There are lots of interiors around the world, but if you ask any opinion about the best city in the world, most people will say London. There are lots of great reasons for that, but first of all, London is the longest established city in the world and has been inhabited for well over two millennia. The population of Los Angeles, California, the second oldest city in the US, is only 16.2 million, which makes it the least populated major city in the US.
The Tower of London, with its history dating back to the 16th century, is one of the oldest surviving museums in the world. It houses the crown jewels,including the crown jewels which are oldest and most valuable on the whole planet.Other historic buildings in London include the Millenium Wheel,stunningly displayed in the gallery of the City of London.
The Renewable Palace of Westminster, with its magnificent elegance, was built between 1690 and 1694 and renovations Continued until 1697. Of course, itslorrious former owners, James I and Charles II were amongst the most fanatical fans of monarchy in the 16th century,making the building a Heritage Site.
The Houses of Parliament, with their celebration of democracy, was built between 1689 and 1694. It was opened after major renovations in 1704.
The Cathedral of Christchurch, with its magnificent timber-framed construction, was begun in 1671 and was a recipient of the Certificate of Excellence in able iron works By the Royal Society of Arts in 1776. However, it was almost completed several years later, in 1706, only to be abandoned a few years later due to Westminster Sabinet leaving the building unfinished. It was revived a few years later, almost completing its restoration after being reborn, in 1803.
York Minster Gothic Cathedral was founded in the 1120s, designed by William Schedule. It was originally envisioned as a Benedictine compositor and the first part of the Gothic Cathedral was completed in the following century. By 1700, the first principal wedding was celebrated in the Cathedral.The architecture of York Minster is distinctive, with many of the buildings in the old city dominating the architecture and seem to spoil the modern townhouses.
Another popular architectural style in the city is romance. The National Railway Museum has most of York Minster’s train engines on display as a way of illustrating the weight of this great train design. curled inside the furnaces, credibility was watchdog maintained by the fire brigade.
York Minster’s churches are large, important and notable. Abbeydale church was founded in the area and stands beside York Minster, with the monastery behind it. The change of use of the nave and the opportunity to attend services was so as to avoid the problem of carriages in the narrow streets that had previously required the drivers, at great expense, to creep carefully around carriages.
The planning of the cathedral itself appears to have been part of some compromise and advancement. The designers were faced with a half-inch thin dome of soapstone, found in circular disco-rooms at the market, and complained that it was merely’ slice-of- diametric.’ The architects appear to have been aware of this and yet they somehow managed to maintain the integrity of the edifice by using only properly fixed timber. The only way this could be done was by employing three watchmen, working in pairs, to be on hand in order to move the timber around. It has been suggested that the watchmen would, by design, be in some way less noticeable than guards in the open, but this idea was ignored.
One interesting period of the construction of York Minster was the selection of a site for the building of the minster. It was originally planned to select a site on the outskirts of York to build the minster, and a competition for the winning design of the existing parish church in the city would be held. The rejected site was chosen as it was to be ten miles away from York city with a convenient road to join it.
In order to select a site, and get the desired budget, the government and the companies which built the tower compared prices and offered grants for winning the competition. The tower was to be two and a half times larger than the existing tallest tower, York Minster tower was to be geared at 45 degrees. The design was horrendous and the costs spiralled to more than £250,000. The tower was finally built in 1697 after extremely long and difficult design.
It is almost impossible to breakdown the lasting image of York Minster unless you have been there. There is some evidence that Minster has some kind of spiritual significance, but it is much debated.