Masterpiece harmonious combination of the old and new architecture
In the world of architecture, built hundreds of years ago, it is increasingly supplanted by modern skyscrapers. But, as these pictures show, they can exist together.
Modern Nekstauer Eshenhaem near Tower - medieval defense tower, Frankfurt
of 35-storey building Nekstauera, built in 2011, challenged the experienced engineers of the fourteenth century, postroevshego Eshenhaem Tower.
and a new bridge across the bay in San Francisco
Between the twins old bridge, opened in 1936 and the new, built in 2013, a difference of nearly 80 years.
Downtown Shanghai, China
Church of Sant Francesc, Spain
Built in the eighteenth century, the Franciscan priests, this incredible church began to decline, while the architect David Kloses intervened, adding a bit of modern style in architecture.
Notre Dame de Saigon next to modern buildings in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam
Built by the French in 1880, this little piece of Paris is one of the few historic buildings that are still standing in the middle of the bustling city center.
English London bank against the backdrop of skyscrapers
The bank was built in 1734. The Bank of England is one of the oldest operating bank in the world. On all sides it is surrounded by skyscrapers.
The White House, Isle of Coll, Scotland
This is the restored home of the 18th century, designed by the family Maclean-Bristol is an incredible mix of past and present.
The Royal Ontario Museum Crystal Building, Canada
This is a museum of world culture and natural history, built in 1914, rebuilt several times, including with the help of a crystalline building Built in 2007.
Wong Tai Sin Temple, Hong Kong, China
Wong Tai Sin - a massive complex of Taoist temples in the center of Hong Kong. The complex was built in the 1920s. So far, it remains a major tourist destination, as does the modern city outside its walls.
The Church of St. Mary Ax stands proudly before the eponymous skyscraper in London
The Gherkin was opened in 2004. He is 800 years younger than the church, which stands in front of him. And, almost 182 meters above.
The Chicago Water Tower is surrounded by skyscrapers
After opening in 1869, the tower was used to store water for firefighters. Modern innovations have superseded the original its purpose, but this magnificent tower still stands proudly in the middle of the urban jungle.
Aarhus - the second largest city in Denmark. As a major port since its founding in 948, the city became an amazing mixture of medieval and modern architecture.
Inhabited by the Celts in 400 BC. e. and conquered by the Romans 200 years later, Milan has a rich history. After World War II, among the ancient statues and churches began to appear modern architectural forms.
Trinity Church and Hancock Tower, Boston, USA
John Hancock Tower, opened in 1976, is the tallest building in Boston. His neighbor, Trinity Church has opened a hundred years earlier - in 1877. Now, the tower reflects those who first visited the church, a visit which he could only dream of.
Harbor City, Hamburg, Germany
Hafenport was incredibly important trading port in the 18th - 19th century, but with the advent of container ships in the 20th century, he became unable to compete and deserted for many decades. Now, the area is updated with modern office buildings.
Church Museum, Montreal, Canada
It is destroyed in the past, the church was converted into a studio "Provencher Roy" in a magnificent modern museum and a theater.
Old State Capitol, Boston
Built in 1713, Old Capitol Building was the seat of the Massachusetts General Court before 1798. Around the Capitol, Boston "exploded", replacing the two-storey houses with skyscrapers. Sam did not touch the Capitol, now a museum located here.
Nanjing is one of the four ancient capitals of China. Founded in 495 BC, the city has a long history of other countries. Under the influence of the Mongol Empire, the city became a center of textile, and remains economically powerful center to this day.
New York bei Gary (Beekman) and Vulvort- Building, New York, USA
Woolworth Tower Beekman and a perfect example of how far gone the architecture. The towers were built in 1913 and 2011, respectively, they are separated by almost a century.
Hong Kong, China
Swansea Castle before the second in a row the tallest building in Wales
Built by Henry de Beaumont in 1106, Swansea Castle towered just over the local landscape. Now it overshadows British Telecoms tower, which is relatively small - only 13 storeys in height.
The headquarters of the National Union of Architects, Romania
This is a modern skyscraper, built on the foundation of the house is typical of European construction the second half of the nineteenth century.