On our recent travels we visited London, the home of brutalist architecture. Post war 1950’s London saw the rise of this style of architecture characterize by minimalist construction highlighting the bare materials over decorative design.
“To create, one must first question everything” Eileen Gray Not long ago we had the privilege of staying at a private residence in the South of France in a little medieval town called Roquebrune. This gorgeous property has exquisite private gardens which overlook Monaco and the Mediterranean Sea, and, boasts past visitors like Princess Grace [...]
by: Leena Hietanen The Chrysler Building | New York, United States The Chrysler Building is considered a leading example of Art Deco architecture. The Chrysler Building is renowned for, and recognized by, its terraced crown, which is an extension of the main tower. “The city's Landmarks Preservation Commission said that the tower "embodies the romantic [...]
by: James Kerwin from Tbilisi - The Twins | SE Asia 2019 by: Someformofhuman Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia The Petronas Towers, are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, they were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004 when they were surpassed [...]
by: Asitjain / Wikimedia Commons https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taj_Mahal by: Kristian Bertel, Wikimedia Commons Taj Mahal, Agra, India | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taj_Mahal The Taj Mahal, is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the right bank of the river Yamuna in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house the tomb of [...]
by: Bernard Spragg. NZ from Christchurch, New Zealand - Sydney Australia by: http://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/our-story.html - Global Goals Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia | https://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/ “A building that changed the image of an entire country” Fusing ancient and modernist influences, and situated on a site sacred to the Gadigal people for thousands of years, the sculptural elegance [...]