Inside the temple one would find two different cellae, sacred inner chambers. One contained the statue of Venus Felix, and the other contained the statue of Roma Aeterna. This temple was unique in the fact that it was the only temple in Rome to have 10 columns along the front. Hadrian took much pride in his architectural designs, as he should have considering lavish and incredible each one was. Hadrian asked one of the most famous architects at the time, Apollodorus of Damascus to comment on the temple.
Features • The Emperor Door It is the largest door in Hagia Sophia. It was originally used by the Byzantine emperors or their entourage. The door is made from wood and it is covered with mosaics. • The Omphalion The circular marble slabs are made from the Omphalion. It is the site were the Byzantine emperors were crowned.
There are four enormous columns around the altar to support a bronze canopy over the altar. Each column is 30.5 meters tall and weighs nearly 93 tons. The four spiral columns are called Solomonic columns. Gian Lorenzo Bernini took the twisting form of the Solomonic column and enlarged it as the base to create the
This essay will compare between Burj Khalifa and Willis Tower in terms of facts, design, construction and technical features. Key Facts The most popular tower and skyscraper in the world in this period is Burj Khalifa. Burj Khalifa was built in Dubai (UAE) started in 2004 and completed in 2010 (Burj Khalifa, 2015). Burj Khalifa is the tallest tower in the world and standing 829.8m from sea level (Burj Khalifa, 2015). In addition it has highest number of floors which is 163, and the total
Firstly, c in Malaysia, also is known for the palace of justice, there are built the two courts that are the highest in Malaysia ( the Malaysian Court of Appeal and the Federal Courts), the construction of it was finished in early of the 21st century after its previous place in kuala Lumpur railway station. When you look at the building you will notice that is Islamic architecture especially the Moorish elements that are very usual to be seen in Malaysian buildings and other elements like the engaged columns, the domes that are onion like shapes, which were used in Mamluks dynasty in their mosques such as the dome in Madrasah of Amir Sarghatmish, the pointed arches that were used in many of
The Great Pyramid of Giza from Ancient Egypt has continually demanded awe and recognition from us standard mortals, and justifiedly therefore. The unbelievable study specimen was inbuilt around 2560 BC, and control the record for the world’s tallest structure for a banging three,800 years with its then-impressive height of 481 foot (146.5 m). however before we get into figures and statistics, the good Pyramid is usually believed to be created as a mortuary monument for Khufu (or Cheops in Greek), who was the second Pharaoh from the Fourth dynasty. And, in spite of such ‘monumental’ comes, the one portrait of this mysterious ancient king (with a myriad of conflicting accounts of his life) survives from solely a little 3-inch ivory figure that was discovered in early twentieth century. Vital Statistics – The Great Pyramid was most likely completed in twenty years, and in and of itself was a neighborhood of Khufu’s necropolis complicated that additionally consisted of enormous temples and smaller pyramids.
Masjid-I-Shah Mosque Iran Introduction First, most cities with sizable Muslim population has a primary congregational mosque. The mosques are built with diverse designs and dimension which illustrate the style and geographical region. The unique designs demonstrate the architect’s expertise. The congregational mosques are expanded based on growth and the needs of the umma. Masjid-i-Shah mosque is an example of stunning buildings in the world.
The Parthenon in Athens is great example of Ancient Greece's Doric style, while the Pantheon in Rome, is a great example of the Romans Corinthian style. In terms of materials, Greeks used lintel, granite, and marble to construct its temples while the Romans constructed their architecture with brick and concrete. In terms of construction,
The architecture in ancient Egypt is one of the largest and most beautiful civilizations in the whole history according to the big monuments and famous places like temples, pyramids. And in this essay I’ll be talking about the history of the architecture in ancient Egypt and how they built some of the large monuments. To begin with, in ancient Egypt they hadn’t much wood for building so they used sun-baked mud bricks and stones, also they used the stones to build tombs and temples; in addition, they used bricks to build castles and royal palaces; but, before they put any stone or brick they used granite as a carcass for building. Furthermore, ancient Egyptians used mud to build their houses after collecting it from the Nile River and putting the mud into molds and dry it by using the sun. To continue with, the architectures in ancient Egypt made a big monumental temple by the Nile River in a city called nowadays Luxor city.