Dan Cruickshank's Adventures in Architecture

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Dan Cruickshank's Adventures in Architecture is a BBC series first aired on BBC Two in April 2008 in which British architectural historian Dan Cruickshank travels around the world visiting what he considers to be the world's most unusual and interesting buildings, structures and sites. In Australia, the programme was broadcast on ABC1 from 28 May 2009.

Country Site Image Country Site Image
Episode 1 - Beauty Episode 2 - Death
Greenland Igloo Igloo.jpg Egypt Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut Temple hatchepsout.jpg
China Leshan Giant Buddha Leshan Buddha Statue View.JPG Czech Republic Sedlec Ossuary Hřbitovní kaple Všech Svatých v Sedlci u Kutné Hory.jpg
Russia Catherine Palace Catherine Palace.jpg Guatemala Yaxha YaxhaNorthAcropolis.jpg
India Konark Sun Temple Sun Temple Konark 11087.jpg Italy Cimitero monumentale di Staglieno 2005 1028-Staglieno0003.JPG
France Albi Cathedral Cathédrale Sainte-Cecile Albi.JPG India Varanasi Varanasiganga.jpg
Episode 3 - Paradise Episode 4 - Disaster
Egypt Saint Catherine's Monastery Katharinenkloster Sinai BW 2.jpg Germany Dresden Fotothek df ps 0000010 Blick vom Rathausturm.jpg
China Hanging Monastery of Heng Shan Heng Shan Hanging Monastery Close view.jpg Syria Palmyra Temple of Bel in Palmyra.JPG
Turkey Süleymaniye Mosque Istanbul - Süleymaniye camii dal Corno d'oro - Foto G. Dall'Orto 28-5-2006.jpg United States San Francisco earthquake defences Post-and-Grant-Avenue-Look.jpg
Russia Kizhi Kizhi churches.jpg Afghanistan Minaret of Jam Jam Qasr Zarafshan.jpg
India Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple SriRanganathaswamyTempleSrirangam.JPG
Episode 5 - Connections Episode 6 - Power
Brazil Brasília Esplanada dos Ministérios, Brasília DF 04 2006.jpg Romania Palace of the Parliament Casa Poporului.jpg
Syria Damascus Damasroof.jpg Syria Marqab Castle Margat7.jpg
United States Rockefeller Center BirdsEyeRockPlazaNYC.jpg United States Evergreen Plantation Evergreen Plantation NHL.jpg
India Dharavi Dharavi Slum in Mumbai.jpg Turkey Topkapı Harem PatiConcubines.JPG
Kazakhstan Astana Astana1.jpeg
Episode 7 - Dreams Episode 8 - Pleasure
Yemen Shibam Shibam Wadi Hadhramaut Yemen.jpg India Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai TajMahalHotel.jpg
Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Catedral Primada - exterior.jpg Germany Neuschwanstein Castle Neuschwanstein.jpg
United States Eastern State Penitentiary Eastern State Penitentiary - by Art Vandelay.jpg Italy Pompeii Pompeii-Street.jpg
Bhutan Thimphu Clock Tower square, Norzin Lam, Thimphu.jpg Brazil Teatro Amazonas Teatro amazonas.jpg
Italy Villa Barbaro VillaBarbaro 2007 07 08 01.jpg

Companion book[edit]

  • Cruickshank, Dan (3 April 2008). Adventures In Architecture. Weidenfeld & Nicolson (hardcover). ISBN 978-0-297-84444-0.

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