Guarino Guarini

Guarino Guarini: the First ‘Baroque’ architect

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In her contribution to the conference Guarino Guarini e l’internazionalità del barocco of 1968, silvia bordini presented a historical overview of the criticism of...
Pavilion at Drottningholm, Sweden

Orientalism

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Western Europe became fascinated with “the Orient” in the late 17th and 18th centuries, as links with China and India became stronger. Few European...
Bauhaus

Bauhaus

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The Bauhaus was a school of design, founded in Germany in 1919, that had a lasting influence on and the design of all...

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Church of All Saints, Brockhampton

Arts and Crafts

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A number of 19th-century British architects and designers turned away from industry to create a revival of craft-based using local materials. The resulting...
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Attempts to catalog all possible variants of planning solutions for individual residential buildings of mass construction have been made repeatedly. In particular, in England in the 1960s, annual catalogues of recommended planning solutions for small residential buildings were published with accompanying schemes that make it possible to understand the features of numerous layouts.

All treatises talk about the need for self-knowledge, reading the "scroll" of one's being and the world. In other words, the process of cognition is presented as a constant search for similarity relations and connections between man and the...
Conquered by the Arabs in 711-713. In the 11th century. the Christian states of northern Spain returned part of the conquered territories, including Toledo, in 1085. 1212 - the defeat of the Moors in the battle of Las Navas...
Architecture of the XIV - first half of the XVI centuries

Architecture of the XIV – first half of the XVI centuries

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The Tatar-Mongol invasion was a huge disaster for the southern and southwestern lands of Russia, which delayed the development of the economy and culture...
Minimalism and unusual architecture

Minimalism and unusual architecture

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The differences between the styles of "superdatch" and "Swiss box" are not absolute, which is proved by the works of Herzog and de Meiron...
Le Corbusier

Efficiency in Architecture

Catholic church of St. Hedwig in Berlin

Neoclassicism

Features of the style of architecture of Russian architecture

Features of the style of architecture of Russian architecture

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What are the features of this style? The traditions of the cross-dome system are preserved. Local limestone is used, from the blocks of which...
The Tower of London

The Tower of London

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The Tower of London has a very interesting story behind it. It was begun by a man who was not even English, William of...

Postmodernism

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Postmodernism is the term used to describe the brash, diverse, witty and colorful that emerged in the late 1960s as a reaction to...

Regionalism

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A number of architects have felt the need to counter the “international” aspect of architecture. They prefer their buildings to express or respect...
Guarino Guarini

Guarino Guarini: the First ‘Baroque’ architect

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In her contribution to the conference Guarino Guarini e l’internazionalità del barocco of 1968, silvia bordini presented a historical overview of the criticism of...
Castle of Porto de Mós

From old to new: the transformation of the Castle of...

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Articulated with the neighbouring villages of ourém and Pombal, Porto de Mós played a strategic role in the defence of the important cities of...
The Great Temple of Tenochtitlan

Architecture and oblivion. The Great Temple of Tenochtitlan

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The majority of the Mayan cities, including those of the Classical period (roughly 250–900 CE) were rather dispersed settlements, adapted to a lowland tropical...