Sacred architecture
Sacred architecture (also known as religious architecture) is a religious architectural practice concerned with the design and construction of places of worship and/or sacred or intentional space, suc...
Biserica Domnească din Curtea de Argeș-Princely Church Curtea de Argeș-Ιεροσ Ναοσ Αγιοu Νικολαου
Biserica datează din anul 1352, fiind realizată în cruce greacă înscrisă. Biserica Sfântul Nicolae Domnesc este unul dintre cele mai reprezentative monumente ale arhitecturii românești medievale, fiin...
Text by 'Father of Medicine' Found in Remote Egyptian Monastery
The manuscript was unearthed by the monastery's monks who were conducting restorations in the centuries-old library.
Installation of the Incity tower spire by helicopter
The last two components of the Incity Tower spire were put in place by helicopter on Sunday 21 June. This metallic spire, which measures 50 metres and weighs 25.9 tonnes, took the building to its fina...
Rome: Baroque Brilliance
This second of three shows on Rome reveals a city busy with life and bursting with Baroque. We'll ramble through the venerable heart of Rome, admire breathta...
Egyptian Hieroglyphs Are In Bloom At The Met's New Projected Light Exhibit
You might be aware that the Classical world’s marble statues were once painted. The Greek figures that museum-goers find plenty admirable in unadorned white were once much more colorful. The same is t...
A Look Inside Iraq's Incredible Graveyard City, Wadi Us Salaam
About two hours drive south of Baghdad sits Wadi us-Salaam, also known as the Valley of Peace. From afar, it looks like a densely-packed cluster of dwellings, one that should be teeming with activity....
How a Taipei skyscraper stays steady during typhoon winds
On Aug. 8, 2015, Taipei 101's damper set a record when it swung a full meter to counteract 100 mph winds from Typhoon Soudelor, according to Popular Mechanics. One gust clocked in at 145 mph.
Palestinian Rioters Attack Police On Temple Mount
Dozens of masked Palestinian protesters hurled rocks, Molotov cocktails and firecrackers at police officers on the Temple Mount compound in Jerusalem’s Old City Sunday morning, before being pushed bac...
Doors Open Toronto Event at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Toronto
Doors Open Toronto Event BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Toronto May 23-24, 2009
Breathtaking Images Of Shaolin Monks Training
These breathtaking images will leave you speechless... Shaolin monks believe that strength comes only from the mind, because of this there are almost no limits to what they can do with their bodies du...
Kodandarama Swamy Temple in Vontimitta at Kadapa District | Gudi Gantalu | Studio N
Gudi Gantalu is a program on the sacred shrines and holy deities situated all over India. Watch this program to know more astonishing facts about the Spiritual India. Watch Studio N, the 24-hour Telu...
Incredible images capture dazzling symmetry of Iran's mosques
It's a side of Iran the rest of the world doesn't normally get to see -- the kaleidoscopically brilliant interiors of the country's intricately designed mosques. With beautiful mosaics and stained gla...
Architecture of cathedrals and great churches
The architecture of cathedrals, basilicas and abbey churches is characterised by the buildings' large scale and follows one of several branching traditions of form, function and style that all ultimat...
Buddhist architecture
Buddhist religious architecture developed in South Asia in the 3rd century BCE.Three types of structures are associated with the religious architecture of early Buddhism: monasteries (viharas), places...
Rock cut architecture
Rock-cut architecture is the creation of structures, buildings, and sculptures, by excavating solid rock where it naturally occurs. Rock-cut architecture is designed and made by man from the start t...
Synagogue architecture
Synagogue architecture often follows styles in vogue at the place and time of construction. There is no set blueprint for synagogues and the architectural shapes and interior designs of synagogues va...
Temple
A temple (from the Latin word templum) is a structure reserved for religious or spiritual activities, such as prayer and sacrifice, or analogous rites. A templum constituted a sacred precinct as defin...
Hindu temple architecture
The Hindu temple architecture is an open, symmetry driven structure, with many variations, on a square grid of padas, deploying perfect geometric shapes such as circles and squares. A Hindu temple con...
List of oldest churches
This article lists some but by no means all of the oldest known church buildings in the world. In most instances, buildings listed here were reconstructed numerous times and only fragments of the orig...
List of the oldest mosques in the world
The designation of the oldest mosque in the world requires careful use of definitions, and must be divided into two parts, the oldest in the sense of oldest surviving building, and the oldest in the s...
List of National Treasures of Japan (temples)
The term "National Treasure" has been used in Japan to denote cultural properties since 1897.The definition and the criteria have changed since the inception of the term. The temple structures in this...
Christian architecture
Church architecture refers to the architecture of buildings of Christian churches. It has evolved over the two thousand years of the Christian religion, partly by innovation and partly by imitating ot...
Church architecture
Church architecture refers to the architecture of buildings of Christian churches. It has evolved over the two thousand years of the Christian religion, partly by innovation and partly by imitating ot...
Islamic architecture
Islamic architecture encompasses a wide range of both secular and religious styles from the foundation of Islam to the present day. What today is known as Islamic architecture was influenced by ancien...