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What’s mystery surrounding inverted shadow in Hampi temple?

Virupaksha Temple is located in Hampi on the banks of the Tungabhadra river in Karnataka. It is part of the Group of Monuments at Hampi, designated a UNESCO ...
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Why this building is so controversial?

The Dancing House is a building on the Rašín Embankment in Prague, Czech Republic. It was designed by the Croatian-Czech architect Vlado Milunić in cooperation with Canadian-American architect ...
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Stakeholders need to be more sensitive towards CCA needs

Government’s own study has found that none of the national flagship programmes have an articulated position on Climate Change Adaption (CCA) or clear indicators to measure the extent ...
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What makes US’ old embassy building in Delhi unique?

The Embassy was designed by American architect Edward Durell Stone, then a professor of architecture at Yale University. The building was estimated to have cost $2,000,000 and is ...
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Who inspired this Cultural Centre’s design?

In 2014, the Fuzhou Government in China hosted an international competition for the Strait Culture and Art Centre with the goal of strengthening the cultural image of the ...
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Who is the architect of Pisa Tower?

Who is not aware of the ‘Leaning Tower of Pisa’? It is one of the seven wonders of the world located at Italian city of Pisa. Its known ...
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When completed, what record this temple will have?

India is a spiritual country and has more than two million temples (as per 2001 census) on record. This number must have gone up further by now. This ...
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Why ‘moving day’ was very special for this Lucy the elephant?

Lucy the Elephant is a six-story elephant-shaped structure visualised and built by James V. Lafferty, Jr., a land speculator, who felt an unusual structure would attract visitors and ...
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What makes this heritage site distinct from others?

The Arg-e Bam is located in Bam, a city in Kerman Province of Southeastern Iran and is listed by UNESCO as part of the World Heritage Site “Bam ...
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What makes this Vietnamese heritage town unique?

Hoi An Ancient town is located in Viet Nam’s central Quang Nam Province, on the north bank near the mouth of the Thu Bon River. Hoi An Ancient ...
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