Les Demoiselles d'Avignon

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  • Analysis Of Le Corbusier's The Radiant City

    analyse Le Corbusier’s The Radiant City (La Ville Radieuse) by looking at the unbuilt city scape’s historical, theoretical and philosophical background as well as how it was received and reviewed. Greenhalgh’s features of the Pioneer phase (such as Social Morality, Technology and Anti-historicism) will also be looked at in relation to how and why The Radiant City was conceptualised and designed. As the idea of The Radiant City was conceived in the 1930s (and by Modernist architect and artist Le…

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  • Cad Das Canoas Analysis

    Value Oscar Niemeyer's Modernism goes beyond the established principles of Le Corbusier and Mies, although it shares their essential qualities. Some of Niemeyer's work that defines both the International and Modern Styles are the structures of light based system and glass walls. However, there are relevance in culture and expression…

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  • Bauhaus Unified Architecture

    The Bauhaus was an art school in Germany Dessau, it was built with the idea of generating an overall work of art in which all arts, cultures, and architecture be unified and modernized. The Bauhaus style is considered one of the most influential masterpieces in the modern design. The school was developed in the 1900's under the hands of three different architects. The founder and the creator of the Bauhaus was Walter Gropius from 1919 to 1928, Hannes Meyer took the lead after Walter from 1928…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Home

    My arms were killing me. In an effort to distract myself from the pain, I began to mentally go through my favorite scenes from Harry potter, but even the thought of my favorite book couldn’t keep my mind off my discomfort for long. Huffing, I lugged the water-filler bucket uphill, careful not to spill too much of its precious contents. That would mean another trek downhill and I’ve had enough of that for one day. I brightened up when I neared my destination- a simple hut made of mud and clay,…

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  • Analysis Of Intelligent Architecture: The Fountainhead By Ayn Rand

    Intelligent Architecture In her book The Fountainhead, Ayn Rand portrays the protagonist, Howard Roark, as an individualistic young architect who chooses to struggle in unimportance rather than compromise his artistic and personal vision. The book follows his fight to practice what the public sees as modern architecture, which he considers to be superior, despite an establishment focused on tradition-worship. In the book Architecture's New Media: Principles, Theories, and Methods of…

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  • Edith Farnsworth House Research Paper

    World had a significant growth in architecture, knowledge and also ideas for each master peace. New methods are new tools for creation that humans are capable of between human and psychological ramification, architect as well as the building still hold all originality but with a touch of creation, made by heart and soul therefore Mies Va der Rohe had created a simple along with cross future design, called Farnsworth house. It is considered as a cross future design at that time a big shock…

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  • Architectural Beauty Debate

    Architectural Beauty The architectural debate about symmetry and proportion As Vitruvius said, there are three principles of assessing an architecture, which are “durability, convenience, and beauty ”. Another renowned architect Albertii also defined three main factors: firmitas, utilitas and venustas (robustness, utility and beauty). So we could confirm that the beauty is a widely accepted requisite element of architecture. In terms of the beauty, most of the time it is related to visual…

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  • Foucault's Culture

    Approach The Soviet 60s had similar cultural processes to those in Western Europe: it was a time of intellectual protest and liberalization. While France had the Revolution of 1968, the Soviet intellectual started liberty rights movement and in the 1970s, they were ostracized as dissidents. Strikingly, Bakhtin’s culture theory has similarities with French philosophical systems of the same time. First, his approach reminds of Foucault’s “History of Sexuality” and Guattari’s “Chaosmosis.”…

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  • Hitchcock International Style Essay

    There was also an increasing drive to create a more relevant architecture that was fueled by social purpose, as opposed to the overly ornamented, irrational, and out dated architecture that reigned throughout the 19th century, Ching (2007). The works of Le Corbusier, Peit Mondrian, De Stijl movement in the Netherlands, and the Bauhaus in German, contructivists in the Soviet union, pioneered the creation of an authentic, simple style of architecture that empasised; interpenetrating volumes,…

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  • Jean Valjean's Life During The French Revolution

    Imagine a world where you had to earn your place in society. You had limited resources and the rest of the world looked you down upon. There was no respect, no dignity, just survival. Poverty, sickness, pangs of hunger, and death of loved ones were all you knew. While the people suffered greatly, the upper class had an abundance of resources and was sapping the life out of the lower class. This world spoken of was not fiction, but reality for those in the era of the French Revolution, and in…

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