Monday, November 18, 2019

Changdeokgung

Royal palace complex of Joseon Dynasty, outstanding achievement of Korean architecture. Palace complex was built in 1405 - 1412 and currently there are 13...

House of Columbus in Vila Baleira

A house where Christopher Columbus and his wife lived at the end of the 15th century, before Columbus discovered America. Now here is a...

Luis Barragán House and Studio

One of the most influential works in contemporary architecture, three story concrete house built in 1948. Location, GPS coordinates: 19.4111 N 99.1924 W Categories: Family houses, villas Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where...

Chapultepec Castle

Often called the only real castle in North America, this castle is built in 1785 – 1863. It has served also as a residence...

Casa de los Azulejos (Mexico)

Urban palace from 1793 with three walls covered with beautiful blue and white tiles, hosts restaurant with unique interior. Location, GPS coordinates: 19.4343 N 99.1401 W Categories: Palaces,...

Las de Paquimé

The most impressive ruins of the so called Casas Grandes monuments. Remnants of ancient settlement from 1130 – 1300 AD. Gradually evolved into multi-storied...

Hằng Nga Guesthouse

Unusual hotel building which resembles a giant tree with many other elements in expressionist forms. Guesthouse was designed by Đặng Việt Nga and...

Tu Duc Tomb

Large and ornate imperial tomb (in fact - complex of many buildings), built in 1864–1867 for emperor Tự Đức. Emperor used this structure as...

Ruins of a house in Hafnir

Remnants of the earliest settlement in Iceland – a cabin which was abandoned in the time between 770 and 880 AD. Location, GPS coordinates: 63.9345 N...

Glaumbær Turf Houses

TOne of the best representatives of traditional Icelandic turf houses – a group of carefully restored turf houses in Skagafjordur Folk Museum. The site...