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George Bähr & Norman Foster

I’ve wrote plenty on Italian renaissance along with neo classical etc etc.. So I want to move onto German architecture because I adore Germany and tbh Bayern Munich you get me?? Yaa? So let’s finds out a little about George Bähr. He was born in Fürstenwalde I believe its in Saxony, Germany (just check it on…… Continue reading George Bähr & Norman Foster

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Heinrich Heine

Heinrich Heine is one of my favourite poets along with Johan Wolfgang Von Goethe, Shakespeare,the Bronte sisters & Yevgeny Yevtushenko !! Oh my poet list goes on and on so, read this and enjoy. P.s I have been in love with Germany since forever and Heinrich is German hence the title of this poem is one you…… Continue reading Heinrich Heine

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John Nash & Decimus Burton

So living in England for most of my life I thought it was about time I shared two architects who built some of the finest structures, marvelled at even today. John Nash was born 18 January 1752 in Lambeth, south London. John planned out most of Regent street which is simply stunning. He carried on to build the…… Continue reading John Nash & Decimus Burton

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Neuschwanstein – King Ludwig II

Right where do I begin?     So, the Neuschwanstein Castle was constructed in a village named Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. What made the building of this magnificent castle a task was that it was to be on a rugged hill – hence not flat land, very difficult indeed.     King Ludwig…… Continue reading Neuschwanstein – King Ludwig II

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Olaudah Equiano

Hey everyone, so today is another bitesize history lesson & its a very informative one so I suggest you read after this line.. Equiano was a freed slave who educated himself to write his experiences that inturn led to a profound effect, initiating the process towards the abolition of slavery across Britain and Europe. Equiano was from the,…… Continue reading Olaudah Equiano

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Leon Battista Alberti & Bernardo Rossellino

Leon Battista Alberti   was an Italian writer, humanist, and architect.   Leon was born in 1404 in Genoa. It is unknown who his mother was but his father was a wealthy Florentine who had been exiled from his own city only returning in 1428. Leon was sent to boarding school in Padua, then studied Law at Bologna.…… Continue reading Leon Battista Alberti & Bernardo Rossellino

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Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci  was born 15th april 1542.  We all know who this great man was but let me give an insight incase you want to learn more. Leonardo, was an Italian Renaissance .. brace yourself , Polymath ( this is a person who has a vast amount of knowledge and knows many…… Continue reading Leonardo da Vinci