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  • Tadao Ando

    with nature and tradition (culture); Shintai and space; and geometry. In addition to many other concept and sub-themes. Beside the present of Japanese traditional concept in his architecture, Ando was influence by Modern architecture (Louis Kahn and Le Corbusier) I will discuss in this paper the vision and concept that Ando‘s Architecture was built upon. II. The process of Ando's architecture Tadao ando is a self-taught architect. He was born and grow n in Osaka Hanshin area, Japan. Hansin…

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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

    The Cape Schanck House is like a box kite flying high above Bass Strait, twisting around its long axis as it dives into the top of the dunes. The Medhurst House is a glazed pavilion floating in Miesian serenity above serried rows of vines. In contrast to these ancient earthbound types, the Cape Schanck and Medhurst houses are based on a typology that defies architectural tradition and history. Rather than grounded, they appear airborne. The Cape Schanck House is a black elongated rectilinear…

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  • Le Corbusier's Work

    Looking at the life and work of Le Corbusier. What events took place in his lifetime, what circumstances made him who he was. To understand Le Corbusier’s Philosophy in his work and life. Research: Looking at the many works of Le Corbusier. To see what they show what influenced him to make it. It will also show the philosophy of how Le Corbusier composed his work of “Arts” (Siedsma, n.d.) Abstract Composition Completion: 1927 Style: Cubism Genre: Abstract Painting Le Corbusier learnt the…

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  • Architecture In Cedric Price's The Invisible Sandwich

    the analysis should focus on the objects in isolation. Even though Rowe discovers many parallels between Palladio’s work and Le Corbusier’s, he does mention the justifications for the geometric forms differ for the two architects. Correspondingly, Rowe collocates the two rationales; “Palladio is concerned with the logical disposition of motifs dogmatically accepted… while Le Corbusier… contrasts the new system with the old and is a little more comprehensive” (Rowe, 4). Based on this…

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  • The Ottoman Turks

    A. What new type of mosque was developed by the Ottoman Turks? How did it differ from the hypostyle mosques favored in other Islamic countries? The Ottoman Turks developed a new style of mosque after the 1900, when the young Turks took power. The new mosques were called National Architectural Renaissance and took place between 1908 and 1909. The name refers to the Ottoman Revival Style and was intended to encourage Ottoman Turks patriotism and self-identity. The new style was based on modern…

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  • How Does Jean Valjeans Change

    acted as the test to the Bishops agreement with Jean Valjean that changed Jean Valjean so drastically. It is evident that the Bishop did have a major role to play in Jean Valjeans change as he began the process. Which is easily seen in the movie “Les Miserables” that we watched as seen in the quote “But remember this, my brother. See in this some higher plan. You must use this precious silver to become an honest man. By the witness of the martyrs, by the passion and the blood, God has brought…

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  • What Makes I. M. Pei´s Everson's Museum An Architectural Success?

    What makes I. M. Pei’s Everson’s museum an architectural success? Based of Lebbeaus Woods definition of architecture as, “the built realization of a particular concept, or idea. …the concept, or ideas, it embodies are formulated in a unique, and not merely generic, way”, I. M. Pei distinctively develops a concept of form using brutalism. The Everson Museum evokes a spark of interest for the viewer and at first glance the museum seems anticlimactic, but as the viewer enters the space and engages…

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  • Paul Cézanne: Artist Influence

    expertise. The influence of Paul Cézanne on the history of art is very impactful and the ability for artists such as, Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque to harness that influence and take it a step further by enhancing the foundations that were set by artists before them is magnificent. Due to the artistic influence of Paul Cézanne, artists such as, Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque were able to intensify and expand his artistic techniques, leading to the birth of Cubism. Paul Cézanne’s works and…

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  • The Lesbian Undertones Of Les Diaboliques: Film Analysis

    The Lesbian Undertones of Les Diaboliques In 1955, Henri Clouzot directed the famous noir thriller Les Diaboliques based off the book by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac. The original story from the book, the characters, who would be equivalent to Nicole and Christina in the film, were a lesbian couple. In the movie, Clouzot tries to heteronormalize the plot by doing away with the lesbian couple. However, Clouzot does not do a good enough job to completely get rid of the homosexual undertones…

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