Architecture from 1780 to 1812

Architecture from 1780 to 1812

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In the period from the 1780s to 1812, the peculiarities of the classicism style are clearly revealed, the process of forming new types of...
Symmetry as a means of ordering architectural composition

Symmetry as a means of ordering architectural composition

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The questions of the traditional language of architecture, the ways of adequate professional expression of ideas are still the most difficult for both the...
The Pantheon

Roman engineering

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Roman was distinctive because it brought highlydeveloped skills to bear on large-scale buildings. TheRomans made huge strides in engineering, building great aqueducts,large...
The Grosse Schauspielhaus, Berlin

Expressionism

Galician Center for Contemporary Art, Santiago de Compostela

Neorationalism

Montessori School, Delft

Structuralism

Regionalism

Organic Architecture

Organic Architecture

The Giza Pyramids

The Giza Pyramids

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Catholic church of St. Hedwig in Berlin

Neoclassicism

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In the last few decades of the 18th century a new attitude to the ancient remains of Greece and Rome began to emerge. Archaeologists...
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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...
Catholic church of St. Hedwig in Berlin

Neoclassicism

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In the last few decades of the 18th century a new attitude to the ancient remains of Greece and Rome began to emerge. Archaeologists...
Deconstructivism

Deconstructivism

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The fashion for a new style - deconstructivism - should reach us. The buildings whose creators follow this direction look as if the architect...
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...

Streets, lanes and footpaths

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Streets, lanes and footpaths
Our movement through towns is normally along streets and roads, and hence our perception of the quality of place is shaped by what we...

Towns, townscapes and squares

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Towns, townscapes
An appreciation of landscape – the aesthetic quality of the countryside – has been part of our culture for at least two hundred years,...

The Art of Fine Line Tattooing: A History and Evolution*

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Fine Line Tattooing
For centuries, tattooing has been a way to express oneself and artfully decorate one's body. Nowadays, an incredible range of techniques provide endless possibilities...

Architects and Creative Work

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Architects and Creative Work
"You could not help getting this sense of hope that was ultimately poetry and art, transcending accommodation, shelter, and program." This statement...

Speyer Cathedral*

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Speyer Cathedral
The beautiful Speyer Cathedral belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage Site and is almost the only representative of the old Romanesque style in architecture...

Green architecture

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Autonomous House
Architects are responding in different ways to issues surrounding carbon emissions, energy consumption and climate change. The resulting green is partly about adopting...