Wall is one of the largest and most skilled construction and technical structures in the world. It stretches from Liaodong Bay. North-East of Beijing through Northern China to the Gobi desert. Data on the length and range of different. The distance from one end to the other is 2450 km, but when you consider deviating from it other ramparts, you get 6000 – 6500 km.
Claimed in life to rule over all the kingdoms of Qin shihuang could not put up with loneliness after death. To date, the complex of tombs found ruins of more than 600 graves and crypts for the funerary objects that were buried with the deceased.
In the construction of the Imperial Palace was attended by a million construction workers and 100 other professionals – masters of stone carving, wood, artists, etc. It is the largest Palace complex in the world. Number of rooms of the Forbidden city is 9999
The temple of Heaven was built during the Ming dynasty in 1420, when Emperor Yong Le moved the capital of China from Nanjing to Beijing. In the next five centuries the winter solstice has passed the Imperial prayers with sacrifices to the glory of Heaven with the request to grant a good harvest.
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Apparently, no country in the world does not cause such a surprise, as Japan. It goes back not only sun, but also modern technology, exotic cuisine, and huge cities developing right before our eyes. They say the old gods dipped into the river the sword, and when he got out, four wonderful drops fell from the blade and into the Islands of Japan. The beauty of this country is breathtaking. The majestic cliffs, connecting with the water space, create a special sense of peace and tranquility proud.
Once closed to the world, Japan has maintained a wonderful ancient tradition that amazes travelers with their uniqueness. Along with the modern skyscrapers in Japanese cities spread out rock gardens and old temples. Here you can see a modern and comfortable home, and light “paper” structures, characteristic of ancient Japan.
The country is replete with scenic seaside resorts. Why is only one island of Okinawa, where karate was invented. Tourists from all over the world come here to feel unusual mysterious Japanese culture. The city that is always awake – so the townsfolk called the second largest Japanese megalopolis – Yokohama. It is a major port city, with its enormous number of Buddhist and Shinto temples located in the neighborhood with modern buildings.
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Each region has its own traditions in the construction of housing developed by tysyacheletiyami and centuries. For example, in the Northern regions traditional building material is wood, in the middle belt of brick and stone. In hot and dry climates of Central Asia are always the most marketable material for the construction was crude clay.
This is because this material has low thermal conductivity, a mean, perfectly protects from the summer heat, which is the noma in these latitudes, as well as a hard frost, the coming winter, which saves fuel in the desert where there is no wood. Another obvious advantage is low price of this building material. Actually need cost for its delivery, a the clay very much.
But this construction has its major disadvantages. The core is the fragility of the material. The building is made from raw clay must be repaired constantly. The second major drawback – low strength. About building high-rise buildings of this material can not speak, it will simply collapse under its own weight. How to get out of trouble?
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