The Importance and Influence of Architecture in the World of Humanities

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Whenever we travel to different parts of the county, we try to see and capture the beauty of the buildings as we take a closer look at the different components that make the building so breathtaking and famous. A building can represent designs that reflect the culture or period of era it was created. Other physical qualities such as the significance of a dome can be an important factor that contributes to the building overall. For example the St. Basil’s In Moscow is a “candy colored cathedral [with] fan of onion domes, sharp spikes, and polygonal towers [that] resemble the flame of a bonfire rising into the sky” (“20 Famous Buildings”). With so many architectural building all over the world, there is so much to learn about their…show more content…
Whenever we travel to different parts of the county, we try to see and capture the beauty of the buildings as we take a closer look at the different components that make the building so breathtaking and famous. A building can represent designs that reflect the culture or period of era it was created. Other physical qualities such as the significance of a dome can be an important factor that contributes to the building overall. For example the St. Basil’s In Moscow is a “candy colored cathedral [with] fan of onion domes, sharp spikes, and polygonal towers [that] resemble the flame of a bonfire rising into the sky” (“20 Famous Buildings”). With so many architectural building all over the world, there is so much to learn about their history, physical qualities and significance, and their contribution to the world of humanities. Taj Mahal is located in Agra, India where it lies in Northern Indian by the river of Jumna. The Taj Mahal was made by Shah Jahan for his wife who he had lost in 1631 due to giving birth to his fourteenth child. Before she died, she wished her husband to, “not to marry again and to prove their endless love by building a dreamlike beautiful mausoleum” (“Taj Mahal”). The Muslim army commander and Mogul Emperor kept his promise to his beautiful wife, Mumtaz Mahal, and made this beautiful architectural building with a blend of both Hindu and Muslim cultures (“Taj Mahal”). The Taj Mahal was constructed and built over a time period of twenty-two years
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