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Diamond Ranch High School in Pomona, Los Angeles – USA 🇺🇸

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 426 Diamond Ranch High School is located on Diamond Ranch Road in Pomona, east of Los Angeles in USA. Diamond Ranch High School engages architecture in the act of education; it speaks to students experientially through a physically kinetic architectural language that makes no references to traditional typology, but rather […]

CCCB on Carrer de Montalegre in Barcelona – ES 🇪🇸

Volvo XC40 at CCCB or Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona on 4 Carrer de Montalegre in Barcelona, Spain 🇪🇸

Cirkelbroen at Christianshavn Canal in Copenhagen – DK 🇩🇰

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 353 The Circle Bridge (Danish: Cirkelbroen) is a pedestrian bridge spanning the southern mouth of Christianshavn Canal in the Christianshavn area of central Copenhagen, Denmark. It connects Applebys Plads to the south with Christiansbro to the north. The bridge was designed by Olafur Eliasson. The bridge was a gift from […]

A week in Cefalù on Sicily, Italy

Summer 2018, after our visit to Palermo we rented a car and drove to our second destination for this short vacation on Sicily, Cefalù. Places we visited in Cefalù: Duomo di Cefalu The Cathedral of Cefalù or Duomo di Cefalù is a Roman Catholic basilica. wikipedia.org The cathedral was erected in 1131 in the Norman […]

Designer Fabrics on Brock Ave and Queens St West in Ontario – CAN 🇨🇦

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 339 Designer Fabrics was located at the corner of Brock Ave and Queens Street West in Ontario, Canada. In August 2018, the famous store closed down. From ordinary folk to the film and theatre industries, Designer Fabrics has become a household name for selling fabric, trim and hardware. The store […]

A weekend at Manifesta 12 in Palermo on Sicily, Italy

Summer 2018, we visited Palermo to join the opening of Manifesta 12 event on Sicily. We stayed in Palermo between Thursday June 14 and Sunday 17. The weather was not as warm as expected, but great for a city trip. After this weekend we stayed a week in Cefalu, a bit east of Palermo. Read […]

A week in New York

Places to visit: The High Line Gansevoort Street to West 34th Street (between 10th and 12th Avenues), New York www.thehighline.org The High Line (also known as the High Line Park) is a 2.33 km New York City linear park built in Manhattan on an elevated section of a disused New York Central Railroad spur called […]

Summerhouse Lagnö on Ljusterö 🇸🇪

Volvo Photo Locations Part 189 Summerhouse Lagnö is located at Solbacksvägen at Västra Lagnö on Ljusterö in the Stockholm archipelago. The summerhouse is built under architecture by architects Tham & Videgård Arkitekter from Stockholm. The house was completed in 2012. It is privately owned and the precise address on Lagnö is undisclosed. Photos of the […]

Escena Golf Club on Clubhouse View Drive in Palm Springs – USA 🇺🇸

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 166 Escena Golf Club is locateda at 1100 Clubhouse View Drive in Palm Springs, USA. Escena Palm Springs is a unique 450-acre master-planned development in Palm Springs, CA, comprised of an 18-hole golf course, dining, residences and additional land slated for future residential and hotel development. The centerpieces of the […]

Volvo Concept

The three concept cars that Volvo presented during the last 9 months were last week for the first time on display in Sweden. Upplands Motor, my Volvo dealer, celebrated their 50-years anniversary with these models in their showroom on May 17 and 18. For me the possibility to take a look (and make a little […]