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  • Frank Lloyd Wright: American Architecture

    of the greatest architects in the history of the world and the “greatest modern architect in American history” according to the American Institute of Architects. The quote above just shows how much he thought architecture could change the world and how he wanted people to see his architecture. Wright was not only an American architect, he was also an interior designer, writer and educator. He designed over 1000 structures of which 532 were built, however he was never famous amongst his peers or…

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  • Post Modernist Architecture

    reconstruction and the arrival of post-modernism in British architecture. The recent popularity of post-war British architecture, amongst architects and non-architects alike, unravel threads of lesser-know continuity between the post-war neo-avant-gardes and the post-modernists. This research will focus on a relatively well-known yet under-examined figure, Theo Crosby, to fill in the gaps and to expand the existing historiography of post-war British architecture. Crosby’s significance had been…

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  • Craig's Roofing Analysis

    A Cosmetic Touch This content was written for Exterior Solutions by Craig’s Roofing Did you know that your roof could actually have cosmetic touch to your home? I want you to go ahead and go outside, take a look at your roof, and see how you feel about it. If you do not like your roof, or actually show safe love your roof, you need to call Exterior Solutions by Craig’s Roofing today. They actually can provide you with a brand-new roof, that has and aesthetic look to it, and provides a cosmetic…

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  • Karlon Hall Case

    KROON HALL SHANE J. TUCKER PROFESSOR G. ARMOUR FRIDAY 2017 Before Kroon Hall, a brownfield site crowded by gloomy brown stone, pavement, dumpsters and an aging power plant. The goal was to erase what was and devolpe and establish a building that would bring natural light and openness along with a connection to the environment that surrounds it. An extensive Project team, and structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire Protection engineers were incorporated to bring this…

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  • Pragmatic Approach To Architectural Design

    types of results in their design, such as constructivism, de-constructivism, critical regionalism and many more. There are a number of architectural projects that are based on the concept of pragmatism. The key element in a pragmatic approach to architecture is function; the pragmatist perspective to design approach can be linked to both practical and theoretical level. On the practical level, the concept of a pragmatic approach can help us to better understand and guide the design practice…

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  • Architecture In The Elizabethan Era

    Elizabethan Era architecture is often described as elegant, ornate, and exquisite. It was created to be a modernised version of the prominent architecture that came before it. In the beginning of this era, there was little to no design process involved in the construction of a building. Think of it like a painter free-handing a painting. No thinking involved, just his hand holding a paintbrush going along with the flow of his emotions. During the Elizabethan Era, erecting houses used basically…

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  • Peter Calthorpe Urbanism

    Notable Planner: Peter Calthorpe Chanel D. Ellison The Ohio State University New Urbanist Peter Calthorpe has not only been a visionary for urban planning, but has brought his visions to life. With ideals similar to John Nolen and his bringing of Garden Cities to America, urban sprawl smart growth have been the plight of Peter Calthorpe’s urban planning focus. Under the umbrella of new urbanism, Calthorpe incorporates the ideas of transit oriented communities and…

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  • Personal Statement Essay: My Studies In The Architectural Field

    Architecture is more than steel and glass. The edifices that humans have built throughout history stand as a testament to the people and the ideals that embodied their society. Buildings are places where people live, work, and play. Architects play a vital role in how humans will interact with their structures. They will also have an influence on the way people behave within the space. Architects play a role in shaping the future of society by the structures that they create. By creating the…

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  • How Is Nick Different From The Other Guests At Gatsby's Party

    1. What I find most crucial in the plot is chapter 1 is the setting. Nick describes his home compared to Tom’s and Gatsby’s mansions. I think that someone who isn't as rich as Tom or Gatsby puts a nice perspective on a more normal look at the two situations. 2. At the beginning of the book, Nick describes himself as the only honest person he knows. He also describes himself as vert literary. He also describes himself as someone who doesn't pass judgement on people. 3. Nick describes Tom as…

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  • Advantages Of Irrational Tectonic

    Joints is a key for tectonic, tectonic is a key for construction. The idea of architecture design in this exhibition will be different. Comparing to typical design strategies, which means analysis programs need or volume operation, this exhibition starting from smallest component, joint, to face the architectural discourse. How to apply or face the joints of architecture will show the difference attitude we face to our spacial design. Tectonic is a way to connect components, is a kind of…

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