The Gothic quarter of Barcelona
A landmark in the quarter Beautiful area, located near the sea on the left side of the city, is called "Gothic quarter Barcelona", due to their past. Once this place…

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Gothic architectural style
This trend first appeared in France in the mid 12th century, so for a long time the Gothic style was called French. One of the main impressions, which covers at…

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Gothic art
The Gothic period is associated with the increase in trade-handicraft cities and strengthening in some countries the feudal monarchies. In the 13th-14th centuries the medieval art of Western and Central…

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Music of Gothic cathedrals and castles

The medieval music ensemble

“F los F lorum” (“support the Forum”) Ekaterinburg

Alexander stark artistic Director, shawm, citol, dudelzak

Andrew Igushev drums, timpani medieval

Anatoly Prikhodko hummelchen, flute, mauspfad, bombard

Daria Bakina rebec, mauspfad, vocals, crotali

Artemy Sokolov Sinfonia, thrombus Marina, seashells

1 office: In Cathedrali (In the Cathedral)

mystical hymns of St. Hildegard von (XII century).

Gothic polyphony of the school “Notre Dame” (XII-XIII CC.) Continue reading

12 creative architectural structures in the world

For the more adventurous, there are plenty of reasons to go to this or that city, to visit a particular country. Some people prefer to rest and relax, someone to see the sights, visit museums, or just walking to enjoy the views. Today’s article is dedicated to those who love architecture and those who love the beauty of modern design.

When we think about design, we often mean the fashion or web design, with little thought about the architectural design, which is present in buildings and structures, in the places where we live, work and have fun. The design can be simple and expected, and can be very unpredictable. Below we will explain only about 12 modern architectural masterpieces, but believe me, they are worth it.

1. Beijing national stadium (bird nest) – Beijing, China

Developed by a team of architects (namely Chinese architect Li Xingang and the Swiss architects Jacques Duke and Pierre de Meron), the concept of this building was to make it as natural-looking as possible. The construction took a little over 4 years and took about 33 million dollars. Continue reading

The stained glass Windows of cathedrals
The word stained-glass is derived from the Latin vitrum - glass, and later from French vitrage — glazing. The so-called art form, in which the image is applied to the…

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Winchester Cathedral in England
Winchester Cathedral in England is a real miracle, born during the dark ages. The Cathedral is a very large building, built in the Gothic style. Start of construction of the…

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