Architecture

Row House By Tadao Ando

Row House Azuma, by Tadao Ando at Sumiyoshi, Osaka

 Row House or Azuma House in Sumiyoshi is in Osaka’s shitumachi (“low city”) Sumiyoshi Shrine. In the middle of this working-class neighborhood full of odors of everyday life stands a mute wall. Known as Osaka’s “Deep South” district, this, the area is where Ando began his career as an architect. From the end of the …

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Roman Pantheon Architecture Design Story and History

True History of the Pantheon’s Design The rock of the Acropolis, with its collection of magnificent classical architectural monuments, rises above the city of Athens. This craggy limestone plateau was the site of one of the first settlements in Greece and was gradually transformed from a fortified citadel to the heart of the first city …

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Roman Pantheon Architecture Design Story and History

True History of the Pantheon’s Design The rock of the Acropolis, with its collection of magnificent classical architectural monuments, rises above the city of Athens. This craggy limestone plateau was the site of one of the first settlements in Greece and was gradually transformed from a fortified citadel to the heart of the first city …

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Pulirtzer Foundation for the Arts Building

Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis, Designed by Tadao Ando

Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis This art museum was commissioned by Joseph Pulitzer Jr., the grandson of Joseph Pulitzer, the newspaper publisher known throughout the world for the prizes awarded in his name. It houses the designs and art collection of the Pulitzer family. The site is in St. Louis, Missouri, which is …

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Picture Book Museum by Tadao Ando’s Design

Picture Book Museum’s Architecture The Picture Book Library, also known as Picture Book Museum, located in Iwaki city, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. This renowned architecture masterpiece was designed by architect Tadao Ando. Ando designed this library for three preschools, who intended to use it as a library for the schools themselves. However, visitors keeps pouring in …

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Padmanabhapuram Palace Architecture, Kerala

The Padmanabhapuram Palace Thuckalay, is one of the old palaces in Kerala, once the residence of the royal family of Extravagance, is located in Southern India adjoining the State of Kerala, in a region with high realm, fall and a tropical climate. Padmanabhapuram palace’s architecture is famous for many reasons, let’s start with its history first. …

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Notre Dame du Haut

Notre Dame du Haut – Ronchamp Chapel Architecture | Design | Plan

Notre Dame du Haut Architecture The Notre Dame du Haut at Ronchamp, designed by architect Le Corbusier in 1950-55, has drawn the attention of many historians and critics. Each one sees in it, influences of the past and its power to influence future buildings. Geoffrey H. Baker, architect and professor, says that the design of …

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NBBJ Office’s Architecture & Design, Seattle, Washington

NBBJ’s Office, Seattle – Design & Architecture A sophisticated new life was created for this turn-of-the-century warehouse. Except for the discreet addition of a new entry vestibule, solar-tinted window panes, the skylight, and rooftop greenhouse,  architecture building stands virtually intact. The sandstone exterior was cleaned and restored. The interior brick bearing walls and heavy timber …

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