Chicago's Pennsylvania Railroad Freight Terminal was an architectural masterpiece in a city noted for its brilliant buildings. So why do so few Chicagoans know about this amazing building?
10 'nail houses' - examples of buildings which have remained in place long after their neighbourhood has changed - the result of great obstinacy or business acumen. A fun page of quirky buildings!
Man's motivation to build higher is based on national pride as well as the need to conserve real estate. Here are the tallest buildings in the world now and those planned for the future.
Was Frank Lloyd Wright really as great as we claim him to be? Learn how Wright forever changed American architecture - and why the home you now live in could be one of his descendants.
Today, the White City is a trendy section of Tel Aviv, Israel and a UNESCO Heritage Site. Originally, parts of the large urban area were built by German-Jewish architecture students after they had fled Nazi Germany.
Major plans are afoot to turn the Los Angeles drainage ditch into a real river. One section has already been restored and the city has funding for the rest. This could be a cool tourist spot soon.
Sometimes we defeat ourselves through the common practice of making it just good enough, while focusing on excellence makes us standout among others in the field.
Ancient Roman architecture adopted the external language of classical Greek architecture for the purposes of the ancient Romans, but differed from Greek buildings, becoming a new architectural style.
Chicago is known for it's iconic buildings. Take a self-guided walking tour in Downtown Chicago to discover these 1920's era gems.
It began not with a computer-aided programme or even an architectural drawing board. The first design for the Scottish Parliament was scribbled on a piece of paper one day in 1998.
19th century female authors, George Eliot and Charlotte Brontë use the image of Cleopatra to show their own female protagnists' moral sensibilities and frustration with the roles available to women.
A look at some excellent examples of 21st century architecture in Manchester, England focussing on Manchester architecture of the 21st century.
The monolithic churches of Ethiopia are some of the greatest architectural marvels in Africa. These churches are carved out of single rock structures.
Church architecture refers to the architecture of buildings of Christian churches. It has evolved over the two thousand years of the Christian religion, Given below are the fundamental features which are used in church architecture.
The Barcelona Pavilion, Mies van der Rohe's iconic work of modern architecture, is a unique perceptual experience shaped using techniques such as symmetry, staging, and reflectivity.
Examples of architecture designed, constructed or renovated with malice by a seriously annoyed and very determined individual. A fun page of quirky buildings!