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Guy Billout


crashinglybeautiful and The Beauty We Love.

‘I’ and ‘you’ are but the lattices, in the niches of a lamp,
through which the One Light shines. ‘I’ and ‘you’ are the veil
between heaven and earth;
lift this veil and you will see
no longer the bonds of sects and creeds.
When ‘I’ and ‘you’ do not exist,
what is mosque, what is synagogue?
What is the Temple of Fire?

Mahmud Shabistari

Photograph by Q. Sakamaki , The Streets of Istanbul: Cultures co-exist in the storied ancient Turkish metropolis, from TIME Photo, via: findout.

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Map of the Paris Catacombs, 1857 [ 2090 × 1316 ]


Wat Kukut is a temple in Lamphun, Thailand. It is the one of the few remaining examples of Mon architecture in Thailand. 

Have to go back to northern Thailand some time soon! thehappyweed thebrownflower 


Lucille Clerc

1. Barbican
2. Tate Modern
3. V&A

Solvitur ambulando.

It is solved by walking. (via invisiblestories)

the best research methodology. 


Floral designs by M. Starke. From Dekorative Vorbilder : eine Sammlung von figürlichen Darstellungen und kunstgewerblichen Verzierungen. (Stuttgart : Julius Hoffman, 1889-1928).

Image and text courtesy NYPL Digital Gallery. 

Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia (August, 2014)


The brain appears to possess a special area which we might call poetic memory and which records everything that charms or touches us, that makes our lives beautiful.

— Milan Kundera The Unbearable Lightness of Being (Harper & Row, 1984)

Experience does not just occur within the body, confirming our boundaries and corporeality, but is a creative force distributed across bodies and worlds.

— J. Lea (2009), Post-Phenomenology/Post-Phenomenological Geographies, pp. 374. 


RGB, David Benjamin Sherry



Pavia, Italy

Sidewalk Easement
photography by Ang Song Nian

I love it when people reappropriate public spaces and make it their own. 


Thunderhead - Peter Rotter

Through living in it, the landscape becomes a part of us, just as we are part of it.

— T. Ingold (1993), The Temporality of the Landscape, pp. 154.