I will also look at the great architectural achievements made over time in this area, looking at their design purposes and influences. Older architecture Central Amsterdam ages back to over 700 years, but most of the buildings seen today were built in Amsterdam's "Golden age", about 250-500 years ago. The "Golden age" was the period when most of what is now known as central Amsterdam was built. Some people think it is Amsterdam's best architectural achievement. Probably the most prominent building built within this time period is the canal house.
The museum eventually came to fruition, and currently exists as a top tourist site for all of Prague (Jewish Quarter). A number of famous synagogues remain, in particular the ‘Old New’ (Jewish Qurter). Nearby is the Old Jewish Cemetery, which is raised from the street level due to layered graves dating between 1439 and 1787 (N.S. Praze). Currently, a project that aims to incorporate the older style of architecture that existed in the area in a museum-based development is underway (Domenico et al.
It contains over 300 drawings including interior designs, perspective views and intricate ground plans of buildings. Colen took his inspiration for Vitruvius Britannicus from a younger Scottish architect called James Smith [c.1645-1731]. Colen praised the young architect in the second edition of the Vitruvius Britannicus by referring to him as “the most experienced architect of that kingdom” [page 10 Vitruvius Britannicus: “it was defigned by the molt experience’d Architect of that Kingdom, Mr James Smith, Anno 1692.] From 1712 until 1729 when he died, Colen Campbell had over thirty architectural structures built. His first was the Shawfield Mansion in Glasgow [refer to Figure 9] where we can clearly see the Georgian features such as the centred door, the large windows on the main floor and chimneys on either of the house coming to life.
He created the Tassel House which was one of Europe's first definite examples of an Art Nouveau building. One of Belgium's most famous architects. William Morris (1834-1896was an English Art Nouveau artist. He was one of the creators of the arts and crafts movement that influenced many other Art Nouveau artist. An architect turned decorator his products were highly sought after and very costly.
There are lots of famous spots along with the two sides of this Grand Canal, including the palaces, mansions, and churches in Byzantine, Gothic, and Baroque styles that were built from 14th to 16th century. In weekdays, there are various boats shuttle in the Grand Canal, which likes a busy street. One of the most unique boats is the famous “Gondola.” In each Gondola has a boatman with uniform and straw hat who rows the boat while singing at the same time. In nowadays, gondola is mainly used for tourists. At present, Venice is facing many problems, such as the invasion of floods, ground sinking, environmental pollution and other threats.
It is one of the cleanest cities in Eastern Europe and it could be compared to cities such as Zurich or Vienna. It also served as capital of Moldova for about 400 years and capital of Romania in the Second World War. Holding a record for the longest tram line on abrupt hills, Iasi has the reputation of a San Francisco of Europe. It also holds about seven monasteries and churches built during the 15th and 16th century. Iasi is the host of the first university constructed in the country.
Barcelona is one of the major cities of Spain, second only to Madrid, capital of this country. Although Barcelona, as most part of world’s important cities, is crowded and noisy, it offers visitors a myriad of hidden architectural wonders. Barcelona buildings reflect an art that has evolved over time from Romanesque to Modernist style, enabling tourists, visitors and residents alike to enjoy of the city’s architectural beauty. Buildings with Romanesque architectural style Romanesque is the first known architectural style of buildings in Barcelona. As reported by several specialized sources, it was a style of architecture prevailing in Europe circa 900 – 1,200 A.C., although some specialists date it back to the end of Roman Empire (5th century).
V. From the Renaissance to the 19th CenturyPrint section The palace was perfected during the Renaissance and remains one of architecture's most enduring images, a dignified, large-scale city element that has been adapted and repeated ever since. Palaces were first built in Florence, Italy, and then throughout the Western world. In France... ... middle of paper ... ...ouses that broke with historical architectural styles were slow to be accepted. As early as 1889 the American architect Frank Lloyd Wright built a house embodying new concepts of spatial flow from one room to another. He and others, both in Europe and in the United States, soon moved toward a domestic architectural style of metric forms and simplified surfaces largely free of decoration.
St. Paul's is the largest cathedral in England, and said to be Wren's masterpiece. He brought a range of new forms, and architectural combination into English architecture. Masonry, brick, timber, and cut stone were used to form the structure of the cathedral. St. Paul’s Cathedral has been one of the main socially significant buildings in London. Cathedrals all around, have always played a large role in the communities they serve.
Buffalo is a charming city that has such a profound history. Whether a native or a tourist, anybody can see that history is all around the city, whether it is the houses or the buildings on the Erie Basin Marina. Frank Lloyd Wright has had such a huge contribution to the Queen City, from houses, to administrative buildings. Western New York has been graced by one of the greatest architects of all time, and the people of this great city should be proud of its history. Buffalo has one-of-a-kind designs that attract tourists from all over.