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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The cemetery vampire, Czech Republic
Still people can't find evidence of the existence of the most mysterious and bloodthirsty creatures – vampires. Everything is divided into two camps: some believe, others don't. However, contrary to…

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Dolmens near Gelendzhik
The dolmens (from Breton. tol — table and men — stone) ancient megalithic (that is, composed of large stones or stone slabs) man-made structures of some form. The object of…

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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

Ancient Egypt
The beginning of the heyday of the slave system in Ancient Egypt historians refer to the III Millennium B. C. the ancient Egyptian pharaohs who were enslaved in those distant…

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The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist associated with important events of Polish history. Here took place the disputation between the king and the knights crusaders, was crowned Stanislaw Leszczynski…

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