TAG: Architecture

Burj Khalifa Dubai

Burj Khalifa Dubai
Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the highest building of the world. Call it impressive or preposterous, there’s no denying that Burj Khalifa is a ground-breaking feat of architecture and engineering.… READ MORE

Rio de Janeiro, Paço Imperial

Rio de Janeiro, Paço Imperial
The former imperial palace was originally built in 1743 as a governor's residence. Later it became the home of Dom João and his family when the Portuguese throne transferred the… READ MORE

San Francisco: the Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco: the Golden Gate Bridge
The Golden Gate bridge is one of the most famous and beautiful bridges in the world because of its spectacular location, graceful lines, Art Deco detailing, and emblematic color. With… READ MORE

Barcelona: Centre of Contemporary Culture

Barcelona: Centre of Contemporary Culture
Barcelona is the city of culture, and thanks to this reason it's visited by throusands of tourists each year. Art and architecture are particularly modern, fruit of a creative current… READ MORE

Brussels, a look at Victor Horta

Brussels, a look at Victor Horta
Victor Horta was one of the greatest architects of Belgium. He was a lover and forerunner of Art Nouveau, and he did not only focus on architecture, but also on… READ MORE

Barcelona: Casa Vicens

Barcelona: Casa Vicens
Casa Vicens is one of the most important buildings ever designed by the architect Antonio Gaudì in his whole career. As many of his masterpieces, it is located in the… READ MORE

Vienna, Secession Hall

Vienna, Secession Hall
The Secession Hall, designed by architect Joseph Maria Olbrich, symbolizes the Austrian Secession manifest; this artistic movement is also called Art Nouveau or Jugendstil. It started at the beginning of… READ MORE

Lisbon, Hieronymites Monastery

Lisbon, Hieronymites Monastery
The Hieronymites Monastery (Mosteiro dos Jerónimos) is located in Lisbon, near the shore of the parish of Belém. It was built by order of King Manuel I in 1502, in… READ MORE

Brussels: Van Buuren Museum

Brussels: Van Buuren Museum
The Van Buuren Museum, in Brussels, was built in 1928, in the house of the banker David Van Buuren. The main façades of the house show a typical architecture of… READ MORE

Seville: Royal Tobacco Factory

Seville: Royal Tobacco Factory
The Royal Tobacco Factory in Seville is one of the largest buildings in Spain, and it is one of the most remarkable examples of industrial architecture from the Spanish era… READ MORE