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    Erich Mendelsohn

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    and he was hired to build and design the Hermann Hat factory in Luckenwalde, Germany. This was the beginning of Mendelsohn’s career. Mendelsohn was an expressionist, who liked to make sturdy rectangular structures that had a round centerpiece or corner. His buildings were mostly made out of concrete, steel and glass like those of most expressionists. Mendelsohn often let the form of his buildings be influenced by their function; they were never designed without their purpose being foremost in his

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    need to leave this entire large building which finally become more self-sufficient and union just like Bauhaus. Overall, Wright and Gropius have engage different aspects and steps of design. Wright borrow ideas from nature to try to apply it into architecture to gain better result for people comfort or effectiveness. Gropius put the function first and by developing the funtion with environment to meet people’s requirement of comfort and convinence. But they both share a same idea which is ‘simplicity’

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    A Study of Ancient and Modern Architecture

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    “The history of the world’s great architecture is the astonishing story of how individuals and groups have taken that basic necessity of building and transformed it into possibly the greatest manifestation of the human spirit—more profound, more lasting, more inexhaustible than any other art, a vital and truly wonderful expression of the experience of mankind, in every part of the world (Nuttgens 9).” As Nuttgens eloquently expressed, architecture is a “vital…expression of the experience

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    Atmosphere and the concrete practice of building Everyday experience tells us that different actions need different environments to take place in a satisfactory way. This fact is of course taken into consideration by current theory of planning and architecture, but so far the problem has been treated in a too abstract way. ‘Taking place’ is usually understood in a quantitative, functional sense with implications such as spatial distribution and dimensioning. But inter-human functions are not similar

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    dislike the design and construction can commence. Lastly, the construction drawings are for the architect to communicate to the builders who will construct the design, without these the buildings could never be stably completed, at least in modern architecture. Since the late 18th century architectural drawings have been prized and purchased by collectors and then maximised their prosperity by exhibiting them as works of art. Architects do not simply draw; they create and inscribe an idea.

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    Bird In Space Analysis

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    1925, Brancusi, Constantin, Romanian, Bird in Space TXT: “From the 1920s to the 1940s, the theme of a bird in flight preoccupied Brancusi. He concentrated on the animal’s movement, rather than their physical attributes. In Bird in Space, the sculptor eliminated wings and feathers, elongated the swell of the body, and reduced the head and beak to a slanted oval plane. Balanced on a slender conical footing, the figure’s upward thrust appears unfettered. This sculpture is part of a series that includes

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    Islam in America

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    There is little need to reiterate the long history of U.S. governments going wherever they have wanted and doing whatever they have wanted. The question is how Muslims navigate through the political and economic architectures that ensue. Certainly, Islam has long valued extending itself throughout the world. Travel is primarily a modality for accumulating knowledge, acting on the desire to know, and then, only secondarily, is that knowledge used as a means of imbricating the "presentation" of Islam

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    Introduction Progressive deterioration of global warming and protection of environment are important areas of interest for the whole world. Buildings as an underlying cause are responsible for global warming. Edwards (1996) pointed out that building has a key role to play as they are one of the major sources of energy consumption. And he (1996) also stated with some statistics to support this point that buildings account for about half of all global – energy, water, and raw materials as well as

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    Paris 1937 - Belgian Pavilion

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    attributed to its historical ties with France. In 1794, Belgium was conquered and annexed by France and that stayed under the French Empire of Napoleon until 1815, during which time French became one of the country's national languages. The architecture of the Belgian pavilion marked a change from its previous pavilions at the 1900 and 1925 fairs, which were patterned after historical monuments in Belgium. The former was an exact reproduction of the City Hall at Audenarde, while the latter related

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    Skyscrapers

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    skyscraper architecture "http://www.coshe.com/search/" The architectural design of the 20th century skyscrapers has been redefined due to the advancement of our modern technology. Benny Louie Humanity 450 Dr. Maureen Schmid 17 May 1999 The architectural design of the 20th century skyscrapers has been redefined due to the advancement of our modern technology. In our modern society, the architectural design of skyscrapers is changing the downtown landscape of metropolitan areas. Due to the change of

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