The New World
In terms of recorded world history, North America has the youth of a teenager, only finding itself on maps in recent centuries. The indigenous people, however, have been caring for this land for millennia. History can be traced through architecture and nature, and somewhere between the two, we discover its roots.
Land of Opportunity
A union consisting of 50 states as diverse as most independent countries, stretching between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, bordered by Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. Each state within has its own history, culture, styles, cuisine, climate and landscape.
California • Oregon • Arizona • Virginia
- Hearst Castle
- California Spanish Mission
- U.S. Neoclassical Architecture
- The Allure of the Hills
- Finding Ambiance in El Dorado Hills
- Apple Hill in the Sierra Nevada
- Multnomah Falls of the Columbia Gorge
- Portland’s Lan Su Chinese Garden
- The Contrast of Hoover Dam and Grand Canyon West
- Contemporary Mediterranean-Style Design
Identified as a megadiverse country, its biodiversity ranks 4th in the world. The influence of its Spanish colonial days and of its ancient people, including the Mayans and Aztecs, is found throughout this nation that lies between the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico.