Architecture: The Development of Hindu Temples in Purpose and Design

Through the years, we have seen the development of cultures and eras. Each has a distinct and unique practice. They represent the ideology, development, art, and architecture of that era or culture. Hindu temples have been in the world for centuries. They are the epitome of knowledge, art, architecture, and architecture. Additionally, they represent the advancement of building science. They have evolved through the centuries. Across those centuries, they have branched across the world. Their devotees have the chance to continue their search for spiritual enlightenment. Their structure and design have always been unique. Early Hindu Temples Between 1500 – … Continue reading Architecture: The Development of Hindu Temples in Purpose and Design

East Meets West Architectural Pattern at Petra

Remains of a lost caravan city from the prehistoric period lie amongst rugged terrains of the western world. Petra bears footprints of being a thriving trading center. For about a hundred years the city remained hidden within rugged terrains. Surrounded by mountains and canyons this sandstone is located near Jordan. It occupies the southwestern corner of the Hashemite Kingdom. Between the periods 400 B.C. and 106 A.D. it was considered the capital city of the Nabatean empire. Furthermore it has been recognized by UNESCO, in 1985. Now declared out amongst seven wonders of the world in 2007. Geographical Features of … Continue reading East Meets West Architectural Pattern at Petra