A-Level: Architectural works influenced by nature




The god Apollo spoke through his priestess at Delphi, and Greek cities competed for his favor with offerings.

Sanctuary of Apollo, Delphi


Hadrian's Wall, England
At the remotest point of the Roman Empire, Hadrian erected this fortification—a symbol of control and dominance.

Hadrian: Building the wall











The Taj Mahal
This huge white-marble mausoleum is recognized the world over for its splendor, symmetry, and stunning gardens.

The Taj Mahal






The Alhambra
This city within a city is famed for its three highly decorative palaces and their equally elaborate gardens.

The Alhambra






The Great Pyramids of Giza
Rising out of the Western Desert—the only remaining monument of the Seven Wonders, the Great Pyramids.

The Great Pyramids of Giza