Amazing Architecture Of The World – A Treat To Our Eyes


A bridge over a body of water with a mountain in the background

Throughout the ages, amazing architecture across the world have quenched the thirst of tourists and sightseers. They have also helped in the growth of greater communities, fine neighborhood, and region-specific businesses. Architecture is the term that describes the designing of buildings and other non-building structures.

In other words, it is the style of design and method of construction of such structures. One needs to have knowledge of art, science, technology, and humanity to produce an amazing architecture. Moreover, a person needs to have a very creative mind. It is a practice where an architect offers the professional service of design and construction of buildings.

However, practical skills and knowledge are more important here than bookish knowledge. One study in an architectural school may naturally develop qualities like leadership, teamwork, and providing quick resolution. Also, he learns the habit of working under pressure.

Historic Exposition On Amazing Architecture

De Architectura by the Roman Architect Vitruvius is the earliest surviving book on the subject. According to him, there are three most important aspects of any architecture. There are permanence, usefulness, and beauty. A structure should stand up firmly and securely for a long time. It should be worthy of its purpose and also gracefully pleasing. The most important aspect of beauty would be an inherent part of an object rather than a superficial application.

In 1836, Augustus Welby wrote Contrasts which contradicted the modern, industrial world with an idealized neo-medieval world. Welby believed that Gothic architecture was the only true form of Christian architecture. John Ruskin, a 19th-century English art critic had a different view on architecture. In his book Seven Lamps of Architectures in 1849, he wrote that the artfulness was of uppermost significance. It also states that a structure is a true architectural work only when it is well-constructed and well-proportioned.

Top Asian Architecture

Taj Mahal is the most iconic and amazing architecture of India. Mughal emperor Shah Jehan built the Taj Mahal as a memorial on his wife Mumtaz’s tomb. Ustad Ahmad Lahori was the chief architect and 20,000 laborers worked during the building process.

The Burj Khalifa in Dubai stands out as the tallest structure of the world. In particular, it is 2,722 feet (829.6 meters) high, three times higher than Eiffel Tower. Armani Hotel Dubai inside the structure is an observation deck to have stunning views from.

Amazing Architecture Of The World – A Treat To Our Eyes
Amazing Architecture Of The World – A Treat To Our Eyes

The Quin dynasty (221-206 BC) witnessed the building of The Great Wall of China. Hence, the purpose was to protect China’s northern border from enemy invasion. The wall stands at 46 feet (14 meters) at its highest point.

Top European Architecture

Florence Cathedral of Italy consists of Piazza Del Duomo, the Baptistery and Giotto’s Campanile. These 3 buildings are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. This cathedral is the parent church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese.

The Eiffel Tower is one of the most marvelous examples of the top amazing architecture of Europe. Gustave Eifel’s company designed and built it from 1887-1889. The tower is 1,603 feet (324 meters) tall, about the height of an 81 storied building. Additionally, there are 3 floors for the visitors in Eiffel Tower, the first and the second-floor offering restaurants.

Amazing Architecture Of The World – A Treat To Our Eyes
Amazing Architecture Of The World – A Treat To Our Eyes

The Turning Torso is a residential high-rise building in Sweden and also the highest building in Scandinavia. Spanish architect cum structural engineer cum sculptor Santiago Calatrava designed this structure. Reaching a height of 623 feet and consisting of 54 storeys and 147 apartments, it opened in August 2015.

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