Mankind’s Greatest Architectural Achievements Since Prehistory

Mankind's Greatest Architectural Achievements Since Prehistory

Amazing infographic by Pop Chart Lab discovered on Fast Co.Design website.

The Schematic of Structures organizes what the designers describe as “90 eminent edifices erected and perfected throughout history.” Arranged by height …

Designed in imitation of a blueprint, the infographic is expansive in scope and information (if not extraordinarily innovative in execution). The buildings are presented along a simple grid design, and drawn in two different scales (so as to allow the 2,722-foot-tall Burj Khalifa to appear on the same poster as the 25-foot-tall Stonehenge). Along with an illustration of each structure, the poster includes the location and approximate date of construction, as well as its primary architectural style.

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