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    were many rooms including a separate living room and dining room. By this time they had glass windows, multiple fireplaces, and plenty of furniture. Lots of their houses were built in a style that reflected the architecture of the owner's homeland. There were german, dutch, Spanish, and English colonial styles built in many different regions. The log cabins were a rectangular shape. The cabins are around sixteen feet long and about fourteen feet wide. They used round logs with the bark left on the tree to build the walls. When they built the cabins they cut notches in the wood or they used wooden pegs to hold the wood…

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    "Give me liberty, or give me death", the famous concluding words of Patrick Henry 's proposal to collect a militia for Virginia 's defense on March 23, 1775, to the Second Virginia Convention held at Richmond, has rung through the ears of the American people for centuries. As a strong supporter of the freedom attained by the colonial people of the Revolutionary City of Williamsburg, Virginia, Henry was one amongst many our nation 's forefathers to spark the efforts to commence a new nation based…

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    and capability. In order to be a successful man one must be both skillful and lucky (with luck being subservient to the virtuous man). In 1775 New York City, the atmosphere was a dangerous one. Two factions warred an internal war while the overarching threat of a British invasion sent shivers down every citizen’s spine. The decision that needed to be made was reconciliation or independence, and everyone had an agenda. Every potential politician or rebel needed a wealth of virtù and fortuna.…

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    voyage to America, there were several metropolitan areas home to the Native American population. These areas could hold up to twenty thousand people, a huge populated area in this period of time. The coming of Columbus was the forefront for the immigration and settling of Europeans who followed in Columbus’s footsteps. The people of Europe saw opportunity in America, almost a blank canvas as they could express the culture originated from their homeland and infuse it into America. Europe’s…

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    Postmodernism is closely related to individualism, in fact, individualism is one of the many concepts that is in postmodernism. From the view of postmodernists, facts and truths are risen from social subjectivity because experiences and science reasoning are the thing of the past. While this might seem ordinary for many young adults or teens, this postmodernist concept and ideal is what has been keeping experts and mature adults up at night. With the birth of the internet, postmodernist’s…

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    contemporary societal challenges. Vernacular architecture is a style of building that is created without the use of an architect; it is architecture in its simplest form, concentrating only on the human necessity. Vernacular architecture began when people had to make use of the environment around them, in order to afford themselves protection and comfort as a response to a changing climate. It is a simple approach to a building’s most basic requirements and a direct style of architecture created…

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    Cad Das Canoas Analysis

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    the whole top floor. As the entire area is surrounded with glass walls, it gives an impression of opening and welcoming the abundance of nature. When a feeling of retreat from the forest comes, there are two walls shaped as crescent. There is a freedom to choose, either to embrace the view of the jungle, or pull back and be sheltered by the crescent walls. This gives a feeling of being in the middle of vegetation while sitting on the comforts of a home. Thus, Oscar Niemeyer's modernism responds…

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    utopia in regard to architecture and city planning. It includes explanations that make up the dangers and realistic ideals that come along with trying to create utopia in architecture or a utopian city. Coleman describes what makes up utopia in architecture which include as he describes four elements: “social and political content; a significant level of detail in the description of what is proposed; elaboration of a positive transformation of social and political life as key to what is proposed…

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    Robert Adam was one of the most important British architects, he transformed Palladian Neoclassicism in England into the airy, light, elegant style, his main force was the harmony between his design elements that extended beyond architecture and interiors to include both the fixed and moveable objects, his style was influenced by classical designs but he coupled this with his study of other styles such as the Italian Renaissance and didn’t follow them strictly the way Palladianism did.…

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    Aesthetics as a study of beauty has been the keystone for development of art and architecture, which cuts across philosophical, tactile, intuitive, mathematical and socio-cultural realms. The subjectivity of which, has given rise to innumerable attempts to quantify, measure and theorize aesthetics in art and architecture. To comprehend aesthetics, one needs to understand the changing definition of beauty. Definition of beauty has had cultural variations in the development of human civilization.…

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