La culture chaco

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Chaco Culture For over 2,000 years, Pueblo peoples occupied a vast region of the south-western United States. Chaco Canyon, a major centre of ancestral Pueblo culture between 850 and 1250, was a focus for ceremonials, trade and political activity for the prehistoric Four Corners area. Chaco is remarkable for its monumental public and ceremonial buildings … Lire la suite­­

L’Œuvre architecturale de Le Corbusier, une contribution exceptionnelle au Mouvement Moderne

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The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement Chosen from the work of Le Corbusier, the 17 sites comprising this transnational serial property are spread over seven countries and are a testimonial to the invention of a new architectural language that made a break with the past. They were built … Lire la suite­­

Kyiv : Cathédrale Sainte-Sophie et ensemble des bâtiments monastiques et Laure de Kyiv-Petchersk

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Kyiv: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra Designed to rival Hagia Sophia in Constantinople, Kyiv’s Saint-Sophia Cathedral symbolizes the ‘new Constantinople’, capital of the Christian principality of Kyiv, which was created in the 11th century in a region evangelized after the baptism of St Vladimir in 988. The spiritual and intellectual influence of … Lire la suite­­

Kutná Hora : le centre historique de la ville avec l’église Sainte-Barbe et la cathédrale Notre-Dame de Sedlec

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Kutná Hora: Historical Town Centre with the Church of St Barbara and the Cathedral of Our Lady at Sedlec Kutná Hora developed as a result of the exploitation of the silver mines. In the 14th century it became a royal city endowed with monuments that symbolized its prosperity. The Church of St Barbara, a jewel … Lire la suite­­

Kunya-Urgench

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Kunya-Urgench Kunya-Urgench is situated in north-western Turkmenistan, on the left bank of the Amu Daria River. Urgench was the capital of the Khorezm region, part of the Achaemenid Empire. The old town contains a series of monuments mainly from the 11th to 16th centuries, including a mosque, the gates of a caravanserai, fortresses, mausoleums and … Lire la suite­­

Ukraine centrale

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L’Ukraine centrale est la région située au coeur de l’Ukraine autour de Kiev. Autres destinations[modifier] L’Ukraine centrale est connue pour parler le surzhyk, la plupart des gens ne parlent pas un russe pur ou un ukrainien pur, mais plutôt un mélange spécifique des deux. Tout le reste est comme ailleurs en Ukraine. Pratiquement tout le … Lire la suite­­