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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…

architectural plans of famous buildings
August 1, 2017

architectural plans of famous buildings

In early 2016, we introduced Vardehaugen, a Norwegian office that created a series of life sized drawings of their projects in their own backyard. After publishing this exercise on our site, Spanish architect and academic Alberto T. Estévez reached out to tell us that this same exercise has been carried out at ESARQ (UIC Barcelona) for the past 10 years with…

List of contemporary architects
June 17, 2017

List of contemporary architects

There’s so much to learn about architecture, yet so little time. The smart architect knows to have a variety of sources for their architectural knowledge, and that s why we’ve put together a shortlist of our Top 12 Architecture Channels on Youtube, and picked some of their best videos for you to see. Read more to find out the best architecture videos, from sketching…

Great Western Building Supplies
July 17, 2017

Great Western Building Supplies

Eric s years of experience and in-depth knowledge of metal buildings allows him to provide solutions for customers that are second-to-none. Eric believes it is critical to listen to clients’ needs and provide them with a product that will meet or surpass those needs while lasting for years to come. He decided to offer a lifetime warranty on the buildings supplied…

Great Fire of London buildings
July 20, 2017

Great Fire of London buildings

The Olde Wine Shades Pub (Now a wine bar), built in 1663 Once a favourite haunt of Charles Dickens, this historic pub was built in 1663 and even features an old smuggling tunnel leading down to the River Thames! Unfortunately there is limited information on how it managed to escape the Great Fire, especially curious as the pub is located just a few streets away…

Historical buildings around the world
July 29, 2017

Historical buildings around the world

As a historian in Atlanta for the AHA annual meeting, you will no doubt sense the presence of one of the city’s oldest and most influential corporations, the Coca-Cola Company. Whether in advertising or the products themselves, Coca-Cola’s brands are conspicuous throughout their home city. The power of the company can be detected in the city’s physical landscape:…

Famous geographical features
December 10, 2016

Famous geographical features

Skiing the French Alps offers thrills and thrilling scenery. (Photo: Stockbyte/Stockbyte/Getty Images ) Related Articles Given France s central role in world culture, haute couture and gastronomy, its geographical features sometimes play second fiddle. But few countries can boast the natural features of this popular travel destination. French school children…

Top 10 architectural buildings in the world
June 8, 2017

Top 10 architectural buildings in the world

These spiraling skyscrapers are some of the world s most eye-catching buildings Twisting tall towers of the globe – The Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has released a comprehensive list of the world s twisting tall buildings that are either completed or under construction. From Shanghai to Dubai, CNN takes a look at these spectacular spiraled…

World best architecture buildings
November 16, 2016

World best architecture buildings

Culture: Completed Buildings - Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon, Portugal by AL_A – This building by Amanda Levete and Associates is located on the Tagus River, and is a multi-purpose facility designed in such a way that visitors can walk over, under and within the building itself. World Building of the Year 2017 shortlist Competition Entries:…

Famous places in the world pictures
June 23, 2017

Famous places in the world pictures

A simple idea that raises interesting questions and leads to aesthetically successful results: show up at some of the world’s most visited — and therefore photographed — monuments and sites, turn your back on the very thing you have come to see, and record the view that no one else is interested in. It’s not the same as photographing a famous site from an unexpected…

Worlds Most famous architects
January 24, 2017

Worlds Most famous architects

Three Spanish architects have won the 2017 Pritzker Prize, the world’s most prestigious architecture prize, by doing exactly the opposite of everyone else — focusing on projects in and around where they live, and shunning limelight. They spoke to Grin — largely in single sentences — about their reticent but fulfilling worldview from Spain. They have won the world’s…

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