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.
Examples of architecture designed, constructed or renovated with malice by a seriously annoyed and very determined individual. A fun page of quirky buildings!
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.
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.
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.
Have you ever wondered what organic architecture looks like? Does the name Frank Lloyd Wright ring a bell? Wonder no more as you check out this short list of organic architectural marvels.
The monolithic churches of Ethiopia are some of the greatest architectural marvels in Africa. These churches are carved out of single rock structures.
Throughout history different populations have occupied the Iberian Peninsula. The most influential group that occupied what is now Spain were the Middle-Eastern and North African Islamic peoples that entered from the Maghreb, bringing their styles of art and architecture with them.
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!
Art styles of the medieval period (Middle Ages) were highly influenced by the church because religion was the mainstay of life...
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?
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.
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.
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.