Colonial Revival architecture

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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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  • Architecture In Cedric Price's The Invisible Sandwich

    between different floors of a buildings produce unique qualities for each story. Having distilled the building into abstract terms, Price believes that architecture should serve to “extend the value and usefulness of human life” (Price, 12). In other words, a building should function as a beneficial change. Using sculptures as a comparison to architecture, Price stresses on the requirement for flexible design in preparation of future uses of the same volumes. Also, the writer believes that the…

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  • Benefits Of Slate Roofing

    Slate Roofing: Why It Is An Excellent Choice For A Home In the process of constructing your home and need to pick a roofing material? It may be tempting to go with traditional asphalt shingles, but know that slate can be an excellent choice for a home. Slate has many benefits that make it an appealing option to use during new construction. Consider the following 3 benefits. Slate is Durable Many homeowners love slate because the material is fireproof. Slate also has the durability of…

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  • Carpentry Construction

    Carpentry is one of the oldest and refined trades of our time. The art of building amazing things from basic materials has always been in trend. Carpenters are skilled in many areas of home improvement. Their functions include building and installing staircases, doors and windows, making “built-ins” of various kinds, interior wall modifications, framing for walls and closets, all trim and molding and many more. Basically, all works connected with cutting, repairing and installing wood are…

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  • Modernism In Art In The 1950's

    Modernism in art, in conventional sense, is defined as art from the late 1860s through the 1960s, which examines current (then) artistic, cultural, and social standards. The most common of these being the task that artists face in creating works of that abandons any form of illusionism. By the 1950s through the 1960s, modernism in art was challenged through the ever expanding growth of art reproduction, the art market, galleries and art dealers, and the development of fine art education in…

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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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