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Vienna
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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The mythic region at the edge of the Empire was once the cultural heart of Eastern Europe. Today, it is the engine of change pulling Ukraine to the West In Ukraine, they say if you want to see Europe on a thin wallet, visit Lviv. It starts with the architecture. Bizarre moldings stand side by side with edgy modernism and...
Vast, diverse and much closer than we might think, Ukraine is still an unknown land for many. A project by young Ukrainians aims to change that When I say I am from Ukraine, I can see the worry on people’s faces, their minds flooded by stereo-types of a dangerous, remote country, half-way out on the Asian steppe. What could I expect?...
Europe’s second-largest country flaunts the blue of its skies and the golden fields of wheat in its flag – but Ukraine has so much more to offer
Every month, we list up a bunch of quotes that we like. Here are our best quotes about architecture:  
  Often appreciation is just a question of perspective. As a high school student in Vienna, I spent warm afternoons riding my bike down the Prater Hauptallee, all the way to the Lusthaus and back, or sitting with friends on the cool grass of Heldenplatz, with the Hofburg palace as our backdrop. No matter the weather, one of my favorite...
Across the sprawling Habsburg monarchy, castles and courtyards, opera houses and onion domes projected their power and today the heritage of a shared culture All great empires leave an architectural footprint. It’s a portrait of a kind that tells us important things about who they were: The Romans built roads, the Turks built mosques, the British railroad systems and the...
Placed firmly on the fault lines of Europe, Ukraine looks both East and West. Yet, what Ukrainians fight for is nothing less than their future Among all European states Ukraine stands apart – historically, politically, geopolitically. One of the largest European states – just recently moved back to the map of Europe – it still remains a kind of “terra...
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