Architecture surrounds us every day, and is a very popular photography subject. Here is a round-up of the most beautifu architecture photos. Even though these buildings may look like surreal sceneries, they are authentic. The locations of the buildings are mentioned in the caption.
Paris by Night
This picture shows how active the nightlife in Paris is. Paris offers so much choice, great places for a fun night out, crazy clubbing and original night-time activities. Note that this panorama of the capital is made from 8 different photos and Gimp was used for some after effects.
Byodoin Phoenix Hall
Kyoto has a substantial number of historic buildings, unlike other Japanese cities that lost buildings to foreign invasions and war. This buddhist temple is jointly held by Jōdo Shū and Tendai. This building is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Monuments of Ancient Kyoto.
Chiang Mai Temple
Chiang Mai, the sixth biggest city in Thailand, is overflowing with ancient Buddhist Temples dating back to when the city was originally founded in 1296. The structure of these temples is made of intricate carving covered by painted symbols.
Austin at Sunset
Austin is the capital of Texas and is the 11th-largest city in the United States of America. This picture shows the urbanization beyond the Colorado River.
Augsburg Cathedral Interior
The Cathedral of Augsburg is a medieval Catholic church in Augsburg, Germany, founded in the 11th century in Romanesque style. The nave of the medieval cathedral is made of white marble contrasting with the wood flooring.
Old Bodleian Library
Libraries do more than house books. They reflect the culture of those who build, maintain and enjoy them. One of the oldest libraries in Europe (15th century), the Bodleian consists of five buildings and several off-site storage facilities .
The Campus of Oral Roberts University
Even though the campus was built beginning in 1963 by Frank Wallace, the graduate center has a noted futuristic look and architecture. The maintenance of this unique but aging building was cited as a growing financial problem for the university.
Dubaï, United Arab Emirates
Dubaï is the largest city and leading port of the United Arabe Emirates. Its reputation is mainly due to the media coverage of its tourism projects such as the Burj Al Arab, one of the most luxurious hotel of the world.