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Has The Architect Lost His Way?
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The term "Architecture" is also used for the profession of providing architectural services. Architectural design involves the manipulation of space, volume, texture, light, shadow, and abstract elements in order to achieve an aesethetic end.
American colonial architecture
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This was the Secretary’s House in American colonial periods. It was constructed in 1748. This structure was located in Virginia. The primary style of this building was First English Period (Smith, 96). Architectural elements that are evident in the building are line, color, shape and texture.
A Project Over Constructing A Bridge
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The purpose of constructing a bridge is creating a passage from one point to another. The project involves constructing a bridge along a section of the lake. The materials required are only the steel and concrete. Before the architects design the bridge, they have to be familiarized about the properties of the materials they available for use.
The Pantheon
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This paper explores the three elements, which makes up the Pantheon: the porch, rectangular block and the rotunda and why they remain influential in today’s architecture. Further, the paper will explore the oculus at the top of the Pantheon’s dome. It also explores the significance of spheres and circles in Roman history. The Pantheon’s design was done in three parts.
Spanish and Flemish Baroque
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The Baroque art and literature, noted for the series of painting, presented emotive vitality and excessive beauty and attraction. Spanish Baroque is a part of the great Baroque architecture. Analyzing the history of Spain, one can find sixteenth and seventeenth century infect the golden age of Spanish art and architecture.
Architecture in Japanese Gardens
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Japanese gardens also show the influence that the Chinese culture had on the Japanese, as well as how Japan took that culture and changed it in subtle ways to make it its own. The philosophical ideas of Zen Buddhism also
Architecture of renaissance and baroque
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The Santa Maria Novella (Fig 1) is a church that was designed by Leonbattista Alberti and its construction was completed in 1940 in Florence, Italy. The Rucellai family, whose aim was to redesign the façade of the church that already existed, commissioned the project. The second church, the Tempietto, was built in San Pietro in Montorio.
Architecture of Tony Garnier and Le Corbusier
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While today many architects and theorists reject Le Corbusier’s modernist style, his significant contributions to 20th-century architecture and urban planning are undeniable. Today Le Corbusier’s contributions to urban planning can be witnessed throughout the entire country in the freeways that connect each city and many of the land-use structures.
The Architecture of Kyotos Nanban-ji
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According to the discussion, The Architecture of Kyoto’s Nanban-ji, the word "Nanban-ji" has a literal meaning of "Southern Barbarian Temple", which represents the early European settlers who, at that time, were famously known as Southern Barbarians. The temple turned out to be the focal point for Christian and European culture.
The Natural History Museum in London
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The need to build a museum in London was prompted by the death of Sir Hans Sloane who left his vast collection of artefacts to the state. Though they were considered part of the British museum, addition of other specimens collected by the likes of Joseph Banks on his voyage with Captain James Cook saw the need to house them, in one common abode.
Romanesque & Gothic/Renaissance/Baroque&Rococo/18th century Neoclassicism/Regency and Revival
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As can be seen from this to starting point, this was primarily within the heart of what was known as the dark ages (Rahmatabad & Toushmalani, 2011). At such a time Europe was necessarily segmented into many different power bases and this particular architectural style provided a link with a time not so distant past that the Roman Empire and its architectural influences had extended well beyond its borders.
Baroque and Rococo styles
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These periods were connected by time in that one paved way to the other. They show clear differences in terms of sensibility. The following study will highlight these differences by defining the expressive muscularity portrayed in Borromini’s Baroque work that was to be later replaced by Rococo’s style of overly decorative trivia.
Romanesque, Regency, Revival, Early Christian, Baroque, Rococo, 18thCentury Neoclassicism
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Although Romanesque architecture necessarily engenders a great many compliments, one of the most recognizable aspects of Romanesque architecture is with regards to its characteristic use of semicircular arches. Although there is little agreement among scholars with regards to the site starting date for Romanesque architecture.
History of Architecture
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Wagner attempted to turn away from the accepted traditional forms of architecture by bringing together structural rationalism and technology. However, he retained a sense of historicism and
Emil Sodersteen and Art Deco
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During the period of 1894 – 1914, many European artists rebelled against conventional, classical approaches to design.1 They introduced a new design methodology and named it Art Nouveau or Moderne.2 It introduced in Architecture irregular shape, curved lines, curved glass, mosaic, and stained glass. This new style flourished in Architecture.
Architecture in the Baroque period
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The Baroque period represented a change in art styles that had origins in theology and liturgy. It was represented by music, paintings, architecture and other art forms across the continent and in South America. The very meaning of the word refers to an irregularly shaped pearl. The geometric forms that were represented were curved in nature.
Briefly explain the economies of Singapore and Hong Kong
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• Both are small administrative states and financial centres for warehousing, shipping, finishing, MNC headquarters, banking and finance, hotels, and other services of the SE Asian region. • Both are similar on a point that they get freedom from the rule of British government. In addition, both are mainly Chinese societies. • Despite displaying considerable differences in their politico-economic structures both small city-state economies are capitalistic by kind along with some other similarities.
The Domes of Deliverance: Two Roman Architectural Grandeurs in Contrast
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Frank Lloyd Wright, a famous American architect, once said that architecture is the mother of all arts; “for without architecture of our own, we have no soul of our own civilization”. Truly, the accomplishments of a civilization could be conceived at the grandeur of the buildings they constructed.
New Preston Village
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The New Preston village have only two main roads in which are known as U.S. Route 202 and Connecticut Route 45.
Post-Modernism in Art and Architecture
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This paper analyzes the art and architecture in the context of post-modernism. The term itself stems from Modernism. Any of a number of trends or movements in the arts and literature developing in the 1970s in reaction to or rejection of the dogma, principles, or practices of established modernism, especially a movement in architecture.
History of Modern Art
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This paper gives a review on Philadelphia Savings Fund Society building. It is 492 ft in height. With regard to the media, the PSFS building is mainly glass and steel held together by concrete. From a first look, one can easily confirm that the design follows the portrait layout making it a tall building.
Evaluation of Visual Environment
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It is private learning institution in Princeton. Below is a photograph of the center. The building is a unique characteristic of the school and is one of its major landmarks. From outside, it looks like a glowing skin with watery looks. The walls are multilayered with air
Unit 1 Assignment: Research
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standard matches with the first UD Principle because having stable floor surfaces that are firm, glare-free and slip resistant would automatically minimize possible hazards and accidents to the users of the buildings. Similarly, ADAAG standard number 3 matches with UD Principle
Architecture - Project Management - Exam
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Safety hazards, management regulations and the progress of the project are also unknown factors before beginning a project. - Project Uncertainties: Even though the estimates are based on examination and analysis, there are
A Comparative Analysis of 18th Century French and English Chairs
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After the social and political unrest of industrialization, there was mass production of French furniture that relished the affluence of baroque, rococo and neo classical
Architecture in the Arab and Islamic world
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A case of the transition from the traditional Islamic architecture towards contemporary globalized approach is a subject under id-depth discussion. Critical evaluation of
Effect of Globalization on Qatar Architectural identity
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The results indicated that people are now inclined towards modernism. In addition, the demand for houses and other mega projects has created an opportunity that have flocked the country and the industry in general. However,
Conversion and Adaptation of Buildings
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ngrave Roads are in existence only due to their presence on the conservation areas and more efforts are being placed so that it is not encroached upon or compromised by infilling by the general population of Brentwood District Old House located on the Shenfield Road,
Reducing Stress and Enhancing Productivity through effective workspace Design, provision and organisation for A Bank HQ Building
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In contrast, the transformations in the current, evolving world have changed the whole scenario. In general, this is clearly depicted by concepts such as ergonomics,
Research and recommend environmentally friendly elements to be used in the construction of a multi storey commercial building.
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As such, environmentally friendly is the most co-effective avenue for building. When engaging in green building, it is imperative for the architect(s) to adhere to
Colosseum as an enormous triumphal monument
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According to the research findings, the hypogeum was linked by underground tunnels to a different number of points found on the outer part of the Colosseum. Performers and animals were passed all the way through the tunnel from close by stables with the barracks of the gladiators at the Ludus Magnus found in the east also linked by the tunnels.
What does Legacy mean to you ?
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Although the Olympics games do not last long, it takes years for a city to prepare for the event. The preparation brings a permanent,
Why are great Italian Renaissance architects more famous than their great gothic predecessors? Discuss how and why the role and image of the architect changed during the Italian Renaissance.
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It should be noted that the discussion for this paper is carried out on the basis of extensive research that has been conducted so far regarding the changes and transitions that occurred during the era of Italian Renaissance. It is
American Architecture in the Gilded Age
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This essay focuses on the discussion of The Colombian Exposition created specially for the Chicago World Fair of 1893 and a main architectural landmark of the Gilded Age, that is the Central Park, also called as the Greensward, designed by Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux in the 19th century.
Sarasota School of Architecture
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the Sarasota School, together with Paul Rudolph, Tim Seibert, Gene Leedy, Jack West, Ralph Zimmerman, William Zimmerman and Victor Lundy introduced the International style of designing buildings which adapted to the lifestyle and subtropical climate of Florida. The
Idealized Architecture + Public Implications
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Yamaki, an architect at Hellmuth Yumaki and Leinweber comes out as the main suspect for the failure of the project (The Pruitt-Igoe Myth). The film brings out footages, historical reanalysis and raw data on the project. A clear insight into the
Cultural Context: The History and theory of Architecture
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Several scholars have investigated if holism is an end goal that can be concretely determined and controlled (Alexander, 1964; Bohm, 1980; Chatterjee, 2013). Theoretical physicist David Bohm does not view holism as an end
The Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence
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Stanzione combines a dramatically lit and brutally realistic style in the painting as he explores the themes of life, death, suffering, and redemption. The artist’s emphasis on the use of light in the painting is vital towards designing the use of space. In
Important aspects in the development of any construction
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This report presents the conceptual design of adding three more storeys to the building. At the time of planning, designing and construction, there are some considerations that have been kept in mind. One of the major considerations is that the site is suited in open countryside and as a result, there will be high wind.
The Tower of Pisa
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1). This building has received global attention over the years due to its abnormal and unique tilt, which is said to have started during the very beginning of its construction. Although much focus has been placed on the
The Cultural, social and economic townscape of Kings Lynn
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He then authorized a market in this place. A small town developed at a faster rate because of the business activities that were being conducted in this area. In the year 1204, after a charter granted by John de Grey who was the bishop of
The effect of biological principles on the architectural design Toward sustainable approach
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According to (Benyus, 2002) and (Pawlyn, 2011) in each of these fields, nature has tested and developed strategies billions of years ago to optimize the
Survey
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This survey should only take 5 to 7 minutes to complete. Please be assured that the data collected during the research is purposely meant for the academic research only and nothing else. The
Reclaiming a social agenda
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Within this context of understanding, there exist a variety of different approaches. This essay examines the intent and strategies used in the activist practice and the strengths and weakness of this practice. One of the primary means the intent and
CHAUTAUQUA
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By considering other components of life, there are various goals, which an engineering student should realize. To start is to own and engineering
Tomb of Itimad Al-Dawla
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The Amir’s daughter Nur Jahan commissioned the tomb and named it after her father. Over the times, the tomb has attracted different meanings with various names used to
Hybrid buildings
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With advancement of technology, the greenery in the environment and care of the environment has been brought back to life with the creation of hybrid houses
STUDENT HOUSING PROJECT (AMSTERDAM)
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The discrepancy in BOT (balance of trade) between Asian and western countries has created a surplus of conveyance containers in western states including Netherlands. A Dutch developer dedicated to resolving the
Design evaluation
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The author believes that there are no technical reasons why earth materials should not be used in contemporary Scottish construction. There is sufficient professional expertise within the UK construction industry to successfully use earth materials. He provides a diverse range of earth materials which can fill a variety of roles within a building.
Learning to critique by critiquing critiques
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In this case, two different authors try to bring out the various ideas, which they have in relation to some architectural elements in the city. For the purpose of getting deeper insights on the issue and better understanding, it may be of the essence to
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