WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) Shchusev Museum of Architecture: The first museum in the world specialized in architecture
(wcsa.world) The Schusev State Museum of Architecture is the first museum in the world that specialized in architecture. It was founded through an initiative of the Union of Soviet Architects in 1934.
(WorldKings.org) Cologne Cathedral (German: Kölner Dom; Cathedral Church of Saint Peter) is a Catholic cathedral in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Cologne and of the administration of the Archdiocese of Cologne. It is a renowned monument of German Catholicism and Gothic architecture and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1996.
Top 100 iconic landmarks of the world (P.81) Centre Pompidou: A intuitive symbol of European industrial architecture
(WorldKings.org) Initially nicknamed "Notre Dame of the Pipes" by its critics, the Centre Pompidou has become one of the city's most photographed monuments, imposing its airiness and elegance in the Parisian landscape which it dominates from a height of some 50 meters.
Top 100 iconic landmarks of the world (P.72) Shah Mosque: The masterpieces of Persian architecture in the Islamic era
(WorldKings.org) The mosque is depicted on the reverse of the Iranian 20,000 rials banknote.
Top 100 iconic landmarks of the world (P.67) Temple of Heaven: Quintessence of Chinese feudal architecture
(WorldKings.org) The Temple of Heaven was inscribed as a World Heritage site in 1998 and was described as "a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design which simply and graphically illustrates a cosmogony of great importance for the evolution of one of the world's great civilizations..." as the "symbolic layout and design of the Temple of Heaven had a profound influence on architecture and planning in the Far East over many centuries."
Top 100 iconic landmarks of the world (P.47) São Paulo Museum of Art: A main symbol of modern Brazilian architecture
(WorldKings.org) The São Paulo Museum of Art (MASP) is an art museum located on Paulista Avenue in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. It is well known for its headquarters, a 1968 concrete and glass structure designed by Lina Bo Bardi, whose main body is supported by two lateral beams over a 74 meters freestanding space, considered a landmark of the city and a main symbol of modern Brazilian architecture.
Top 100 iconic landmarks of the world (P.38) Great Mosque of Djenné: The unique architecture from Africa
(WorldKings.org) As well as being the center of the community of Djenné, it is one of the most famous landmarks in Africa. Along with the "Old Towns of Djenné" it was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1988.
[WORLDKINGS] The Constant World Records Seeking Journey (P.282) Čičmany (Slovakia): World’s first folk architecture reserve
(worldkings.org) Čičmany was established in 1977, ensuring the protection of its buildings, and unique cultural heritage. On April 19th, 2022, World Records Union (WorldKings) officially declared Čičmany as “World’s first folk architecture reserve”.
Top 50 largest architecture companies in the world (P.39) Aidea: Leading architecture company in Philippines
(WorldKings.org) In 25 years of existence, Aidea have provided design and technology solutions for companies local and overseas. Their work is found in 90 cities in 60 countries spanning 5 continents.
Top 50 largest architecture companies in the world (P.36) Kunwon: A Korea urban architecture company
(WorldKings.org) KunWon has managed 235 projects exceeding US $25 billion since 1992 and was ranked as #1 Korean CM firm in 2008 by Korean Ministry of Land, Transport & Maritime Affairs.