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.
Charlotte has a lot of modern architecture along with traditional buildings. Here is a black and white image reflecting the architectural symmetry of this building.
The modern architecture in Charlotte includes a lot of glass. The reflections create unique designs, though somewhat distorted.
In keeping up with modern architecture in Richmond, use of glass creates this visual illusion of an overhead walkway going through the building
Homes on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia depict architecture from another era
The stairs of the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond offer architecturally pleasing stair designs
Ornate stairs in the Virginia State Capitol, Richmond add to the history and preservation of traditional architecture
The Sydney Opera House is a masterpiece of late modern architecture by Jørn Utzon that pushed architecture and engineering to new limits, and which has had an enduring influence on late 20th century architecture and beyond. The design represents an extraordinary interpretation and response to the setting in Sydney Harbor. Image circa 1987.
Japanese architecture has traditionally been typified by wooden structures, elevated slightly off the ground, with tiled or thatched roofs. Sliding doors were used in place of walls, allowing the internal configuration of a space to be customized for different occasions. People usually sat on cushions or otherwise on the floor, traditionally; chairs and high tables were not widely used until the 20th century.
Image circa 1985.
Walking the brick lined streets of Casco Viejo, Panama City surrounded by colorful buildings of Spanish and French architecture …..
Casco Viejo’s (Panama City) buildings feature an unusual blend of architectural styles, most notably rows of ornate Spanish and French colonial houses but also a smattering of art deco and neoclassical buildings.