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Sainte-Chapelle via Third Eye Traveller

Rosella Parra

Stained-Glass Windows

Since the 13th century, stained-glass windows have beautified churches, controlled light, and narrated biblical stories, attracting visitors today.

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Louise Irpino

Hostile Architecture

Hostile architecture is an urban design strategy meant to “purposefully guide behavior” through pieces you might not expect to have an ulterior function.

Sphere via Missoula Current

Rosella Parra

Las Vegas Sphere

The Sphere is the newest immersive experience attraction on the Las Vegas, Nevada Strip. The Sphere is a dome with an exterior covered in LED lights and an exterior consisting...

The Great Sphinx of Giza photographed in May 2015 via Wikipedia

Rosella Parra

The Great Sphinx

The Great Sphinx, one of Egypt’s iconic and historical architectural monuments, has been damaged due to erosion within its environment.

Flagler Church via Wikipedia

Rosella Parra

Memorial Presbyterian Church

The Flagler Memorial Presbyterian Church is a historical church in St. Augustine. It is a century-spanning landmark that has survived the Civil War and is a form of memorabilia today....

Reading Pavillion, Jinhua Architecture Park, Herzog & de Meuron, Jihua, China, 2006. Photograph by Addison Godel via AnOther Magazine

Louise Irpino

What is Brutalism?

No other architectural style is more polarizing among laypeople and architects alike than brutalism. A style born out of utilitarianism, its mark is instantly recognizable with its towering, nondescript, yet...

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Rosella Parra

Gargoyles

Gargoyles are Gothic architectural statues of stone that sit atop cathedrals and fortresses. While gargoyles have been known for their creepy and grotesque appearances for generations, their representations in film...

Names of Vietnam veterans at Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. via Wikimedia Commons

Louise Irpino

Understanding Public Memorial Architecture and ...

An exploration of how public memorials are designed and examples of well-received ones.

Zodiac symbols graphic courtesy of Guru Lex

Emma Segrest

Zodiac Signs as Buildings

Each zodiac sign has an influential building that represents it. Read to see which famous building you are according to your zodiac sign.

Thorne mini room

Louise Irpino

The Magic of the Thorne Miniature Rooms

The Thorne Miniature Rooms are a collection of intricately detailed miniature interiors housed at the Art Institute of Chicago, showcasing European and American architectural and interior design styles from the...