Les Demoiselles d'Avignon

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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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  • Art Nouveau Vs Art Deco

    Art deco’s elements are applied in the modern popular architecture and furniture The World War 1 is occurred between the Art Nouveau and the Art Deco. Both of two movements affected by the World War 1. They are two different style. The big difference of them is Art Nouveau is asymmetric while Art Deco is geometric. Both of two movements has affected our architecture and furniture, but for the effectiveness of the modern popular architecture and furniture, the role of Art Deco is bigger than Art…

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  • Aldo Rossi's The Architecture Of The City

    The Architecture of the City (MIT Press, 1984), Aldo Rossi Aldo Rossi, an Italian architect, was also an influential architectural theorist in the 20th-century. The Architecture of the City was published in 1984 which was his major work of architectural and urban theory. In the introduction, Rossi points out that the embodiment of artistic intentions and the creation of a better living environment are two eternal features of the building. The building gives the community a particular image…

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  • The Manhattan Transcripts Analysis

    Appendices Appendix 1 ‘The Manhattan Transcripts’ by Bernard Tschumi “The Manhattan Transcripts is a theoretical project of drawings, they differ from the most architectural drawings insofar as they are neither real projects nor mere fantasies. They propose to transcribe an architectural interpretation of reality. To this aim, they use a particular structure indicated by photographs that either direct or ‘witness’ events (some would say ‘functions’, others would call them ‘programs’) At the…

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  • Functionalism

    “Functionalism – by all means is a strictly modern phenomenon but actually originates in classical antiquity” Giving the prodigious sense of a security but very different from that which is attained by the seeming immobility of the mass and weight of masonry. Concluded as one of the dominant successes of Woolworth, all will agree, it is an accomplishment of ‘scale’. Which assuming that the help of transformation the skyline of the city can be somehow added to the functions presumably from the…

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  • In The Cause Of Architecture Analysis

    Part II- Frank Lloyd Wright “A good plan is the beginning and the end, because every good plan is organic. That means that its development is inherent and inevitable”- Frank Lloyd Wright, “In the Cause of Architecture” Le Corbusier was redistributing his city with an emphasis on the center of the city and on the complete other end of the spectrum Frank Lloyd Wright was eliminating the city center completely. Broadacre City was detailed in Wright’s 1932 book The Disappearing City. The book was…

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  • Jean Valjean In Les Miserables

    Victor Hugo specifies that Jean Valjean is a cruel, broken-hearted man that is ultimately changed by the acts of love and compassion by the people around him in the novel, Les Miserables. Jean Valjean course of life after prison sets him up at the Bishop’s house, leading him to meet the kind Bishop. With the Bishop’s kind acts that Valjean has embraced, Valjean spreads his kindness and sympathy to others along the way. With all this kindness and goodness in Valjean, connecting to God will become…

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  • Le Corbusier: A Visual Analysis

    forward for functionalism to purchase the spatial freedom which required by people as time goes by. Starting from earliest times to present day, people always make great efforts to purchase the freedom of space. And the reason why the works done by Le Corbusier have a strong appeal is mainly because of his quest for freedom in architecture. In my point of view, along with the society’s advance, minimalist architects from new generation, for instance, Kazuyo Sejima from Japan, are able to walk…

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  • The Pruitt-Igoe Myth Analysis

    The Pruitt-Igoe complex began as a benign plot to provide low-income families with affordable housing, but several decades later, it ended up as a ruined relic of the past. The Pruitt-Igoe Myth tells the story of the transformation of the American city, specifically that of St Louis, Missouri, in the developing era after the second world war, through the lens of the infamous Pruitt-Igoe housing development team and the residents of St. Louis who called the complex home. After WW2, many residents…

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  • Carl Schorske's Fin De Siècle Vienna Summary

    Carl Schorske’s Fin-de-Siècle Vienna: Politics and Culture contains a wide assortment of men and ideas that had a profound impact on the modern intellect and culture of Vienna. Schorske’s work is the culmination of a twenty-five-year study, and within the first seventy-two pages, he introduces the rich and complex culture of the Austrian capital at the turn of the last century. A simplified version of his thesis is the rise of Viennese version of modernism along with the birth of the…

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