20 Skylines Of The World: Then Vs Now
Dec25

20 Skylines Of The World: Then Vs Now

The speed in which the world changes is incredible. Dubai for example has grown from a desert into a city in just 20 years, becoming the most populated city in United Arab Emirates. These 20 city skylines from around the world show the drastic changes and development, from past to present. 1. New York City, USA. 1870 vs today. 2. Shanghai, China. 1990 vs 2010. 3. Long Beach California, USA. 1953 vs 2009. 4. Eiffel Tower, Paris. 1900s...

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Incredible Buildings Around The World That Are Works of Art
Dec23

Incredible Buildings Around The World That Are Works of Art

Award winning designs set these buildings apart from all the rest. Great Arch of Defense (Paris, France) Capital Gate (Abu Dhabi, UAE) The Piano House (Anhui, China) Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center (Baku, Azerbaijan) Edificio Mirador (Madrid, Spain) Erwin Wurm: House Attack (Vienna, Austria) Manchester Civil Justice Centre (Manchester, UK) Hotel Unique (Sao Paulo, Brazil) Burj al Arab (Dubai, UAE) Hotel Marques De Riscal (Elciego,...

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30 City Skylines That You Will Fall In Love With
Dec19

30 City Skylines That You Will Fall In Love With

As an artist if I ever get inspired by anything more than my own solitude it has to be the serene beauty of our concrete jungles and their skylines. We have already done a post on the cityscapes at night; now at Slickzine we wanted to rate the beauty of cities and their admirable skylines. Do have a look and let us know what you think because we are always open to your reviews. Also please follow us at facebook, Twitter, Google+ or...

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50+ Images of Dubai; The City’s Eccentricities
Dec17

50+ Images of Dubai; The City’s Eccentricities

Dubai is one of the emirates that form the UAE (United Arab Emirates). Perhaps the most famous of the seven regions, and just because of two words; eccentricity and luxury. In less than thirty years, Dubai changed from being a little fishing village to the famous awesome city that is today. Again, in this article we will walk through the city to understand why, when you think of Dubai, quickly assailed thoughts of ostentation, luxury...

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35 Bizarre Buildings You Won’t Believe Actually Exist
Dec14

35 Bizarre Buildings You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

Do not adjust your screen. You’re not hallucinating. These not-photoshopped houses have just had one too many. Engineers and architects are becoming more and more bold with their designs nowadays, and new levels of creativity show up in their creations. The buildings shown below are some of the world’s most unique and unusual structures and show just how creative engineers can be. 01. The Basket Building (Ohio, USA) This is the...

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10 Of The Most Expensive Buildings In The World
Nov17

10 Of The Most Expensive Buildings In The World

There are all sorts of criteria that we use to catalogue all the impressive buildings and projects throughout the world. This time we’ve decided that a top with 10 Of The Most Expensive Buildings In The World would be an interesting topic so we’ve gathered information and this is what we came up with: 1. The Marina Bay Sands Resort. The Marina Bay Sands is a resort located in Singapore. It was developed by Las Vegas Sands and it’s the...

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Seeing The 30 Tallest Buildings In The World In Size Order Is Enormously Impressive
Nov06

Seeing The 30 Tallest Buildings In The World In Size Order Is Enormously Impressive

From Burj Khalifa to One World Trade Center, we’ve rounded up some well-known architectural giants for you. I was certain that One World Trade Center ranked higher, but I wasn’t even aware of the massive building that tops this list. The photos of the peak of the building peeking out over the clouds looks almost like a Sci-Fi movie. It’s hard to believe some of these are real! 01. Burj Khalifa Located in Dubai, UAE...

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30 Incredible Views You’d See If You Were A Bird
Sep08

30 Incredible Views You’d See If You Were A Bird

30 Incredible Views you’d see if you were a bird.. or from a airplane, Heli, Airglider etc.. but hey it just sounds cooler.. 01. Barcelona Image credits: Aldas Kirvaitis 02. Central Park, New York City Image credits: Sergey Semenov 03. Dubai Islands Image credits: unknown 04. Maze at Longleat, England Image credits: archive.4plebs.org 05. Mexico City Image credits: Pablo Lopez Luz 06. Venice Image credits: Yann Arthus Bertrand 07....

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40 Number One Ranked Places In The World We Have All Wondered About
Aug19

40 Number One Ranked Places In The World We Have All Wondered About

The world is full of extremes, which I can’t help but find extremely interesting. 1 | The world’s hottest place The highest air temperature ever recorded on Earth was 134 degrees Fahrenheit, at Death Valley National Park on July 10, 1913. 2 | The world’s coldest place On the high ridge of the East Antarctic Plateau, the temperature can drop to as low as -135.8 degrees Fahrenheit, recorded in August, 2010. 3 | World’s most populated...

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Exploring Dubai from the Rooftops of Buildings
Aug11

Exploring Dubai from the Rooftops of Buildings

If you’re interested in urban exploration, roof topping, city scapes and/or industrial architecture, the Sifter highly recommends the LiveJournal blog of Vadim Makhorov. Vadim is a talented photographer with a knack for finding vantage points of cities that most people will never experience. That is because him and his friends will ascend tall buildings and structures (sometimes illegally) to get unique views of cities. The...

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