Mysterious underground country
Mysterious underground tunnels are found on all continents. Experts are convinced that this is a very ancient constructions. But it is still unknown who built and for what purpose. Moves…

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Mysterious places of the Urals
THE RATING OF THE MOST MYSTERIOUS PLACES IN THE URALS. Sverdlovsk research group "Stalker" and the project "Our Ural" has made the top list of most mysterious places in the…

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Cyclopean structures of antiquity

ARCHITECTURE

The ARCHITECTURE, the art and science of building.

The earliest architectural structures provide only partial protection. The Bedouin tent or the Indian wigwam served as shelter from sun, wind and rain, but almost failed to keep out the cold; in a needle Eskimos also found refuge from wild animals.

But man seeks to embody in the forms of architecture and his pursuit of the beautiful, their ideas and hopes. Every piece of architecture is design but not all design becomes a work of architecture.

The architecture has three fundamental characteristics. First, the building should meet its intended purpose. If you understand the functionality of the building according to its purpose, then, in the words theorist of functionalism of Louis Sullivan, the best buildings of all time were functional. Secondly, in addition to utilitarian purposes, the architecture expresses the spiritual needs of a person, consisting in the creation and contemplation of beautiful, harmonious images. The third criterion for evaluating architectural structures such as its reliability.

Designs of buildings are determined primarily by the tastes of the people and the spirit of the time.

Architecture requires visual unity, artistic integrity, whatever functions may have the construction. The various elements should fit each other, and each element a. Continue reading

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Gothic house Poland
Gothic houses in Poland. The house of Nicholas of Kopernika, Torun (Toruń,. Torn). A beautiful example of Polish residential (not religious) Gothic 15th century Faceted (Episcopal) chamber in the Novgorod…

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Mysterious underground country
Mysterious underground tunnels are found on all continents. Experts are convinced that this is a very ancient constructions. But it is still unknown who built and for what purpose. Moves…

Continue reading →