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    Art Deco

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    Part One: What style speaks to you the most and why? List designers and examples of works to justify your response. The style that speaks the most to me is Modernism. I like the modern architecture because it is a reflection of the great technical innovations that began to appear in the nineteenth century. Materials such as steel and concrete give architects unreleased possibilities of creation, which makes the style completely unlike anything have seen. What best characterizes and makes me like modern architecture is the utilization of simples shapes, geometrical forms, and the lacking of ornamentation. This style values the use of materialism its essence, for example the exposed concrete. The differences presented in this style vary almost…

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    the excerpt “the Four Books on Architecture” Palladio develops a numerical and logical system organizing spatial relationships among the elements involved in any building. This system is a guidance for architects when designing such buildings as villas and houses. As well this system includes detailed rules to be considered when an architect arranges building rooms, when he specifies the proportions of spaces, when he makes decisions about the dimensions of halls associating the height of a…

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    aspects. Design a 1 bedroom eco-lodge. The cliens are a young couple who are environmentally consious and artistic. The area is a rectangular shaped block of 12m x 6m. The design needs to reflect the designs of either a well-known architect or era of architecture. The American Radiator Building (also known as The American Standard Building) was built in Manhattan, New York City in 1924. Being Raymond Hood’s first construction in New York City as well as his last work in Art Deco style, this…

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    Robert Ivy is a very remarkable man and leader in the architecture industry. He is a man that believes that architectural concepts should be used to make life easier for people in general. He also commits time to working on various projects that are all about improving the quality of life for people. The Executive Vice President and CEO of the American Institute of Architects is the type of individual that is making innovative strides in their industry. Certainly, this was recognized by the…

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    significant part of the job as a construction manager. This job also includes working with engineers of all sorts, but working with architects is the major component in building structures. CM is essential to the world because without it, there would be no results. But without the architect, there would be no plans to build from. Construction managers and architects share a common goal of constructing a building, and in order to do that successfully, it…

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    as a testament to the people and the ideals that embodied their society. Buildings are places where people live, work, and play. Architects play a vital role in how humans will interact with their structures. They will also have an influence on the way people behave within the space. Architects play a role in shaping the future of society by the structures that they create. By creating the buildings of the future, they are creating the society of the future as well. This is why I wish to…

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    thoughts, forms, and styles. Usually expressed in use of local materials and handed-down building technologies. Critical Regionalism: A particular approach to the making of buildings based on the belief that buildings should respond to and reflect specific local conditions – this can be seen as developing and understanding of a regions ‘deep structure’. However, Vernacular Design Attitudes Critical Regional Design Attitude Contemporary Vernacular Design Attitudes Illustrates a belief in a…

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    Case Study: Cal Poly

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    Agriculture dominate the pages. This shows the lack of focus given to the Architecture program at the time. The next mentions of activity in the Graveyard is on April 3, 1964, in which an article talked of a group of senior architects that built a “Shell House” in Poly Canyon using a fast and cheap alternative to wood. This Shell House played an important role in the popularization of the Graveyard, because come Poly Royal, mentions of it are made again. In the April 24, 1964 Poly Royal…

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    Peter Calthorpe Urbanism

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    Calthorpe and Fulton focus strongly on the economic, transportation and the physical aspects of a region and how that induces population growth for that region. Stephen M. Wheeler (2001) of Berkeley Planning Journal summarizes the book’s concept as “a deeply encouraging one—that a new model of metropolitan development may take the place of the automobile-oriented sprawl that has covered our landscapes since World War II.” (Wheeler p 3). He refers back to Calthorpe’s book “The Next American…

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    Question one Harry Saidler was born in 1923. He was among the most proficient architecture in Australia (Australian Government, 2009). Some architects would admire his work because of the international methodologies and modernist ideas. This caused a great impact in the local architecture’s shape. Even though most of his work was done in Australia, but he is considered to be an international architecture. Furthermore, humanist ideals inspired his career. The structure of the practice of Saidler…

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