Category: Architecture

Beautiful buildings: The most beautiful architecture in the world

Architecture

Beautiful buildings: The most beautiful architecture in the world

Some people say that architecture is where science meets art, therefore, it is one of the most beautiful forms of mathematics, and who amongst us does not appreciate beauty! Now if we take a look at the elegant art of building, what are the most [...]
Ancient architecture: Perfect examples of Gothic architecture

Architecture

Ancient architecture: Perfect examples of Gothic architecture

Emerged in France during the 12th century, Gothic architecture is an intricate architectural style that widely spread in Europe during the Middle Ages. The most prominent examples of Gothic architecture are the cathedrals and churches built [...]
Buildings of the century: Prime examples of modern architecture

Architecture

Buildings of the century: Prime examples of modern architecture

Modernism was the most dominant architectural style in the 20th century. Even though it relies heavily on geometric and asymmetrical designs, modern architecture mostly rejects ornament and highly embraces minimalism. Modernism has always been [...]
Tiny homes: The smallest houses in the world

Architecture

Tiny homes: The smallest houses in the world

Tiny homes are becoming a trend nowadays. As land appreciates over time, house prices and rental prices rapidly increase. This leads to more people choosing to opt for smaller houses. However, these small homes are not what we are talking about [...]
Al Fateh Grand Mosque and other Stunning Bahrain mosques

Architecture

Al Fateh Grand Mosque and other Stunning Bahrain mosques

Let’s take a tour among some of the most spectacular mosques in Bahrain, from Al Fateh Grand mosque to Khamis mosque, and learn all about the history of Islamic Architecture in the kingdom. The mosque is not just the place where Muslims pray, it [...]
Weird buildings in khaleeji architecture: The good the bad and the ugly

Architecture

Weird buildings in khaleeji architecture: The good the bad and the ugly

Most people strive for uniqueness, architects included. Nowadays, most developers look for architects who will provide them with unique designs. And as a result, we are seeing more and more weird buildings. Khaleeji architecture in specific has [...]
Bahrain buildings: the most iconic structures in the kingdom

Architecture

Bahrain buildings: the most iconic structures in the kingdom

The kingdom of Bahrain was one of the first countries in the GCC to discover oil and to build a refinery. And also one of the first countries in the area to diversify the oil based economy. The kingdom has always strived for innovation, even in [...]
A walk through Bahraini history: ancient forts in Bahrain

Architecture

A walk through Bahraini history: ancient forts in Bahrain

Bahraini history is one of the oldest and richest in the region; the kingdom has evidence of a settlement that goes back to 12,000 years. It was the seat of the ancient Dilmun civilization and has been inhabited ever since. That is one of the [...]
Andalusian architecture: The glorious Islamic architecture of Andalusia

Architecture

Andalusian architecture: The glorious Islamic architecture of Andalusia

The formerly Muslim- ruled areas of the Iberian Peninsula, Al-Andalus, feature some of the most unique palaces, mosques, minarets and fortresses in Europe. Andalusian architecture can be considered a rare architectural gem in the continent. The [...]
Famous houses: Iconic movie houses that we wish we can live in

Architecture

Famous houses: Iconic movie houses that we wish we can live in

Cinema is a magic world; anything can look 10 times better or 10 times worse in movies; all according to the movie makers’ choice. Cinematic lighting and décor have the ability to make places look magical and beautiful if so the director [...]
Enormous Architecture: The biggest house in the world

Architecture

Enormous Architecture: The biggest house in the world

Who doesn’t want to live in a spacious house, especially if they have a big family! But some may go to extremes in terms of space. Some houses reach enormous sizes, a size that can house a small village not just a family! The biggest house in [...]
Beautiful homes

Architecture

Beautiful homes: The most beautiful house in the world

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. People always say that, they also say that beauty is very relative. But sometimes even if people do not strongly agree, they cannot disagree that something is beautiful. Does this apply to beautiful homes? [...]
Traditional Architecture: A look inside the traditional Arabic house

Architecture

Traditional Architecture: A look inside the traditional Arabic house

Distinguishing elements of traditional architecture can be identified in the traditional Arabic house around various parts of the Arab world. The astonishing traditional houses of ancient Cairo, the charming houses in old Kuwaiti Fareejs, the [...]
Arab Structures in Guinness World Records

Architecture

Arabic Numbers: Arab Structures in Guinness World Records

The Arab world has significantly influenced various fields, notably the arts and architecture, philosophy, ethics, literature and business, in both the ancient and the contemporary world. Arabs are generally known for their generosity, [...]
Islamic architecture

Architecture

Astounding examples of Islamic architecture beyond Mosques

Islamic architecture can easily be identified among other architectural styles; you do not even need an extensive knowledge in architecture to recognize it! Islamic design incorporates some very distinctive features such as geometric patterns [...]