Building. A place and home for many people. Including you and me. Since human progression, buildings are one of the most complex creations ever made. In the dawn of humanity, people resided in nature. For example, caves, simple huts and teepees. As we progress, we develop more skills. Such a skill is carpentry. Then, as time goes by more creation is made. Now, in modern times there are many types of buildings we can find. From classic design to the most elaborate architectural building piece. There are many outstanding buildings in the globes today. Let’s check out 3 of the most iconic buildings.
St Paul Cathedral, London
The first iconic building is St Paul Cathedral London. Have you ever heard of this iconic building? St Paul Cathedral was designed by an English architect, sir Christopher Wren. Next, It sits on top of the Ludgate hills. Moreover, it is located at the highest point of London. One of the world’s famous domes. Beside that, the site of the original church was found in 604AD. Christopher Wren began working on the English baroque church in the 17th century. Furthermore, it became part of a major rebuilding program after the Great Fire of London. Other than that, It’s fundamental building of London. It dominates the city’s skyline, tourist attraction, religious worship place, and the center for protests.
Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur
Secondly, Petronas Twin Tower. Who wouldn’t know the existence of this twin tower? Standing tall as 170 meters from the ground. It is a famous landmark in Malaysia. This twin towers skyscraper is located in Kuala Lumpur. The capital city of Malaysia. Petronas Twin Tower held the record for the tallest building in the world. The record is held from 1998 until 2004. Cesar Pelli and Achmad Murdijat, engineer Deejay Cerico and designer Dominic Saibo built this peculiar postmodern style under JC Guinto consultations. In addition, this building boasts 88-storey. This twin tower is the pride of Malaysians. People can find different attractions in this iconic building. Such as, the observation deck and the skybridge.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy
Thirdly, the leaning tower of Pisa is another remarkable building in Europe. What makes it unique? Ehem! It has the most exceptional architectural structure. The iconic part of the building is its TILT. This tower is famous for its tilt. How does it tilt? Well, during the construction of the site the building begin to lean after the soft ground. Further, one side of the was unable to provide enough support for the building. In 2001, the building was under restoration work. On that time, the building is just under 4 degrees. The estimation for leaning tower Pisa to collapse is between 75 to 100 coming years. Other than that, the building construction starts in 1173. Also, it takes a whopping 300 hundred years to build. The tower design is attributed to Bonnano Pisanno. However, current studies also relates to Diotisalvi.
That concludes the top 3 iconic buildings in the world. Of course! There are still other iconic buildings out there. In conclusion, all we could do is explore more. Go for adventures. Last but not least, it will open more perspective.
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