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    The Dome of the Rock has a substantial egg molded vault that is principally made of a gold shaded material. The building is octagonal and has exceptionally detailed outlines around the whole outside. The building appears to have an attention on symmetry and repetition. The shading plans and outlines are rehashed around the entire building. The outlines and shapes are fundamentally blue, green, and yellow. The dome has tiles lining it the distance to the point on the top where a little pole sticks out a few more feet. The outlines on the building look like recolored glass windows at a church. The Hagia Sophia has a rounded dome as opposed to an egg molded one. There are four towers with gray colored points on every one. The building has a great…

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    A lot of architecture in this modern era reflects that of the past. Ancient Rome specifically had a large influence on the structure of buildings that still stand today. Asheville in particular is a very architecturally interesting city because it hasn 't been completely modernized with tall, straight buildings and has many older buildings still standing even in the center of town. There are many buildings and churches in this little town that reflect past building techniques and styles. One…

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    Brunelleschi’s Pazzi Chapel at Santa Croce, begun in 1441 in Florence furthers the application of geometric ideals in a chapter house for clergymen. Although not exactly centrally planned due to the additional breadth from flanking barrel vaults, the ordered designs of the primary space and central dome demonstrate Brunelleschi’s ordered design. The chapel’s dome “rests above the center of a rectangular structure,” similar to Hagia Sophia. Its dome is unique from the Old Sacristy in its…

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    Finally, with a lot of work done, construction on the dome began, which was rebuilt, and reinforced in 1855, making the dome a massive, almost looming, part of the building, which the book suggests “keeps the building from looking like a cathedral. The Texas Capitol design resulted from a contest, similar to the one the went over for the US Capitol, and was won by a man from Detroit by the name of E.E. Myers. Originally supposed to be made of limestone, the quick discoloration of it led to need…

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    large in size but the exterior has little decoration but allows us to see how solid and sturdy this building is. The focus of this building is around the central dome. The central dome is surrounded by half domes on each side and then more half domes. These domes and vast open spaces are part of what makes this church a longitudinal basilica. St. Mark's was built as a result of the Second Golden Age. This church is also quite large and sits on a vast piazza. While Hagia Sophia is simple on the…

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    Baroque is a tradition representative of Europe art culture style. This word comes from Portuguese ”BARROCO”, which means pearls that not perfect sphere and in the early time it refers to grotesque shape. In addition, “Baroque” means peculiar, strange, and distortive in Italian. Moreover, “Baroque” in French means messy. In the early Europe, it used to describe the work that "lack of classical balance ", which was originally named that advocate of classical art in seventeenth Century is…

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    Monolithic dome is the safest and friendliest building to the environment because it is energy efficient and also because it is easily maintained. The dome owner will save an energy such as 50% charges compared to conventional building. The efficient of materials used in the construction of the building has mot negative impact on the environment because these domes need small place use the less materials which is generally 50% to 75% lees material compared to a square conventional building.…

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    Salt Domes

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    The solutions to nuclear waste involve salt domes and new technology of nuclear power. The best option for storage of nuclear waste is to store it in salt domes. Salt is the “ultimate geologic medium for retention of radioactive material” this allows for the entrapment of the radiation and heat emitted from nuclear waste (Funderburk). Salt domes are also geologically stable for 50 to 100 million years which assures prevention of degradation of the storage facilities (Funderburk). Salt domes are…

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    Dome Of The Rock

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    Jerusalem is mainly associated with Jewish customs and being known as the birthplace of Judaism, but the city is also enriched with other religions like Christianity and Islam and influenced by the cultures of Christians and Muslims. One religious site that is entwined with all three of these religions is the Dome of the Rock located on the Temple Mount. The Dome of the Rock which was finished under Caliph ‘Abd al-Malik around 692 was not a mosque but a shrine. This structure is significant not…

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    Dome Overseer

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    Our dome overseer was a very cold hearted person, she had been an overseer for over 30 years and had seen and done many things, that turned her very cold. She was in charge of a dome that had thousands of people with lots of problems, and to solve some of them, for people she had to make trouble for others. Like when a theft stole from a baker, she wanted to cast out the theft in to the outside world. But the baker was not a cold hearted man as he made the statement that "it is not a problem I…

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