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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…

Best architecture buildings in the world
October 7, 2021

Best architecture buildings in the world

Shortlisted in the Completed Buildings category, this design by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates is located on Museum Row of the famed Miracle Mile . Sitting atop the existing structural system like the body of a car mounted to its frame, the steel ribbons evoke a sense of speed and movement, an effect enhanced by their contrast with the monochrome red rainscreen…

Historical buildings of world
September 17, 2021

Historical buildings of world

You may have come across some spectacular buildings, but have you ever stopped to wonder why they’re built that way? Math and architecture are more closely linked that you might think, so read on to discover what’s behind it all… The superlatives that describe the Great Pyramid of Giza speaks for itself: its the largest and oldest of the three pyramids and was…

Most beautiful modern buildings
August 28, 2021

Most beautiful modern buildings

Winnie So and Viviano Villarreal, CNN • Updated 13th July 2017 (CNN) — A compilation of history s greatest construction projects brings with it equal parts enthusiasm and exasperation. When we first began assembling this list, we were overwhelmed by the options before us. A sumptuous palace such as Versailles is both beautiful and historic, as is the Taj Mahal…

Great team building activities
August 8, 2021

Great team building activities

Teams are more efficient and collaborative when they use Huddle. However, even the best teams can benefit from team building exercises; they re a great way of improving communication, morale, motivation, productivity, helping employees to get to know each other better, and learning about one’s strengths and weaknesses. Team building activities can be used by…

monuments from around the world
July 19, 2021

monuments from around the world

Who were these people? And why did they feel the need to commemorate themselves in stone? Fabrice Fouillet asked himself while standing before a massive monument. And it was that curiosity that spawned this series. Behold: these are the lesser-known wonders of the world. Fouillet channels his love of architecture into his monument hunt series. He searches out…

Architecture famous buildings
June 29, 2021

Architecture famous buildings

Jodidio is the author of the recently published book, a visual journey through the histories of 50 of the world s greatest buildings and the architects who imagined them. From the Eiffel Tower to the Sagrada Familia, the art lovers tome profiles everything from well-known destinations to hidden design gems basically every architectural work you need to visit…

most ancient places in the world
June 9, 2021

most ancient places in the world

A Neolithic house in the settlement of Skara Brae still stands in Scotland s Orkney Islands. Photograph by BROKER/Alamy Stock Photo From the National Geographic book Destinations of a Lifetime Aleppo, Syria At time of press, this ancient city, a crossroads of civilization, thought to date back over 8, years, is off-limits to most tourists. Once a gem of the…

Important historical buildings
May 20, 2021

Important historical buildings

Innovation in architecture is with no doubt extremely important, but preserving and restoring the old buildings is also important because those old monuments are the reflection of our history, they help us to understand and respect people who lived in different eras with different habits and traditions. As well the existence of old monuments will help us observe…

Top ten structures in the world
April 30, 2021

Top ten structures in the world

2. Shanghai Tower, Shanghai, China – The tallest building in China and second tallest in the world is currently the Shanghai Tower. At 632 meters (2, 073 ft) and 128 floors it’s not even close to the monumental Burj Khalifa, but it’s an amazing engineering achievement nonetheless. Construction of the Shanghai tower began in 2008 and reached its final height in…

Famous attractions of the world
April 10, 2021

Famous attractions of the world

The Chenonceau Chateau is perhaps the most well-known chateau in the Loire Valley. The chateau, built in the 16th century, spans the River Cher, with passageways for boats at the bottom. After Versailles, it is the most visited chateau in France, and is noted for lovely gardens. It was restored after being bombed in World War II. 28. Le Puy-en-Velay Le Puy-en-Velay…

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