// arthitectural / religious
  • Saint Roch de l’Achigan is a small farming community eighty kilometres north of Montreal. The community’s historic convent, built in 1881, is a landmark visible at great distances across the surrounding countryside. Located in the village center, the old convent is a building of important heritage value, a symbol of community and a source of […]


    more

  • Modern Vilnius presents itself as the city of two contrasting parts standing for two different worlds: a famous historical part, the Old Town protected by UNESCO, with its exceptional aura of dozens of churches and various cultural sights, created through centuries, and the other – residential/sleeping districts, mainly built during the Soviet years. The latter […]


    more

Subscribe to
our newsletter
daily

The Dominican monastery in Ptuj boasts more than 800 years of history, which is, in various degrees of apparentness, expressed in its building structure. The Dominicans came to Ptuj in the early 13th century, when they were given a plot within the city walls, at the very edge of the west corner. Ptuj Performance Center […]


more

// arthitectural / You may also like to see...

The architect’s office heri&salli from Vienna designed in Burgenland/Austria on behalf of the façade design company “FOB-face of buildings” a new office building made of wood. Though normally a place dedicated to “work”, from the beginning the concept of quality of life and leisure culture took a mayor part in the planning. The traditional aspect […]


more

The Regnum Tower, a new landmark for the eastern side of Istanbul, has been planned according to rigorous environmentally sustainable criteria. The 145-metre high building consists of 36 floors, 9 of which are allocated for offices and the remainder for residential units. The division of the building into separate five-floor sections allows for the development […]


more

The Guangdong Museum is one of four major cultural landmark buildings for the new financial hub in Zhujiang Xincheng (Pearl River New Town) of Guangzhou. Rocco Design Architects Ltd. was announced winner of an international invited competition in May 2004 and was subsequently appointed as design architect of the project. The five-storey museum has a […]


more