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You're in the middle of your daily routine, with nothing out of the ordinary, when it hits you, the intense feeling that you've.

Photographer Christopher Gielen looks at his large-scale aerial shots of urban planning, titled "Ciphers," as a code of human habitation that needs deciphering, like this picture of a neighborhood in Arizona.

Photographer goes to great heights for call to arms on sprawl

The suburban sprawl/ Christoph Gielen/ Inspired by this phenomenon of suburban hypergrowth and subsequent stagnancy, snapped a series of aerial photographs of sprawl in places like Arizona, Nevada, and Florida.

The roots of Hamina go back to the 17th century, and Hamina with its age of over 360 years is actually the oldest town in the region of Kymenlaakso, Finland. The old centre of Hamina is a real attraction. The circular town plan, which is very rare on a global scale, and the surrounding star-shaped fortress constitute a unique sight which is certainly worth exploring.

Hamina town,Southern Finland - Hamina is also one of the most important harbours of Finland. - Hamina was established in 1653

Solomon Cordwell Buenz.  High Entry View...2020

Solomon Cordwell Buenz. High Entry View...2020

aerial photography - Google Search

aerial photography - Google Search

4/20/2016 Heerhugowaard Heerhugowaard, Netherlands 52°40′N 4°50′E   Heerhugowaard, Netherlands is home to roughly 55,000 people. Because of extensive peat extraction and storm floods, many lakes developed in the region, including the one on which the town located. The reclaimed land of Heerhugowaard is situated three meters below sea level.

Heerhugowaard, Netherlands is home to roughly people. Because of extensive peat extraction and storm floods, many lakes developed in the region, including the one on which the town located.

Kellam High School, complete in 2014. http://www.hbaonline.com/

Kellam High School, complete in 2014. http://www.hbaonline.com/

Strange, Beautiful and Unexpected: Planned Cities Seen From Space

Strange, Beautiful, and Unexpected: Planned Cities Seen From Space

Strange, Beautiful and Unexpected: Planned Cities Seen From Space Canberra,Capital of Australia.

Dishui lake

Dishui lake

Casa da Musica,© OMA

Gallery of Casa da Musica / OMA - 34

Casa da Musica,© OMA

Interesting Engineering Decisions Around the World

Mind-blowing structures require well thought out engineering decisions. Here are some of the difficult decisions engineers had to face with.

Christoph Gielen's aerial photographs document the failures of sprawl (via The Dirt)

Christoph Gielen’s Aerial Photographs Document the Failures of Sprawl

Unexpected pattern: A flower-like design is revealed from the air in a Maricopa County, Arizona planned community.

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Geometry in everything

Busan River City | © UnitedLAB - Architecture / Landscape / Urban Design

imagine the circle monorail instead of harbour bridge

Jordan Valley University Master plan

Jordan Valley University Master plan

Pick brochure Walking in Old Hamina from Hamina Tourist and Event Service to help you find the places of interest.

The circular town plan of Hamina is best from the air.

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