Our Saviour's Church, first consecrated in 1697, at which time it was Oslo's third cathedral. Original pulpit, altarpiece and organ front with acanthus carvings. Large ceiling murals from 1936-50. Stained glass windows by Emanuel Vigeland.
When Finland declared its independence in 1917, this provided added impetus for the construction of a new Parliament House. The shortage of state funds and the civil war of 1918 caused the project to be postponed, however, and Parliament had to meet in rented premises.
In 1923 a competition was held to choose a site for a new Parliament House, and an architectural competition was...
The Parliament of Greenland (Kalaallisut: Kalaallit Nunaanni Inatsisartut; Danish: Gr°nlands Landsting) is the legislature (in this case, a parliament) in the government of Greenland, an autonomous province of Denmark. The government of Greenland is also called Home Rule of Greenland.
Built by the Municipality of Oslo to be used as workshop and residence for sculptor Gustav Vigeland. It houses models of almost all his works: sculptures, drawings, woodcuts, original moduls, plans and models of the Vigeland Park.
This was the first purpose built Parliament House in the world and was constructed at a great time of public confidence in Dublin.The Parliament building was sold to the Bank of Ireland under the condition that it should not be used for political assemblies.
The Palace of Westminster, known also as the Houses of Parliament, is where the two Houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (the House of Lords and the House of Commons) conduct their sittings. The oldest part of the Palace still in existence, Westminster Hall, dates from 1097. Most of the present structure dates from the 19th century, when the Palace was rebuilt after it was almost en...