Brooklyn Bridge opens - May 24, 1883
On this day in History, Brooklyn Bridge opens on May 24, 1883. Learn more about what happened today on History.
6 Famous Ghost Towns And Abandoned Cities
Abandoned ruins are usually associated with ancient cities like Pompeii or Machu Picchu, but many 19th and 20th century settlements were also left to rot after natural disasters, wars or economic depr...
Richard Neutra’s Therapeutic Architecture
In 1929, four years after he established himself as an independent architect on the west coast, Richard Neutra completed his masterpiece, the Lovell Health House. Nested in a seemingly impossible to r...
Where to see Frank Lloyd Wright’s rare, world-renowned Wasmuth portfolio
Fans of American architecture have a new way to see the work of Frank Lloyd Wright. Wright’s Wasmuth lithograph design portfolio, a collection of commercial and residential lithograph prints of his mo...
TAKE THE TOUR from One World Observatory
NEW YORK | Nearly 14 years after the collapse of the twin towers, the new One World Trade Center tower finally open to the public on 29 May 2015.
Researchers Discover Secret Recipe Of Roman Concrete That Allowed It To Endure For Over 2,000 Years
Ancient Rome’s concrete recipe is an impressive feat in architectural history. Some Roman buildings are so spectacular in their construction and beauty that modern builders would never attempt somethi...
BBC News - Eagle with camera flies from Dubai skyscraper
An eagle with a small camera on its back has flown from the top of the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa skyscraper in Dubai. Video from the white-tailed eagle, Darshan, was live-streamed as ...
Medieval architecture
I always adored the middle ages, the castles and the ruins. This is only a short selection with some medieval music.
Byzantine architecture
Architecture and Art of the Byzantine Empire...from Italy to Palestine.
History of architecture
History in 'web-pictures'mostly from 19 century to middle of 20th. Selection of pictures mostly from Google Images.
Byzantine architecture - Video
Lost wonder of the east. HAGIA SOFIA the Lost Orthodox Christian and Eastren Roman marvel.Famous in particular for its massive dome, it is considered the epi...
Ancient Egyptian architecture
Ancient Egyptian architecture is the architecture of ancient Egypt, one of the most influential civilizations throughout history, which developed a vast array of diverse structures and great architect...
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Byzantine architecture
Byzantine architecture is the architecture of the Byzantine Empire, also known as the Later Roman or Eastern Roman Empire. This terminology is used by modern historians to designate the medieval Roma...
Byzantine architecture - Wikipedia
Classical architecture
Classical architecture usually denotes architecture which is more or less consciously derived from the principles of Greek and Roman architecture of classical antiquity, or sometimes even more specifi...
Classical architecture - Wikipedia
Medieval architecture
Medieval architecture is architecture common in Medieval Europe.
The Latin cross plan, common in medieval ecclesiastical architecture, takes the Roman basilica as its primary model with subsequen...
Medieval architecture - Wikipedia
History of architecture
The history of architecture traces the changes in architecture through various traditions, regions, overarching stylistic trends, and dates. The branches of architecture are civil, sacred, naval, mili...
History of architecture - Wikipedia
Brooklyn Bridge opens - May 24, 1883
On this day in History, Brooklyn Bridge opens on May 24, 1883. Learn more about what happened today on History.
9 Queen's Road Central
9 Queen's Road Central is a skyscraper located in the Central district of Hong Kong. The tower rises 39 floors and 187 metres (614 ft) in height. The building was completed in 1991. It was design...
9 Queen's Road Central - Wikipedia
Umar ibn Hafsun
`Umar ibn Hafsun ibn Ja'far ibn Salim (Arabic: عمر بن حَفْصُون بن جعفر بن سالم) (c. 850 – 917), known in Spanish history as Omar ben Hafsun, was a 9th-century Christian leader of anti-Ummayad forces ...
Umar ibn Hafsun - Wikipedia
205 Yonge Street
205 Yonge Street was formerly a four-storey Bank of Toronto building built in 1905 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It was designated under the Ontario Heritage Act in 1975. The E.J. Lennox structure has ...
205 Yonge Street - Wikipedia
10 Palace Gate
10 Palace Gate is an apartment block in London’s Kensington area, designed by Wells Coates. Completed in 1939 for the builder Randall Bell, it is a Modernist structure in the tradition of Le Corbusier...
10 Palace Gate - Wikipedia
500 Place D'Armes
500 Place d'Armes is an International style building on the historic Place d'Armes square in Old Montreal quarter of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.Completed in 1968 as the Banque canadienne nationale tower...
500 Place D'Armes - Wikipedia
The Rookery, Tattenhall
The Rookery is a former country house in the village of Tattenhall, Cheshire, England. The house was originally owned by the Orton family. It was reconstructed in 1909 for F. W. Wignall of...
Ancient Roman architecture
Ancient Roman architecture developed different aspects of Ancient Greek architecture and newer technologies such as the arch and the dome to create a new architectural style. Roman architecture flouri...
Ancient Roman architecture - Wikipedia
Dome
A dome is an element of architecture that resembles the hollow upper half of a sphere. Dome structures made of various materials have a long architectural lineage extending into prehistory.Corbel dome...
Dome - Wikipedia
55 Public Square
55 Public Square (formerly known as the Illuminating Building, after the Illuminating Company, the building's primary tenant) is a 22-story skyscraper located at number 55 Public Square, the town squa...
55 Public Square - Wikipedia
Presidential Administration Building (Kiev)
Presidential Administration Building (Ukrainian: Будинок Секретаріату Президента) is an architectural monument of the Kiev city, the capital of Ukraine. The building is the main office of the Pres...
Presidential Administration Building (Kiev) - Wikipedia