Gothic society: morphology of a nightmare
In pure lines of the Gothic cathedrals, imbued with a radiant light stained glass unquenchable and wise, the thought itself skyward, mesmerized by the majestic harmony of European culture. Like…

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Megalithic structures. Malta
Clay and metal items, found in the upper layers of the dungeons Hal o Saflieni, belong to the bronze age. Terracotta statuette of Hal o Saflieni Standard plan megalithic temple…

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Canadian technology construction of houses

In low-rise housing construction technology, “Canada house” (wooden frame and panel construction) is recognized as the most economical, energy-saving, fast, durable and environmentally friendly.

SIP technology in the West

M & a technology (which is derived from the SIP — Structural Insulated Panels — structural insulated panels), the proposed “M-Pro Representative” SIP technology in Odessa is:

serviced warranty – 10 years (lifespan of over 100 years);

a huge margin of safety (seismic 9 points);

the speed of construction (ready-made house 100 square meters for two months);

lightweight construction that does not require lifting equipment and high costs for the Foundation of the device;

allows you to apply all kinds of interior and exterior decoration;

and, of course, the price that is definitely lower in comparison with other technologies of construction. (Approximate prices for the construction of house are given below) Continue reading

Mysterious dragon houses of Evia

Very interesting archaeological wonder is located in southern Evia . this 25 famous huge constructions called Drakospita (‘dragon house’). They are always located on steep slopes, towering above the terrain and is built of huge limestone blocks with pyramidal roof: the opposite walls converge, and the boards stacked on top of each other, each of which protrudes over the lower. Among other architectural features – monolithic jambs and lintels and projecting stone shelves from the walls.

There are many theories that explain who, when, how and why they built the dragon dwelling. Some claim that this ancient sanctuary of Zeus, Hera or Hercules. Others believe that it could be guard posts or protective facilities, and even shelters for lumberjacks. Whatever the truth, their Grand size and method of construction constitute an amazing mystery!

Drakospita mountains Oxx

Most impressive of all the dragon houses of Evia is the structure located on mount Ochi at a height of 1389 metres, just above the village of Karystos. The amazing thing is that they have not used any of the connecting material, and a huge plate decorated with a decorative carving and fit exactly to each other. Continue reading

Wonders of the world:the Cathedral of Notre Dame (Notre – Dame de Paris)

When I looked down from the towers of Notre Dame, I had a lot of strange thoughts. How many centuries have passed beneath these towers! How many changes – and how little anything has changed!

A small medieval town, surrounded by fields, vineyards and forests. Then growing Paris which several times moved their walls. Paris of the last centuries, which, as noted by Victor Hugo, ‘changing its face once in fifty years’. And people. They’re always going somewhere just past those towers, always somewhere in a hurry – and always there were; they could not see, did not notice; these are the same people. And the towers are the same, with the same chimeras that look at the city, forever changing, forever threatened and forever remaining the same.

Here clearly can see two lines in the life of mankind. One is the life of all the people below; the other is the life line of those who built Notre Dame. Looking down from these towers you feel that the real history of mankind, worthy of mention, and there is a story of the builders of Notre Dame, and not those who pass by. And you realize that these two stories are incompatible. Continue reading

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