Category: architecture

The world of tomorrow, circa 2024, on display …

The world of tomorrow, circa 2024, on display in GM’s Futurama exhibit at the New York World’s Fair, 1964.

Old Samarkand in Uzbekistan, photographed in c…

Old Samarkand in Uzbekistan, photographed in color by Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky, 1905.

(World Digital Library)

The Nineveh Oberoi Hotel in Mosul, Iraq. It ha…

The Nineveh Oberoi Hotel in Mosul, Iraq. It has seen better days.

The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La …

The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California, designed by Louis Kahn, constructed in 1963.

(WTTW)

Logan’s Run (1976)

Logan’s Run (1976)

Disney concept art shows the crystal pyramids …

Disney concept art shows the crystal pyramids of the Imagination pavilion at EPCOT Center, printed in Future Life, March 1981.

The very large Colonial III freighter in the s…

The very large Colonial III freighter in the sky over a future city, Illustrated by Angus Mckie for Spacecraft 2000 to 2100 AD, 1978. Fun fact: The Colonial I was built in 2004.

The airship Hindenburg floats past the Empire …

The airship Hindenburg floats past the Empire State Building in New York City on August 8, 1936.

John Berkey cover art for Gladiator-at-Law by …

John Berkey cover art for Gladiator-at-Law by Frederik Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth, 1969.

A WWII flak tower looms large over Hamburg, Ge…

A WWII flak tower looms large over Hamburg, Germany, 2011.

(Pablo Necochea)