Rococo, less commonly roccoco, or "Late Baroque", was an exuberantly decorative 18th century European style which was the final expression of the baroque movement. It pushed to the extreme the principles of illusion and theatricality, an effect achieved by dense ornament, asymmetry, fluid...
Vidago (oficialmente, Vidago (União das Freguesias de Vidago, Arcossó, Selhariz e Vilarinho das Paranheiras)) é uma freguesia portuguesa do concelho de Chaves, com 24,57 km² de área e 1 991 habitantes (2011)...
Monumental reabre como hotel de luxo em 2016
Os portões de ferro do Monumental reabrirão no último trimestre de 2016 e o edifício de granito fará, mais uma vez, jus ao nome. O café que encantou os Aliados nos anos 30 será peça central no futuro hotel de luxo do Porto.
O projecto do...
Paz Palace / Military Circle:
Buenos Aires had one of the biggest repertoires of Single-Family palaces in the world. Probably, the most important one is the Paz Palace, bought decades ago by the Argentine Army, being the Military circle today. The palace was the residence of José C. Paz, who...
Hi! Here's a thread of old architecture of several periods of the History in Europe. I took the pictures in march of 2013, and I'll be posting them in this order:
1. Rome, Italy
2. Milan, Italy
3. Venice, Italy
4. Florence, Italy
5. Pisa, Italy
6. Genoa, Italy
7. Paris, France
Спортивный кластер в Западной планировочной зоне
Да, будет вот так!
На переднем плане - Ледовый дворец на 12 тыс.зрителей, за ним - стадион на 3 тысячи.
Ну, а сейчас пока... Вид на Ледовый дворец. (Там, между Дворцом и Киноконцертным залом, ещё гостиница.)
Palazzo in fortezza (fortified palace) in the Kingdom of Poland.
The idea of this type of structure was born during the Renaissance in Italy (hence the Italian name), and spread across Europe. This type of construction flourished at the end of the 16th and 17th century in the Kingdom of...
My latest trip I went to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and then continued on to the exciting megapolis of Bangkok in Thailand!
This is continuing on the 'series' of my trips and you can see my other cities I have visited on the links on my signature below.
I will start to post the photos later on the...
Hi, heres a thread I thought of starting about ancient magnificent palaces, buildings and city centres that use to exist and are now today either completely gone, in ruins or built over.
Many of these were so amazing and it's sad to think that they are no longer here.
Here are a few in list...
Emirates Harbour is a high profile luxury development not currently available in the region at the gate to Abu Dhabi Emirates Palace. In brief, this project is intended to house a mixed use scheme comprising of an extensive up market souq, luxury serviced apartments, 5-star hotel facility, spa...
Вчера на площадке строительства Дворца водных видов спорта. Трубопровод дотянули до места строительства стадиона. Намыв пошел.
На Дворце Единоборств работа кипит даже ночью. Вчера вечером вывеску на крыше устанавливали.
Palace of Quirinale, Roma
The Quirinal Palace (known in Italian simply as the Quirinale) is the official residence of the President of the Italian Republic on the Quirinal Hill, the tallest of the seven hills of Rome.
The palace was built in 1573 by Pope Gregory XIII as a papal summer...