listed architecture

Bern- Switzerland

The Old Town of Bern is picturesque like a postcard. It is both the capital of Switzerland, and a UNESCO heritage listed city. The Cobble stoned streets are lined by historic sandstone buildings. Covered arcades offer bottle shops, boutiques, restaurants and 16th century fountains. 

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rococo:

adjective | ro·co·co | rəˈkōkō

A style, primarily of interior design, that appeared in France around 1700. Rococo interiors were extensively decorated and included elegant furniture, small sculptures, ornamental mirrors, easel paintings, tapestries, reliefs, and wall painting.


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Temple of Tibidabo - Barcelona, Spain 

This Roman Catholic church is located on the summit of Mount Tibidabo in Barcelona. Built in various stages between 1902 and 1961, the bottom half of the church reflects a Romanesque fortress, while the top is neo-gothic in design, accessible by two grand stairways. . 

Stained glass windows adorn the Church, some of which are dedicated to Paul the Apostle, John Bosco and Pope Pius X. Sitting above the church like a crown, is a large bronze statue of Jesus. 

Havana - Cuba

Cuba is the largest of all the islands in the Caribbean, and with a population of 2.2million people, Havana is also the largest city in the Caribbean. The city was created in 1515 by Spanish conquistador Diego Velazquez. 

Havana’s architecture is incredibly diverse. The cities castles, that can date back to the 16th century, are juxtaposed against colonial buildings, and then modern high rises. Old Havana is where the cities most iconic neo-classical and baroque architecture can be found. This part of Havana is heritage listed by UNESCO. Best explored on foot, there are plenty of walking tours available for those wishing to explore the city. 

Creative-field Studyblrs!

“Hi, everyone! This will become an official list that I’ll link on my blog and on the @studioblrcollective blog! (feel free to reblog/message me and mention where you think you fit in and your concentration and I’ll add you!). I’m sorry if I didn’t categorize you correctly, I just tried to make my judgment based on what was on your blog page.

I really believe that the creative side of the studyblr community needs some love, so that’s why I’m doing this little feature/list! No likes or reblogs necessary, but it would be nice to help spread some love around!


ANIMATION

ARCHITECTURE

ART

DESIGN

THEATRE and FILM

MUSIC


I would love to be able to add so much more to this list so if you’re a creative field studyblr that fits in these categories (or would like to add a category) feel free to let me know and I’ll update it! <3

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Basilica of the Sacred Heart - Paris, France

This Roman Catholic church is located on the highest point in the city. The great bell of the tower is one of the worlds heaviest bells, weighing 19 tonnes. The church provides the second highest viewpoint in Paris, the first highest being the Eiffel Tower.