architecture

An index of blog posts tagged ‘architecture’ here at MarkCz.com.
SC Johnson headquarters tour, Racine, Wisconsin

SC Johnson headquarters tour, Racine, Wisconsin

The SC Johnson headquarters in Racine, Wisconsin is a peculiar little enclave. The company's heritage campus includes its iconic, Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Research Tower and Administration Building, as well as the Golden Rondelle Theater, transplanted from the...

Piazza della Repubblica: Arcone, Florence, Italy

Piazza della Repubblica: Arcone, Florence, Italy

Florence, Italy — The triumphal Arcone ("arch") on the west side of the Piazza della Repubblica, the city's ancient center, the site of its original Roman Forum, its former Mercato Vecchio ("old market") and former Jewish ghetto. A huge public works project demolished...

Torre del Mangia and Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, Italy

Torre del Mangia and Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, Italy

Siena, Italy — The Torre del Mangia ("Tower of the Eater," left) and the Palazzo Pubblico (town hall) on the Piazza del Campo. Built between 1338 and 1348, the 289-foot tower was designed to be of equal height with Siena Cathedral. The Palazzo Pubblico is older, with...

Notre Dame de Paris: Portal of Saint Anne

Notre Dame de Paris: Portal of Saint Anne

Paris, France — Notre Dame Cathedral, west facade: The tympanum of the Portal of Saint Anne, the rightmost and earliest of the cathedral's three western portals. Depicted are the enthroned Virgin with Child, visited by the bishop of Paris (left) and the king of France...

Cathedral: Norte Dame de Paris, west facade

Cathedral: Norte Dame de Paris, west facade

Paris, France — West façade of the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris (Our Lady of Paris), with 31.5-foot rose window at center, dating from about 1225, behind the Virgin with Child between two angels. Under the balustrade, there is a wide horizontal frieze — the...

Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral, Paris, France

Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral, Paris, France

Paris, France — West façade of the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris. One of the finest examples of French Gothic church architecture, the cathedral is located on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité, in the fourth arrondissement of Paris.

Louvre Pyramid interior, Louvre Museum, Paris

Louvre Pyramid interior, Louvre Museum, Paris

Paris, France — Interior of I. M. Pei's Louvre Pyramid, the the main entrance to the Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre), which is visible through the glass. According to Wikipedia: The pyramid and the underground lobby beneath it were created because of a series of...

Louvre Museum and Louvre Pyramid, Paris

Louvre Museum and Louvre Pyramid, Paris

Paris, Farnce — At left, Pavillon Denon on the southern wing of Louvre Palace, which houses the Musée du Louvre. At right, I. M. Pei's Louvre Pyramid, which serves as the main entrance to the Louvre Museum.

John Hancock Center, downtown Chicago

John Hancock Center, downtown Chicago

Chicago, Illinois — Looking up the 100-story, 1,127-foot John Hancock Center at 875 North Michigan Avenue from ground level. The John Hancock Center was designed by architect Bruce Graham, and completed in 1970. Official Websites: John Hancock Center John Hancock...

architecture

An index of blog posts tagged ‘architecture’ here at MarkCz.com.

SC Johnson headquarters tour, Racine, Wisconsin

The SC Johnson headquarters in Racine, Wisconsin is a peculiar little enclave. The company's heritage campus includes its iconic, Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Research Tower and Administration Building, as well as the Golden Rondelle Theater, transplanted from the...

Piazza della Repubblica: Arcone, Florence, Italy

Florence, Italy — The triumphal Arcone ("arch") on the west side of the Piazza della Repubblica, the city's ancient center, the site of its original Roman Forum, its former Mercato Vecchio ("old market") and former Jewish ghetto. A huge public works project demolished...

Torre del Mangia and Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, Italy

Siena, Italy — The Torre del Mangia ("Tower of the Eater," left) and the Palazzo Pubblico (town hall) on the Piazza del Campo. Built between 1338 and 1348, the 289-foot tower was designed to be of equal height with Siena Cathedral. The Palazzo Pubblico is older, with...

Notre Dame de Paris: Portal of Saint Anne

Paris, France — Notre Dame Cathedral, west facade: The tympanum of the Portal of Saint Anne, the rightmost and earliest of the cathedral's three western portals. Depicted are the enthroned Virgin with Child, visited by the bishop of Paris (left) and the king of France...

Cathedral: Norte Dame de Paris, west facade

Paris, France — West façade of the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris (Our Lady of Paris), with 31.5-foot rose window at center, dating from about 1225, behind the Virgin with Child between two angels. Under the balustrade, there is a wide horizontal frieze — the...

Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral, Paris, France

Paris, France — West façade of the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris. One of the finest examples of French Gothic church architecture, the cathedral is located on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité, in the fourth arrondissement of Paris.

Louvre Pyramid interior, Louvre Museum, Paris

Paris, France — Interior of I. M. Pei's Louvre Pyramid, the the main entrance to the Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre), which is visible through the glass. According to Wikipedia: The pyramid and the underground lobby beneath it were created because of a series of...

Louvre Museum and Louvre Pyramid, Paris

Paris, Farnce — At left, Pavillon Denon on the southern wing of Louvre Palace, which houses the Musée du Louvre. At right, I. M. Pei's Louvre Pyramid, which serves as the main entrance to the Louvre Museum.

John Hancock Center, downtown Chicago

Chicago, Illinois — Looking up the 100-story, 1,127-foot John Hancock Center at 875 North Michigan Avenue from ground level. The John Hancock Center was designed by architect Bruce Graham, and completed in 1970. Official Websites: John Hancock Center John Hancock...

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