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  • Batammaliba Architectural Style

    [Maya Marcy and Derek Ramirez] The Batammaliba are a Neolithic tribe located in Togo, Africa. They pride themselves on building circular clay homes that are still around today, and continue to be built by the community. There is no doubt that these homes are integral and important to the Batammaliba, as they are built with care and are constantly maintained. However, the way they cherish their home does raise some important questions; What does the home of the Batammaliba - the architecture and the personalized style - say about their people and their identity as a whole? What underlying meaning is behind the Batammaliba architectural decisions? [Maya Marcy] In the beginning of the year we learned that the home of the Batammaliba was a sacred…

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  • St Pauls Cathedral Analysis

    Cathedral was in purposed to replace the other cathedral that is Charles Webb’s St Paul’s Cathedra so to fulfil the religion need. Therefore, In Victoria, St Paul ‘s Cathedral becomes the core of the Church of England. Thirdly, The cathedral also helped to provide extra Christian Service for the public as the population is growing dramatically in Melbourne6. Style St Paul’s Cathedral is built in Gothic Style, which were half Early English and half decorated7. The cathedral is a mixed…

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  • Compare And Contrast Gothic And Romanesque

    Romanesque and Gothic are two styles of architecture that were flourished during the Medieval Period, between the tenth to fifteenth centuries. First, the Romanesque style began and was later spread throughout Western Europe in a short period of time, which later on gave way to the Gothic style of architecture. Although Gothic style was followed by the Romanesque, they have had many similarities but also many differences as well. Romanesque style of architecture was generally considered as…

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  • Henry Hobson Richardson: The Revival Of Ancient Architecture

    When the Industrial Revolution started, it resulted in the world changing at a high pace. So, the people started to desire a simpler, and a more stable time. That’s when the revival of ancient architecture started to form. Each type of revival style was associated with a specific architect, for instance, A.W.N. Pugin was England’s leading Gothic revivalist. The revivals of the ancient architecture influenced the architectural designs of many architects of the time. Two of the most noted…

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  • Similarities Between Romane And Gothic Architecture

    Romanesque and Gothic architecture, for me, is a very interesting topic as one style evolved from the other. Romanesque architecture is believed to have developed between the 6th and 10th century, while Gothic architecture arose in the 12th century. Romanesque architecture is an architectural style of Medieval Europe, although in England, it is more often referred to as Norman architecture. It was the first style of architecture which stood out since the Roman Empire. Many of the Romanesque…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Two Architectures Of Authority

    buildings I truly admire and find most riveting are the Wainwright Building, and the Jeppesen Terminal Building. These two such buildings conquered some barriers, affiliated with the people in their areas, made people feel stunned, and functioned to astonish creations for the U.S., and the world to see. Architectures that are built very structured and elegant are much closer and valuable to art. If one was asked for a Chicago School architectural style it would continuously say to be the…

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  • Modern Architecture: The Early Twentieth Century

    reject designing with the traditional materials, such as bricks, and the traditional neoclassical architectural style which the building was being decorated with ornamental elements. The early twentieth showed an emergence of new technologies and materials. Engineers were using those technologies and materials to design and construct new building types such as train stations and exhibition buildings. Such designs influence architects of that period to design and experiment with those…

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  • Sliding Patio Door Research Paper

    When the time comes for Long Island homeowners to replace outdated or poorly performing exterior doors, there are several options. The two most common door styles seen adjacent to patios, decks and side-entrances are the Double Door and Standard Patio Door. In the replacement window and patio door industry, and here at Renewal by Andersen, we refer to these door styles as Hinged-French Style Patio Doors and Sliding Patio Doors. Both allow easy entrance and exit, but there are some distinct…

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  • Analysis Of Liturgy And The Monument By Roger E. Reynolds

    The sections we read were part of a larger study by Toby Huitson into the uses and purposes of the upper spaces in Gothic Cathedrals. Throughout the text, he looks at many possible uses for different spaces based on surviving texts and architectural cues. Huitson looks at why we don’t know their specific uses at the time of construction along with what they were used for later on as a possible window into the original intention of the spaces. In his research, Huitson looks at old writings and…

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  • St. Raphael In Greek Architecture

    Although the Cathedral of St. Raphael didn’t need to use these doric columns and barrel vaults as main support system for the architectural integrity, they use elegant cylinder shaped support pillars as design and minor support for the overall structure. Any building that has the Byzantium architectural era identity, it would certainly include artifacts, icons, elegant decorated manuscripts, displays, interior designing, and images that portray beauty, richness, and complexity by using…

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