We look at some of the most famous buildings on the planet, from ancient times until the 21st century.

Architecture of Tower Bridge

By | 2018-01-12T09:31:03+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Famous Buildings, Fun Articles & Info, News, Photos & Mixed Articles|

Architecture of Tower Bridge Tower Bridge is one of Britain's most recognisable, iconic landmarks, but it was actually designed purely as a functional bridge. In the mid-1800s, lots of road traffic needed to cross the River Thames downstream of London Bridge. A traditional bridge, however, would not allow river traffic to access the Pool of London [...]

Architecture of the Houses of Parliament

By | 2018-01-05T14:11:18+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Famous Buildings, Fun Articles & Info, News, Photos & Mixed Articles|

Architecture of the Houses of Parliament Today we're discussing the architecture of the Houses of Parliament, also known as the Palace of Westminster. King Canute, a Norse ruler whose kingdom spanned England, Denmark and Norway, was the first monarch to use Westminster as a royal residence in the 11th century, although there's been a building [...]