Beaux-Arts architecture

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  • Ignorance In Ovid's Metamorphosis

    Adaptations present the development of ideas, which contribute to further understanding of the values upheld in the era of its creation. As such, Ovid’s narrative poem, ‘Metamorphosis’ 8 CE, depicts the dangers for man to deviate from the natural order. Leading on from this, Pieter Bruegel’s acclimatised art piece, ‘Landscape with the Fall of Icarus’ c. 1560, emphasises the sustenance of work. Also, as W.H. Auden’s poem, ‘Musée des Beaux Arts’ is heavily influenced by these presented texts, he had yet presented a more suitable paradigm to his era of the ignorance one has for disasters that do not directly affect oneself. Unmistakably seen within ‘Metamorphosis’ by Ovid, is the clear standards of the male role, and the encouragement by the…

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  • Landscape With The Fall Of Icarus Poetry Analysis

    Inspired by Breughel 's artwork, W.H. Auden emphasizes the significance of suffering through a 15th century masterpiece “Landscape with the Fall of Icarus.” Written in 1938, Auden’s “Musee des Beaux Arts” is a representation of man’s indifference to suffering. A literary expression created from different times, both artists effectively conveyed its message through the gift of poetry and visual imagination. To analyze both works from a literary and personal perspective is the goal of this essay.…

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  • Henry Hobson Richardson: The Revival Of Ancient Architecture

    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 architects in the nineteenth century who were influenced by the architectural revivals were: Richard Morris Hunt, the leading architect to the…

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  • Case Study Of Ocularcentrism In Architecture Education

    Multisensory approach in architecture education Case study: the basic courses of architecture in Iran's universities Abstract. The privileged position of vision in architecture design is, increasing-ly criticized, as also as the use of external representation methods, which de-grade the architecture's reality in a mere visual, or an "art of the printed im-age". However, the integration with architecture involves our entire body and all of the senses. Prior to professional field, this can be…

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  • Analysis Of New Brutalism By Reyner Banham

    society, and drag a rough poetry out of the confused and powerful forces which are at work.”. The Smithson’s and Banham had differing opinions on the topic of Brutalism, as has been explored by Dirk van den Heuvel in his essay Between Brutalists: The Banham Hypothesis and the Smithson Way of Life, states that for the Smithson’s Brutalism was more “a way of life”, they were seeking to combine modern architecture with a multiplicity of tendencies within British culture, reaching back to Arts and…

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  • Pantheon And The Parthenon Analysis

    characteristics and features are planned, designed, and constructed. Additionally, as I worked on this assignment I gained an understanding of role other elements of architectural style include play, such as the building materials, forming elements, methodology of construction, and of course the location in which a building is erected for political, social, economic, and/or militarily strategic reasons, among others. CONSIDER HOW THE STYLE AND FUNCTION OF EACH BUILDING SERVES AS A TYPICAL…

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  • Landscape Urbanism Case Study

    strategies to architectural level. When it comes to architectures, it always seems to be harder for us to put CAS theory into practical use, and here’re some possible reasons as far as I am concerned. Firstly, architectures are not easy to change due to their large scale compared to human. For example, Capsule Tower, which is a masterpiece represents for Metabolism, built by japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa in 1972, was said to be flexible and changeable. But finally this building is…

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  • Characteristics Of Balinese Architecture

    Balinese architecture is a vernacular style of architecture wherein designers use local materials to help construct buildings, structures, and houses, as well as reflecting local tradition. It is a centuries-old style of design that’s heavily influenced by Bali’s Hindu traditions, as well as ancient Javanese elements. For the materials that are required for Balinese homes and buildings mostly will be thatch roofing, coconut wood, teak wood, stone, bamboo and bricks. Balinese architecture has…

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  • Harry Saidler's Influence On Australian Architecture

    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 has made him…

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  • Toyo Ito Theory

    original constitution, this large information system implies that there is another invisible occupied space based on the physical world. Toyo Ito trying to find a better way to display this transparent and homogeneous space which consists of various virtual information. “Blurring architecture is an architecture with soft boundaries which can react in response to the natural environment”, explained by Ulrich. This architecture style responses to continuation of modernism through creating an…

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