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  • Gothic Revival Style Architecture
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    The more things change, the more they stay the same. While art has always been an ever changing form, it has deep roots in traditionalism; whether an artist or designer looks at the art that came before him and is inspired to follow that form, is inspired to do something completely opposite, or sees the flaws which, if corrected, could make that work of art perfect, he is ultimately quite influenced by what came before him. Nowhere is this more evident than in the design styles found not only in...
  • European Architecture And American Architecture
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    Architecture is the art or practice of designing and building Structures. American architecture varies significantly from architecture of the ancient world. American architecture began around the seventeenth century. Settlers from different European countries brought with them, during the North American colonization, the different techniques and forms from their homelands. Colonial architecture was adapted by the climate of the site chosen, the availability of building materials, and supplies. S...
  • Diversity Of Styles During The Romanesque Period
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    The Art and architecture of the Middle Ages was one of diversity and yet it focused around one aspect of life. Whether it was the creation of Romanesque buildings, or the carved statues decorating them there was one simple theme, religion. Two main styles of art and architecture reigned supreme during this time. Gothic and Romanesque techniques came from the same family of Roman design. Of this period the most important art that arose was architecture because if founded a completely new type of ...
  • Latrobe's Architectural Style
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    Benjamin H. Latrobe was born in 1764 in Fulneck, England. He was raised in England. As a young man Latrobe was taught at the Morvian school in Fulneck. This was where Latrobe received a base for his further education. After Morvian, he transferred to Nie ski school in Germany. There he received an impressive education. Which was composed of a broad curriculum. He was taught in all the liberal arts and also classical and modern languages. Latrobe started his career training under England's most r...
  • Palladian Buildings Of The Eighteenth Century
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    What Meanings Did Contemporaries Attach To Styles Fashionable In The Eighteenth Century The eighteenth century was a period of change as much for the architectural world as for the world of the architect. The Glorious Revolution marked the beginning of great stability, vast economic growth and population growth; factors that would lead to a massive growth in the amount of building going on in Britain. At the same time, London, the hub of England, was transformed from a medieval city into a bustl...
  • Federal Architecture Guidance And Recommendations
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    BACKGROUND There is a strong need and business case for standardization of technologies and requirements used to design, build, and implement solutions for the 24 Presidential Priority E-Gov initiatives. Without standardization and the recommendation of technologies, agencies risk building and deploying solutions that use proprietary technologies, are not aligned to the Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA) and isolate themselves from other initiatives and cross-agency business functions. To mit...
  • Romanesque Style And Gothic Style Of Architecture
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    Where are you when wake up? Where are you when you are learning? Where are you when you go to pray? Where are you when you go to work? Where are you when you are having fun? The answer is that you are in a building or structure of some kind and style. All of the buildings and structures that one sees around them is designed and built with much thought and care. They are all designed and built by what we call architecture. According to Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary architecture is "the ...
  • Ancient Greek Architecture
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    The Influence of the Classical Style on Modern Structures Its safe to say that the past has had profound influence on the way we live today. Many aspects of life have evolved over time and have been fine tuned to fit our preferences. A few examples are art, fashion and architecture. Every once in a while people look to the past in order to decide what we want for the present. For example, some people like to wear retro clothes that were popular in the 50's and listen to Elvis Presley records. Th...
  • Mexican Baroque And Spanish Colonial Architecture
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    Influences of Spanish Architecture in Mexico Spanish expeditions conducted during the seventh and eighteenth century has brought a variety of architectural and artistic influences to the different indigenous regions of the New Americas. It is documented that "the Architecture of Mexico began with the Spanish conquest of the country". (Mullen, 18) The architecture of Mexico has exhibited much richness and wealth, has displayed the political and religious conditions of the time, and has showed off...
  • Temple For Amida Buddha
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    Buddhism has the characteristics of what would be expected in a cosmic religion for the future; it transcends a personal God, avoids dogmas and theology; it covers both the natural and spiritual, and it is based on a religious sense aspiring from the experience of all things, natural and spiritual, as a meaningful unity. Albert Einstein (Buddhism) Buddhism has affected many people. From the Buddhas first followers to my next door neighbor, people everywhere have followed the teachings of Buddhis...
  • Classiness Of The Eighteenth Century English Architecture
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    Architecture is the art or practice of designing and building Structures. American architecture varies significantly from architecture of the ancient world. American architecture began around the seventeenth century. Settlers from different European countries brought with them, during the North American colonization, the different techniques and forms from their homelands. Domestic architecture is produced for the social unit: the individual, family, or clan and their dependents, human and anima...
  • History Of Harlems Architecture
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    There are a lot of various controversial statements about Harlem, this community has always been considered somewhat dangerous by the white inhabitants of New York, who were unwilling even to walk through it sometimes. However, the history of Harlem is rather interesting, there were a lot of events, which influenced the lifestyles of Harlems inhabitants and also had a profound impact on the countrys history as a whole. The history of Harlems architecture is closely related to the history of Harl...
  • Known As The Leaning Tower Of Pisa
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    Roman stylistic elements had fused with those from Byzantium; from the Middle East, from the Germans, and other northern tribes. The various combinations of these influences created in Western Europe formed a unique style that acquired the name Romanesque meaning in the manner of Roman. The term Romanesque points to the principal source of the style, the buildings of the Roman Empire. This architectural style that prevailed throughout Europe from the tenth to the mid-twelfth century, even though...
  • Builders Of Durham Cathedral In England
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    Throughout the world, there are many churches, cathedrals, and basilicas; however, of these the best known are most likely the cathedrals. The word cathedral comes from the Latin cathedral, which means chair. This is because cathedrals are churches that hold the chair of the Bishop. England houses some of the most famous, wondrous cathedrals ever built. Durham cathedral is located in Durham County, England. (See Appendix A) The Cathedral exceeds all other sacred edifices in England in the beauty...
  • Wright's Organic Architecture
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    Frank Lloyd Wright was an architect that proposed many ideas, which represent half a century of ingenuity and lots of creativity. One of the major influences in Mr. Wright's life was the collapsing of the state of Wisconsin Capitol Building. Through the turn of the century, his personal style was evolving, and his work in these years developed his "prairie style". Frank Lloyd Wright introduced the word "organic" into his philosophy of architecture. He began the theory of integrating architecture...
  • Nazi Architecture And Sculpture When Hitler
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    Nazi Architecture and Sculpture When Hitler became F"uher of Germany in 1933, he wanted architecture in his new Germany to bring a new image to the history of Germany, and to offer the new Nazi society a strong rallying point. Classical, monumental style replaced the modern style of architecture that had come with the Weimar government. Hitler saw this architecture as a cultural decline. The Nazi's used architecture to celebrate their image. Nazi architecture consisted of two phases between 1936...
  • New Organic Style Of Architecture
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    The twentieth century was full of new ideas and inventions. Henry Ford mass produced automobiles within the price range of the average man. Thomas Edison created a machine that made it possible to show motion pictures in movie theaters. Hot air balloons were seen in great numbers over the cities of America. Every field of science was making advances. Architecture, however, still lagged behind. Thousands of new buildings were constructed across America. These new buildings resembled an architectu...

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