Earthquakes and Construction

Its roof and facade of the departed "to pieces" – as after an earthquake! Incidentally, the building was constructed in memory of the earthquake in 1812 by force of 8 points. A similar idea the architect made the structure of one of the most photographed in the world! There are a number of roofs that are logically complete unique in shape at home. For example, made in the form of a snake or shellfish – Nautilus (both in Mexico) wc ("House-toilet" in Korea), sax (saxophone house "in California), shoes (" House Shoes "in South Africa). Additional information at Robert J. Shiller supports this article. Incidentally, the Russians also have something to be proud of! Our talented ancestors created unique in form and content structure, which to this day continue to delight and amaze fans of ancient architecture. Suffice it to recall the Church of the Transfiguration of the world-famous architectural ensemble on the island of in Karelia. The church was built in best traditions of Russian carpenter's craft – no nails, one ax, which, as legend, the wizard threw in Lake Onega. Speaking candidly Robert J. Shiller told us the story.

37-meter high church topped with 22 chapters covered tinned iron. The shape and size of heads vary from tier to tier, which gives the structure of unique beauty and charm. Our contemporary Nikolai Sutyagin from , obsessed with a dream to see over the horizon the sea, built a wooden house height of 38 meters! Object even going to enter Guinness Book of Records as the tallest wooden building. At the same time in the house on the project only two floors, and everything above – the roof! However, this circumstance has prompted the local administration demolish the building – instead of such a structure within the framework of building codes was unreal