More than fifty years ago, Delaware native Henry Francis du Pont began welcoming visitors to his childhood home, Winterthur, to see its magnificent gardens and view his amazing collection of decorative arts and architecture. Visitors to Winterthur Museum and Gardens experience a 175 room mansion and will be amazed by the nature and extent of its holdings.
A walking bridge in rainy Cotswold – a local government district in Gloucestershire, England – with traditional Cotswold style architecture (or storybook style) cottages in the background
Spirituality has been a big part of Savannah’s culture since the city was founded in 1733. Whether you want to attend a service, dive into history, see incredible art or experience architecture, there’s a little something for everyone at Savannah’s historic churches.
The Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist is an iconic symbol of Savannah, Georgia, gracing the skyline with its towering steeples. The church was dedicated on its current site on April 30, 1876. A fire in 1898 destroyed much of the structure. It was rebuilt quickly and re-opened in 1900. The Cathedral represents historically noteworthy architecture as well as over a century of faith and civic traditions in Savannah.
Traditional architecture in a green patina while walking the streets of Savannah
Old architecture in India reflects symmetry in its line of doors along a passage
The wall of a building in Atlanta reflects modern art in its architecture
A variety of materials used to decorate this old warehouse add charm to its architecture. Shadows of the wooden walkway create an illusion of going down.
Old gates, like this one in Vadodara, Gujarat, India, remind us of the amazing architecture of the past
An old stone doorway reflecting the architecture of ancient buildings in Gujarat, India
The sunrise creates striking silhouettes of the traditional architecture of Darbargadh Poshina
The old stonework of Golconda Fort, Hyderabad is in stark contrast to the unidentified white building that stands out.
Carved dome on pillars reflects the majestic architecture of Jami Mosque built in 1325 in Khambhat, India
The domes of Jami Mosque, Khambhat, India have latticed windows made in the typical architectural style of Gujarat. Not only do the windows let in light, but they also provide an artistic feature of architecture.
Jami Mosque is a mosque in Khambhat, Gujarat, India, built in 1325. It is one of the oldest Islamic monuments in Gujarat. The mosque’s interior has colonnaded open courtyard built with 100 columns. The mosque’s architecture marks the evolution of the Indo-Islamic architecture and it’s features do not display any minarets.
Khambhat, in east-central Gujarat state, west-central India, lies at the head of the Gulf of Khambhat (Cambay) and the mouth of the Mahi River.
The town was mentioned in 1293 by the Venetian traveler Marco Polo, who referred to it as a busy port. It was still a prosperous port in the late 15th century, when Muslims controlled Gujarat. As the gulf silted up, however, the port became insignificant. The town was the capital of the princely state of Cambay, which was incorporated into Kaira (later Kheda) district in 1949.
There are several structures from the past, including this building, that display architecture from that era.
Famous for quintessentially English market towns and villages built from honey-colored stone, the Cotswolds are a range of gently rolling hills and the largest area of outstanding natural beauty in England and Wales
The Cotswold style of architecture is a unique style and is sometimes called the storybook style, with buildings made in this form also sometimes referred to as Tudor cottages. Cotswold houses often have a prominent chimney, often near the front door of the house.
St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle is a place of worship for The Queen and the Royal Family as well as a church serving the local community. Built by kings, shaped by the history of the Royal Family and still the location for both splendid Royal events.
The construction of the Chapel was begun in 1475 by Edward IV and completed by Henry VIII in 1528. The architecture represents one of the finest examples of ‘Perpendicular Gothic’ style in England.
The Greater London metropolitan area contains the most skyscrapers in the European Union. As of 2018, there were 31 skyscrapers in London that reached a roof height of at least 150 meters (492 ft). 76 more buildings were built in 2019. Here is a view of modern architecture from across River Thames.
The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in Charlotte, North Carolina, is a 36,500-square-foot museum space dedicated to the exhibition of mid-20th-century modern art. The architecture of the museum is modern too and stands out midst other buildings in uptown Charlotte.