Famous Doric order buildings
List of famous buildings in the Doric order movement, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of Doric order buildings, structures and monuments includes information like what city the structure is in, and when it was first opened to the public. There are a lot of historic Doric order structures around the world, so why not save some money and check them out here without having to pay for travel? These popular Doric order buildings attract visitors from all over the world, so if you're ever near them you should definitely pay them a visit. Examples include Parthenon and Lincoln Memorial.This list is a great source for answering the questions, "What are the most famous Doric order buildings?" and "What do Doric order buildings look like?"
- The Albert Dock is a complex of dock buildings and warehouses in Liverpool, England. Designed by Jesse Hartley and Philip Hardwick, it was opened in 1846, and was the first structure in Britain to be built from cast iron, brick and stone, with no structural wood. As a result, it was the first non-combustible warehouse system in the world. At the time of its construction the Albert Dock was considered a revolutionary docking system because ships were loaded and unloaded directly from/to the warehouses. Two years after it opened it was modified to feature the world's first hydraulic cranes. Due to its open yet secure design, the Albert Dock became a popular store for valuable cargoes such as ...more
Athenian TreasuryThe Athenian Treasury at Delphi was constructed by the Athenians to house dedications made by their city and citizens to the sanctuary of Apollo. The entire treasury, including its sculptural decoration, is built of Parian marble; its date of construction is disputed, scholarly opinion ranging from 510 to 480 BCE. Pausanias mentions the building in his account of the sanctuary, claiming that it was dedicated from the spoils of the Battle of Marathon, fought in 490 BCE. The building was excavated by the French School at Athens, led by Pierre de La Coste-Messelière, and reconstructed from 1903–1906. The structure is still visible in situ, although the metopes are reproductions; the originals ...more
- The Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana is a library and Renaissance building in Venice, northern Italy; it is one of the earliest surviving public manuscript depositories in the country, holding one of the greatest classical texts collections in the world. The library is named after St. Mark, the patron saint of Venice. It is not to be confused with the State Archive of the Republic of Venice, which is housed in a different part of the city.
Dome Church BlendukBuilt in the year 1750 and restored in the year 1894 HPA de Wilde Westmas, this church is Dutch inheritance. This heritage church architecture located in Semarang, Indonesia. Occupies area with a chamber and its side is in Greek crucifix form. All of interior design is Dutch characteristic, with spiraling upward of plants. Church balcony have unique characteristic. Right now this heritage building is single facade which consists of three parts vertically. There is two floors. This heritage architecture faces to south. The foundation is rock and structure system is from concrete brick. The dome layered by metal shaped with teak rafter. At dome there is light aperture. At east, south, and ...more
- The Lincoln Memorial is an American national monument built to honor the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. It is located on the western end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., across from the Washington Monument. The architect was Henry Bacon; the designer of the primary statue – Abraham Lincoln, 1920 – was Daniel Chester French; the Lincoln statue was carved by the Piccirilli Brothers; and the painter of the interior murals was Jules Guerin. Dedicated in 1922, it is one of several monuments built to honor an American president. It has always been a major tourist attraction and since the 1930s has been a symbolic center focused on race relations. The building is in ...more
Lord Hill's ColumnLord Hill's Column, outside the Shirehall, is one of the most notable landmarks of the town of Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. The tallest Doric column in England, standing at 133 ft 6 in, it commemorates Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount Hill, with a 17 ft tall statue standing on the top of the column - the column is shorter than the 44.5m 'Monument to British Liberty' at Gibside, but the overall height of the column and statue is higher in total. The column was built between 1814 and 1816; its diameter is 2 ft wider than Nelson's Column, and, not including the pedestal, is 15 ft higher. The architect was Edward Haycock Snr, with modifications mainly to the pedestal by Thomas Harrison. The ...more