The Finest Examples of Traditional Japanese Architecture

Byodo-in Temple
Byodo-in Temple
The absolutely stunning Byodo-in Temple in Uji is considered to be one of the best examples of what is known as Buddhist Pure Land styles architecture. It’s surrounded by natural greenery, beautifully kept garden and serene ponds, conjuring exactly the kind of image you’d expect from such a building. Its most distinctive building is called the Phoenix Hall, on its roof sit two of the creatures it is […]

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The Best Builds in LA Part 2

The Broad
The Broad
The Broad is a gallery that can be found just next to the Walt Disney Concert Hall which opened not too long ago in 2015. It’s strange because it already looks quite dated and visually isn’t very pleasing at all, in fact it’s even been likened to a cheese grater, which I’d say is a very fair and accurate comment to be honest. The design may not be […]

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The World’s Best Cities for Art Deco Architecture

New York, New York
Nowhere on this earth are there more iconic examples of Art Deco architecture than here in New York city. It’s because of this that it sits at the top of our list. The city experienced a huge growth spurt at the start of the 20th century, between the 1920s and 30s, this of course is when the Art Deco style was at the forefront of fashion, this […]

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The Five Best Architecture Patterns

Many industries and creative professions in this world have embraced new technologies fully, especially how computer software can be adapted to make their jobs easier and better. Architecture is one such profession, as construction projects are inherently complicated matters.
Most of the software that is connected with architecture is known as BIM Software, and really this is a way to allow easy collaboration by a team and to provide detailed schematics. […]

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What Impact Does Architecture Have on Religious Buildings?

Without doubt, some of the finest examples there have ever been of architecture have been religious buildings. Be they towering Christian cathedrals or elaborate and intricate mosques, these building have inspired and given comfort to billions of people around the world.
Perhaps the question should be rephrased to say, How does religion impact architecture? The culture and history of certain religions has formed how temples, churches, and mosques have been designed […]

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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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Interesting Architectural Features Worth Visiting

Something Different
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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How Architecture Varies from Country to Country

The cultural differences between countries all around the world are what make this world so exciting and unique, and also the reason many people love to travel so much. There are many domains in which we can see these differences and one of the most obvious ones is in architecture. From the very beginning of human existence, we see that different regions and countries had specific architectural styles based on […]

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How Architecture Has Changed Over the Years

Human history is very long and intricate, from cultural developments to technological ones, man has come a long way over the years. We have seen empires rise and fall and every single event on our timeline has left us something to learn and improve on. Whether we are talking about a history book or a fairytale, our stories has marked the world around us. Architecture is a very good example […]

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The Modernization of Architecture

Architecture is, arguably, one of the most interesting forms of art. It combines the imagination and talent of the creator with technical skills of engineers in order to make wonderful masterpieces and beautiful homes. Even from the earliest of times we have yearned to have a comfortable and appealing environment to live in – and architecture has always managed to keep up with those desires. In the last few years […]

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