. the factory, which was first built in the post world war I era, is an architectural timeline of transformative vernacular having expanded through various styles as new functions called for an expanded program. the complex, providing a beautiful and varied series of spaces spanning from brutalist to surrealist with an industrial flavor, underwent a series of processes that converted the existing structure into a studio, gallery, garden, and home — a re-purposed city within an abandoned factory slowly engulfed by vegetation.

Source: La Fabrica- Ricardo Bofill’s Time Capsule Factory Renovation | Designboom

50th Anniversary of QPR’s Greatest-Ever Triumph

This year marks 50 year since their famous 1967 League Cup victory and to mark the occassion they have released a special commemorative kit which they will wear in the game with the Bluebirds

The victory over West Bromwich Albion on March 4, 1967, saw then third division Rangers come from 2-0 down to beat top-flight West Bromwich Albion, and in doing so became the first winners of the trophy. The strictly limited edition (Only 500 have been produced) adult shirts will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

Source: Special event to mark 50th anniversary of QPR’s greatest-ever triumph | Kilburn Times

A Modern Day Pilgrimage to Disney World

Most Disney patrons would probably call their trip a vacation, but to anthropologists, religious studies experts, and art historians, a visit to Disney World looks a lot like another, older form of travel—a pilgrimage.

Source: Visiting Disney World is the Modern Version of Making a Medieval Pilgrimage | Atlas Obscura