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    to the 1950s. This two story Craftsman home has a square floorplan, muti-panned windows, and a continuous brick foundation. The wood framed building is sheathed in horizontal wood beveled siding on the second story and split wood shingles are on the porch header on the first story. The porch appears to have been altered; since it lacks Craftsman features such as the porch header meeting the columns, which soothes the transition of architectural elements to give it a natural look. Significance…

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    [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…

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    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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    Socrates, Herodotus, Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar. These are a few names that are known throughout history for their contributions to modern society. Rather it be in art, philosophy or war, modern society has been influenced one way or another by these men as well as the culture from that time period in history. Their concepts and ideas have been distributed into America’s culture and building practices. The architectural design of that era has also made its way into the very…

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    time (Horn). The main building of the hall is now used mostly for student housing purposes, but the exterior architectural features and domed lobby space showcase impressive design features and elements of styles that we have covered this semester (Branch). It originally served as a hotel and “luxury resort,” before being converted to collegiate use 47 years ago. Today, the hall is considered a “National Historic Landmark” and “masterpiece” of “Spanish Renaissance architecture” in the 19th…

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    The design of the structure was general but has 196-foot steeple which was the highest building in the nation for more than half-century until 1810. Churches in the 19th century achieved compatibility with highly artistic designs and sophisticated functionality. St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan Island is one of the best known 19th century’s gothic style churches completed in 1879. The building employs the gothic revival style which literally sought the revival of medieval gothic design…

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    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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    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. Architecture has always served a purpose in designing structures for survival and communal reasons. As time has…

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    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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    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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