More than 40 percent of the buildings and homes found in Savannah, Georgia have architectural or historical significance. The restoration of these structures is often undertaken by passionate individuals in strict accordance with the rules and regulations put forth by the Savannah Historic Foundation. Restoration of historic buildings has thrived here especially since the addition of the Savannah College of Art and Design in the late 1970s.
Sunset casts a golden glow in a beautifully designed hotel in Savannah, Georgia
The wall of a building in Atlanta reflects modern art in its architecture
Symmetrical lines on a color coordinated building in Savannah, Georgia
Vivid reflections of commercial buildings in a pond ……
Colorful street shops and items for sale add vibrancy to an old building in Gujarat, India
The old stonework of Golconda Fort, Hyderabad is in stark contrast to the unidentified white building that stands out.
Older buildings in Khambhat, India tended to be very close to one another and walkways between the structures were quite narrow. The walkways were meant for only pedestrians and never anticipated vehicles.
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.
Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. It is notable for its elegant terraced High Street, dating from the 14th century to the 17th century. An attractive building with a clock tower sits on High Street.
An interesting paradox – seeing modern cars in old, stone-faced buildings in England!
Oriel College is the fifth oldest of the University of Oxford’s constituent colleges, founded in 1326. The majority of Oriel’s buildings date from the 17th century onward.
The Peckwater Quadrangle (known as “Peck” to students) is one of the quadrangles of Christ Church, Oxford, England.
Founded in 1546 by King Henry VIII, it is one of the larger colleges of the University of Oxford. Christ Church has a number of architecturally significant buildings including Tom Tower (designed by Sir Christopher Wren) and Tom Quad (the largest quadrangle in Oxford.
The reflections on glass completely distort a building in uptown Charlotte, North Carolina
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.
One Wells Fargo Center is a skyscraper in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is the headquarters for Wells Fargo’s east coast division. At 588 feet tall and 42 stories, it is the fourth tallest building in Charlotte.
A still standing home in the Henry River Mill Village depicts the style of buildings in that era including the provisioning of water
City Hall, also known as the Municipal Building, is a historic municipal building in New Bern, North Carolina. It was originally built in 1897 by the federal government to house a post office, federal courthouse, and custom house.
Reflections on a window create a framed composition of a building, blue sky, greenery, trees and a path