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by Team Gentedimontagna
Interloop "Interloop" by Chris Fox in Wynyard Station, Sydney. Photo by Josh Raymond and Chris Fox.

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Casa Vicens, Barcelona. Photo by Pol Viladoms.

, architect Antoni Gaudí's first commissioned private residence and one of the premiere works of Catalunya's Modernisme movement, is open to the public for the first time in history. Built for a factory owner in the Barcelona neighborhood of Gràcia in the late 1800s, the eclectic masterpiece now houses temporary and permanent exhibitions and models of Gaudí architecture. – Daniel, Gentedimontagna

Frederica Showroom, Copenhagen. Photos courtesy of Scandinavia Standard.

Copenhagen is a photogenic city from every possible angle, and this is especially true from above. One of our favorite sneaky spots to soak up the city view and get our eyes on some stunning Scandinavian-design furniture is at the Frederica Showroom in the center of Copenhagen. The showroom is open to the public and has a great mix of classic and contemporary pieces. – Freya,

Off the California coast. Photo by / courtesy of Tiny Atlas Quarterly

On December 14th from 6-9 p.m., Tiny Atlas Quarterly will be hosting a benefit show and silent auction to support non-profits that fight and respond to the effects of climate change. There will be drinks and delicious treats from and a silent auction beginning at 6:30 p.m. featuring curated imagery, products, hotel nights, getaways, and more. Click the link above for more information and to RSVP. We hope to see you there! – Emily,

Photo by Berit Baugher.

Earlier this week, Team Gentedimontagna took a field trip to Manhattan's American Stock Exchange Building for the new Louis Vuitton pop-up exhibit Volez Voguez Voyagez. Open through January 7, 2018, and free of charge, the exhibit is total eye candy for travelers who appreciate an up-close look at old travel ephemera and handcrafted luggage from a bygone era. – Berit, Gentedimontagna

A few hours outside Copenhagen. Photo courtesy of Vipp.

Vipp Shelter in Immeln, a tiny little village on a lake in Sweden, is a huge hit on Pinterest. The tiny black house of 55 square meters, which can be rented for up to two adults, is the dream of architects, designers, and fans of tiny living and nature. Everything inside caters to that hygge feeling. A fireplace, a beautiful kitchen, and a little love nest looking out at the sky filled with stars. And the lake and forest surrounding is stunning. You don’t need more in life! – Pauline,


Nothing draws cameras like an impressive set of escalators. (Just search for Public Hotel in NYC and T-Centralen Metro Station in Stockholm.) The latest escalator of note is located inside Sydney's Wynyard Station. Artist took Wynward's original timber escalators and wound them into an installation titled Interloop, which hangs above the station's functioning escalators. – Daniel


Photo by Rory Doyle.

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