Berlin Images

Florian Profitlich

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National Grasslands: The origin of our national grasslands hearkens back to the Homestead Act of 1862; and then official designated in 1960. Creating a headstone for a loved one is a difficult process, and Michael could not have been more wonderful to work with. Constructed on an island in Lough Oughter, this 13th century round castle was built by William Gorm de Lacy during the 1220s, and later served as the Cavan stronghold of the O'Reilly family before being taken by James I.
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A Trip to Okinawa 4: The Island of the Bases and Trip for

Kaoru Hayashi

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He believes that the history of architecture in India is reflected in nine wonders built during the past 1000 years. “India is a rare mix of cultures,” says Prabhu, “Indian architecture has been through many overlays of periods and styles. is a photographic archive of the archaeological and architectural remains of ancient Athens (Greece). The statue was a gift from the people of France and was dedicated in October 1886.
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Dallas Landmarks, TX (PHS) (Postcard History)

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Through the unparalleled access that it enables, OHNY Weekend deepens our understanding of the importance of architecture and urban design to foster a more vibrant civic life, and helps catalyze a citywide conversation about how to build a better New York. There are several graves of Mughal rulers located inside the walled enclosure and from here in 1857 A. After the Norman seizure of eastern Ulster in the late 1170s, they erected a large number of fortified mounds, or "mottes" across the province vastly outnumbering the more permanent but expensive stone-based architectural fortifications, such as Carrickfergus Castle.
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The Wild Shores of Patagonia: The Valdes Peninsula & Punta

Jasmine Rossi

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Window openings and balustrades are commonly filled with elaborate jali screens, the patterns of which are formed by little pieces of wood fitted together so as to form geometrical patterns ( Plate X ). " The angles of the eaves are generally ornamented with wooden pendants suspended from the corners, carved like small bells and shaped like cactus leaves. I hope I don't have to go to them anytime soon, but as life goes on, we will only be going to Art in Stone for all monuments.
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American Monument

Lynn Davis

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Shouldice’s industry leading manufactured stone products are engineered to exceed customer expectations, adding not only visual interest and beauty to a property, but also durability and water-repelling features that exceed all standards for architectural stone. Inscribed 'Erected to the memory of Geneva Patriots who served our Nation in her wars that Freedom might remain our Most Cherished Heritage.' Created by Jean MacKay Henrich [1909-2002] who was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, graduate of Antioch College & University of Buffalo, studied in Vienna & Paris. head of the Sculpture Department at Art Institute of Buffalo."
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Shea Stadium (NY) (Images of Baseball)

Jason D. Antos

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Initially the caves were excavated in the western India. Jeffrey of Meriden, it stood from 1878 until it was destroyed in a blizzard in 1880. On December 21, the Kelts celebrated the winter solstice. From the site: "The Glasgow Conservation Trust West is a registered charity with a remit to conserve and promote the historic West End of Glasgow, one of the finest examples of Victorian town development in Britain. Architectural Aspects of Iranian Monuments And Historical Buildings in 10 CD Volumes.
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Walking around Japan - Osaka Station (Photo Gallery)

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And it makes any visitor very comfortable, who does not have to deal with an intimidating hall. Much of the charm which the religious buildings of Kashmir undoubtedly possess is due to this fact. The Keney Memorial Clock Tower, located at the intersection of Albany Avenue, Main and Ely Steets in Hartford, stands on the site of the wholesale grocery business run by the brothers, Henry and Walter Keney, who lived in a house nearby.
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Ocmulgee National Monument (Images of America)

Matthew Jennings

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When no such offer was made, Shah Jahan ordered the closure of the water supply to the garden causing it to be deserted for a considerable period of time. Pantheon – This is one of the best-preserved buildings that date back to ancient Rome. Our new slideshow showcases 40 years of collaboration with American Express and local partners to help ensure a future for dozens of remarkable Spanish sites. The CANMORE (Computer Application for National MOnuments Record Enquiries) database contains details of many thousands of archaeological sites, monuments, buildings and maritime sites in Scotland together with an index to the drawings, manuscripts and photographs in the Collections of the NMRS. (Registration, which is free, is required to use the CANMORE database.) Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) - See also Architecture.com which is run by RIBA.
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More Winsome Warriors

Alwyn Coates

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Instead of re-using usual methods, Brunelleschi invented a technique based on his knowledge of the Roman's "way of building," which he put at the service of a new concept and new kinds of technical, cultural, aesthetic problems, involved in the realization of the cupola. The façade was ornamented with marble columns, and the piers and attics with decorative cornices. The Romans took their brickmaking skills everywhere they went, introducing the craft to the local populations. [19] The Roman legions, which operated their own kilns, introduced bricks to many parts of the empire; bricks are often stamped with the mark of the legion that supervised their production.
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Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

Chris Epting

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As we count down the the last hours and minutes of 2007, it seems appropriate to showcase a clock tower. The Visitor Centre stands next to spectacular cliffs and has been awarded the Gold Medal for architecture. Her studio artwork has been shown in solo and group museum exhibitions throughout the United States and abroad. Under the pretext of the approaching Soviet forces, it was indeed repeatedly proposed to the members of the Heritage Commission that they pack the valuables kept in temporary depositories on to wagons, so that the final decision to transfer the property to ‘somewhere safe’ would seem to originate from the local specialists themselves.45 In March 1944 a command was voiced to load five railway wagons with documents and artistically valuable objects in both Tallinn and Tartu daily.46 On the one hand, this could be viewed as only one example among many of their two-faced actions.
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