February 28th, 2014
Having the world’s tallest building can be quite a distinction for any country. It helps build up the nation’s status among the world’s best. It also helps put countries into history books at the very least. It has always been a constant race to build taller skyscrapers. Here is the top 5 list of the tallest buildings in the world today.
The tallest building in the world for four year
February 22nd, 2014
Siena Cathedral is a medieval church located in Siena, Italy. It is one of the most fascinating churches in the city and also in the whole of Italy. The Roman Catholic Church is dedicated to Holy Mary, Our Lady of the Assumption. The design exudes influences from elements of Classical, French Gothic, and Tuscan Romanesque architectural styles. It is also known for its inlaid marble mosaic floor that is considered o
February 6th, 2014
Florence Cathedral is a Gothic style cathedral located in Florence, Italy. It is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Florence. It is also considered as the city’s main church. Also known by the name Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore, which means “Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower” in English, the Florence Cathedral is actually a cathedral complex composed of three buildings.
January 30th, 2014
The Rila Monastery is considered as the largest and the most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery located in the Rila mountains in Bulgaria. Also known as Monastery of Saint Ivan of Rila, it is considered as Bulgaria’s most important architectural and cultural monument. Named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Rila Monastery has become a key tourist attraction in the said country.
Rila Monastery History
January 19th, 2014
The Mole Antonelliana is a towering building located in Turin, Italy. It is currently a museum for Italy’s National Museum for Cinema. It is noted for its 121-meter high dome and spire. It is also considered as the world’s tallest museum.
Mole Antonelliana History
The Mole Antonelliana was first conceived as a synagogue for the Jewish community in the city in the mid-1800. They planned to construct a sy
January 11th, 2014
The JW Marriott Marquis Dubai is an imposing twin tower complex located at the central business district of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. It houses the 1,608-room hotel managed by Marriot International. Standing 355 meters or 1,165 feet tall, it is currently the world’s tallest hotel building.
JW Marriott Marquis Dubai History
The tower project is owned by The Emirates Group, which owns the Emirates Airl
December 19th, 2013
Al Bahar Towers is an impressive twin tower complex located in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates. It is located at the eastern entrance at the intersection of Al Saada and Al Salam Street, in the city of Abu Dhabi. It is the new headquarters for the Abu Dhabi Investment Council. Its design is a combination of modern technology and Arab architectural elements. The innovative design used in the towers aim to help m
November 25th, 2013
The Tribune Tower is a classic Neo-Gothic building located at North Michigan Avenue in Chicago. It is the headquarters for the Chicago Tribune and the Tribune Company. It is also listed as a Chicago landmark.
Tribune Tower History
In 1922, the Chicago Tribune conducted an international design competition to adopt for its new headquarters. It was looking for the most beautiful and distinctive building in the world
October 18th, 2013
The Altino Arantes Building is a notable skyscraper located in Sao Paulo, Brazil. It is also known as the Banespa Building and was once known as the tallest building in the city when it was completed in the 1940′s. It was also known as the world’s largest structure made out of reinforced concrete at that time. It is currently one of the most recognizable buildings in the city and is a known landmark.
October 11th, 2013
The Daily Express Building is a striking Art Deco building located at Great Ancoats Street in Manchester, England. It is one of the three buildings that house the Daily Express offices in the country. It is notable for its timeless design despite its age. People will not know by its design that this building was completed in 1939. Although no longer occupied by the Daily Express, it still uses the same name as when