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Steenhouwersdijk, Bruges, Belgium

Old Town, Dubrovnik, Croatia Latin Cathedral, Lviv, Ukraine Old Town, Dubrovnik, Croatia Town hall at Grote Markt, Leuven, Belgium Old Town, Dubrovnik, Croatia Old Town, Dubrovnik, Croatia Koper, Slovenia Arles, France Small beguinage, Leuven, Belgium Stradun, Dubrovnik, Croatia Old Bridge, Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina Old Town, Vilnius, Lithuania Massat, France Old Town, Plovdiv, Bulgaria Gjakova/Dakovica, Kosovo/Serbia Rector's Palace, Dubrovnik, Croatia Spanish Steps, Rome, Italy Old Town, Kotor, Montenegro Market Square, Lviv, Ukraine Steenhouwersdijk, Bruges, Belgium

In medieval times, you would barely see anything of the Notre Dame in Paris or the local church in medium sized towns throughout the continent. Urban design was not meant to be straightforward and to accompany you automatically to the church, which was tucked away behind the houses. Streets were built house by house and the maze of organic streets was the result, a part of our architectural heritage now endangered by modernism and its interpretations of the past.

This set is committed to those principles of urban design. Few of those examples are still original. Not only modernism has changed our world. History itself did it as well, to be merged with the preceding history in our mind.

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marin.tomic says:

cool collection, nice idea
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miguel y sus BMW says:

nice
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