Austria

Archtrove travels to Vienna – whirls, waltz and viennese

Viennese Architecture Vienna’s architecture is booming: Dominique Perrault built the imposing DC Tower, Austria’s tallest building, Jean Nouvel constructed a modern hotel by the Danube Canal, nestles against the old gasometers. One of Europe's most modern railway stations has also been created with the new Vienna Main Station. Architecture Styles in Viennese Architecture A variety… Continue reading Archtrove travels to Vienna – whirls, waltz and viennese

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Italy

Archtrove travels to Italy – colosseum, columns, culture, carbs

Italian Architecture Italy is the epitome of classical style. Steeped in equal amounts of tradition and elegance. Most commonly known for its arches and domes which were constructed during the ancient Roman times. This started the Renaissance architectural movement in the late 14th to 16th century, and being the homeland of Palladianism, a style of… Continue reading Archtrove travels to Italy – colosseum, columns, culture, carbs

Egypt

Archtrove travels to Alexandria – greece comes the egypt

Alexandrian Architecture Alexandria was one of the greatest cities of the ancient world, founded by Alexander the Great. However, due to the uneven preservation and excavation of its monuments, it is also one of the most untouched. Egypt’s largest seaport was once a glorious cosmopolitan city, but now, a shadow of what it once was… Continue reading Archtrove travels to Alexandria – greece comes the egypt

Austria

Archtrove travels to Austria – writers and cake lovers beware

Austrian Architecture Austria, the country for writers, cake lovers, and mountains. That being said, its architecture does not disappoint. Charming villages with timber-framed houses and old churches against a mountain backdrop are what is synonymous with Austria, but that is not all. Austria was not always as glorious as it is today, in the early 20th… Continue reading Archtrove travels to Austria – writers and cake lovers beware

England

Archtrove travels to Bath – georgian architecture and beautiful streets

Architecture in Bath Bath, located in Somerset, is a UNESCO Heritage Site, a copious amount of honey-coloured Georgian architecture and one of the most beautiful streets in Britain, Bath is the epitome of a beautiful independent city. The history of Bath’s architecture and its use of spaces is what makes this a world heritage site.… Continue reading Archtrove travels to Bath – georgian architecture and beautiful streets

France

Archtrove travels to Paris – love and louvre

Paris, the city on everyone’s bucket list for many reasons, all to do with romance.                     Shown through its architecture, Paris is a romantic city with its balconies draped over, it's theatrical religious monuments and its dark gothic tones with an air of grunge. Its charm resonates… Continue reading Archtrove travels to Paris – love and louvre