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    The Pantheon (Rome)

    The Pantheon (Rome)

    The eighth wonder of the ancient world The Pantheon in Rome is a true architectural wonder. Described as the “sphinx of the Campus Martius”—referring to enigmas presented by its appearance…

    Petra: The rose red city of the Nabataeans

    Petra: The rose red city of the Nabataeans

    There is only one true way to experience Petra—the greatest city of the Nabataeans, a people who occupied the area from Sinai and Negev to northern Arabia in the west…

    10 of the Most Iconic Buildings of Modern Architecture

    10 of the Most Iconic Buildings of Modern Architecture

    Modern architecture is the school of design that prevailed since the turn of the 20th century till World War II. The horrendous war altered the kind of buildings needed in…

    The endless influence of the Bauhaus

    The endless influence of the Bauhaus

    Here in Berlin, Germany’s Bauhaus Archiv is throwing a farewell party. Next year this museum will close for renovation, and until then it’s presenting a display of ‘greatest hits’ from…

    The Kailasa Temple: the world’s largest monolithic structure carved from one piece of rock

    The Kailasa Temple: the world’s largest monolithic structure carved from one piece of rock

    We see ancient edifices around the globe, like thе pyramids in Egypt, Borobudur in Indonesia, and the Pyramid of the Sun in the Valley of Mexico, and we ask ourselves,…

    How Jeremy Irons Rescued and Restored a 15th-Century Irish Castle

    How Jeremy Irons Rescued and Restored a 15th-Century Irish Castle

    Somewhere between Ballydehob and Skibbereen, the G.P.S. directed me down a narrow country road toward an indentation in the southwestern Irish coast called Roaringwater Bay. The castle I was looking…

    The Beautiful Intersection of Art and Architecture in Renaissance Painting

    The Beautiful Intersection of Art and Architecture in Renaissance Painting

    Architecture and Painting – Two Interwoven Aesthetic Universes Renaissance theoreticians have given architecture a central place among the visual arts, but is there Renaissance art that has a clear architectural…

    Saving America’s most architecturally stunning homes

    Saving America’s most architecturally stunning homes

    On 21 February, the George Sturges house in Brentwood, California, was put on the block at Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA). It is the only example of Frank Lloyd Wright’s…

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