ARCHITECTURE, ECO-DESIGNS

TOP 10 ANCIENT MUD HERITAGE MARVELS

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Here are the top 10 ancient marvels made with MUD-1. Shibam Hadramawt - Yemen2. Taos Pueblo - New Mexico3. Arg-e Bam - Iran4. The Siwa Oasis - Western Egypt5. Djinguereber Mosque - Timbaktu6. Aït Benhaddou - Morocco7. Khiva Wall - Uzbekistan8. Kasbah of Sfax - Tunisia9. Great Mosque of Djenne - Mali10. Chan Chan - South AmericaCheck them out -

ARCHITECTURE, FOLK HERITAGE

ASTONISHING TIBETAN DOORS :- A Walk-Through

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Not just doors, They are stories. Yes, the Tibetan doors are no less than an astounding piece of art. Brass ornamentation, exquisite colors, holy symbols and decorative paintings are Tibetan traits of door decorations. The patterns on doors often have symbolic meaning which may be religious or secular. They convey Buddhist ideas of spiritualism by using visual language of motifs and paintings. Sometimes they narrates the myths and beliefs of Tibetans through paintings of mythological characters like dragons on the entrance door. Be it a regular house door or the monastery door, each has its own unique appeal on the observer. Have a look on these bewitching Tibetan doors. Read on....

ARCHITECTURE

DISTINCTIVE “TRAPEZOIDAL WINDOWS” OF TIBET

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TIBET- The place full of peace and spiritualism. It's the land remind us of colorful prayer flags fluttering over mountains producing a colorful and spiritual aura that swirls with the winds celebrating sacred Buddhism. In terms of architecture, Tibet has its own unique style which evolved over a time span of 4500 years under Chinese, Indian and Buddhist influences. They are designed beautifully in accordance with the temperature and climate, promoting local culture and folk heritage and consequently seeking great tourist attention. In this post we will limit our discussion to the characteristic architectural element of Tibet- " WINDOWS ". Read on about this amusing piece of art.....