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well known places around the world
January 1, 2018

well known places around the world

Google Earth has always been our favorite way to explore the world from the comfort of our desks. Being able to click on places of the globe and zoom down to see it up close is incredibly fun and Google has released updates and layers over the years that let us gather more information as we clicked around. Now, with a refresh on the software, Google Earth is…

Architecture building models
December 2, 2017

Architecture building models

Photograph © Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Getty Images In a design class, I typically used models to express myself every step of the way. In the beginning of the semester, the models were frequently abstract and crude. They often could have been mistaken as the work of a five-year-old. As the semester progressed and I learned more about my design solution, the quality…

Best engineering structures in the world
November 2, 2017

Best engineering structures in the world

Those monuments you’ve crossed the planet to see – they’re big, but are they clever? Well, yes, actually they are. These 10 works of engineering genius span the centuries and are guaranteed to boggle the traveller s brain and leave mouths agape. Bigger might not be better, but clearly nobody told Pharaoh Khufu that before he built his pyramid in 2570 BC. More…

Photos of famous places in the world
October 3, 2017

Photos of famous places in the world

Murren, Switzerland Mürren is a traditional Walser mountain village in Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, at an elevation of 1, 650 m (5, 413 ft.) above sea level and unreachable by public road. Tourism is popular through the summer and winter; the village features a view of the three towering mountains: Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau. Mürren has a population of just…

Who build the great Wall of China?
September 4, 2017

Who build the great Wall of China?

Though the beginning of the Great Wall of China can be traced to the third century B.C., many of the fortifications included in the wall date from hundreds of years earlier, when China was divided into a number of individual kingdoms during the so-called Warring States Period. Around 220 B.C., Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of a unified China, ordered that…

History of world architecture
August 19, 2017

History of world architecture

Amber Wiley, Visiting Assistant Professor, Architecture, Tulane University This curriculum guide is global in focus, including both Western and non-Western developments, covering the time period from prehistory to the medieval era. The survey highlights a variety of aspects of the built environment such as architecture, urban settlements, and landscapes. Coursework…

People building the great Wall of China
July 2, 2017

People building the great Wall of China

Great Wall Laborer Statue The Great Wall is a wonder that the ancient Chinese laboring people created. At that time, there were no machines. All the work depended on manpower. Those millions of people worked among the continuous mountains and steep cliffs. They worked facing dangers and many of them lost their lives. According to historical data, the labor force…

Best architectural buildings in India
May 15, 2017

Best architectural buildings in India

Mr. Simpleton is in town. Well, actually, you can find him in different towns and cities since he’s travelling. His agenda is to check out some of the most unique Indian buildings in terms of design. The impression that seeing these buildings made on him may be simplistic but not without matter. Why don’t to see for yourself? 1. L& T Infotech, Chennai L &…

great buildings of the world
June 26, 2017

great buildings of the world

From the pyramids and the Parthenon to the Sydney Opera House and the Bilbao Guggenheim, this book takes readers on an eye-opening tour of the mathematics behind some of the world s most spectacular buildings. Beautifully illustrated, the book explores the milestones in elementary mathematics that enliven the understanding of these buildings and combines this…

Top 10 famous monuments in the world
December 25, 2016

Top 10 famous monuments in the world

Top 10 must-see landmarks in the world for 2015 have been unveiled by TripAdvisor: from Cambodia s 12th century temples and India s Taj Mahal to Barcelona s Sagrada Familia The world s top 25 landmarks according to millions of reviews and opinions from travellers have been unveiled by TripAdvisor this week. The travel website asked reviewers to vote for their…

Geometric architecture buildings
February 14, 2017

Geometric architecture buildings

The link between math and architecture goes back to ancient times, when the two disciplines were virtually indistinguishable. Pyramids and temples were some of the earliest examples of mathematical principles at work. Today, math continues to feature prominently in building design. We’re not just talking about mere measurements — though elements like that are…

famous monuments of the world list
January 12, 2017

famous monuments of the world list

Photographer Oliver Curtis has travelled the globe capturing the most famous landmarks the world over: the Colosseum, the Pyramids, the Eiffel Tower, Stonehenge….the list is endless. But looking through his images, it’s unlikely you’ll recognise any of them. That’s because Oliver Curtis looked at his subject, then abruptly turned around and photographed the forgotten…

famous architects of the world
June 14, 2017

famous architects of the world

In the third annual Great Architectural Bake Off, a total of 14 architecture studios–including Foster + Partners, MAKE Architects, and Zaha Hadid Architects–faced off for the grand prize by making renditions of famous buildings out of flour, sugar, and butter in honor of the 2017 London Festival of Architecture. This year’s winner is a model of the Arenas de…

Beautiful towers in the world
November 16, 2016

Beautiful towers in the world

Located in northern Ethiopia, Axum was the original capital of the eponymous kingdom of Axum. Axum was a naval and trading power that ruled the region from around 400 BC to 1 AD. The major Aksumite monuments in the town are stelae. The tallest standing tower is the 24 meter (79 ft) King Ezana’s Stele. Another 24.6 meter (81 ft) high stele removed by the Italian…

World famous architects and their works
July 5, 2017

World famous architects and their works

There are many artists who have changed the perception about architecture. Through out the ages people have been building monuments, temples, churches, palaces and many other world wonders. If you look at the present era our architecture has developed so well with the advancement of modern technology. I would request you not to compare it with the olden period…

World famous architecture buildings
January 3, 2017

World famous architecture buildings

World-famous architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha has expressed his delight after Microsoft and Trimble helped to recreate some of his most well-known buildings using . The 88-year-old Brazilian said it was “fantastic” that he could see his creations using Microsoft’s mixed-reality headset, which places computer-generated holograms in the real world. Mendes da Rocha’s…

famous civil engineering structures
June 29, 2017

famous civil engineering structures

Throughout history, numerous incredible engineering projects have been established and completed. From the earliest annals of history to modern times, there are numerous creations that showcase our ability to realize an incredible constructive vision. While every engineer or anyone who appreciates structures may have their own opinion on what engineering project…

Famous architectural buildings
May 3, 2017

Famous architectural buildings

The interior is just as harmonious. He was always looking ahead, not backward,Waggoner said. Chun-Hung Eric Cheng / Flickr One of ten of Wright s works nominated as World Heritage sites, the Unity Temple in Illinois revolutionized church architecture. He turned his back on traditional church architecture,Waggoner said. Another famous work is the Taliesin home…

Famous photos from different angles
May 21, 2017

Famous photos from different angles

A picture might be worth a thousand words, but not every picture tells the whole story. Find out the fascinating details behind some of the world’s most iconic images, from the flag-raising on Iwo Jima to Albert Einstein sticking out his tongue at a photographer to the day Elvis Presley met Richard Nixon at the White House. “Migrant Mother, ” 1936, California…

Show the picture of Taj Mahal
March 22, 2017

Show the picture of Taj Mahal

The Uttar Pradesh police has increased security around the Taj Mahal after a new poster doing the rounds on the internet claims that the Islamic State has set sight on Agra s famed monument. Warning of attacks in India, terror outfit Islamic State has released a graphic depicting Agra’s famed Taj Mahal as a possible target. According to reports, the graphic image…

Famous monuments around The world
June 23, 2017

Famous monuments around The world

From mountaintop monasteries to super-modern temples, these amazing places will make you believe. We ve gone through the tips and photos of more than a million travelers on minube to find these places which inspire, astound, and simply take our breath away. From the jungles of Indonesia to the valleys of Tibet, here at the 19 most breathtaking holy places around…

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