Interesting facts about halls

In architecture, a hall is a relatively large space enclosed by a roof and walls. It is a meeting place, entry, or passageway, ranging in size from a large reception room in a public building to a corridor or vestibule of a house. For the feudal society of medieval Europe, the hall was the centre … Read more

Interesting facts about towers

Tower is any structure that is relatively tall in proportion to the dimensions of its base. It may be either freestanding or attached to a building or wall. Modifiers frequently denote a tower’s function (e.g., watchtower, water tower, church tower, and so on). Old English torr is from Latin turris via Old French tor. The … Read more

Interesting facts about architecture

Architecture is the art and technique of designing and building, as distinguished from the skills associated with construction. The practice of architecture is employed to fulfill both practical and expressive requirements, and thus it serves both utilitarian and aesthetic ends. The Egyptian pyramids were built as burial places and monuments to the Pharaohs and their … Read more

Interesting facts about the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

The Seven Wonders of the World also known as the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World or simply as Seven Wonders is a list of remarkable constructions of classical antiquity given by various authors in guidebooks or poems popular among ancient Hellenic tourists. The Seven Wonders were first defined as themata – Greek for ‘things … Read more

Interesting facts about Hallgrímskirkja

Hallgrímskirkja is a Lutheran (Church of Iceland) parish church in Reykjavík, Iceland. It is one of the largest and finest churches in Iceland. Situated in the center of Reykjavík, it is one of the city’s best-known landmarks. The church is 74,5 meters (240 feet) high and is visible from almost any point in the city. … Read more

Interesting facts about the Oriental Pearl Tower

The Oriental Pearl Radio & Television Tower is a TV tower in Shanghai. It is commonly known as Oriental Pearl Tower. The tower is located in Pudong Park in Lujiazui, Shanghai. Construction began in 1991, and the tower was completed in 1994. The Oriental Pearl Tower is the world’s sixth tallest TV and radio tower. … Read more