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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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  • Les Miserables Persuasive Essay

    “Yes, it means I’m free. / No!” ("LES MISERABLES CAST LYRICS - Look Down") these are the dreaded words shared between Jean Valjean and Javert in the movie musical. This phrase is a mirror image of Jean’s life in the novel Les Miserables by Victor Hugo. Valjean is a criminal of simple actions, but has major obstacles to overcome. Difficulties within Valjeans path make it almost impossible for him to find the joy in life. Throughout his life, Cosette and other obstacles take the life away from…

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  • The Bishop Of D: Forgiveness In Jean Valjean

    Lastly, the Bishop of D provides forgiveness in Jean Valjean's life and in return Jean Valjean keeps his promise of being an “honest man” (51) in the back of his mind whenever he is doing something that could contradict the Bishop of D wise words. Jean Valjean was wandering as a convict through France and had no hopes of finding somebody to accept a convict, surprised the Bishop excepted him, using his convict way he had stolen the candlesticks that were in the Bishop of D’s house. Shortly,…

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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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  • 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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