The ideal city

The task of the architectural school of the XXI century

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The movement of project culture is characterized by two circumstances coming from different roots. First, the imagination and diversity of interests of the current...
Creative urban planning

Creative urban planning

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Within the existing development of the city, it was decided to preserve the existing street layout with only partial changes. The overall composition of...
Architecture of the second half of the XVI -first half of the XVII century.

Architecture of the second half of the XVI -first half of...

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Since 1569, after the formation of a single Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, the Ukrainian lands subject to Lithuania were included in the so-called crown lands, i.e....

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Distortion of image proportions in architecture

Distortion of image proportions

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"Corrections" in the form of partial compensation for prospective reductions can be applied, but only under special conditions and mainly in order to improve...
Park Hill Estate, Sheffield

Segregated planning

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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 Ideas

Architecture Ideas

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A city that develops in a form built for it, partly planned, but mostly spontaneously born due to a combination of various circumstances, is...
Architectural elements of the composition

Architectural elements of the composition

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In high-rise structures consisting of various volumes in the form of stepped, tiered and other compositions, when viewed from below, significant closures of the...
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...
Montessori School, Delft

Structuralism

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In the 1950s a group of architects broke away from the mainstream modernist organization CIAM and began to take in new directions. These...
The Concise Townscape, Gordon Cullen

Townscape

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The townscape movement emerged after the Second World War as a way of looking at how towns grew organically and how planners should respect...
Nagakin Capsule Tower

Metabolist architecture

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The Japanese group known as the Metabolists proposed a new kind of based on values of adaptability and change. Their visionary designs included...
Archigram

Archigram

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The British group Archigram formed in the 1960s as a forum for architectural discussions and ideas. Its projects existed mainly on paper, but its...
Drawn with a black felt pen

Why draw?

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There is an undisguised air of evangelism running through this book, for it seeks to encourage students of architecture, craft and design to forsake...
DRAWING TODAY

The benefits of drawing

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The act of drawing is an important starting point for the intellectual process we call ‘design’. To be able to draw a chair or...