Le Corbusier was born Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris in Switzerland on October 6, 1887. In 1917, he moved to Paris and assumed the pseudonym Le Corbusier. In his architecture, he chiefly built with steel and reinforced concrete and worked with elemental geometric forms. Le Corbusier's painting emphasized clear forms and structures, which corresponded to his architecture.
Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando has completed a circular toilet in a Tokyo park as his contribution to the Tokyo Toilet project.Built in Jingu-Dori Park, the toilet was created as part of a scheme run by non-profit Nippon Foundation to upgrade public facilities in the city's downtown Shibuya district.The initiative has already seen by toilets built by Ando's fellow Japanese Pritzker Prize-winners Fumihiko Maki and Shigeru Ban.
The origin of the word pyramid comes from the middle words (Ancient Greek: ýrρ = (pýr) fire + μέσο / μέση = (méso / mése)). Contrary to popular belief, the pyramids were not built only in Egypt. The pyramids were built in various parts of the world, since it is difficult to build and build, we can assume that it represents power. To give various examples from the world;
Architecture and civilization have evolved inter-dependently due to the involvement with each other on fundamental grounds. The Indian sub-continent is home to one of the oldest civilizations recorded in history, and hence it is home to the most ancient architectural concepts and techniques. Having a rich cultural heritage, Indian Architecture developed a complex set of building typology specific to the needs of the people- places to carry out certain rituals and practices. Many of these building types have been discontinued, the rest have not been constructed anywhere outside the context of Indian Architecture. Indian Architecture is more than just temples: it encompasses all that originated in India: monasteries, step wells, temples (of course), courtyard housing and many other things. There are some building types developed quite recently as well, yet not reproduced anywhere else in the world!
Poised mastery of minimalist spatial composition and building craft–with weathering steel plate as a major protagonist—is evident in every detail of the Soulages Museum, dedicated to the work of the French abstract artist Pierre Soulages and located in his hometown of Rodez, in southwest France. Evident too in the building, by RCR Arquitectes of Olot, Spain, is its sophisticated integration into its surroundings and its rapport with the artwork.
The 'dream home of today has come a long way from post war tract homes with cookie-cutter features.In general people now ant homes that express their reputation,heritage,their individual style and are loaded with modern architecture.While thinking, a swirl of thoughts comes into picture and asked me to write something about your dream home.
Moai are monolithic human figures carved by the Rapa Nui humans on Easter Island in japanese Polynesia between the years 1250 and 1500 Nearly 1/2 are still at Rano Raraku, the main moai quarry, but masses were transported from there and set on stone structures referred to as ahu around the island's perimeter. Almost all moai have overly huge heads 3-eighths the size of the whole statue. The moai are chiefly the living faces (aringa ora) of deified ancestors (aringa ora ata tepuna). The statues still gazed inland throughout their clan lands when Europeans first visited the island in 1722, however they all had fallen by way of the latter a part of the nineteenth century.