Is Architecture Art?

There have been many heated debates over the question whether architecture represents art?
And the argument whether architecture does constitute art probably will be never resolved. However, a new academic project by the Australian Research Council has been started to answer this very question. The project’s main aim is to examine the current impact that the art of today has on the changing concepts of architecture. It is true that architecture […]

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The Defensive Architecture of Medieval Castles

Each era in history has a form of architecture that defines it, that sticks in our mind more than any other, that we still visit today in order to learn more about our history. The Egyptians have their pyramids, the Greeks their temples, the Romans their arenas and so on. Medieval Europe has one type of building that stands out above all of its other constructions, an iconic form of […]

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Interesting Architectural Features Worth Visiting

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When you’re traveling and going about your daily business, you are no doubt somewhat aware of the architectural landscape of your immediate environment. When we are on vacation, we are also apt to pay greater attention to the buildings we see, especially if they are spectacular in their design and intent. However, if we are going to be persuaded to travel to some highly unusual location in order to […]

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