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  • Architecture And Architecture

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    Jordan Petito Art History 1 Professor Meyer 3/13/14 3. In what ways has architecture informed us of the cultures we have studied? What do we learn about a culture form their architecture? How is it unique from other art forms? How does architecture reflect and promote ideas? Architecture springs us to many different thoughts and beliefs that occurred in the old stone ages. Architecture is a form of art. Art is a beauty in people eyes today and many people learn to worship art. Today art

  • Gothic Architecture : Architecture And Architecture

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    Gothic architecture, though also used in secular buildings, is most associated with the great cathedrals of Europe. The Basilica of Saint Denis is a large medieval abbey church on the outskirts of Paris, France. The building is of significant importance historically and architecturally because it is considered to be the first Gothic church ever built. The building of gothic cathedrals grew as design techniques progressed. Over time, as new techniques combined with new materials, cathedral architecture

  • 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

  • Architecture And Architecture

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    how little one would notice and live life surrounded by a manufacture world but take little interest on how it looks and feels. Architecture shapes our environment in a way of redefining space to meet the needs of everyday life. In a way, it is regarded as the cornerstone of the built environment affecting all of us; feelings, emotions, dreams and memories. Architecture is the stage set for our lives, it is where we live, work and a means of expressing our values to the world. In the public realm

  • Architecture And Architecture

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    century, with the industrialization of steel and glass, architecture began to take on a different role in the society. Architecture was no longer about building structures for an individual, but was about concerning with beauty, style, and aesthetics within the technology of space (Conway 8). The idea that building plus art equals architecture was no longer valid, as the equation undermined the true meaning of architecture. In Understanding Architecture, Hazel Conway states, “the allocation of living space

  • Architecture And Architecture

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    ideas into concrete actualities. Architecture exists in the real world only by the assemblage and erection of concrete materials. Buildings constructed by these materials could convey a specific meaning by structural disruption and disharmony in pieces, but unless there resides a practical usefulness, we lose our curiosity the moment its statement is understood. The building as a whole is judged by the quality of connections in its parts. It is through architecture that relies a rationale in the design

  • 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! There is so much to learn and I have so many questions! I wish I could ask famous architects, as the reason they built it, there's a particular pattern of colors or patterns they chose for that building, there's a reason they built that building, or if they were going through something that has influenced their reasoning on why they built it as they did. The branches of architecture are civil, religious, naval, military and

  • Architecture, Design, Architecture And The Origin Of Architecture

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    Architecture (Latin architectura, from the Greek ἀρχιτέκτων arkhitekton "architect", from ἀρχι- "chief" and τέκτων "builder") is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings and other physical structures. Architectural works, in the material form of buildings, are often perceived as cultural symbols and as works of art. Historical civilizations are often identified with their surviving architectural achievements. "Architecture" can mean: A general term to

  • My Architecture And Architecture

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    Arkansas, it is close to home and all my family lives in Arkansas, so it will feel just like home. I choose to study architecture because it uses a lot of creativity and I’m very creative. These factors are the reason I choose this course, and to further my education at the University of Arkansas so I can learn all about Architecture and design. The Career I will pursue is architecture at the University of Arkansas they have a great program. The reasons I choose this race is not because all of the

  • Architecture And Architecture Of Amsterdam

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    testimony to its rich architectural heritage, Amsterdam is known as one of Europe’s premier architecture and design cities. Being one of the finest planned cities in northern Europe, it is a haven for architectural connoisseurs. The city has also been recognized for its contribution in the organic development of modern architecture. The Canal Rings are one of the most prominent features of Amsterdam’s architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage Listed site. They are essentially a concentric ring of canals