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  • Architecture: Architecture And The Concept 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

  • 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 The idea that building plus art equals architecture was no longer valid, as the equation undermined the true meaning of architecture.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: 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, The Field Of Architecture

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    By Marisol Palomino The field of Architecture is not only the designing of a building but also the designing of a way of life. As most would see this field as simply creating a building for others to live in or work at, as an architect you would understand that the designing of a building can also influence its inhabitants. As an architect it would be beneficial to realize architecture as an art of design. Not only would an individual have the ability to create the exterior of the building but

  • Architecture And Architecture Essay

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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

  • The Influence Of Architecture And Architecture

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    practices have always been a central inspiration for architectural design. Architecture is the process and product of planning, designing and construction. It is also the dynamics between needs and means. Whether it is size, shape, or structure, each one has a purpose in relation to the practices that will happen inside. As religion impacts its followers, it indirectly impacts each aspect of its followers’ life, including architecture. Therefore, the structures they erect reflect their spiritual practices

  • Architecture: Artisism And Architecture

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    Architecture I believe that to a certain caliber, the best career for me is an architect. Due to many specific reasons. When I was around the age six, I had a particular interest in houses and homes, especially those that include residential and commercial. I would try to build little forts out of wood and cardboard in ditches or in forests and as I got older, I tried harder to make more unique designs and structures out of more than just wood. Eventually I tried using bricks and cement. I would

  • The Architecture Industry: The Role Of Architecture And Architecture

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    part of is the architecture industry. I have made this choice because, unlike most jobs, an architect’s job is constantly evolving. Although architecture is similar to art, there are various other aspects to consider, such as programing and building technology. Building materials and technology are always becoming more advanced, and it is the architect’s responsibility to make sure that the concepts that they are formulating efficiently make use of the material available. The architecture industry intrigues

  • 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

  • Into Architecture

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    INTO ARCHITECTURE My reasons for choosing the path that I choose were very simple. Ever since my childhood I was always involved in art, I found amusement in drawing, and painting pictures of cars, homes, and cartoons. I always imagined myself to become an animator, or a painter, but I got really interested in construction in a very odd way. When I was 10, my parent’s house was demolished, and so my father was looking for a designer to plan out our new house. One day I overheard the conversation

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