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    of the ancient world. Though, Rome had been in debt to the Greeks by adapting to many of their skills Rome surpassed by building better buildings also along with the creation of new inventions like “concrete”. During the Roman Anarchy, Rome fell under the rule of the Etruscan king. Rome gained to the writing skills brought up by the Etruscan. Also, adding to this, Rome adapted to building Greek style temples through the Etruscans reign. Roman architecture had comprised dome, arches, barrel, vaults, and cross vaults. In Rome’s existence, some of the greatest architecture were built such as the Pont du Gard Aqueducts, Pantheon, Imperial Cult and to name another the Basilica. Therefore, Rome was a rich city full of great industrial buildings and architectures. Body Particularly, Rome’s greatness started out when Rome was ruled by the Etruscan king. During this…

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    Ancient Roman architecture has created a more advanced world today. Everything from columns and theaters to very complex buildings have come from Ancient Rome in some way. Amphitheater There are many amphitheaters built all over Rome, but the most well known amphitheater is the Colosseum. These amphitheaters were built mainly for gladiatorial fighting. Before these structures were built the gladiatorial fights were held anywhere with a flat surface, usually near hillsides so the people…

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    Introduction The utilization of the arch and concrete resulted in huge open structures in Roman time, including, sanctuaries (Pantheon), amphitheaters (Colosseum), baths (Caracalla), theaters, streets, bridges and water passages (Kamm, 2007). Ancient Roman designs have persisted for around 2,000 years in light of the fact that the Romans culminated the utilization of three compositional components: the arch, the vault, and concrete. Each of these three essential components alleviated the…

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    build an impressive, modern building, one might be calling upon architecture that is 2,000 years old. That architecture would be ancient Greek architecture. Why Greek architecture? The answer is that Greek architecture established a new way of thinking about and using space. The Greeks thought about the rational organization of buildings and cities. They established the foundations for a spirit of creative experimentation in design and a vision of freedom. This way of thinking is relevant in our…

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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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    In a series of ten works, estimated to be more archaic than the Christian scriptures of the Old Testament. Vitruvius, a Roman architect and engineer, wrote the treatise: De architectura – based on a set of principles concerned with the theory of architecture, also known as the Vitruvian triad. He highlights the importance of structural integrity, utility and function, and the honesty of true beauty defined by a paradigm of, “firmness, commodity and delight.” Vitruvius’ writings established a…

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    thoroughly pacifist Germany; a self portrait through architecture” Though this pavilion stood out amongst the rest at the exposition as Mies understood that his pavilion was nothing more than a building. It was not a sculpture nor was it house art, the…

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    born an only child into a working class family. Foster was born in 1935 in Manchester, England (Norman A&E). Even as a young child he took interest in structures and design (Zubowsky). He left school at sixteen to work as a town hall clerk (Zubowsky). When Foster turned eighteen he went into the Air Force for engineering for two years (Norman A&E). Though Foster was known as just an architect, Brunnelesco was also artistically inclined and attended Arte Della Seta or Silk Merchants Guild…

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    During the late 15th century, Leonardo da Vinci introduced the drawing of the Vitruvian man in the architecture world. This drawing eventually becomes a fundamental element throughout the centuries. Most of the architects design their buildings by using this principle. However, after all these years of transformation of one architecture style to another, one question is raised - is there any other ways architecture an embodied process? In this essay, I am going to discuss about another method of…

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    still see standing today. Architecture is an art form of a unique category due to the complexity, grandeur, and artistic elements incorporated into the structures. Completely describing the history of architecture would take many books, a couple of doctorate degrees, and a passion for all things related to architecture to encompass the subject and do justice to the topic. Architecture can also be examined in the evolution of how the purpose, style, and durability has changed over the many years.…

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