Famous Buildings of the Worlds Skyscrapers Tallest Buildings Amazings Stuctures

Mary Axe - london

40-storey skyscraper in London, whose design is made in the form of the retina with a central bearing base. Located in the financial center of London.

Blur Expo 02, Yverdon-les-Bains

Blair House (Blur Building), designed the pavilion for Swiss EXPO 02 in Yverdon-les-Bains.

Empire State Building

ESB is the most famous building in New York.

Millennium Dome, London

Exhibition Complex Millennium Dome (Millennium Dome) - a giant "flying saucer", built on the banks of the Thames in the London area.

Burj Dubai

Burj Dubai World tallest building in the world. The highest ever building which exists in the world. .

Friday, 19 August 2011

Union Buildings

Union Buildings
Union (Afrikaans: Die Uniegebou) South African government official seat of thefarm buildings and also houses the offices of President of South Africa.Imposing buildings on the northern end of Arcadia in Pretoria Meintjieskop,historic Church Square, Voortrekker Monument and is located near the top.Avenue Gardens largest government buildings, Vermeulen Street East, ChurchStreet, R104, and Blackwood Street is nestled between. Fairview avenue isclosed road where only officers could enter the Union Buildings. Pretoria UnionBuildings in Pretoria is not the center point of capture, and South Africaestablished the national monument.

Buildings in South Africa is one of the centers of political life, "buildings" and"Arcadia" for the South African government has become metonyms. TheGeneral in Pretoria, South Africa has become a famous landmark and a city andan emblem of democracy is the most popular tourist attraction.


The buildings, built from light sandstone, the English architect Sir Herbert Baker in memorable style was developed by and is 285 meters long. The two sides of the wings is a semi-circular shape, a former division of the Union works to represent. clock chimes of Big Ben in London is people. East and West wings, domed twin towers with the two languages​​, English and Afrikaans are represented, and the inner courtyard South Africa is a symbol of unity.

The building is a disused hunting, which was now sited at the Amphitheatre.Mercury statue on top of the tower, is a mythic Roman messenger god, andtrade. Mercury is holding the world.

Every design is different, and individually for each stone had to be amputated. Windows with shutters on the lower surface of Cape Dutch Design 'Edwardian Style at the top level, the building's architectural styles range. Elongated top and bottom floor windows are becoming smaller and smaller. This is to give the illusion of height.

Left office, arena, and correct offices, buildings are divided into three parts. All length is 95 meters. Knife in a knife block for providing light and air, including three internal courtyards. Each block in the basement of a building and land are the top three floors. The curved building in behind colonnade of the room, the building houses a library and conference room, kitchen, basement, dining room and lounge is on.

Carved teak fanlights, black roof, white plaster walls and heavy gates, heavy wooden beams contrasted with furniture, interior is treated in the Cape Dutch style.

Sunday, 31 July 2011

SkyLifter Solar Power

SkyLifter Solar power Is Far More Than 150 Tonnes

While hoping to go beyond the modern day helicopters limited load-bearing capacity, Australian firmSkyLifter is busy evolving a solar-powered airship for carrying up to 150-ton loads more than 1,200 miles. Just the perfect machine to support disaster relief operations, the solar blimp could ship payloads of equipment, freight, pre-constructed buildings and other loads at a speed of 45 knots (50 mph).

Disk size vehicles like the immunity against different conditions provides specially designed Voith Schneider propellers (measuring 500ft long) and placed strategically to strengthen cockpit of the car where to go. For disaster relief by using, developers of luxury cruise ships in the air as the car is expected to use.

SkyLifter (bio) diesel fuel and uses solar collectors to generate electricity that powers cycloidal propellers and aircraft systems. Aerostar design large arrays of solar collectors facing the sun to provide enough space. A pod surface (bio) diesel engines, drive, train and water recovery system is based. Least environmental impact flaunting, without air supply noise is a crane.

A full size prototype of the next Skylifter think, three years or about 150ft wide.