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What record this concert hall in Saudi holds?

Maraya (Maraya in Arabic means mirror) Concert Hall is in the midst of desert and it highlights that very fact very effectively. The concert hall which was inaugurated ...
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Why this Chicken House is popular even today?

Herbert Ronald Greenberg, popularly known as Herb Greene, is a 1929 born American architect, artist, author and educator. Greene’s work is known for original concepts, organic design characteristics ...
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How this one project drove his firm almost out of business

Henry Nichols Cobb, an architect extraordinary, passed away last week at the age of 93. Cobb in partnership with I.M. Pei has designed some of the USA’s most ...
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Why this church is so special?

When architect James Hundt started his solo practice in 1993, his plan was to design homes as any other architect would do. But he ended up doing something ...
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What makes this mosque in Bangladesh so unique?

Faidabad, Uttara is an overcrowded suburb in Dhaka and is considered to be an economically-challenged area. Part of the locality is flood-prone and those who stay in the ...
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What’s the inspiration for Umaid Bhawan Palace’s architecture?

Umaid Bhawan Palace when completed in 1943 was considered world’s largest private residence. Part of the palace was converted into a hotel in 1971 and recently the hotel ...
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How a plane crash changed the face of Chandigarh city?

Chandigarh is one of the early planned cities in post-independence India and is internationally known for its architecture and urban design. The master plan of the city was ...
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Why this site in Romania yet to find a place in UNESCO list?

It’s hard to find a place which is rich both above and below the Earth. Rosia Montana in Romania may be an exception to this general rule. Roşia ...
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Why this 14-century dome structure is so unique?

This mausoleum of Oljaytu, constructed in 1302–12 in the city of Soltaniyeh in Iran, the capital of the Ilkhanid dynasty, was founded by the Mongols. The octagonal building ...
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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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