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  • Art And Craft Of The Machine Analysis

    Art and Craft of the Machine- Frank Lloyd Wright The key aspect discussed by Frank Lloyd Wright in ‘The Art and Craft of the Machine' is 'the machine' in which he stresses that ‘in the machine lies the only future of Arts and Crafts’. During the time, 1901, Wright wrote the visionary article, expressing his philosophy on 'the machine', how it can be used, studying the misuse of ‘the machine' in architecture and art; supporting his points with historical events and art movements. Wright's report…

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  • Existential And Embodied Wisdom In Architecture

    A Finnish architect, became a Phenomenologist in 1957 when he was inspired by one of his mentor, Professor Aulis Blomstedt. A quote from the man, Juhani Pallasmaa, Buildings are not abstract, meaningless construction, or aesthetic compositions, they are extensions and shelters of our bodies, memories, identities and minds. Consequently, architecture arises from existentially true confrontations, experiences, recollections and aspirations (The Thinking Hand. Existential and embodied wisdom in…

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  • The Medhurst House

    Schanck House is a black elongated rectilinear tube of space that resembles a giant box kite landing on the dunes. The Medhurst House, floating above the vineyard, is a pure Platonic glazed box recalling the first seemingly airborne building, Mies van der Rohe 's Farnsworth House (1946-51). Denton…

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  • Louis Le Vau Analysis

    Versailles from his conveyance of the idea absolute monarchy. Antoni Gaudi is successful in Sagrada Familia in his depiction of the idea of heaven. Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe is successful in the same way in his creation of the School of Social Service Administration (SSA) for his portrayal of social work. The building, designed by Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe in the Modernist style, was erected on the campus of the University of Chicago in 1965. The SSA is located…

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  • Frank Lloyd Wright Fallingwater Analysis

    Analysis on Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater The building that fascinates me all the time is Frank Lloyd Wright‘s Fallingwater, which has long been recognized as the milestone in the history of 20th-century Architecture. Commissioned in 1935 during the Great Depression by Edgar J. Kaufmann, the owner of the popular Kaufmann's Department Store in Pittsburgh, Fallingwater initially served as a vocation house for the Kaufmanns between 1937 and 1963. What I found interesting about this house is,…

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  • Analysis: The Farnsworth House

    A clear understanding of the work makes the enjoyment of them all the better. In going the extra mile, I learned to respect them even more and hold up the genius minds of their creators. Formal Analysis: Deceivingly simple, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s residential magnum opus Farnsworth House is nothing short of a stroke of architectural genius and quite possibly the greatest work of his illustrious career. Designed and constructed between 1945 and 1951, the house was intended to be a weekend…

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  • Compare And Contrast Regionalism And International Architecture

    Dina abdulmalek Compare and Contrast Critical Regionalism vs. International Style Intro For international style, the prime architectural symbol is no longer the dense brick, but the open box. For regionalism, the styling tied to geographical and cultural context. Critical regionalism and international style have many differences in their beginning, their pioneers, their philosophy, and the architecture how was influenced by Definition International style is architectural style buildings…

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  • Walter Adolph Georg Gropius: Bauhaus School Of Design

    Gropius studied architecture in Berlin and Munich yet never finished a degree to the dismay of his architect father. After spending a year roaming Europe Gropius went to work for Peter Behrens at his architecture firm. Here he met Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Two years later he and Adolf Meyer opened their own architecture firm in Berlin. One of the firms greatest contributions still stands today; a shoes form factory made of steel and glass (The German Way). World War 1 put a hold on…

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  • Art Analysis: The Bust Of Nefertiti

    The bust of Nefertiti was discovered by a German archaeological team led by Ludwig Borchardt in 1912 at Amarna. After transferring several times in different locations, the bust of Nefertiti finally settled in Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany. As the meaning of her name – “the beautiful one has come forth”, Nefertiti is one of the most famous and beautiful symbols of the ancient world. She was the Great Royal Wife of the Pharaoh Akhenaten of the 18th dynasty of Egypt. A great deal of the arts of…

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  • Modernism In Latin America

    but contain profound understanding of space. It is evidence of the liberal economic notion which isn’t limited or restricted by certain object. It is happened interior space which is exhibition area as well. She doesn’t seem working with Mies Van der Rohe, the architecture is consisted of the elements which can find Mies’s masterpiece. For instance, Crown Hall has similar structure system which is using giant beam. Both use giant beam system on the roof, and it support hanging roof. It gives…

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