The history of buildings
2018

Category Archives: Buildings

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The Symbolic Sciences of Konark the Sun Temple

In the depths of India stands a temple and tribute to the esteemed Sun God, Surya. The spectacular architecture achieved its name through meaning and dedication. Kona and Ark represents the terms angle and Sun. It was fitting the structure adopted its title as Konark the Sun Temple. Built in the 13th Century under the […]

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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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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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The most visited buildings and monuments in the world

There are some buildings in the world that fascinate people and attract huge numbers of visitors every year. Some of these have been created as monuments to people and events that have happened. The architecture of these buildings has often been impressive as a mark of respect the people that have created these monuments have […]

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The Most Expensive Areas in the World to Live

Every country in the world has its own percentage of rich and wealthy people. Within every society there is a group of people at the top of society that have, by either being successful in business or by inheriting wealth, managed to collect great riches. In the developed countries the numbers of people who are […]

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The Sports Stadiums in The World – Part 1

The finest buildings in the world have for a long time included sports arena. In Roman times the construction of the Circus’s and Coliseums were for the purpose of sporting events. In Greece the ancient Olympic Games were housed in the stadium in Olympia. Over time different sports have been created and as a result […]

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Famous Religious Buildings

Some of the world’s most famous buildings have been inspired by religion and worship. There has been no time and cost spared in constructing these amazing buildings, churches, temples and cathedrals around the world which reflect the highest standards of architecture and workmanship. These structures have been around for thousands of years and one of […]

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