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What a way to see the Golden Gate Bridge!

What a way to see the Golden Gate Bridge!

Another fantastic bridge this week! Golden Gate Bridge is located in San Francisco, California and is a must see. History and Architecture This bridge was famous for being the world’s longest suspension bridge when it was constructed back in 1937. An impressive 80,000 miles of […]

Musée du Louvre, Paris – Want a quiet time to visit?

Musée du Louvre, Paris – Want a quiet time to visit?

The Musée du Louvre is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Paris. The extensive galleries of classic art have earned its prestigious status. One of the biggest draws to the museum is the Mona Lisa painting that is on display here. History The museum […]

Architecture Finds in Oxford, UK

Architecture Finds in Oxford, UK

This week I wanted to focus on a city rather than a specific building or place. I thought what better place to start than gorgeous Oxford. As an architecture geek, Oxford was perfect for me. There are fantastic looking buildings everywhere you go. Oxford recognised […]

Tower Bridge, London – Visit this historical feat of Engineering

Tower Bridge, London – Visit this historical feat of Engineering

As you will begin to learn, I love bridges! Some fantastic engineering feats have been realised through bridge design and construction. Tower Bridge is a perfect example of this. History and Architecture Over 50 designs were submitted for the bridge back in the 1800’s. Horace […]

Ancient Architecture Find – The Pyramids of Giza, Cairo, Egypt

Ancient Architecture Find – The Pyramids of Giza, Cairo, Egypt

Today’s Archi-Find is an ancient one. The Pyramids of Giza were built around 4500 years ago and although there are theories about how they were built, with the basic tools available back then, it’s still not clear exactly how it was done in the relatively […]

Gellért Spa – Budapest, Hungary

Gellért Spa – Budapest, Hungary

The Gellért Spa is certainly one for the to-do list in Budapest. Although it opened nearly 100 years ago in 1918, the thermal bath tradition in Budapest stems back to the 13th century, and the waters were used by the Roman’s dating back to the […]

Elizabeth Tower “Big Ben” – London, UK

Elizabeth Tower “Big Ben” – London, UK

After the 1834 fire that wiped out most of the Parliamentary buildings in London, the plan was started to build “Big Ben” as part of the reconstruction. The Clock Tower was built in a time of Gothic Revival Architecture in England and was finished in […]

Inside Out Architecture – Pompidou Centre, Paris

Inside Out Architecture – Pompidou Centre, Paris

Opened in February 1977 the centre was an instant success. Built to house a multidisciplinary cultural centre that would include a public reading library, a music centre plus modern and contemporary art exhibitions. In 1992 a reorganisation meant that the centre would also include a […]


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