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Pros and Cons of High Ceilings

December 2, 2022

Have you ever entered a room and felt as if it had a cathedral-like appearance? The reason for this could be because of the room’s high ceiling, reminiscent of the elevated ceilings of old cathedrals. Such rooms typically receive an abundance of light, which make them appear more spacious and[...]
All you need to know about Mohenjodaro and Harrapa

All you need to know about Mohenjodaro and Harrapa

December 2, 2022

Mohenjodaro and Harappa are two cities located in the Indus Valley civilization, one of the earliest civilizations in human history. The two cities are believed to have been built around 2600 B.C. and are located in present-day Pakistan and parts of western India. The Indus Valley civilization was highly advanced[...]
Budget-friendly staircase makeover ideas

Budget-friendly staircase makeover ideas

December 2, 2022

If you’re looking for ways to give your staircase an update without breaking the bank, there are a variety of budget-friendly staircase makeover ideas that will give your stairs a fresh new look. From painting stair risers and staining stair treads, to adding wallpaper or carpet runners, there are plenty[...]
Budget-friendly kitchen decoration ideas

Budget-friendly kitchen decoration ideas

November 30, 2022

Decorating a kitchen doesn’t have to break the bank. There are many budget-friendly kitchen decoration ideas that you can use to make your kitchen look stylish and inviting. Whether you want to give the room a new coat of paint, add a backsplash, or change out the cabinet knobs, there[...]
Best lighting ideas for your living room

Best lighting ideas for your living room

November 30, 2022

Lighting plays an important role in the overall look of your living space. It affects the appearance of everything else in the space, including the wall color, décor, furniture, carpet/rug, etc. When considering your scheme, lighting ideas for your living room could make or break the room. They may set[...]
most famous buildings of modern architecture

Most Famous Buildings of Modern Architecture

August 2, 2022

There is no doubt that the last century has been marked by some of the most incredible feats of architecture. From the soaring skyscrapers of New York to the scenic Chinese cityscape, technology and advanced construction techniques have redefined modern architecture. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, will take a look[...]
Indo Islamic and Mughal Architecture

Indo Islamic and Mughal Architecture

August 2, 2022

Indian architecture is heavily influenced by the Mughal Empire. Indo Islamic and Mughal architecture is a fusion of Islamic, Persian, Arabic, Central Asian, and indigenous Indian styles of architecture. The symmetry of the structures and courtyards is a distinctive feature of Mughal architecture. From the 10th Century and beyond, Islamic[...]
All you need to know about Ranikot Fort Jamshoro District

All you need to know about Ranikot Fort

July 4, 2022

In the Jamshoro District of Sindh, close to Sann, sits the old Talpur fort known as Ranikot Fort. With a diameter of roughly 32 kilometers, Ranikot Fort is thought to be the largest fort in the world. It is also known as The Great Wall of Sindh. The Great Wall[...]
What Is Renaissance Architecture?

What Is Renaissance Architecture?

June 2, 2022

Renaissance architecture is an architectural style that first appeared in Florence, Italy, in the early 15th century. It replaced the prevailing Gothic medieval aesthetic with a rebirth of ancient Greek and Roman Classical architectural styles. It is the prominent style of building that arose in Florence and extended throughout Europe[...]
What is Palladian architecture?

What is Palladian architecture?

May 30, 2022

Palladian architecture is a European architectural style inspired by the Venetian architect Andrea Palladio's designs. As we know it today, Palladian architecture is a development of his original ideas. Palladio's work was heavily influenced by the symmetry, perspective, and principles of Greek and Roman formal classical architectural styles. Palladio's interpretation[...]