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    Architectural drafting plays a big role in our lives. It is the process by which all architectural things around us are made. Drafting the builds before hand in their entirety makes it so you can make sure that you are following all the rules that go along with architecture, say you didn’t draft a building you were going to make and on the construction you decide to make a bedroom with only one access. If there was a fire and you were in that room and that fire spread to your room you would have

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    A Study of Ancient and Modern Architecture

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    Behind every architectural work there is an architect, whether the architect is one man or woman, a small group, or an entire people. The structure created by any of these architects conveys a message about the architect: their culture, their identity, their struggles. Because of the human element architects offer to their work not just a building is made, but a work of art, a symbol of a people, a representation, is also created. “The history of the world’s great architecture is the astonishing

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    Architecture

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    The Statue of Liberty wasn’t just built, an architect had to design and plan the whole thing. Shocking enough Einstein may have been a great architect [“Einstein said once that he thought in shapes and images instead of words”]. The career of architecture/green architecture is a charming but challenging career, because your creativity and math skills have to go hand in hand when designing a building that will last whether its green or not. The research will describe the career of an architect, what

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    Architectural decay was not always considered an appropriate subject for photography because it was considered aesthetically unpleasant. But in the late 1800s, photojournalists began to see the need to photographs derelict buildings as a form of social documentation and since then architectural decay photography has evolved into a form of fine art. The earliest photographer to be recognized for his photography of architectural decay was Jacob Riis, a photojournalist who documented the squalid

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    1) The Parthenon was built to replace earlier temples of Athena which were famous during that period of time. The structure of the Parthenon consists of a rectangular floor with a series of low steps on every side, and a colonnade of columns extended around the entire construction. It has more than one entrance in which each one has an addition of six columns in the front. The Parthenon has two large rooms inside. The larger of the two interior rooms named ‘’The Naos’’, has a statue inside. The

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    Introduction The aim of this report is to explore Georgian architecture and design, its history and its status. The Georgian architectural period has been referred to as the “long century” as it covers from August 1714 when King George I [figure 1] came to power right up until the death of George IV in June 1830. The Georgian style arrived to the world in 1714 and was the style that succeeded the Stuart Period. The image of “Highclere Castle” [figure 2] is a great example of the famous Georgian

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    History Of Digital Architectural Design Abstract Digital design technology rapid evaluation and development have affected architecture and urban design in general. Digital design became an integral part of the architectural design process. Computer aided design and digital simulation have led to new forms as well as to an increasingly strategic approach to architecture. From the early sketching process all the way to the production of building components, digital tools offer new possibilities

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    The History of Architecture

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    The history of architecture is very influential in mankind’s culture. It has evolved and become more prominent with the growth of civilizations. The Egyptians contributed square stones, pyramids, and ramps (St. Petersburg Times). The Greeks gave pillars and theaters (Gascoigne). The most prominent, the Romans, gave domes, aqueducts, and roads (Alchin). Everything else was given by lesser known countries. Without these countries who mastered the art of architecture, the world would look a lot different

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    its historical time line thus far. It begs the question though, does it work as an architectural treasure of Northern Ireland or is it a reaction to turbulent periods in Belfast’s history. Within this critique it is hoped that it can be proven that this museum has gone from a prestigious neoclassical style building standing alone on the southern edge of the botanic garden, to an embracing contextural architectural element that is trying to make a correlation with is surroundings. It’s this embrace

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    of each nation is also different. This will be done through examine the education path they went through, their idea of primitivism and classical architecture as well as how some of their major architectural work such as Dulwich picture gallery, Bank of England for Soane and Dresden Art Gallery, Art History Museum and Dresden Opera House for Semper to reflect their design style. Soane and Semper underwent dissimilar educational path in becoming architects. Soane become an apprentice of architect

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