Colonial Revival architecture

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  • Irrational Tectonic Definition

    tectonic is based on the logic of culture and technology, which means craftsmanship inherits the predecessors form or skill and combine with their contemporary technology to build the architecture. Kenneth Frampton brings this idea of rational tectonic in his book, Studies in Tectonic Culture. For now, most architecture almost unify by the same tectonic to achieve high efficiency of construction or the value of space. However, Irrational Tectonic is the different way for some…

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  • Inigo Jones Queen's House Analysis

    brought a revolution into the architectural scene. Inigo Jones was inspired by his travels in Italy and especially his second visit in 1613 where he visited major cities and buildings and compared theory with practice, from then on his style of architecture took a new form. I want to explore the originality of Queen's house, how much of the design came from Inigo Jones the architect and how much came from Inigo Jones the posthumous sponsor of Palladianism, as he is often referred to. Andrea…

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  • Outline: The Language Of Art And Architecture

    Two Outline A. THE LANGUAGE OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE I. The language of art and architecture is based on the formal elements and how those elements are presented. II. The main elements of art are line, light and value, color, texture and pattern, shape, volume, along with much more. III. Architecture also has a structural side, which is how buildings are constructed. B. FORMAL ELEMENTS I. The formal elements are the basics of what makes up art and architecture. • Line: I. In art, a line can…

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  • Compare And Contrast Villa Farhorne And Le Corbusier

    The Villa Savoye is one of the most important modern buildings of the 20th century which incorporated the Le Corbusier’s five principal points of architecture, and it could be the perfect realization of Le Corbusier's principles. This building is located outside of Paris and offers a space for occupants to escape from the crowded Paris. The location of the villa helped Le Corbusier to have freedom in design in order to create a masterpiece which would truly stand the test of time. This building,…

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  • Urban Design Research Paper

    Accroding to the definition of Madanipour, (1996), urban design can be defined as the interact between architecture, town planning, and other related professions; the three dimensional design of spaces which are serving people and their subsequent care and management. The design of the external spaces including the following elements: buildings arrangements with their different uses, the associated movement networks, and the spaces and the urban landscape of spaces between them. It is to be…

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  • The Math Of The Ideal Villa By David Rowe Summary

    In the excerpt “the Four Books on Architecture” Palladio develops a numerical and logical system organizing spatial relationships among the elements involved in any building. This system is a guidance for architects when designing such buildings as villas and houses. As well this system includes detailed rules to be considered when an architect arranges building rooms, when he specifies the proportions of spaces, when he makes decisions about the dimensions of halls associating the height of a…

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  • Carpentry: Skilled Trade Work

    Carpenter Carpentry is a skilled trade work which primarily includes the cutting, shaping and installation of building materials required for the construction of buildings, ships, timber bridges, concrete formwork, etc. Carpenters traditionally worked with natural wood and did rougher work such as framing, yet today we see many other materials being used and sometimes finer trades of cabinetmaking and furniture building being considered as carpentry. Most common injuries: Back - 21%…

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  • Concrete In Ancient Rome

    A volcanic earth was discovered in vast quantities around Rome called pozzolana (“The Architecture of”, 2008). This building material was used in conjunction with rock and broken brick to make concrete. Concrete was a much stronger building material than what Rome had been using before, and concrete became the answer for Rome’s engineering…

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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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  • Ken Yeang's Theory Of Eco Architecture

    According to arcology the principle idea of paolo soleri, his works are based on combination of ecology and architecture. His ideas were based on planning cities with integration of nature and built environment in which human interacts in sustainable way. His idea of arcology integrated aesthetics, value, compassion . The arcology principle mades its way to understand the growth of cities, urban sprawl which leads to expansion of city and rather reformate he reformulated from the base of the…

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