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If you ask a resident of the Danish capital to give an example of a quality architectural reconstruction, he will answer: Ködbuen. In the old butcher quarter in the east of Copenhagen today the most fashionable bars and restaurants are quartered. It seems that this has already happened in New York: in the former slaughterhouses, vegan cafes and galleries suddenly appeared, with installations hung on butchers hooks. There is no coincidence here, since Ködbuen partially copied his new life from the New York City Meatpacking District. Continue reading
Italian artist Giovanni Segantini once called his winter residence in the Alpine village of Soglio – La soglia del paradiso, translated into Russian “gateway to paradise”. And this really appropriate description – a picturesque settlement overlooking the chestnut forests, located on a sunny terrace in the Bregaglia valley, can be called a great place for hiking routes. Neat houses, narrow streets and rose gardens give this place the look of an ideal mountain village. Only 300 people live here, the official language is Italian, but many speak German. In 2015, the media called the village the most beautiful in Switzerland. Continue reading
Seven hundred people live in the village of Seltsa on the island of Brac, and, as they say, half of them move to the mainland during the cold season – who to work, who to study, and who wants to save on heating the house.
Seven hundred villagers have, do not be surprised, thirteen fundamental monuments. In addition to Croatian celebrities, spiritual authorities honored to be immortalized in stone – Jesus Christ and Pope John Paul II, as well as the extinct stars of European diplomacy – German Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher and his Austrian counterpart Alois Mok. Continue reading