Archive for April, 2012

The Golden Temple

The Golden Temple is a prominent Sikh gurdwara or place of worship located in the city of Amritsar, in northern Punjab, India. More locally known as the Harmandir Sahib, the Golden Temple was so known because of its upper floors being covered with gold, giving it its golden appearance. It sits beside a pool of

Bitexco Financial Tower

Bitexco Financial Tower is a skyscraper located at Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Owned by the Vietnamese company the Bitexco Group, this skyscraper is such an imposing spectacle in the city, given the relatively few number of skyscrapers found  in the city that are usually built at a distance from each other. It is

Opus Hong Kong

The Opus Hong Kong is a relatively new apartment complex that is located at 53 Stubbes Road in Hong Kong. It is notable in that it is set against the hillsides of The Peak, considered as the highest point in Hong Kong. It is also quite notable in that it is the first building built

Tower 42

Tower 42 is a skyscraper located in the City of London. It is considered as the second tallest skyscraper in the city and the fifth tallest in the whole of Greater London. It was originally called as the National Westminster Tower as it was initially built to be the headquarters of the National Westminster Bank’s