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    Cluny III Case Study

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    reasons, namely for the sheer size of its church. Its vast size secured it as the largest building in the world until the rebuilding of St. Peter’s, which was constructed to intentionally be a few inches larger than Cluny III. Due to its 1000-foot height, some even considered it to be the “angels’ courtyard” should the inhabitants of heaven “content themselves with our terrestrial dwelling.” Aside from its size, Cluny was the first monastery to enjoy the right of being its own autonomous state that only had to refer to the pope. “Cluny sought to implement the Benedictine program more fully by achieving independence from secular authorities,”…

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    Architecture and Sculpture One of the most obvious relationships between architecture and sculpture is that they are based directly on the cultures beliefs and needs. As cultures evolved, so did the architecture and sculptures. At the beginning of the module when we discussed the prehistoric cultures, architecture was used to meet the basic human need for shelter and security. The art in the prehistoric period was also related to the need to survive and can be seen in cave paintings that…

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    Art Deco

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    you the most and why? List designers and examples of works to justify your response. The style that speaks the most to me is Modernism. I like the modern architecture because it is a reflection of the great technical innovations that began to appear in the nineteenth century. Materials such as steel and concrete give architects unreleased possibilities of creation, which makes the style completely unlike anything have seen. What best characterizes and makes me like modern architecture is the…

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    Tadao Ando

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    works reveal a dialogue with nature and tradition (culture); Shintai and space; and geometry. In addition to many other concept and sub-themes. Beside the present of Japanese traditional concept in his architecture, Ando was influence by Modern architecture (Louis Kahn and Le Corbusier) I will discuss in this paper the vision and concept that Ando‘s Architecture was built upon. II. The process of Ando's architecture Tadao ando is a self-taught architect. He was born and grow n in Osaka…

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    Argument 2: Brutalism reveals ‘The Image’, an ideal aesthetic of modernism as an unresolved visual. (To each individual has their own ideal view of modernism) Banham’s ‘The New Brutalism’ reveals aspects of ‘The Image’, as an ideal aesthetic of modernism as an unresolved visual. As it is a continuously evolving phrase, there are obvious clarities of meaning and articulations to be made of this notion of ‘image’. From this, many architects have insisted many of their own opinions and…

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    To look at the fundamental ideas of the theory of folding and to help understand the theory in context, explore it amongst the features of post modern architecture. look at works by architects such as Peter Eisenmann and see how he has interpreted the theory of folding as an alternative interpretation of conceptual design. in which one building has a continuous form (folding), and one has a fragmented form (deconstructivism) - two buildings in relation to deleuzes theory through discussion and…

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    Did you know that the very first church that was built in Ost was used as school building? This happened because they built a new church and they had no other use for this first church. But this is not the only church in America that Did you know that there is a church that expresses its love for football with one of the largest mosaics of Jesus in the world? This mosaic is named Christ in Majesty and it is located in the National Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. This cathedral began when…

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    approach to the making of buildings based on the belief that buildings should respond to and reflect specific local conditions – this can be seen as developing and understanding of a regions ‘deep structure’. However, Vernacular Design Attitudes Critical Regional Design Attitude Contemporary Vernacular Design Attitudes Illustrates a belief in a system of inherited, established or customary patterns of though, forms and styles. Architects and designers consciously study and interpret historical…

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    To year 1987, the beginnings of this monument dates back when a munificent gift of fifty million dollars was decided to be donated to the Los Angeles community by Lillian Disney. In remembrance of her husband, Walt Disney, she decided to build a concert hall, now known as the Walt Disney Concert Hall. A sincere admiration for music and a great empathy to artworks was shown by Walt Disney, before his death. In the making of Fantasia, which was an animated movie, this sincere admiration and great…

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    In France alone, eight were built. The cathedral of Amiens replaced an old church that was destroyed by a fire. Many of the characteristics like pointed arches, broken rib vaults, and flying buttresses were incorporated in Notre-Dame de Amiens, reaching the stage called High gothic. Some of the principal changes in Amiens was the size of choir having as many bay units as the nave. The interior of Note-Dame de Amiens consisted of side aisles covered with rib vaults. The piers opened up by the…

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