16th-century Architecture Showing How The World Has Changed Over Time

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Architecture of 16th-century

So here we are talking about the most remarkable architectures around the world at architecturestory.com some of them are very well known and it will also consider as wonders of the world.Yes, exactly what do you think about 16th-century Architecture? well, we also research and Reviewed some bestest masterpieces around the world the legends of 16th century give us so many things in gift… yes, we can call it a gift because what they did it it’s very inspirable for the world’s architecture history among them some very beautiful structures we are presenting below have a look!

1.Tajmahal(INDIA)

if we are talking about 16th-century Architecture around the world then why would we forget taj mahal? The best example of Mughal architecture and a symbol of India’s rich history!

tajmahal inside pics

As we all know taj mahal is a very popular architecture around the world it’s also included in wonders of the world. It was approved in 1632 by the Mughal ruler, Shah Jahan, to his beloved wife, Mumtaz.Taj Mahal put on the south bank of the Yamuna stream in the Indian city of Agra.

The special features of the Taj Mahal are:-

  1. made of pure white marble with its special luster and fine texture.
  2. The main structure is surrounded by gardens, fountains, and pools.
  3. The Mausoleum is built on a 6.6 meter high plinth. The lower portion, square in design, Uses to a height of 32 meters.
  4. The interior octagonal chambers are connected to one another by diagonal passages. This pattern is similar to the one followed in Humayun’s tomb in Delhi.
  5. The interior and the exterior of the main building are decorated with screens, calligraphy and inlay work.

The tomb is the primary focus of the entire complex of the Taj Mahal. It is an extensive, white marble construction standing on a rectilinear plinth and consists of a regular building with an iwan (an arch-shaped doorway) topped by a large dome and finial.

2.Roman Baroque(Europe)

Roman Baroque

Roman Baroque is a Catholic Church with very dynamic designs, often employing a mixture of repetition, breaking-up, and distortion of Renaissance classical motifs.Designed by Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola (1507-1573) and constructed between 1568 and 1584, it first and foremost simplified the floor plan of the Renaissance church.

Roman Baroque is The first structure to follow this new design philosophy and to break with the Renaissance traditions of following strict formulas, in both the design of the exterior as well as the interior, was the Church of the Gesù in Rome.

 

3.Eiffel Tower(FRANCE)

The Eiffel Tower is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France.Work on the foundations started on 28 January 1887.

Key features:-
  1. Construction of the Eiffel Tower cost 7,799,401.31 French gold francs in 1889, or about $1.5 million.
  2. The Eiffel Tower is 1,063 feet (324 meters) tall, including the antenna at the top. Without the antenna, it is 984 feet (300 m).
  3. It was the world’s tallest structure until the Chrysler Building was built in New York in 1930.
  4. The tower has a sun-facing side that heats up, the top moves as much as 7 inches (18 centimeters) away from the sun.
  5. The Eiffel Tower weighs 10,000 tons.
  6. Almost 5 billion lights on the Eiffel Tower.
  7. The Eiffel Tower has 108 stories, with 1,710 steps and There are two elevators.

4.The Colosseum(Italy)

16th-century Architecture

The Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is an oval amphitheater in the core of the city of Rome, Italy.

The Colosseum was a massive structure. we are mentioning the key features under:-

  1. covered over six acres of land
  2. 620 feet long, 513 feet wide, and over 160 feet tall.
  3. The architects came up with a system of arches and staircases inside the building.
  4. 80 archways with multiple sets of stairs
  5. labyrinth of corridors and stairs.
  6. Amphitheatre has a very distinct shape. Most amphitheaters are circular, but the Colosseum was an oval.