The history of buildings
2018

Author Archives: Debby

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The Story and the Stone Surrounding Alcatraz

When you see the letter B, C and D associated with the origins of a historical building, it typically denotes an antiquated date from the BC era. This applies to most scenarios in the exception of the hollow halls of the old Alcatraz Prison. It is a general rule that people try to avoid seeing […]

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Understanding the Brilliance of The Leaning Tower of Pisa

The leaning tower of Pisa has long perplexed the masses. The architectural integrity and historical presence are interestingly not the main attractions of the Tower. The famous leaning of the structure makes it look as if it has been frozen in midair. The Leaning Tower incites many questions from visitors around the world. The air […]

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The Wonders of the Taj Mahal

When traveling the world for marvels and sites, you learn the history of various buildings. Entrenched in architecture and design, structures are a remembrance book of inspiration. The thoughtful prose behind the design is ornate with the details of intention and possibilities. While all historical buildings have their own descriptions, there is one in particular […]

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The Echoes of Historically Haunted Buildings

A tribute to an enchanting history remains in the echoes of some of the world’s oldest buildings. Antiquated times were filled with names and faces who lived their lives in that era. In lieu of hailing a city cab or preheating the oven, many of these buildings were present during simpler times. In their era, […]

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Train and tube stations

Some of the most interesting buildings ever to have been built are stations. The broad definition of a station includes where a mode of transport stops regularly to load and unload passengers. Some of the stations are so big that they will be home to several different types of transport. These stations are big that […]

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The famous hotels of the world

A city is home to wide variety of land use and the more demand there is for land the more expensive it becomes. This results in the area of the city known as the Central Business District having the highest land rents in the urbanized area. As well as people wanting to live in the […]

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Secure buildings – Prisons

Secure buildings are buildings that are difficult to either get into or get out of. Prisons definitely fall into the category of difficult to get out of. For centuries man has tried to successfully keep away from normal people the most dangerous people in society. The most common way to do this has been to […]

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The Worlds Palaces

Some of the world’s most beautiful buildings are palaces. No expense has been spared in investing in the construction of these most luxuriant buildings. It has been seen in many country’s as a matter of pride that the nation’s royal family live in the most splendid palaces. Today not all palaces are occupied by royalty. […]

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The Poor Housing Available Around the World

It is widely accepted that there is an uneven spread of wealth around the world. It is believed that only 70% of the world’s population holds only 3% of the world’s wealth.

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