Architecture

Pantheon – 968 words – College Essay

For many people, the world over, the Pantheon is just another stop on Rome’s famous tourist trail. When considered amongst Rome’s other architectural wonders, it is understandable that the significance of the Pantheon is sometimes overlooked. However, if one stops and takes a closer look it soon becomes evident that the Pantheon is an ancient […]

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The Wild Side of North American Prehistory

The American public’s interest in the fantastic secrets locked away in the new found North American was at it height in the early 1800s. There were many people wiling to step up and fill the public’s taste of adventure and mystery buried in their neighboring hills. The people couldn’t get enough of the fantastic. These […]

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Impressions of Islamic Architecture

The native architecture of the Middle East, Asia Minor, and parts of southern Asia is known as Islamic. This is based on the culture and religious beliefs that shape the lives of the current inhabitants. While Islam has played a powerfully important role in shaping the structures built by these people, the actual basis of […]

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English Heritage decided to conserve rather than restore Brodsworth Hall

How has the need to open Brodsworth Hall to tourists changed the hall and its grounds, and in what way have these changes affected our understanding of life in a Victorian country house? English Heritage made a lot of changes to Brodsworth Hall such as a new roof and a tea room in order to […]

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Art Analysis: Statue of Venus, and Woman and Her Attendant

The two art works that Prn going to be talking about are Statue of Venus (the Mazarin Venus), and Gravestone with a Woman and Her Attendant. The Statue of Venus is from the Roman culture, it’s located in the room called The Art of the Trojan War. It’s located in the center of the room […]

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Statement of Purpose – Architecture

Definition of success varies from individual to individual, depending upon a range of factors like ambition in life or the circumstances under which the individual has been brought up. In my opinion long term success means recognition as a dedicated individual to the cause and an expert in the field of my choice. This has […]

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Islamic Architecture Comparison

In this paper I will be giving my personal analysis on two distinct Islamic architectural structures that have some similarities as well as some differences that complement each other even though they may be from opposite ends of the empire or building technique and even sometimes have a personal touch subject to the architect themself […]

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Client Server Architecture

1. Do you think the problems faced by Hures, both past and present, are unique? Why or why not? The problems faced by Hures company in the past are common as this was what most companies have face after the revolution from the so called Good old eyes in which mainframes roamed the earth and […]

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Aegean Art & Architecture Notes

Several closely related but distinct cultures developed on islands and peninsular adjacent to the Aegean in the third and second millennia BCE. The Cycladic culture was named for the islands forming an irregular circle north of Crete. The culture on the mainland is called Helladic. Together these separate cultures forms the civilization known as Aegean. […]

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Deconstructivism

As understood in architecture, deconstructivism was a movement developed in the postmodern architectural era that came in late 1980s. It encompasses broad ideologies that include the fragmentation process of architectural ideas, manipulation of structural surface ideas, elemental shapes of non-rectilinear forms that dislocate and distort architectural figures above others. The historical foundation of the terminology […]

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Sultan Abdul Samad Building Analysis

What is Moorish Architecture? Moorish Architecture is a architecture common style in Spain from the 13th to the 16th centuries characterized by horseshoe arches, domes, Sawtooth-shaped arches, Ogee shaped arches and courtyard. The Sultan Abdul Samad, was designed by A.C.A. Norman known as Arthur Charles Alfred Norman. It was built in 1894-1897 to house several […]

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