• Ruins and Art
The ruins have been a drive to artistic creation, in the visual arts as well as the arts of space and time. It has constituted either the central theme or motivation for art considered as production.
• Ruins and Travel
The ruin has been considered for long an attraction for travel which not only would later constitute a sign of education or erudition, but also social progress in some social levels and professional strata.
• Ruins and Architecture
Showing the result of the passage of time over the integrity of buildings and cities, ruins have for long been a subject for reflection. Symbolically they recall the origins of architecture thus establishing the reference of a past.