Architecture

Süleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

Süleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

One of the most significant cultural heritage buildings situated on the Third Hill of Istanbul, Turkey, is the Süleymaniye Mosque (Turkish: Süleymaniye Camii, Turkish pronunciation: sylejˈmaːnije). It is the largest in the city of Istanbul and also boasts of one of the best-known panoramas in.....

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Shah Mosque, Esfahan, Iran

Shah Mosque, Esfahan, Iran

A mosque located in Isfahan, Iran is the Shah Mosque (Persian: مسجد شاه‎; “Royal Mosque”), also known as the Masjed-e Emām (Persian: ‘Imam Mosque’). The mosque was situated in the center of Eṣfahān, along a wide central mall (city square, or courtyard) called the Maydān-e E.....

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Hagia Sophia, Turkey

Hagia Sophia, Turkey

Hagia Sophia (/ˈhɑːɡiə soʊˈfiːə/; from Koinē Greek: Ἁγία Σοφία, romanized: Hagía Sophía; Latin: Sancta Sophia, lit. ‘Holy Wisdom’), officially the Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque (Turkish: Ayasofya-i Kebir Cami-i Şerifi) and formerly the Church of Hagia Sophia, is a domed mon.....

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Aquascaping – a craft of arranging aquatic plants

Aquascaping – a craft of arranging aquatic plants

Aquascaping – a craft of arranging aquatic plants Aquascaping is the arrangement of rocks, driftwood, and live plants in an aquarium to create a visually appealing scene. It is a learned art form that allows you to create an underwater landscape, inspiration for many works come from both underw.....

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Houseplant Care – creating a more welcoming house

Houseplant Care – creating a more welcoming house

Indoor plants are great for creating a more welcoming room in your house. Houseplant care is the act of growing houseplants and ensuring they have the necessary conditions for survival and continuing growth. Taking care of plants can be tricky. This includes providing the soil with sufficient nut.....

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Building-integrated agriculture (BIA)

Building-integrated agriculture (BIA)

Building-integrated agriculture (BIA) Urbanization is transforming human societies in many ways. Besides bringing benefits to people in cities, it also has negative impacts such as food security. Building-integrated agriculture (BIA) is the practice of locating high-performance hydroponic greenho.....

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Roof Garden – a garden on the roof of a building

Roof Garden – a garden on the roof of a building

Roof Garden A roof garden is a garden on the roof of a building. Roof planting makes an important contribution to ecology and improving the microclimate, but we need to stop extolling the virtues of vegetable gardens on roofs. It is essentially a garden on the rooftop of building, man-made green .....

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Green Roof

Green Roof

A green roof is a layer of vegetation planted over a waterproofing system that is installed on top of a flat or slightly–sloped roof. It is a roof of a building that is partially or completely covered with vegetation and a growing medium, planted over a waterproofing membrane. Depending on the .....

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Green Wall – a vertical greening typology

Green Wall – a vertical greening typology

Green Wall – a vertical greening typology Green walls (also known as vertical gardens) have become a rising new trend of built environments in recent years. It is a vertical greening typology, where a vertical built structure is intentionally covered by vegetation. Green walls include a ver.....

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Foodscaping

Foodscaping

Foodscaping is landscaping by adding edibles to your existing framework of ornamentals. It is a modern term for the practice of integrating edible plants into ornamental landscapes. The principle of foodscaping is simple because it involves designing gardens in which edible plants are grown. It i.....

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Mosque-Madrassa Of Sultan Hassan

Mosque-Madrassa Of Sultan Hassan

The Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan (Arabic: مسجد ومدرسة السلطان حسن‎) is a huge Mamluk period mosque and madrassa situated in Cairo, Egypt, near the Citadel. This building blends power and splendor, grace, and elegance, as well as a number of decorations. The main northern.....

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Architecture Of Lahore Fort, Pakistan

Architecture Of Lahore Fort, Pakistan

Lahore Fort (Punjabi and Urdu: شاہی قلعہ‎:  ‘Shahi Qila’, or “Royal Fort”) was originally designed to protect the Northern-Western entrance to the walled, old city of Lahore in Pakistan. It is a citadel in the city of Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. Lahore is a historical city filled.....

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