Almost 1000 traditional, mostly wooden-framed structures. Rectilinear in plan it is surrounded by an 8m high wall and 52m wide moat. Each corner is celebrated with an elaborate tower. It became the ‘Palace Museum’ in 1924.
An Oasis is a miracle of life in the desert. sanzpont [arquitectura] awarded 3rd place in an international restricted competition for a VIP Palace in Qatar for its innovative and ecologic response to the project brief of this private residence: “The purpose of the competition was to stimulate innovative and creative ideas to create a high end luxurious Palace.”
The VIP Palace master plan is organized along a main East to West axis, which provides a linear layout and the hierarchy of the palace complex.
St James Palace Architecture, Historic London Building, Pall Mall Property St James Palace London Key Historic Royal Building in the British Capital, England, UK: Architecture Information page updated 4 Jul 2014 St James’s Palace Pall Mall, central London 1532 Built by Henry VIII Birthplace of Charles II, James II, Mary II & George IV Nearest…
Kensington Palace London Architecture, Building, Architect, Location Kensington Palace London Historic Building in England: Architecture Information – design by Christopher Wren 15 Mar 2010 Kensington Palace Location: west London Design: Sir Christopher Wren Birthplace of Queen Victoria Address: Kensington Gardens, London W8 4PX Phone: 0844 482 7777 Opening Times – correct at time of writing,…
Hampton Court Palace London Architecture, English Tudor Building, Date Hampton Court London : Architecture Tudor Palace Building in Middlesex, south east England, UK: Information 9 Feb 2010 Hampton Court Palace Hampton, Richmond upon Thames, Middlesex Largest and grandest of England’s Tudor Palaces Built by Cardinal Wolsey in 1515 Address: East Molesey, Surrey KT8 9AU Phone:…
The balcony facing the square is infamous for the Mussolini speech towards the end of the Second World War. The building contains San Marco.
This historic building is a Renaissance palace in Rome, Italy. The palace was designed by Baldassarre Peruzzi in 1532-1536 on a site of three contiguous palaces owned by the old Roman Massimo family.
The Palace of Justice, Rome, is the seat of the Supreme Court of Cassation and the Judicial Public Library. It fronts onto the Piazza dei Tribunali, the Via Triboniano, the Piazza Cavour, and the Via Ulpiano. The huge building is popularly called in Italian the Palazzaccio (the bad Palace).
The Quirinal Palace is a historic building in Rome, Italy, one of the three current official residences of the President of the Italian Republic, together with Villa Rosebery in Naples and Tenuta di Castelporziano in Rome.
The sloping site had formerly been occupied by a garden-vineyard of the Sforza family, in which a palazzetto had been built in 1549. The sloping site passed from one cardinal to another during the sixteenth century, with no project fully getting off the ground.
Dresdner Zwinger is an East German palace building in the Baroque style designed by court architect Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann. It served as the orangery, exhibition gallery and festival arena of the Dresden Court.
Buckingham Palace London Architecture, Photo, Date, Architect, Building, Picture Buckingham Palace London Key British Royal Family Residence, southeast England, UK Buckingham Palace The Mall, SW1, central London Originally a grand house, remodelling of this substantial building began in 1762 by Scottish architect William Chambers (though born in Gothenburg, Sweden). King George IV decided to modify…
The Independence Palace – also known as Reunification Palace was built on the site of the former Norodom Palace. It was the home and workplace of the President of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War.