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Architecture and Tourism

Architecture as art and the ability to erect buildings that create beauty in space make up an integral part of the context of human life as it gives material flesh to places where people live. For ages, differentiated forms and utility profiles of architectural objects have reflected the needs, knowledge, and technical capabilities of people or the level of their civilization development. Architecture and its variety and diversity are importantly influenced by geographic location, history, economic advancement, demographic structure, and the needs of the local community. Moreover, architecture is a vital cultural component of relationships between residents living within a particular area. It gives individual flavor to the area and makes it distinct from other places.

Since ancient times, learning the history of architecture by seeing ...

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