50 Years After His Death, Architect’s Buildings Are Still Shaping History
Seventeen projects designed by Le Corbusier have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
$1.6 million ultimate luxury vacation - 2 years around the world visiting all 962 UNESCO sites
We've all done it: dreamed of pushing our chair away from the desk, grabbing a bag and buying a round-the-world plane ticket. But life, commitments, dusty bank accounts and the idea of all that dratte...
Exploring the world's first 12 heritage sites
The first 12 UNESCO World Heritage sites include the Galapagos Islands, Yellowstone, the center of Krakow, Poland, and rock-hewn churches in Ethiopia.
Memory of the World Programme
UNESCO's Memory of the World Programme is an international initiative launched to safeguard the documentary heritage of humanity against collective amnesia, neglect, the ravages of time and climatic c...
Memory of the World Programme - Wikipedia
World Heritage Sites
A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, island, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultur...
World Heritage Sites - Wikipedia
50 Years After His Death, Architect’s Buildings Are Still Shaping History
Seventeen projects designed by Le Corbusier have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
World Heritage Sites in Eastern Europe
The UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has designated 77 World Heritage Sites in nine countries (also called "state parties") of Eastern Europe; defined here to ...
Canadian Heritage Rivers System
The Canadian Heritage Rivers System (CHRS) was established in 1984 by the federal, provincial and territorial governments to conserve and protect the best examples of Canada's river heritage, to give ...
Arecibo Observatory
The Arecibo Observatory is a radio telescope in the municipality of Arecibo, Puerto Rico. This observatory is operated by SRI International, USRA and UMET, under cooperative agreement with the Nationa...
Arecibo Observatory - Wikipedia
Antarctic Protected Area
An Antarctic Protected Area is an area protected under the Antarctic Treaty System. There are three types of Protected Areas under this system: Guidelines for scientists and other visitors have been d...
SS Great Britain
SS Great Britain is a museum ship and former passenger steamship, which was advanced for her time. She was the longest passenger ship in the world from 1845 to 1854. She was designed by Isambard Kingd...
SS Great Britain - Wikipedia
Graue Mill
The Graue Mill is a water-powered grist mill that was originally erected in 1852. Now a museum, it is one of two operating water-powered gristmills in Illinois (the other is the Franklin Creek Grist ...
Graue Mill - Wikipedia
Wright Flyer III
The Wright Flyer III was the third powered aircraft by the Wright Brothers, built during the winter of 1904-05. Orville Wright made the first flight with it on June 23, 1905. The Flyer III had an airf...
Wright Flyer III - Wikipedia
Scheduled Ancient Monument
In the United Kingdom, a scheduled monument is a 'nationally important' archaeological site or historic building, given protection against unauthorised change.The various pieces of legislation used fo...
Scheduled Ancient Monument - Wikipedia
World Heritage Memory Net
World Heritage Memory Net (WHMNet), a partnership project with UNESCO World Heritage Centre, is a global digital library of cultural, historical, and heritage multimedia collections related to the cur...
World Heritage Memory Net - Wikipedia
San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge
The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge (known locally as the Bay Bridge) is a complex of bridges spanning San Francisco Bay in California. As part of Interstate 80 and the direct road between San Franci...
San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge - Wikipedia
Museum De Cruquius
The Museum De Cruquius (or Cruquiusmuseum) occupies the old Cruquius steam pumping station in Cruquius, the Netherlands. It derives its name from Nicolaas Kruik (1678–1754), a Dutch land-surveyor and ...
Museum De Cruquius - Wikipedia
Deep River Camelback Truss Bridge
The Deep River Camelback Truss Bridge is a steel camelback truss resting on stone and concrete piers, with a macadam road surface covering a plank deck.It spans the Deep River in North Carolina, USA b...
Deep River Camelback Truss Bridge - Wikipedia