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Famous monuments all over the world
March 21, 2021

Famous monuments all over the world

Cities around the world turned off their lights for an hour on Saturday as part of the World Wide Fund for Nature s (WWF) annual Earth Hour campaign. Millions of people have taken part in the 10th annual climate awareness-raising event, which has grown significantly since it began in Sydney, Australia, in 2007. From one city it has now grown to over 178 countries…

Best architects in the world list
March 1, 2021

Best architects in the world list

The Word, South Shields (Image: RICS) Tyneside architects FaulknerBrowns has been named on the list of the best building designers in the world for a second year running, after making the finals of the World Architecture Festival Awards 2017. The Killingworth-based company will fly the flag for the North East at the Berlin event in November, thanks to its work…

Greatest architectural designs
February 9, 2021

Greatest architectural designs

The White House even makes an appearance. The Schematic of Structures organizes what the designers describe as “90 eminent edifices erected and perfected throughout history.” Arranged by height, the infographic lines up some of the greatest works envisioned and built by man since prehistory, from the Neolithic Cairn of Barnenez and the Parthenon to more modern…

Great architectural structures
January 20, 2021

Great architectural structures

13. Beijing National Stadium Also known as Bird’s Nest, this phenomenal stadium was built for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. The idea for this amazing structure was the result of cooperation of Chinese and international architects and artists. As soon as man realized he is in the need of a shelter, architecture started developing. Over a long course of human…

Famous place that starts with i
December 31, 2020

Famous place that starts with i

Meisho were long ago called nadokoro (a different reading of meisho ) and were words for particularly famous areas written about as uta makura (place names appearing in classical Japanese poetry) in Waka poetry and other noted places. Meisho that appeared in literature, historical events, legends and folklore, as well as historic sites were nadokoro, and even…

Top 10 structures in the world
December 11, 2020

Top 10 structures in the world

Jumana El Heloueh / Power-Emirates / Reuters Known for being overstated and decadent in a number of ways, Dubai outdid itself in January 2010, when it officially opened the Burj Dubai, a 2, 717-ft. (828 m) tower that is the tallest man-made structure in the world. But the glory of the title was mired in a tough reality: just a few weeks prior, Dubai s biggest…

Great Lakes building Systems
November 21, 2020

Great Lakes building Systems

About Us Over 500 Years Of Collective Experience Working For You Great Lakes Building Systems is a COMPLETE Fire & Security System Integrator. We provide engineering / design, equipment, installation, project management and ongoing 24/7 service for you, protecting life and property. We service Western and Central New York primarilly, but have clients…

Great Lakes Boat building Company
November 1, 2020

Great Lakes Boat building Company

About Mike Kiefer Growing up in Detroit, Michigan it is hard to not love the Great Lakes and boats. Early explorers like La Salle, Brule and Father Marquette explored Michigan by canoe and bateau. Wars between the English, French, Iroquois, Huron and other tribes were fought on the Lakes for control of the western territories. Settlers and cargo came by sail…

best residential architects in the world
October 12, 2020

best residential architects in the world

The Messner Mountain Museum Corones in the Northern Italian Alps completed in 2015 was one of Zaha Hadid s most recent projects. Inexhibit Zaha Hadid. Brigitte Lacombe Born in Baghdad in 1950, Hadid, 65, studied mathematics and established her own practice, Zaha Hadid Architects, in London in 1979. She became arguably the most prominent female architect in the…

Top ten famous places in the world
September 22, 2020

Top ten famous places in the world

Molokini Crater Located approximately 2.5 miles off of Maui’s south shore, Molokini Crater is an underwater volcano islet. Listed as a Marine Life Conservation District Seabird Sanctuary, this partially submerged, crescent shaped volcanic crater is like no other snorkeling location in the world. It’s also one of the very few volcano islet’s in the world! Your…

great team building activities for adults
September 2, 2020

great team building activities for adults

Hero Images/Hero Images/Getty Images Are you interested in holding team building events in your workplace? You don’t have to spend a lot of money nor do they need to be ostentatious or complicated. You just need to create structured opportunities for employees to mingle. You can offer a team building lunch, a team building meeting, or a team building trip just…

Important places of the world
August 8, 2020

Important places of the world

Nice pics. To quel some of these “touchy” internauts, just rename your post to “50 important landmarks of the world” There are others, but these are cool to see in one place. Do another one ” Another 50 important…..” with suggestions from the gallery. FYI The inuksuk may have been used for navigation, as a point of reference, a marker for travel routes, fishing…

Most important monuments in the world
July 19, 2020

Most important monuments in the world

Human civilizations have been building monuments for thousands of years in order to honour their culture, their religion and gods, to remember historic moments and to honour their loved ones. Here are 18 of the most incredible monuments ever built. Abandoned Soviet Monuments These are abandoned monuments that are scattered across the former Soviet Union. Before…

Great Western building Mumbai
June 29, 2020

Great Western building Mumbai

India’s first fashion store, Ensemble, at Lion Gate in Mumbai, has just been relaunched. A part of the Great Western Building, a heritage monument across the Naval Dockyard, the building that housed the Bombay high court and then the Great Western Hotel, Ensemble, has, since its 1987 launch, always been more than a store. The idea of designer Tarun Tahiliani…

Famous historical buildings of the world
June 9, 2020

Famous historical buildings of the world

The megalithic passage tomb at Newgrange in Ireland covers over an acre and was constructed around 3200 B.C. Buried for centuries, the mound was rediscovered in 1699 and was restored starting in 1962. The tomb is extensively decorated with spiral and lozenge shapes. At the winter solstice, the rising sun shines down a long passage and lights up a cross-shaped…

great planes magnetic building board
May 20, 2020

great planes magnetic building board

Build on a good board. A good building board is common thin steel sheet that can be obtained from a metal dealer in your area. I recently visited a recycling center looking for tempered aluminum plate and found steel boards at really low prices. The prices were much less than I paid for my board. I wish I had known (the aluminum was much less expensive than through…

Great American Insurance building
April 30, 2020

Great American Insurance building

Great American Tower at Queen City Square is a state-of-the-art 41-story office tower located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati s business district. Surrounded primarily by Cincinnati landmarks, its location virtually assures unobstructed views far into the future. Few, if any, downtown buildings provide such spectacular views in all directions – even from…

Famous landmark around the world
April 10, 2020

Famous landmark around the world

For McCor, the project that changed his life began with a simple need to explore what made London, the place he still calls home, so special. I got into photography as kind of an excuse to go out with my camera and see the city,he explains. But as soon as I started taking photos I realized I was taking the same photos that everyone else takes in London. To…

Why did khufu build the great pyramid?
March 21, 2020

Why did khufu build the great pyramid?

WONDER OF THE WORLD Khufu, son of Snefru and second ruler of the 4th dynasty (time line) moved the royal necropolis to Giza, north of modern-day Cairo. According to ancient Greek historian Herodotus, Khufu (aka Cheops) enslaved his people to build his pyramid. But archaeologists have since disproved his account (see Who Built the Pyramids? ). On the Giza Plateau…

Ancient monuments around The world
March 1, 2020

Ancient monuments around The world

47 Shares 10. Machu Picchu A UNESCO World Heritage Site and a 15th century Inca establishment located about 8, feet above sea level, Machu Picchu is the most iconic site of Inca civilization. Located in the heart of present day Peru, this site is believed to be built as the estate of the Inca emperor Pachucuti. Built around 1450 in traditional Inca style with…

famous landmark in the world
February 10, 2020

famous landmark in the world

My little bio is brought to you by the letter C: I’m a copywriter, card maker, and coffee drinker who just so happens to be a big fan of all things cake, chocolate, and cats. Born and bred in Switzerland (cheese, anyone?), I’ve spent most of the 21st century in North America (eating burgers). Even though I’m scared of flying, I never pass up the opportunity to…

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