Architecture Projects tagged temple

Erechtheum

in Architecture by Mnesicles ()
  contributed by 2 Jordi Ber, 11 May 2009
The Erechtheum is an ancient Greek temple on the north side of the Acropolis of Athens in Greece.The entire temple is on a slope, so the west and north sides are about 3 m (9 ft) lower than the...

Athenian Treasury

in Architecture by unknown ()
  contributed by 2 Jordi Ber, 22 December 2008
The now-restored Athenian Treasury, built to commemorate the Athenians' victory at the Battle of Salamis, is the most impressive treasury in Delphi.As a result of the treasuries, through the...

Angkor Wat

in Architecture by unknown ()
  contributed by 2 Jordi Ber, 17 December 2008
Angkor Wat (or Angkor Vat) is a temple complex at Angkor, Cambodia, built for the king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as his state temple and capital city. As the best-preserved temple at...

Ise Grand Shrine

in Architecture by unknown ()
contributed by 2 Jordi Ber, 30 October 2009
Ise Grand Shrine is a Shinto shrine dedicated to goddess Amaterasu-ōmikami, located in the city of Ise in Mie prefecture, Japan. Officially known simply as Jingū , Ise Jingū is in fact a shrine...

Horyu-Ji Temple

in Architecture by unknown ()
contributed by 2 Jordi Ber, 27 August 2009
Hōryū-ji is a Buddhist temple in Ikaruga, Nara Prefecture, Japan. The reconstructed buildings embraces the architectural influences ranging from Eastern Han to Northern Wei of China, as well as...

Great Mosque of Damascus

in Architecture by unknown ()
contributed by 2 Jordi Ber, 23 August 2009
The Ummayad Mosque, also known as the Grand Mosque of Damascus is one of the largest and oldest mosques in the world. Located in one of the holiest sites in the old city of Damascus, it is of great...