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John Nash and the Buckingham Palace: A Study on the Palaces Architectural History.
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...Palace: A Study on the Palace’s Architectural History (YOUR (THE The Buckingham Palace isone of the most prized landmarks in modern England. It functions as the royal family’s residence and holding venue for state visits and affairs. The palace is considered as a symbol of national monarchy and pride. With the magnificence that is forever attached to the Buckingham Palace is the ingenuity contained within the persona of one of its architects. John Nash, a British architect, was the one responsible for the remodeling of the Buckingham House which ultimately resulted to the grandeur that the 19th century palace has. This paper will discuss the significant role of John... ? John Nash and the Buckingham...
History of art-Apadana Palace in persepolis
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...Palace was important during its time mainly because it served important purpose to kings, and represented the rich architecture and status of Achaemenia. Today, the Apadana Palace remains in its original location, as it is architectural in form. However, this palace is not in its original condition. Having been built centuries ago, it is only expected that the palace has experienced a high level of deterioration. For this reason, the Apadana Palace today exists, but it is in ruins. The Apadana Palace does not serve the purpose it served when it was...
Architectural History, Theory & Criticism
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...architecture and the arts. Most post-modern concerns of the 1970s and the 1980s have become central to the society (Jencks, 2012). Jencks states that a typical post-modern building is one that is hybrid and one that dramatizes opposing trend mixtures, of the past, present and future to create a miniature city. Thus, it is based on numerous codes, combining modern universal technology and local culture, in a double coding that is characteristic. A typical building that is post-modern speaks at once on several levels to both high and low culture. It also recognizes the global situation where no single culture can speak for the whole... WHAT IS POSTMODERNISM? By Location Introduction Post-modernism is still ...
Architectural History and Theory
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...architecture, the Western architecture was fully influenced from Japanese Architecture, The history of architecture is interesting, but the Tadao Ando designs forced to undergo Japanese architecture. The Westerns has followed their way of structure. Figure 1: Castle in Kyoto, Japan 1. Wooden Single-Storey Structure The Japanese architecture is characterized from wooden single storey structure. The main lacking of this tradition is the cave dwellings and stone walls, the nation has not changed their traditional style, in the mid of sixth century, the Buddhist architecture... ?Running head: Chinese Architecture Influence upon Western Architecture Chinese Architecture Influence upon Western Architecture...
History of architecture and interior design
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...architectural example, the Cheswick House. His work acted as the inspiration behind formation of the Blenheim Palace. From his idea of gardening, it was started to recognize more close to the nature rather than a following of strict rules. He was considered as the father of English landscape garden concept. With the designing of Burlington of Chiswick House, he was also the key behind the interior designing as well as for the designing of the surrounding garden (Cheswick House and Graden's Trust, n.d.). Palmer (2011), in his... ?History of architecture and Interior Design Introduction Architecture and interior designing is one of the most important s in today’s highly developed society. Interior...
Art and Architectural History
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...Architectural History - Andrea Palladio (1508-1580). Introduction: Renaissance, meaning 'rebirth' in French language, is the historical age in Europe, and more importantly in Italy, spanning the 14th through the 16th centuries. It signifies the revival of learning based on classical sources, rise of papal and courtly patronage, and the development of arts, architecture and sciences. Towards the later part of this period, Andra Palladio, the architect, stood out as a colossus among his other equally great contemporaries like Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci etc. He started working at the age of 13 with stonecutters, brick laying and masonry work. His life transformed... 10th February 2006 Art and...
The City in Architectural History: Mexico City
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...architectural piece of work that was done in the early times of Mexico City. The building has existed over years to set history and architectural perceptions of the Mexicans. This symbolizes that Mexico City is constituted with people and various historical treasures that can be used in the current global studies of artifacts and historical sites. Octavio Paz, also known as The Other Mexico, is one of the personalities that Mexicans value most in the field of poetry and literary works. Octavio Paz is honored in the Mexican cities due to his stories that have been turned into architectural symbols and premises. As an artiste his works have been regarded as the major basis in the narrative... Urban...
Architectural History Theory and Criticism
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...ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY THEORY AND CRITICISM by Introduction Postmodernism is a concept that has been employed widely in various disciplines, such as art, architecture, music, literature, film and technology. ‘Post’ represents those periods after industrial era, modernism refers to an esthetic movement of visual arts, literature, drama and music. Modernity, on the other hand, refers to a set of ideas, which provides the aspects of modernism. This paper aims at explaining the historical background of postmodernism and perception from various people’s. Postmodernism has been a subject of discussion when it comes to its definition. Charles Jencks in his book, What is Postmodernism? Provides his... ...
Discuss the palace of Knossos as an architectural embodiment of Minoan cosmology and culture, focusing particularly on the relat
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...Palace known at Knossos is a marvel of architecture that was build in the Neolithic period. These structures were built near the present day modern town of Herakleion. Knossos was the seat of power for the King Minos and the capital city of Crete. The first palaces in Crete were built at around 1900 B.C. in the Middle Bronze Age era. The structures were visually appealing and had a high level of architectural sophistication during their rime. The design of the palaces may have borrowed from the construction of the well built and visually captivating monumental tombs that existed. The Palaces were built on the Kephala hill where it had easy access to the sea... ? The Knossos Introduction The Minoan Palace ...
Book report of "Suna Cagaptay, How Western Is It? The Palace at Nymphaion and its Architectural Setting, Proceedings of the International Sevgi Gnl Memorial Symposium on Byzantine Studies."
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...architectural history, which has identified the single-block type residential buildings as an exclusively ‘Western’’ category, I would like to suggest a social interpretation of architecture to shed more light on the character of the built environment at Nymphaion.” (Cagaptay) Therefore, Suna Cagaptay has been effective in dealing with one of the major topic of discussion concerning the palace at Nymphaion and the model of social interpretation of architecture has proved to be successful. Work Cited Cagaptay, Suna. “How Western Is It? The Palace at Nymphaion and its Architectural Setting.” Proceedings of the International Sevgi Gönül Memorial Symposium on Byzantine Studies.... Book report of "Suna...
The Parthenon.-history background and architectural structure.
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...History and Architecture Ancient Greece formed the bastion of civilization upon which the Roman empire was built. At the peak of Athenian civilization, the temple stood as the symbol of religious beliefs, in honour of its most revered gods such as Zeus, Athena, and Olympia. The structure of the temple embodied the people’s religious beliefs, and this was reflected in the perfection of the architectural design according to which they were constructed. Among the earliest examples were the Doric temples, so-called because of the order used on their columns. Built circa 477 to 438 B.C.E., the Parthenon has come to stand for the ideals of the ancient Greek civilization. Despite is fame... ?THE PARTHENON:...
Architectural History: The Architecture of Hogwarts
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...history of the school founders throughout the course of the novels. When determining a suitable castle, it was decided that the outside of the castle could not be compromised in regard to its appearance, so set designers and J.K. Rowling set out to find a real castle that could stand in for the exterior shots of the film (Shapiro, 2007). Another thing that could not really be compromised on was the age of the castle due to the want of a specific architecture style. As Hogwarts Castle is thousands of years old and located in Scotland, these criteria needed to be met. Even though most film companies... The Architecture of Hogwarts Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is the magical location in the...
Architectural History of the World Trade Center
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...Architectural History of the World Trade Center World Trade Centre is a site with diverse buildings in New York City, the United States of America. The original World Trade Centre consisted of seven buildings spread over fifteen million square feet. One World Trade Centre and Two World Trade Centre, collectively known as the Twin Towers were the characteristic landmark of World Trade Centre and the tallest buildings for a short while in the world till they were targeted as terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The original World Trade Centre was designed by Minoru Yamasaki and Emery Roth & Sons (Langmead, Donald, and Garnaut). The design of the pre-September 11, 2001 towers... Information: A Brief...
Evolution of the Stupa in Buddhist Architectural History
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...Architectural History Evolution of the Stupa in Buddhist Architectural History The Stupa is arguably the earliest and most significant architectural expression of the Buddhists1. Dating back to the first century BC ago, today a number of Stupa can be seen throughout the world, most of which are found in the Asian continent particularly in India and Sri Lanka, China, Malaysia and Japan where this architectural design where Buddhism is prominent religion0002. In fact, some historians claim that Stupa existed earlier that the first century as it is widely held. A stupa is a structure built of bricks and stones for purposes of commemorating important Buddhism events... Evolution of the Stupa in Buddhist...
Evolution of the Stupa in Buddhist Architectural History
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...Architectural History Evolution of the Stupa in Buddhist Architectural History The Stupa is, arguably, the earliest and most significant architectural expression of the Buddhists1. Dating back to the first century BC, a number of Stupas can be seen throughout the world, most of which are found in the Asian continent, particularly in India and Sri Lanka, China, Malaysia and Japan where Buddhism is a prominent religion. In fact, some historians claim that Stupas existed earlier that the first century. A stupa is a structure built of bricks and stones for purposes of commemorating important Buddhism events, as well as housing important relics of Buddha... . In this regard, the first stupa is said...
Buckingham palace
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...palace. This grand architectural masterpiece is mainly built with red bricks with stone details. Some of the facades of the palace are made out of different kinds of limestones. Most of the interior design of the residence uses lapis and scagliola, but has since been partly redesigned with a gold color scheme. Today, it has a total of more than seven hundred rooms, twenty state rooms, fifty royal and guest bedrooms, two-hundred staff bedrooms, ninety offices and about eighty restrooms. All in all, there’s a total of approximately a thousand rooms and it was in 1883 when electricity was first put there, with over 40,000 lightbulbs and...
Golden Palace Hotel
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...Palace Hotel: Market Positioning [Insert Your First and s] [Insert Deadline] Contents Page Terms of Reference..Page 3 2. Method Page 3 3. Findings...Page 4 4. Conclusion. Page 4 5. RecommendationsPage 5 5. Bibliography... Page 6 Golden Palace Hotel: Market Positioning 1. Terms of reference Commissioned by business partners Mr. Raphael Jones and Mr. Peter De Souza, report's authors have been sought in order to assess market opportunities as well as liabilities for partners' business Golden Palace Hotel given current situation. Founded two years ago, Golden Palace Hotel is located on Fulham Road. Given Golden...
Buckingham palace (London)
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...architectural movements. However, if the building had been created today, all of this would have been missing. It would have been a modern building with state-of-the-art technology embedded within the rooms. Work Cited Healey, Edma, The Queens House: A Social History of Buckingham Palace. London: Penguin Group, 1997 Rappaport, Helen, Queen Victoria: A Biographical Companion, New York: ABC-CLIO, 2003 Wayne, Robert, Royal London in Context: The Independent Travelers Guide to Royal London, Georgia: Independent Intl Travel Harris, John, De Bellaigue, Geoffrey, and Miller, Oliver, Buckingham Palace. London: Nelson, 1968... Buckingham Palace Introduction Buckingham Palace is located in the of Westminster and ...
Palace of Versailles
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...Palace of Versailles a fitting symbol of the Age of Absolutism Louis XIV of France was growing up in the old Palace d' Royal. Louis became the ruler of France at the age of 21 years. He wanted a grand palace to be built in Paris but Versailles was not the ideal spot for a palace, as the Versailles was located in swampy marshlands. After the construction when Louis took the authority of palace of Versailles, it became the center of French civilization and country, and also it became the center of Europe. In the end we can say that the people of Louis's state and Europe began to revolve around him like his symbol of the sun (Tagliaferro 12). The cost of around $1,500,000,000 was made... How is the Palace...
The Hauted Palace
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...Palace Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Haunted Palace” is a beautiful and dark metaphor of a human succumbing to mental and physical illness as aresult of society’s evils. The poem abounds with glorifying imagery of a king amidst a palace full of angels. It is a place to be sung about where only radiance, green valleys, and good thoughts prevail. However, such grandeur is a thing of the past because the wisdom and goodness is soon overthrown and covered in darkness and evil. For everyone now it is a place to be feared and avoided. Poe employs symbolic imagery to show how innocence, sanity and good reasoning morbidly change into corruption and insanity. Poe illustrates in the first half... of the poem...
Gunners Palace vs. Restrepo
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...Palace vs. Restrepo ‘Gunner Palace’ is a 2004 documentary film that depicts the situation on the ground in Iraq in the period between 2003 and 2004. The film purports to tell the harsh realities that mainstream media outlets do not truly represent in the news. It does this through first-hand narrations by soldiers who were holed up in the ‘Gunner Palace’ referred to in the film title, formerly one of Saddam Hussein’s ‘pleasure palaces’. ‘Restrepo’ on the other hand is a critically acclaimed, award-winning 2010 documentary film about the Afghanistan war. It follows soldiers deployed to what was then termed the most dangerous place on earth; Korengal Valley in Afghanistan. Gunner Palace... Gunner Palace...
Architectural theory
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...architecture. If a building is said to be contemporary then it would be true to say that the building is also post-modern due to the fact that contemporary architecture culminated from post-modernism. However more clearly defines meanings and definitions should be stipulated for the different styles. Looking at the design theory in the everyday activities of an architectural design manager, he or she encounters various individuals in his work from day to day. Most of these individuals in many a case have some history are knowledgably in the field of design. These groups are really are carrying out a task that is supposed... Architectural Theory of Design In order to have a profound understanding of the...
Architectural Detailing
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...ARCHITECTURAL DETAILING Introduction There are plans set for the development of a center for the provision of community services by both ShakespeareHouse Community Centre and its partner organization. The Centre will contain a multi-function space for accommodating up to 100 people and therapy rooms. The building of the center is to occure on the functioning onsite plot. This onsite plot will offer a more holistic and integrated environmental service to the community at hand. Furthermore, with the Centre’s faith-based orientation, the Centre is currently in partnership with the University of Sanford. This partnership will ensure that the Centre does meet its objectives...
The Palace of King Minos
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...Palace of Minos, and in the case of economic history, the surrounding grounds where a stock of resources was stored for what appear to be for purposes of accounting and distributive administration, is that Minoan participation in the Mediterranean circulation of exchange was never a simple commercial venture. The acquisition of raw metals from elsewhere outside of Crete in the third millennium BC, certainly prompted an expansion of Cretan cultural information and relevancy to trade specialization, not to mention aesthetic beauty. Technological development through specialist craft guilds... Expedition Diary: The Palace of King Minos, Crete, 1900 'One of the great islands of the world in midsea, in the...
Amitav Ghosh's "The Glass Palace"
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...Palace" starts off in Burma in the year 1885, showing monarchy, at its last gasp at the hands of the British, through a stark contrast between the life of a penniless orphan who would later become rich and the unfortunate royal family with its luxurious graces to be condemned to downfall and destitution. The change of power is sudden, and dramatically affects the lives of those involved: "This is how power is eclipsed: in a moment of vivid realism, between the waning of one fantasy of governance and its replacement by the next, in an instant when the world springs free of its moorings of dreams and reveals itself to be girdled in the pathways of survival and self... photo studio called The...
Architectural Theory
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...architectural plans made. This statement was made by Geddes in 1879, living in London. This was in response to the influence of Frederic le play on regional planning concepts. Works cited Ching, Francis D. K., and ‎james F. Eckler. Introduction to Architecture. New York: Wiley, 2012. Print. Conway, Hazel, and ‎rowan Roenisch. Understanding Architecture: An Introduction to Architecture and Architectural History. London: Routledge, 2006. Print.... Task Architecture The convention which I have chosen is plan. This has been defined as the basic convention from which architectural works are developed. The architectural plan is the basic document in the initiation of a transformation being undertaken upon stru...
Conventional architectural theoray
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...architectures have tended to recognize complexity insufficiency of inconsistency.”1 Thereby in their effort to break with convention and begin all over, again, these architectures romanticized the primordial and basic at the expense of the varied and the compounded. Crystal Palace Joseph Paxton’s design for the Crystal Palace in London in the 1850s was both creative and avant-garde in its design. Besides being a phenomenal building to look at, the design of the Crystal Palace as well gave rise to increasing philosophical and ideological inference on the range of glass as an architectural material. Smith hence opines: “building materials in the modern are assumed significance in architectural...
Two architectural styles
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...architecture throughout Europe. Landmark and iconic buildings which include; the Queluz National Palace located in Portugal and the Charlottenburg Palace in Germany, the largest in Germany. It was built using both the baroque and rococo styles. However, the most famous is the Sanssouci Palace near Berlin. Image of Sanssouci Palace, Germany Function Decoration, both styles used different techniques when it came to decorating a building. For instance... Architectural Styles Baroque and Rococo There are various architectural styles of constructing buildings, monuments and residential places. Pictures of mosques, monuments, for instance the Eiffel tower and cathedrals are representatives of the different...
Architectural Criticism
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...Architectural Criticism In the context of modern architecture, there is an increase in creation of public and private structures with remarkable aesthetical virtues. New design and construction technologies are facilitating development of sky scrapers and sporting stadia with detachable parts. In most cases, implementation of such complex architectural designs would require a substantial compromise between aspects of desired aesthetical value and economics of construction. Apart from economic value, such designs also involve a balance between beauty and safety attributes. Conventionally, each structural designer would wish to demonstrate...
Comparing Architectural Styles
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...Palace is a representative of its location i.e. the Atlantic coast. Such a difference in their designs is mainly due to their differentiated cultural orientation (International and Postmodern Style in Architecture). The clear nature and simplicity are the special features of Le Corbusier’s style of architecture while Frank Gehry’s works are known for its attention seeking feature of playfulness (Comparing Architectural Styles). Le Corbusier emphasized on the subject of architecture as a volume. For this purpose windows and wall were needed to give the impression of a volume. Hence a continuous skin was created for doors and windows. In contrast Frank Gehry’s... ?Comparing Architectural Styles...
Architectural Design
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...ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN My destination tour for my summer holiday was at Dubai, which has been a great target for tourist attraction. I had earlier visited Dubai but it was during a short notice. These large architectural designs had made me love the area. Dubai has been greatly influenced by the oil industry that has made it one of the best in world. Politicians and other celebrity have visited the area. During my visit in Dubai made me discover one of the best architectural designs. The words ‘first, tallest, deepest, most expensive, lavish, outlandish’ could have been created for this city. I visited the best seven-star hotel, and a series...
Architectural Design
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...architectural design on theory is drawn from outside existing architectural dogma, most notably from philosophy and linguistics. Eisenman has been grouped with the proponents of a postmodernist sensibility and symptomatic of this literary movement, his designs and buildings have been considered as texts, and labelled as deconstructivist, although he himself shuns the label. The strategies of deconstruction destructuralism, or post structuralism, promote the decay or fragmentation of existing symbolism and structure in architecture but again by itself it does not promise no ultimate replacement, neither does Eisenman offer us a new absolute. His... House II by Peter Eisenman Peter Eisenman's scheme for...
The Crystal Palace, Joseph Paxton
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...Architecture of Institution] The Role Played by Frank Lloyd Wright in the Development of Modern Architecture Introduction and Background A number of definitions exit for the term ‘Architecture’ of these probably and the broadest is the one that it encompasses all buildings. The science and art of the buildings practiced by the artists may be referred to as the architects.1Or buildings themselves may mean architecture. The historical prospects, cultures or artistic movements may also be reflected by the term, for instance when we refer to the Gothic or Greek architectures. 2 This paper places... particular attention to probably one of the greatest architects Frank Lloyd Wright. A Brief Life...
Architectural acoustics
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...Architectural Acoustics TABLE OF CONTENTS 0 INTRODUCTION ………………………………..……3 2.0 EQUIPMENT USED……………………………..…...4 3.0 METHODOLOGY………………………………..…...4 4.0 RESULTS…………………………………………...…8 5.0 DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS…………………..…9 6.0 CONCLUSION………………………………………..10 7.0 REFERENCES………………………………………..15 8.0 APPENDIX……………………………………….……16 1.0 INTRODUCTION: The trending developments have come with the growing concerns for the environment. Indeed, it is indisputable that there is persistent environmental degradation, and this sparks worry that the globe may never meet its global goals. The globe has been yearning for sustainability, which, as policy makers put, may never... ? Environmental Engineering ACSS400 LAB Report...
Architectural acoustics
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...Architectural Acoustics TABLE OF CONTENTS 0 INTRODUCTION ………………………………..……3 2.0 EQUIPMENT USED……………………………..…...4 3.0 METHODOLOGY………………………………..…...4 4.0 RESULTS…………………………………………...…8 5.0 DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS…………………..…9 6.0 CONCLUSION………………………………………..10 7.0 REFERENCES………………………………………..15 8.0 APPENDIX……………………………………….……16 1.0 INTRODUCTION: The trending developments have come with the growing concerns for the environment. Indeed, it is indisputable that there is persistent environmental degradation, and this sparks worry that the globe may never meet its global goals. The globe has been yearning for sustainability, which, as policy makers put, may never... Environmental Engineering ACSS400 LAB Report...
Magnificent Architectural Space
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...Architectural Library and Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University. 1972, 117-8. Hatton Gallery: Prints. Excerpt from catalogue. Retrieved March 22, 2006 from http://www.ncl.ac.uk/hatton/programme/2001/PainterEtcher.html Hind, Arthur M. Giovanni Battista Piranesi: A Critical Study. With a List of his Published Works and Detailed Catalogues of the Prisons and the Views of Rome. London: Holland... 6- Catalogue Entry Magnificent Architectural Space Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) Piranes Prima Parte di Architetture e Prospettive, c.1743 Etching, engraving, sulphur tint or open bite, plate (27.5 cm x 37.8 cm) Plate No. LXIX/LXX; Annotated in ink, bottom, numbered, upper right cor...
Iconic Architectural Structures
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...architectures and the different meanings attributed to the visual structures. The various monuments or architectures built in the different time periods have attained an iconic status and always remain to occupy a special place in the history of the place and time. These structures have been conveying a myriad of simple to complex meanings. The theories proposed by various cultural theorists and urbanists like Gaston Bachelard in his 'Poetics of Space' (Ockman, 2001), Roland Barthes's theory of 'language of Signs' (Barthes, n.d.), Pirece's 'Threefold approach in understanding the complete meaning... WILL THE NEW ARCHITECTURAL ICONS CARRY THE SAME INTRINSIC ROLE IN DEFINING CITIES TABLE OF CONTENTS I....
Bauhaus Architectural Style
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...Architectural Style Question 2: What were the two main design features of the Bauhaus movement? As an artistic and architectural movement, Bauhaus items had two main designs features; functionality, and symmetry as observed in the Wasilly Chair, and the Bauhaus Cradle. Primarily, other architectural movements that emerged before and after the Bauhaus style favored the ornamentation aspects of a structure as opposed to functionality aspects (Barry, 2009). For example, chairs designed during the Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance architectural periods were fond of ornamentation, and paid little regard to prioritization of functionality. Contrarily, Bauhaus design of the Wasilly Chair primary... Bauhaus...
The Palace of Minos at Knossos
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...Palace of Minos at Knossos Roll No: Teacher: 18th October 2008 Table of Contents The Palace of Minos at Knossos 3 Introduction 3 History of the Palace of Minos at Knossos 4 Reasons behind its Construction 6 Design/ Iconography 7 Conclusion 8 References 10 The Palace of Minos at Knossos Introduction The Palace of Minos at Knossos is considered as a major location as a representation of the people of Crete, who were Romans and belonged to the Age of Bronze. The palace shows that the people were enough developed as they designed the palace with various technicalities (Benton and DiYanni, 1998). Some parts of the palace comprised of five storied buildings. The palace contained more than thousand...
Architectural and politics
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...Architecture in history. Few years after the Pavilion was built, the National Socialist Movement and its leader Adolf Hitler who was a dictator took over power. They rejected modernism as an expression of German identity in favor... Architectural and politics: the Barcelona Pavilion When architects refer to design, they cast it as a mental activity that is concerned with arranging forms, spaces, programs, material and meaning. When they talk about buildings, they often describe it as narrative showing a supposed view and journey through space. Buildings are designed with diverse meanings and reasons, some social while others can be political. In the twentieth century, several buildings in the world were ...
Title: Architectural Transformation
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...Architectural Transformation Architectural Transformation: The Evolution in Social, Technical and Functional Aspects of Architecture From Classical Structure/Ornamentation to Postmodern (Minimalist) Architectural Design Abstract Architectural transformation is often unclear to some historians because of the many facets that have to be considered in order to make an accurate general history of the evolution of architecture. This research then will attempt to provide an extensive examination of the social, technical and functional aspects of western...
Music and Architecture n Britain during the Period 1600 to 1750
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...architecture and never really had the kind of ornate palaces or structures that were so much a part of the Baroque design in Italy or France. Though the French were mostly constructing the secular structure with the Baroque architecture, the English while adopting from the French went on build most of these structures for the Churches and Chapels. Of the Palaces that were built during this period adapting to the Baroque Style was the Blenheim Palace and the Castle Howard. Both of them adapted the design done based on the Baroque style. There were new developments happening to the Baroque design by end of the seventeenth century. Gardens were being added to the layout... Analysis of the development ...
The Revival of Roman and Greek Architecture in The Palace of Fine Art, San Francisco
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...Architectural Historians March 1984: p33-37 Exploratorium. 1998. The Palace of Fine Arts Exploratorium. 02 November 2006 Macomber, Ben. The jewel city: its planning and achievement. San Francisco: John H. William Publisher, 1915. Robertson, D. S. A Handbook of Greek & Roman Architecture. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1959.... The Revival of Roman and Greek Architecture in The Palace of Fine Art, San Francisco Number Introduction The Palace of Fine Arts located in San Francisco, California is considered as one of the most intriguing culmination of the synergy of cultures. This is due to the observed features of the...
Write a brief/succinct architectural history of the World Trade Center( before and after September 11, 2001) in New York City - about 2-3 pages typed, double spaced.
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...Architectural History of the World Trade Center World Trade Centre is a site of diverse buildings in New York City, United States of America. The original World Trade Centre consisted of seven buildings spread over fifteen million square feet. 1 World Trade Centre and 2 World Trade Centre, collectively known as the Twin Towers were the characteristic landmark of World Trade Centre and tallest buildings, for a short while, in the world till they were targeted as terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The original World Trade Centre was architectured by Minoru Yamasaki and Emery Roth & Sons. (Langmead, Donald, and Garnaut) The design style of the pre-September 11, 2001 towers... Information: A Brief...
Architectural ethical case
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...architectural organization. In the of the internship, the student is involved in one major building project. He is assigned by his supervisor to help in dealing with specific suppliers of building materials in the project. On the second day, the student realized that one of the suppliers was supplying substandard building materials. He calls the supplier aside, confirms to him that the material are substandard, and tells the supplier that the case will be forwarded to the management. The supplier says he is sorry, and begs the student not to report, as he will lose his job, thus means of livelihood. In this case, what can the student... Ethical Scenario A college is on an internship programme with an...
Internship Report on Beau-Rivage Palace Hotel
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...Palace Public Relations and Communication Officer, for being there all the time when I needed any assistance. Her experience as a Public Relations and Communication Officer aided me in gaining a profound understanding of Public Relations and Communication behaviour... Acknowledgement I would like to acknowledge: Mr. Franois Dussart I would like to acknowledge the general manager of Beau-Rivage, Mr. Franois Dussart for his co-ordination and his guidance. His skills and knowledge marked a road map for me to learn during my internship program. I appreciate his willingness to help me and guide me in the whole process. Ms. Vanessa Bourcard I would like to acknowledge Ms. Vanessa Bourcard, Beau-Rivage Palac...
Architectural & Social Sustainability
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...architectural process. This also takes care of a diverse number of issues like better management of resources, the various neighborhood problems that may arise later and sustainable development. Architectural designs in the recent times have shown environmental consciousness and community awareness to a large extent. The architects of the modern times need to be morally and ethically concerned and the effect of their work must reach beyond the domain of their building to the larger community and the neighborhood environment. Sustainability should be adopted as an objective... ?Introduction In the past two decades the scholars and environmentalists have been severely concerned about the environmental...
Architectural & Social Sustainability
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...architectural process. This also takes care of a diverse number of issues like better management of resources, the various neighborhood problems that may arise later and sustainable development. Architectural designs in the recent times have shown environmental consciousness and community awareness to a large extent. The architects of the modern times need to be morally and ethically concerned and the effect of their work must reach beyond the domain of their building to the larger community and the neighborhood environment. Sustainability should be adopted as an objective... ?Introduction In the past two decades the scholars and environmentalists have been severely concerned about the environmental...
The relationship between Taipei National Palace Museum and Beijing Palace Museum
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...palace museum consists of several precious pieces. The collection include different pieces of Chinese artifacts and artworks that are ancient, and covers several years in the history of china mainly from the Neolithic age up to the late Qing dynasty. Most of the objects were mainly obtained from different places including the Song, Yuan, Ming and the Qing dynasties. The museum development in Taipei is mostly associated with contemporary china’s social changes. Puyi who was the last emperor in the Qing dynasty was sent away from the Forbidden City and it is estimated that this took place thirteen years after the republic of china had been established. The...
Process Architectural Design
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...Architectural Design The fire and security monitoring system is meant to manage, and to monitor the fire security alarms in a building. In order to best understand how this system works, it is only prudent to define its design both in terms of the software and the hardware components that it is made up of; we have to know how the systems components relate to each other and functions of every component involved in the working of the whole system that is controlled from the central point of security monitoring (Robinson 2009). This document covers the definition of the fire monitoring system as well as the fire security equipment. The software described by the software requirements... ...
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