Greek

Archtrove travels to Greece – sun, sea and sand

Architecture in Greece The architecture of ancient Greece is the architecture produced by the Greeks, best known for its temples, many of which are found throughout the region, mostly as ruins but many substantially intact. The second important type of building that survives all over the Hellenic world is the open-air theatre, with the earliest dating… Continue reading Archtrove travels to Greece – sun, sea and sand

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Pakistan

Archtrove travels to Pakistan – vast land and crammed cities

Architecture in Pakistan Pakistan is a country abundant with natural beauty and stunning historical architecture but plagued with corrupt politics. Its architecture has been inflicted by its difficulties through its various time periods and rulings. Its styles range from Mughal to Modern, from British to Greek. Its building range from government buildings to mausoleums and… Continue reading Archtrove travels to Pakistan – vast land and crammed cities

Greek

Archtrove travels to Santorini – the jewel of the aegean

Architecture in Santorini Santorini, the jewel of the Aegean, is one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea. As a result of its volcanic eruption, Santorini has developed a rugged landscape causing the windy paths up the mountain on which most of its architecture sit on, especially, in its 2 principal towns, Fira and… Continue reading Archtrove travels to Santorini – the jewel of the aegean

Birmingham

Library of Birmingham, Birmingham – the cities jewels

The Library of Birmingham is the largest public library in Europe, designed by Dutch studio Mecanoo, including a circular courtyard, rooftop gardens and a facade clad with interlocking metal rings coloured in silver and gold. The library itself is used by users of all backgrounds and ages, connecting Birmingham.It provides a cafe, reading space, chill… Continue reading Library of Birmingham, Birmingham – the cities jewels