๐Ÿ“ป Back to our Regularly Scheduled Programming | Bulletin #92

This week: the Secret Link returns ๐ŸŽ architectural wonders ๐Ÿ›๏ธ and furry forces ๐Ÿฆ™

Cabin in Whitehorse ๐Ÿ“ Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada ๐Ÿ“ธ cabinporn

Still groggy from the holiday festivities? Add an extra coffee break to the calendar, and thank the hard working women who came up with the concept. During WWII, as men went off to serve, their better halves took over in the workplace. At one necktie manufacturer in Denver, the boss asked the new recruits what would help keep efficiency throughout the day. The answer? A coffee break! We have these women to thank for the permanent staple of American work culture and our corporate-sanctioned cup-of-joe.

๐Ÿฅณ THIS WEEK IN AWA AWESOMENESS

๐ŸŽ‡ Cheers to the New Year
๐Ÿ’‚ Fish โ€˜nโ€™ Chips โ€˜nโ€™ AWA
๐Ÿฆ™ An Unlikely Security Force
๐Ÿ† The Secret Link is Back

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

A new year calls for a new Collection - so we're teaming up with our architecturally awesome BFFs at DLR Group to launch the Architectural Wonders Collection - and we need your help! From small town staples that have stood the test of time to newly discovered structures from world renowned architects, weโ€™re on the hunt. So if you have an AWA-style photo, submit it here and we will get it added to the Collection soon!

In Case You Missed It

With the fireplace crackling in front of you, here are a few spots to get you in the mood for Winter as you break in your new turtleneck.

๐ŸŒž The Sun Also Does Not Rise
๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ The Road that Divides Us
๐Ÿš  A World-Record-Holding Cable Car
๐Ÿง‡ Slaloms and Waffles
๐Ÿ›Ž๏ธ Wintering at the Chateau

LONDON - AWA EXHIBITION

81-85 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington | Open Now
Our first European exhibition is open in London! Immerse yourself in an IRL experience of AWA proportions. Not enough to convince you to visit? Donโ€™t take our word for it, the reviews speak for themselves! Details here.

From the Community

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WELCOME TO AWA IRL

From Tokyo to London, weโ€™ve welcomed thousands Adventurers to see our Exhibitions across the globe. With many of you sharing your experience on social media, we compiled some our favorite photos so you can see what itโ€™s like to visit IRL.

Okaramio Community Church ๐Ÿ“ South Island, New Zealand ๐Ÿ“ธ Michael Brown

Though this small church only welcomes congregants every four weeks, there is always activity on its premises. While itโ€™s normal for any public community building to have a guard or two, this space has a full security forceโ€”of alpacas. Find out how New Zealandโ€™s furry friends are a part of everyday life, as well as an integral part of Kiwi history.

Dublin Castle ๐Ÿ“ Dublin, Ireland ๐Ÿ“ธ Chris Brodt

A real-life whodunnit took place in the early 1900s in the halls of Dublin Castle and remains shockingly unsolved to this day- all thanks to an unlucky arms bearer, a disbelieving government, and a few pints at a local pub. Head to the full story below, and maybe youโ€™ll have an idea on who is behind the most scandalous jewel robbery in Irelandโ€ฆ

Oh howdy! A New Year begins, and the Secret Link returns. Letโ€™s raise our glasses (and the stakes) and give away a brand new AWA Puzzle and Puzzle Piece Pouch! Word on the street is that itโ€™s perfect for cozy season and an excellent indoor activity as the days get colder. Get searching so you can get puzzling!