Architecture

Gaze at the wonders of European architecture

parts of intricate architectural features inside the Alhambra Palace
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Medieval Alhambra art

How visual and decorative Nasrid art influenced European artists

blackand white illustration of trees in front of a house and shed
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Sustainable architecture

How architects are designing with environmental awareness in mind

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Arenas and stadiums

Sporting venues from across Europe

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Churches and cathedrals

Christian places of worship from across Europe

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Bridges of Europe

Spanning rivers, canals, lakes and seas to connect communities, regions and countries

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Tuschinski's cinema empire

Polish Jewish migrant Tuschinski established several cinemas in the Netherlands, particularly in Amsterdam and Rotterdam

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Railway stations across Europe

Artworks and photographs of train stations

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Graveyard symbols

Exploring the meaning behind architecture of headstones, tombs and graves

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Castles and palaces

Explore historic and stately buildings from around Europe

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Industrial architecture in Europe

Factories, workshops, power plants and more - where European industrial heritage was created

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Lighthouses across Europe

Shining a light on the coastal architecture of lighthouses across the continent

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Stained glass

Explore the beauty of stained glass, a centuries-old art form

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Synagogues

Synagogues, Jewish communities' places of worship, have been found across Europe for millennia

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Grand Hotel Europa

Hotels are not simply places to stay and relax, but places of work for many people

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In the factory

Brings together photographs of factories and workers from across Europe, where workers became cogs in a machine

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Byzantine baptisteries

Explore the architectural legacy of baptisteries from the Byzantine period

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Ironopolis: how Middlesbrough grew

Bolckow & Vaughan iron and steelworks drove the growth of Middlesbrough

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From coffee, tea and tobacco to UNESCO: Rotterdam’s Van Nelle Factory

Like many large companies, the story of Van Nelle business started with a small shop.

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A journey through Byzantine Ravenna

Ravenna in modern Italy was one of Europe’s most important cities in the Byzantine era

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The architects of the Peace Palace

Our Love across borders series is inspired by stories of romance and love related to migration

Grand concert halls

Photographs, drawings, paintings and postcards of Europe's grand opera houses, concert halls and theatres

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Generating electricity and power

Water, coal, oil, nuclear or wind: for centuries, people have harnessed nature and science to generate energy and electricity for industrial power.

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Art Nouveau Architecture and Interiors

How Art Nouveau enhanced architecture and interior design

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Saint Patrick’s Cathedral

A home for all: the migration history of New York's Saint Patrick's Cathedral

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Bauhaus and Walter Gropius

Discover the influential Bauhaus art and design school, founded by architect Walter Gropius in 1919

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Engineering photography

Eduards Kraucs's photography documents the construction of the Ķegums Hydropower Plant

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Turku and Tallinn

Exploring castles in the medieval cities of Tallinn and Turku

Learning scenarios about architecture

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Mathematical Discoveries in Romanesque Architecture

English, History, STEAM - Lower secondary, Upper secondary

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Vintage VR

Art, History - Primary, Lower Secondary