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Architecture

1524 days

 Date: 09/15/15 07:33   in : Architecture 

Why Being an Architect Fits Me My strengths and interest are in design, creativity and imagery but I feel I am also good at problem solving. If I had to pick a career I’d choose Architecture because it utilizes more of my strengths than weaknesses. My career goal is to earn a good salar...

 

1525 days

 Date: 09/14/15 02:09   in : Architecture 

“Bauhaus“ The Bauhaus (full name staatliches Bauhaus, "state building house") was themost famous school of architecture and design of the 20th century. Foundedby Walter GROPIUS at Weimar, Germany, in 1919, the Bauhaus was originally acombined school of fine art and school of arts and c...

 

1529 days

 Date: 09/10/15 02:20   in : Architecture 

Cathedral Chartes Gothic Sculpture In the Gothic period, remarkable sculpture was produced in France, Germany, and Italy. As in Romanesque times, much of it was made in conjunction with church architecture, although sculptured figures are also found on tombs, pulpits, and other church fur...

 

1538 days

 Date: 09/01/15 04:12   in : Architecture 

Cesar Pelli Cesar Pelli was born in Argentina in 1926 and married in 1950. He got his bachelors degree in architecture at the National University of Tucumán in Argentina. Pelli moved to the United States in 1952. In 1954 Cesar received his masters in architecture from the University of...

 

1542 days

 Date: 08/28/15 16:08   in : Architecture 

The Social and Educational Reformation in New Lanark The Social and Educational Reformation in New Lanark New Lanark, the former cotton spinning village in the valley of the River Clyde near the old town of Lanark, is famous internationally because of its pioneering management, and socia...

 

1545 days

 Date: 08/25/15 15:54   in : Architecture 

The Role Of Drawing In Architecture Though it may seem obvious to argue that drawing plays a significant role in the creation of architecture, the value of the artistry of drawing in the development of architecture is a much more complex argument. Architects like Paul Klee, Daniel Libeski...

 

1546 days

 Date: 08/24/15 21:43   in : Architecture 

History Of Covered Bridges Bridges have come a long way since their early history. Today bridges can be hundreds of feet high and can allow us to move across rivers unimaginable in the early days. It all started by the necessity to move supplies, goods, and people across rivers and stre...

 

1550 days

 Date: 08/20/15 23:12   in : Architecture 

The Sistine Chapel Ceiling In Michelangelo’s painting on the Sistine Chapel contains a strong presence of God. The ideas and stories of the Bible lay at the surface of the entire ceiling. All these stories are taken from the book of Genesis which would not be possible without God. The ...

 

1551 days

 Date: 08/19/15 18:51   in : Architecture 

An American ICON Sitting on the corner of 34th and 5th streets on about two acres of land sits one of man’s greatest engineering feats, the granddaddy of all modern skyscrapers, the Empire State building. Standing 1453 feet tall and having 102 stories above the ground is the 102nd observa...

 

1551 days

 Date: 08/19/15 15:34   in : Architecture 

Gothic Architecture In 19th Century Gothic Architecture in 19th Century United States The United States is commonly referred to as a melting pot of people, ideas, and religion, a place where all can coexist in peace while still practicing their own customs. Along with their traditions im...

 

1552 days

 Date: 08/18/15 17:16   in : Architecture 

Art Sexual correctness is a dogma that permits no dissent. Gender feminists have no scruples about silencing and dismissing the voices of women who disagree. Thus--though individualist feminism is a rich tradition with deep roots in American history--it is virtually ignored. This bibliogr...

 

1553 days

 Date: 08/17/15 11:15   in : Architecture 

The Future Of Project Management The Canadian construction industry is one of the most substantial establishments in the Canadian business industry, and with many other partners, is responsible for the prosperous growth of the Canadian economy. It not only provides many jobs in Canada but...

 

1554 days

 Date: 08/16/15 02:32   in : Architecture 

Roman Architecture The architectural style of Rome was firmly rooted in the Hellenistic traditions. However, Roman culture is probably more accurately reflected in the development of new engineering skills and secular monuments. The style and construction progress of Roman architecture wa...

 

1560 days

 Date: 08/10/15 09:25   in : Architecture 

Architecture One career that I have been interested in for a long time is architecture. Architects are involved in the negotiation, design, and the supervision of construction of a clients request. This may be from something as simple as a house add-on, to something as grande as a shoppi...

 

1561 days

 Date: 08/09/15 17:21   in : Architecture 

Japanese Architecture In The 20th Century Once pariahs in the Tokyo architecture world, Kathryn Findlay and Eisaku Ushida are now being embraced — at least by some — as its only hope. by Adam Davidson During those walks — as they compared their responses to the parks — it became obvious j...

 

1562 days

 Date: 08/08/15 10:32   in : Architecture 

Lucy The Elephant Lucy the Elephant is located in Margate, NJ. She was built in 1881 by James V. Lafferty, a real estate developer with a gift for promotion. Standing six stories tall, weighing 90 tons, covered with 12,000 square feet of sheet metal, Lucy was more than an object of frigh...

 

1562 days

 Date: 08/08/15 06:51   in : Architecture 

Acropolis Acropolis (Greek akros, “highest”; polis, “city”), fortified natural stronghold or citadel in ancient Greece. The Greeks built their towns in plains near or around a rocky hill that could easily be fortified and defended. The word acropolis referred both to the hill and to what ...

 

1563 days

 Date: 08/07/15 08:08   in : Architecture 

Its On! 1. Bouffrand: Salon de la Princess, hotel de Soubise, Paris, France, begun 1730’s Salon de la Princess, is a many sided cylindrical interior room and is part of the Rococo style that incorporates minimal architectural features and light airy decor, that develops into a professio...

 

1564 days

 Date: 08/06/15 02:48   in : Architecture 

Frank Lloyd Wright The Life and Works of Frank Lloyd Wright Frank Lloyd Wright was the world’s most fabulous architect of all time. This was his ambition in life and he managed to meet his goals. Kaufmann and Raeburn quote him saying, "...having a good start not only do I fully intend...

 

1565 days

 Date: 08/05/15 05:22   in : Architecture 

Architects: The Artists Of Construction Architecture is one of the great arts. There is proof of this in the depth that emotion and good building provoke. These emotions are comparable to those people influenced to create unique projects. Architects—licensed professionals trained in the a...

 

1565 days

 Date: 08/05/15 01:53   in : Architecture 

Modern Architecture Modernism in architecture can be defined by many historians and architects differently with varying dates of its origin. It can be described as a culmination of movements such as, De Stijl, Art Nouveau, different schools such as the Bauhaus, and the many individuals ...

 

1567 days

 Date: 08/03/15 07:57   in : Architecture 

Le Corbusier Le Corbusier is without doubt the most influential, most admired, and most maligned architect of the twentieth century. Through his writing and his buildings, he is the main player in the Modernist story, his visions of homes and cities as innovative as they are influential....

 

1569 days

 Date: 08/01/15 04:59   in : Architecture 

Coliseum The Coliseum was first called the Flavian Ampitheatre, after the men who built it. The builders were emperors Vespasian and Titus. The building of the Coliseum began around 70 A.D. The ampitheartre probably got the name Coliseum because a colossal statue of Nero which stood near ...

 

1570 days

 Date: 07/31/15 22:09   in : Architecture 

The Role of the Visual in Today’s Society The role of the visual in today’s society is quite apparent. Beautiful, flashy images are everywhere in the media, and all of them serve the same purpose. The purpose of all of these images is to get you, the consumer to buy the product that ...

 

1571 days

 Date: 07/30/15 19:12   in : Architecture 

“Bauhaus“ The Bauhaus (full name staatliches Bauhaus, "state building house") was themost famous school of architecture and design of the 20th century. Foundedby Walter GROPIUS at Weimar, Germany, in 1919, the Bauhaus was originally acombined school of fine art and school of arts and c...