Cultural/Religious

The Church of Light

The Church of Light by Tadao Ando

The Church of light is situated in the tiny town of Ibaraki which is outside the sprawling metropolis of Osaka, Japan. By really placing importance on the wall and its consequence of the individual really contrasts and disagrees with many ideas of modernity in architecture since the 1920s. To Ando, the concrete walls play into …

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Byzantine Architecture

Byzantine Architecture

Byzantine stood on seven hills. At the junction of Europe and Asia, that square measure is divided by a slim strip of water. this provides the commanding and central position for the presidency to expand the empire. It absolutely was additionally at the intersection of 2 nice roads of commerce- the water highway between the Black Sea and sea and also the trade route between Europe and Asia. Istanbul had no sensible building stone therefore native material like clay for bricks and junk for concrete had …

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The hill of the Buddha – Tadao Ando

The hill of the Buddha – Tadao Ando

Hill of the Buddha is a Buddhist shrine designed by architect Tadao Ando in makomanai Takino Cemetery in Sapporo, Japan. Since its establishment in 1982, the cemetery is well known for the row of moai megaliths. Although it is a Buddhist shrine, the statue or the place is not associated with the religion. Furthermore, with …

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Sagrada Familia – An Unfinished Masterpiece of Antoni Gaudĺ

Surviving centuries worth of test of time and controversies faced by the famous Basílica de la Sagrada Família, or more commonly known as Sagrada Familia, we can wonder how a certain building can make a mark in architectural history and mankind. More than a century since Antoni Gaudí started working on the Basilica of the Holy …

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Bait-Ur-Rauf- A contemporary Approach to Austerity

Bait-ur-Rauf; a mosque designed by Marina Tabassum, in 2010 is a simple structure that seamlessly blends in its context. The mosque is devoid of a dome or a minaret as the architect believed that the religious center must have a spiritual essence rather than its formal articulation to resemble the existing stereotypical image of a mosque.

Vaastu Shastra - Science of Architecture

Vaastu Shastra – Science of Architecture

Vaastu Shastra is knowing as the Science of Architecture traditional Hindu system of architecture. Vaastu Shastras incorporate traditional Hindu and in some cases Buddhist beliefs. The designs are intended to integrate architecture with nature, the relative functions of various parts of the structure, and ancient beliefs utilizing geometric patterns, symmetry and directional alignments. Vaastu Shastra …

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ashwinikumar crematorium

Ashwinikumar Crematorium

Ashwinikumar Crematorium is located at a stairway on the banks of the stream Tapti in Surat. There are five gas furnaces with supporting activities like the registration and administrative offices, storage, and huge tracts of the non-specified areas. •Location: Surat•Architect: Marthoo Architects•Client: Narayan Trust•Site Area: 1.3 Acers•Opening Year: 1999 Site Surroundings of Ashwinikumar Crematorium It is …

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