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Monuments of different countries
December 1, 2022

Monuments of different countries

It was lights out in about 170 countries on Saturday as millions of people and thousands of cities took part in Earth Hour, a global effort to draw attention to climate change. The World Wide Fund for Nature organized the first Earth Hour in 2007 in Australia. The international effort began as a grass-roots event to urge people to reduce their use of energy as…

herod the great building projects
November 11, 2022

herod the great building projects

Herod I, or Herod the Great (c. 75 – 4 BCE), was the king of Judea who ruled as a client of Rome. He has gained lasting infamy as the slaughterer of the innocents as recounted in the New Testament’s book of Mathew. Herod was, though, a gifted administrator, and in his 33-year reign, he was responsible for many major building works which included a rebuilding…

most popular site in the world
October 22, 2022

most popular site in the world

When we surf the web – what are we looking at? Does it change according to where we live? Alexa.com tracks millions of internet users and compiles lists of the most-visited websites by country, and globally. Unsurprisingly, Google shows up as the most popular site in many parts of the world – but not everywhere. Where Google isn’t number 1 Or you’re likely to…

List of monuments in the world
October 2, 2022

List of monuments in the world

The Watch seeks to promote heritage stewardship through three areas of activity: Advocacy and Outreach The announcement of the Watch is a major media event reaching a vast audience around the globe. World Monuments Fund works to raise international awareness through news outlets, social media, its website, and by coordinating with nominators to support your local…

Why did China build the great Wall?
September 12, 2022

Why did China build the great Wall?

Labor Force of Great Wall Construction The soldiers were the main power to build the Great Wall at that time. For example, Emperor Qin Shihuang ordered the General Mengtian to lead around 300, soldiers to protect the defensive line and build the wall after defeating the Huns. This project took more than 9 years. In order to take care of the soldiers and make…

Famous international architects
August 23, 2022

Famous international architects

While the topic hasn’t garnered much press coverage over the past 20 years, the stars of world architecture have been quite busy in Russia. Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Since the earliest days, foreign architects have been active in the Russian lands. In the Middle Ages, Italians played an important role building the Kremlin and the earliest Moscow churches…

Famous monuments of the world with names
August 3, 2022

Famous monuments of the world with names

Washington, DC has some of the most famous monuments in the world, from the White House to the Lincoln Memorial and the ever-visible Washington Monument. In fact, there are more famous monuments in Washington, DC than in nearly any other city in the world and they are some of the most picturesque as well. A visit to Washington, DC would not be complete without…

Most Visited attractions in the world
July 14, 2022

Most Visited attractions in the world

(CNN) — Still one of the world s most vibrant cities despite astronomical living costs, it s no surprise London is the world s second most visited destination. So what s the first? The emphatic answer, says market researcher Euromonitor International, is Hong Kong. Attracting an impressive 27.77 million international tourists in the space of a year, the Asian…

What is a famous world landmark?
June 24, 2022

What is a famous world landmark?

Famous monuments around the world were Tuesday night paying tribute to the Manchester bombing victims, with landmarks from the Eiffel Tower to Burj Khalifa going dark completely dark or lighting up in the Union Jack flag. Twenty-two people—including children as young as eight-years old—were killed in the attack on Monday night when a suicide bomber blew himself…

List of famous international architects
June 4, 2022

List of famous international architects

His buildings grace the skylines of cities around the world and are visited by over 350 million people each year. Internationally renowned architect, Curtis Fentress, calls Denver home and is responsible for designing and implementing the city’s most iconic landmarks including Denver International Airport, the Colorado Convention Center and Sports Authority Field…

Most famous architects in The world
May 15, 2022

Most famous architects in The world

Discovering something new about something, well, old is perhaps one of the greatest joys of architectural history. Trap doors, hidden rooms, secret bars uncovering the latent lives of great buildings is a tantalizing game for which there exists no shortage of subjects. Take New York’s Grand Central Terminal, whose “secrets” are plentiful: Accessible via a shared…

most famous architects today
April 25, 2022

most famous architects today

“The mother art is architecture, ” said Frank Lloyd Wright. “Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.” While the great architect that was Frank Lloyd Wright is no longer with us, today’s working architects seem to be taking his words to heart. Indeed, the last half century has seen the creation of such iconic buildings as the…

Famous architectural buildings in India
April 5, 2022

Famous architectural buildings in India

2 Nalanda Ruins, Nalanda, Bihar Nālandā was an ancient center of higher learning in Bihar, India. The university of Nalanda is located in the Indian state of Bihar, and was a Buddhist center of learning. The great library of Nalanda University was so vast that it is reported to have burned for three months after the invaders set fire to it, ransacked and destroyed…

World famous places to visit
March 16, 2022

World famous places to visit

A charming city situated by the Mondego River in Central Portugal, Coimbra is home to a treasure trove of historic sites, beautiful gardens, the country’s second style of fado music, and a lively culture that is centered around one of Europe’s oldest universities. One of the best things to do in Coimbra is to simply get lost and discover the many historic attractions…

popular places around the world
February 24, 2022

popular places around the world

But when most travelers visit another place, they don’t seek out the same food they eat at home, even if they can find it. We travel to experience what makes a place different, and special, by sampling local specialties. What do we mean by “distinctive?” This is music that people in each city listen to quite a bit, which people in other cities also do not listen…

Cool monuments around the world
February 4, 2022

Cool monuments around the world

Article by SA Rogers, filed under Abandoned Places in the Architecture category Around the world, in places as diverse as Homestead, Florida and Yonaguni, Japan stand monuments and ruins whose origins are shrouded in mystery. Nobody knows exactly why Stonehenge was built, how a set of manmade ruins came to be submerged deep in the ocean or who commissioned a…

Ancient monuments of the world
January 15, 2022

Ancient monuments of the world

Early in the 19th century, as wagon trains streamed into the Ohio and Mississippi valleys, settlers came upon vast numbers of abandoned earthworks that they attributed to a sophisticated race of long-gone mound builders. Giving rise to often-loaded questions about human origins, the mounds and the artifacts found within them became the focus of early American…

Beautiful monuments of the world
December 26, 2021

Beautiful monuments of the world

Monument is any structure that is created to mark an important event, to commemorate a person, something that has become important to a social group as remembrance of their cultural and historical heritage or some important historic heritage. There are hundreds and thousands of beautiful, historic and incomparable monuments around the world, and cannot be ranked…

Greatest architecture in the world
December 6, 2021

Greatest architecture in the world

Standing 2, 723-feet tall, the Burj Khalifa is just one reason why Dubai is a popular spot for modern architecture. The Khalifa Tower was the vision of the Chicago architecture firm that also designed the Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower). Other examples of amazing architecture include the Burj Al Arab and The World - an artificial archipelago made to resemble…

Famous historical architecture
November 16, 2021

Famous historical architecture

Want to join the club of famous works of architecture and brick design? Then choose reclaimed paving bricks. New York City, home to possibly the most historical brick buildings in all the U.S., frequently has old buildings dotted with reclaimed bricks from other building sites that are no longer standing. Many Chicago residences and commercial buildings feature…

Famous architectural buildings and their architects
October 27, 2021

Famous architectural buildings and their architects

QUEEN OF THE CURVE Iraqi born Brit was the first woman to receive the Pritzker Architecture Prize and the Royal Gold Medal from the Royal Institute of British Architects 10:45 am DAME Zaha Hadid was an architect who designed the Heydar Aliyev Centre and the London Aquatic Centre. The Iraqi born Brit was the first woman to receive the Pritzker Architecture Prize…

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