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    came to an agreement with the church? Does the fight for power between the two still exist in Europe today? Where did a balance between the church and state derive? The medieval period also known as the Middle Ages began in Europe and lasted from the fifth until the fifteenth century. There were so many uprisings and falls in this society such as, the Crusades, the Renaissance, and countless wars. The most intriguing part of the period is it shaped life in the US today. There are many precautions and measures being taken on a daily basis to prevent the reoccurrence of these tragic times. The social system for the medieval period is feudalism and was based on political, social, or military rank.…

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    in a good city but also that it's architecture will help put it in a good position to defend itself. The reason the architecture was so important was because the main objective was making the castle as defensive as possible. There is an obvious connection between medieval castles and cities, for both relied on well-built fortifications to withstand attack and they were frequently found together.…

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    Architecture and interior design are incredible primary sources that have helped historians to look deeply into the cultural, social, and political value of any civilizations in the past. Space planning of a dwelling not only can reflect the function and activity of the people in one culture; it also allows us to have a micro/macro investigation on how people lived and the phenomenon customs that one culture practiced. This investigation is perfectly applicable in order to compare and contrast…

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    Architecture and Sculpture One of the most obvious relationships between architecture and sculpture is that they are based directly on the cultures beliefs and needs. As cultures evolved, so did the architecture and sculptures. At the beginning of the module when we discussed the prehistoric cultures, architecture was used to meet the basic human need for shelter and security. The art in the prehistoric period was also related to the need to survive and can be seen in cave paintings that…

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    Louis Sullivan Introduction Among the first great modern architect, Louis Sullivan was the first to introduce a powerful vocabulary at early age. He was the most imaginative and articulate figure among a small group of creative men in Europe and America. Initially, many architecture were known to use traditional forms of medieval heritage and classical but Sullivan struck out in a new direction. He managed to develop an introductory terms of his organic theory of building art. His kindergarten…

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    Mark Naden Architecture and Design Profile Ten years directing all aspects of a multidisciplinary design consultancy Twenty years leading design projects in the disciplines of architecture, product design and branding Extensive experience in all aspects of design and production in both architecture and industrial design Experience in all aspects of creative direction including defining the design agenda, team building and management to achieve the highest quality, on time, and within budget…

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    The Temple and the Yantra: The main three required thing for worship is Yantra, Mantra and Tantra. There are several Yantras in Hindu Worship process like as Shree Yantra, Vishnu Yantra, Shiva Yantra, Matri Yantra etc. There are some Tantric Yantras also. The belief is, the worshipper has to do tantra with mantra in a yantra. Yantra elevate the materialistic soul to the eternal soul. Therefore, the craftsmen built the temples in a form of yantra, where the worshipper can worship successfully (as…

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    Medieval Values and Architecture When taking a more in-depth look at Medieval values and their manifestation in physical buildings in their towns, there is a connection that is immediately evident. These manifestations go to show the deeper meaning of these buildings and windows, and the thought that the designer put into them. First, is the layout of medieval churches. These churches were a large part of the lives of Medieval people, serving as a center for religious services, funerals,…

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    Davis During the mid nineteenth century America, American renowned architect, Alexander Jackson Davis, began a new revival of architecture known as Gothic Revival. Gothic Revival is a style of architecture that used traditional styles of thirteenth century Gothic architecture such as; ornamented facades, high pitched roofs, and pointed arches to revive medieval architecture and applied to a modern time. Alexander Jackson Davis was one of the most successful and influential American architects…

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    The Medieval Ages has been commonly depicted as a gruesome time in European History earning its popular name of The Dark Ages. The Medieval Ages owns characteristics earning its name of The Dark Ages, but the Medieval Ages brought forth much more. Every era holds its darkness, why is history neglecting the good of the Medieval Ages, the light? This era is underestimated. If the Medieval Ages were so dark with no significance, why would it be such a popular topic to this day? Why study it, why…

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