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Updated by RAVI S PATEL on Apr 19, 2013
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Different Types of Architecture

Some of the different pieces covered thus far...

Akshardham - New Delhi | Architecture of the World

This actually is a monument located in the capital city of India. The monument is a religious monument dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan. The monument resemble the abode of the lord. The building of this monument is absolutely phenomenal. The entire complex was completed just under 5 years! That is an

The Louvre | Architecture of the World

Most of us have heard of or seen the Louvre. This is a museum located in Paris. This building was built in 1981 and is located in central Paris. Somethings that you guys might not know about the Louvre is the unique entrance. One of the uniqueness of this Louvre museum is the entrance. That is a

The Golden Gate Bridge | Architecture of the World

You guys should all be familiar with the Golden Gate Bridge located in California. This bridge is more than just a means for travel. It is an icon of exceptional architecture and engineering. One of the coolest things that interests me about the bridge is the lighting. You would be surprised by the

The REN Building | Architecture of the World

The REN building is a hotel, sports complex and conference center located in Shanghai, China. The structure of the building, from the way we see it, is two building merging into one. This idea is created from the Chinese letter, "ren". It signifies the mind and the body merging into one entity.

Saint Basil's Cathedral | Architecture of the World

The Saint Basil's Cathedral is located in Russia. Although this is a fairly small building with only nine chapels all from a single foundation, this cathedral attracts many tourists from all over the world. The building process was overlooked by Ivan the Terrible and took approximately six years to

The Half Moon Building | Architecture of the World

This moon shaped building is located in Dubai. Although it was designed and built to be entered into an international competition, the building also signifies the five pillars of Islam. The building itself is divided into five different levels, each level signifying a different pillar. The five

Waitomo Caves Visitor Center | Architecture of the World

This building is a rebuild of the waitomo caves visitor center. After the fire of 2005, the cave was nearly destoryed, however, the efforts of the rebuild led to a new fantastic building. Located in New Zealand, this building won the architecture, Commercial Engineering Excellence and the Clever

2013 Pritzker Prize Winner, Toyo Ito, Showcases Aesthetic and Conceptual Success

Every year a Pritzker Prize is awarded to a current architect in recognition of his or her contribution to the field of inhabitable spaces. This year (2013), the prestigious award was given to Japanese architect, Toyo Ito. His conceptually engaging projects include the 2002 Serpetine Gallery Pavilion, the Tower of Winds, the Sendai Mediatheque, and the Imbari Museum of Architecture.

Architectural Fashion: Iris Van Herpen's Interdisciplinary Approach to Clothing Design

Since there is so much hype about fashion week, it seemed only appropriate to write a post that talked about fashion as a form of art. While it may seem that fashion would be most related to material studies such as textiles, I think architecture and...

Famous Architecture Across the Globe

We here at Artsnapper believe that art is everywhere and would like for everyone to acknowledge it. Since, this month is Art and Architecture Month, I would like to share with you some of the most impressive architecture that you need to someday visit or at the least be acquainted with.

When a Little Imagination is Used to Build a Home

In order for us to fully start to appreciate Art and Architecture month during the month of December, I am decorating this post with unique homes. Some are small, others are interesting and others are down right outlandish. These homes are truly innovative ways that artists turn an inanimate object to a piece of artwork.