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 ...Read more 0
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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 ...Read more 0
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 ...Read more Comments Off on What’s the inspiration for Umaid Bhawan Palace’s architecture?
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 ...Read more Comments Off on How a plane crash changed the face of Chandigarh city?
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 ...Read more Comments Off on Why this site in Romania yet to find a place in UNESCO list?
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 ...Read more Comments Off on Why this 14-century dome structure is so unique?
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 ...Read more Comments Off on What’s mystery surrounding inverted shadow in Hampi temple?