Public Buildings

Symmetry in Symbolism - Portland Building

Symmetry in Symbolism – Portland Building

The Portland building was forward with a mission to hold the city’s municipal offices. It was uniquely located next to City Hall, the County Courthouse, and the Chapman Square Park. The design was done by Michael Graves. Here he put in his aspirations and ideas through a sponsored competition for the design of the Portland …

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From Motera to the Narendra Modi Stadium.

From Motera to the Narendra Modi Stadium.

Cricket in India is an emotion that unites distant generations with each other. In India, the fusion of sports and architecture embraced scales by welcoming the largest cricket stadium, the Narendra Modi stadium, at Motera in Ahmedabad. The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, officially inaugurated the stadium on the 24th of February, 2021. The …

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Srilanka parliament building

Srilanka parliament building

Let’s discuss another marvel of Geoffrey Bawa’s “Parliament building of Srilanka”. Consequently, every architecture student will be aware of Bawa’s style and the way he thinks architecture. As he believes that nature and humans are inseparable and humans will always rely upon nature to live, which is true. So, every design of his will blends …

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Jantar Mantar

Instruments of Heaven – Jantar Mantar, Jaipur

Jantar Mantar, the observatory, built by Sawai Jai Singh II where it holds a collection of about 19 astronomical instruments. The heritage site magnifies the world’s largest stone dial. It has been recognized by UNESCO. The Rajput king built the observatory in 1724. It was constructed for naked-eye observations of the celestial bodies. it is …

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