Jørn Oberg Utzon was born on 9 April 1918 Copenhagen, Denmark. His father was a genius naval architect and director of a shipyard in Alborg, Denmark. He initially started helping his father in making up plans, models and studying designs. By performing all these activities he also got trained as a naval architect. Sydney Opera House in Australia is one of his most noticeable design. On 28 June 2007, it was announced as a World Heritage Site, with this Utzon became the second person who received … [Read more...]
The true essence of the architecture of a building/space and what the architect feels about a certain design problem can be understood completely only when the project has been executed on-site. The way an architect conveys what he has gathered from the design problem is what determines whether the project has been successfully executed or not.
Here in this section on our website, we bring to you some of the most amazing projects that have been executed by various architects through different ages and eras in architecture.
We have tried our best to keep the articles as informative and descriptive as possible with plans, sections, elevations, projections, axonometric views, different perspective views, paraline drawings and other detailed drawings of these architectural projects.
We understand that the concepts and ideology behind a building's design are equally important to the architectural drawings as the concept is what decides how a building and the spaces it encloses or impacts are related to each other and how they perform in conjunction to one another. The concept, however, may only be on the psychological level and determine how the building impacts a person subconsciously and not necessarily manifest itself in the built form.
Going by this, let's move on to our projects section and discover all the amazing projects that have been changing the world of architecture.
Konstantin Stepanovich Melnikov or populary known as Konstantin Melnikov was a Russian architecture and a painter. His architectural practice started from 1923-1933. Konstantin was very unorthodox in his work and never really followed any particular style in his designing. His unique vision and his ability to use modern technology of that time to design classical monuments made him one of a kind architect of that time. Early Life Konstantin was born on August 3, 1890, in Moscow, Russia. He … [Read more...]
The Royal Pavilion or Brighton Pavilion is a formal royal residence and is an exotic palace located at the center of Burlington, England. The building was built in three stages as a seaside retreat for George who later became the Prince Regent in 1811. It took more than 35 years to transform from a simple lodging house to a spectacular and beautifully constructed oriental palace. The architecture of the palace was given by architect John Nash and was built in the Indo-Saracenic style which is … [Read more...]
The Grange located in Northington, Hampshire is country house mansion. The English Heritage is listed on the Grade I listed buildings. The Grange is currently owned by the Ashburton family. The Grange Park Opera company has organized opera at this place every summer for almost 18 years from 1998-2016. The Grange is built in Greek Revival style of architecture, and the mansion's present look was given to it by the Scottish architect William Wilkins, who transformed a 17th-century brick house into … [Read more...]
Floors Castle is a country house rather than a fortress situated in Roxburghe, southeast of Scotland and is the seat of Duke of Roxburghe. The architecture and design of the Castle were given by architect William Adam. It was built in 1702 for Duke John, possibly incorporating an earlier townhouse. Located at the west of Kelso, on the banks of river Tweed Floors Castle is a largest inhabited castle in Scotland. Having a lavish and theatrical exterior, this house is associated with both … [Read more...]