Architecture And Architecture: The History Of Architecture

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The history of architecture is quite long, and there is so much to learn about! Not only is there a lot to learn, I have so many questions I wish I could ask famous architects, such as why they built that, is there a particular color or pattern scheme that they chose for that building, is there a reason they built that building, or if they were going through something that influenced their reasoning as to why they built it the way they did. The branches of architecture are civil, sacred, naval, military, and landscape architecture. The history of architecture traces the changes in architecture through various traditions, regions, overarching stylistic trends, and dates. Architecture is a form of art as well as a science. It is an art because it is a way to express your creativity. With architecture being a form of art it is an outlet for creativity and a way to express your views on society. There is one architect per 2,000 head of population. However, only 20% of buildings are actually built by architects. This means we are in need of more architects!
The architecture and urbanism of the Greeks and Romans was very different from the Egyptians and Persians. Civic life gained importance for all members of the community. Greek civic life was sustained by new, open spaces called the agora which were surrounded by public …show more content…

The term "Early Modern" has gained popularity in describing this cultural movement. This period of cultural rebirth is often credited with the restoration of scholarship in the Classical Antiquities. When Charles VIII returned in 1496 with several Italian artists from his conquest of Naples, the Renaissance spread to France in the late 15th century. Architects such as Philibert Delorme, Androuet du Cerceau, Giacomo Vignola, and Pierre Lescot, were inspired by the new ideas and Architecture continued to thrive in the control of Henry II and Henry

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