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With a floor area of about 45,000 square metres (480,000 sq ft), Windsor Castle is the largest house in the world. This historic castle is situated in the English county of Berkshire. Windsor Castle is the largest castle in the world and it is the oldest castle in continuous occupation.....
Published by mdlawyer 90 months ago in Architecture | +4 votes | 32 comments
Here are the tallest buildings in the world from 1909 to present.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 91 months ago in Architecture | +9 votes | 3 comments
To define Vaastu Shastra - Vaastu , which means physical environment and Shastra meaning knowledge or principles, is one of the traditional Hindu canons of town planning and architecture.Its current popularity stems from its focus on a wholesome approach to space and form...
Published by Kiran 91 months ago in Architecture | +13 votes | 3 comments
Feng Shui Pet Symbolism: The role of the two genuine and mythological family pets is referred to regularly in feng shui theory and folklore.
Published by Girish Gehlod 91 months ago in Architecture | +6 votes | 2 comments
The Italian Anti-Design movement was made up of various avant-garde groups. One of the first was Superstudio, a group of radical young architects founded in Florence in 1966 by Adolfo Natalini and Cristiano Torelado di Francia. Members of Superstudio had a strong agenda. They were disillusioned with Modernism, which had dominated architecture and design since the 1920s, but they also questioned the fundamental nature of design and the role of the designer.
Published by MJ5446 92 months ago in Architecture | +10 votes | 2 comments
In the post-war period Modernism spread beyond Europe and came to be known as the International Style. The most successful of the émigré Modernists was Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, who had been a principal of the Bauhaus. Mies van der Rohe’s most famous building was the Farnsworth House in Plano, Illinois – 50 miles west of Chicago. This was designed in 1945-51 as a country retreat for Edith Farnsworth, an unmarried doctor from Chicago. She wanted the house for weekends as an escape ...
Published by MJ5446 93 months ago in Architecture | +15 votes | 5 comments
he architectural heritage of the Mediterranean displays a marvelous mélange of both vernacular and highly sophisticated forms. Greek temple facades and Roman domes, complete with appropriately measured columns and capitals, and a wide range of building ornament, are seen on government buildings, college campuses, bank buildings and private homes.
Published by Athena Goodlight 93 months ago in Architecture | +12 votes | 1 comments
Antonio Pedrocchi, the entrepreneur, founded the Café Pedrocchi during the first half of the 19th century. Now considered the finest and most beloved coffeehouse in Italy, Café Pedrocchi embodies the Neoclassical style of architecture crafted by the Venetian architect Giuseppe Jappelli.
Published by Lauren Axelrod 93 months ago in Architecture | +23 votes | 13 comments
Brutalism was a notorious architectural style that grew out of the principles of European Modernism. It was practiced in Britain during the 1950s and 60s. Brutalism created the 1960s tower blocks and estates which are now so unpopular with the public.
Published by MJ5446 93 months ago in Architecture | +13 votes | 7 comments
Gothic niches and Indian elephants combine in a quintessentially Victorian building.
Published by MJ5446 94 months ago in Architecture | +12 votes | 7 comments
Woman and the man-made environment.
Published by MJ5446 94 months ago in Architecture | +18 votes | 9 comments
Palladio appears as one of the greatest artists of all times and even today he is one of the closest to us.
Published by Francois Hagnere 94 months ago in Architecture | +9 votes | 5 comments
Palladio totally renovated architecture and inspired many generations of artists. These are clues to rediscover his message.
Published by Francois Hagnere 94 months ago in Architecture | +17 votes | 9 comments
A discussion of the two most prominent Catholic architects in the North of England.
Published by MJ5446 95 months ago in Architecture | +3 votes | 2 comments
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