Monthly Archives: May 2012

Air Force Academy Chapel

The United States Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel was built in 1962 and its located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. The most unique feature of the Chapel is its row of seventeen spires. The Cadet Chapel is specifically design to house three different worship areas under one roof. The Protestant Chapel is located at the main floor, the Catholic Chapel is located below the Protestant Chapel, and lastly The Jewish Chapel is located on the Lower Level.

Peleș Castle

Peles Castle is a Neo-Renaissance castle located in the Carpathian Mountains in Prahova county, Romania. The Castle was built in 1873 and had housed some of the most famous Romania Monarchs including King Carol I. Peles is a palace but many people like to call it a castle. Peles Castle is open to the public if you’re interested, please visit their website for more information at http://peles.ro/

Elephant Building

Isn’t this building cute? The Elephant Building or Chang Building is located in Bangkok, Thailand. This building is one of the most famous building in Thailand because of its characteristic of an elephant. The building has 32 floors and is 335 ft high. There are 7 parts to this building: Tower A and B (office), Tower C (residential), Top floor for luxurious residential suites, recreation grounds, shopping plaza, and parking garage.

Birr Castle

Birr Castle is located in the town of Birr in County Offaly, Ireland. The castle was built in 1170. The O’ Carroll Family rule there from 14th to 17th century. A main feature of the castle is ” The Great Telescope” of the third Earl of Rosse. For admission information, please visit their website at http://www.birrcastle.com/birr-castle-visitor-information.php

Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias

These collection of buildings hold the world’s finest science and art exhibits and showcases. It’s located in Valencia, Spain; “City of Arts and Sciences.” It is designed by Santiago Calatrava, who chose to include an abundance of water in his design. Tourists who visit this structure not only admire its exterior design but also the reflection of the structure, which completes the amazing look of the entire structure.

Haiti National Palace

The Haiti National Palace is a presidential palace located at Port-Au-Prince, Haiti. The Haiti National Palace resembles America’s presidential home, the White House. The building has been destroyed and rebuilt several times for the past 140 years. But unfortunately on January 12, 2010, an earthquake has devastated the National Palace. But it’s beauty will remain in the hearts of the people of Haiti.