In the recent times, there has been a cumulative feeling that people are increasingly getting isolated. In more ways than one, the factor responsible for this has been accounted to the way we live, or more precisely the structures that we live in.
Vernacular architecture stems from the belief that architecture is a balanced combination of logical knowledge, divine inspiration and common sense. “Vernacular architecture is the architecture of the people, and by the people, but not for the people.”
Described as "a tear on the face of eternity" by Rabindranath Tagore, it is not just a monument but truly a matchless piece of art. It is unparalleled in magnificence and architecture when judged against other monuments built during the Mughal age.
Parthenon has stood the test of time surviving not just natural but man made devastation as well. A deep study of this wondrous monument would reveal ingenious elements of design attributing to the creative genius of its builders.
Standing tall, mighty, and unmoved over millennia, the 4,000 miles (6,500 km) long Great Wall of China is an architectural wonder of epic significance. The Great Wall is the largest ever built structure in terms of mass and surface area.
Art is the ultimate finesse of our human race. Architecture is the greatest inspiration and a powerful symbolic manifestation of our aesthetic fire. AE presents a wholly different perspective at viewing modern architecture.
Organic architecture is the new revolution to have taken over the architectural domain that marks avant-gardism in building construction. It does away with conventional geometric shapes and takes resort in free-flowing curves and natural forms.
Marcus Vitruvius, the pioneering Roman architect, belonging to Julius Caesar’s time 1st century BC, and the most revered codifier of architectural principles asserts in De architectura, that any structure ...
Every era has its own style and ideology which are reflected onto the architecture developed and designed in that era. Architectural Evangelist discovers seven iconic modern architectures which beguile tourists around the world.