Peace Palace in The Hague; ‘Mix-up everything’ style
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Peace Palace in The Hague; ‘Mix-up everything’ style

The Peace Palace in the Hague was built in 1913, houses the International Court of Justice (ICJ) or World Court, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), the renowned Peace Palace Library, as well as the Hague Academy of International Law. Due to its humanitarian work and service provided to various nations, I have been intrigued … Continue reading

Salisbury Cathedral, melody in stone.
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Salisbury Cathedral, melody in stone.

The tall space of the Cathedral interiors welcomes you, the slender stone arches and columns lending a light rhythm to the main aisle. The vast space does awe you, but does not impose. Pointed arches at intervals and different heights frame various views, and are a composition in themselves. Openings at upper levels have round … Continue reading

Salisbury Cathedral, a Gothic expression
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Salisbury Cathedral, a Gothic expression

The Salisbury Cathedral is an imposing Gothic expression, though it was built, and added to, its main character remains Gothic. The Spire is the tallest in England, and was a later addition to the main Cathedral. The Cathedral was first built around 1220, and there was a town that flourished around it , which was … Continue reading

Hagia Sofia – Turkey
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Hagia Sofia – Turkey

Hagia Sophia, one of the most celebrated Byzantine Architecture monument is magnificent in so many ways. It was once a church, then a mosque and now a museum. The beauty is in the outer proportions as well as the interior space. The clearstory windows, bringing down light on the byzantine marble columns and mosaics leave … Continue reading

Blue Mosque – Turkey
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Blue Mosque – Turkey

The Blue Mosque in Turkey has a ‘Lightness’ although it is an enormous space inside, the dome and the ornamentation is breath taking. Each wall and niche is covered in an combinations of patterns. If you wish to use any of the photographs, Kindly contact the author Continue reading