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Architecture Essay Examples

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Variance in the Architectural Styles in Philadelphia Buildings
Imagine all of the buildings in Philadelphia consisting of the same boring and dull arrangements. The architecture during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries helped to construct and influence Philadelphia creating a beautiful city for all to enjoy. Many different types of architecture and designs contributed to Philadel...
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An Analysis of the Architecture of the Middle Ages
Introduction: The "Middle Ages" were considered a very turbulent period of time in the world's history. Civilizations were born and destroyed within these turbulent times. It was, however, a period that saw the beginning of great architectural developments. It was a time of learning and building. Some of the grea...
3,538 words
8 pages
All Types of Ancient Greek Architecture
Greek architecture began with the first people of the Greek peninsula, who were the Neolithic, they built very basic structures. Homes were usually built in a rectangular shape. They used mud bricks and stones in the mud with reeds or brush to help build the house. Most of the homes had one room, very rarely were homes buil...
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An Examination of the English Architecture During the Medieval Times
English Architecture During Medieval Times Architecture is the practice of building design and the technology applied in constructing a building. Medieval or, English architecture is very appealing in the variety of castles and cathedrals throughout England. Each structure has its own feature and aspects in reflecting the...
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The Roman Architecture as a Result of Greek Architecture Inspiration
Roman architecture emerged as a result of inspiration from Greek architecture hence leading to having many similarities and few differences when making a good study on the culture and all forms of styles used. This also came as a result of the brief history of the two styles of art and culture that led to combination of the...
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Comparison and Contrast of Gothic and Egyptian Architecture
Gothic Architecture Vs. Egyptian Architecture The sediment richens the soil year after year by the Nile that floods the valley and rises twenty to thirty feet high. African villagers expect the seasonal rains; the precipitation determines the crops productivity. The valley cut by this dominating river is also where one of...
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An Introduction to the Landscape Architecture as a Career
Landscape Architecture as a Career A landscape architect is an individual who arranges and modifies the effects of natural scenery over a tract of land so as to produce the best aesthetic effect for the land^Òs use. Landscape architecture is the design profession which applies artistic, cultural, and scientific knowled...
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7 pages
The Magnificent Architecture of Ancient Greece
The Ancient Greeks constructed magnificent architecture. They had three main styles; Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian. Doric was the least ornate and Corinthian was the most. The majority of their architecture was done in the Doric style. Six of the Greeks more important structures are the Parthenon, Erechtheion, Herode...
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An Essay on Theater Architecture through History
DECEMBER 7, 1994 The designs of theatres during the last five-hundred centuries b.c. varied in many ways of construction and design. The technical advances in acoustics and construction were enormous. The placement of the seating and construction of the stage and even sizes of the theatres varied from theatre to theat...
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An Essay on One's Reasons for Studying Landscape Architecture
When I graduate I want to get into landscaping. I would like to study landscape archtecture. A landscape architect is an individual who arranges and modifies the effects of natural scenery over an area of land. Landscape architecture is an ability to create a difference between a home's architecture - and its surroundings....
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4 pages
A Discussion on Architecture of Corbusier and Team 10
Discussion What made the shift, from the modern machine culture of Corbusier to the new brutalism order of Team 10. Every phase of architecture has to have an anti-phase, where its ideals are opposed. The young architects who grew up with old masters ideals soon became disenchanted with his visions. It can be harsh becau...
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An Evaluation of Architecture During the Puritan Era
Architecture during the Puritan Era Starting as nothing but vast frontier land, and followed shortly later when the United States developed into a nation, the U.S. was heavily influenced by the styles of art and architecture of European societies. Colonial Architecture reflects that of European nation, those that had to...
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A Discussion of the Relationship Between Architecture and Social Structure
Before a discussion about the relationship between architecture and social structure can take place there must be an understanding, or establishment of a common ground about the nature of architecture. Unlike any of the other arts, architecture is essential to the physical survival of the human race. Now more than ever, hum...
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3 pages
Art History Report Comparing Baroque Architecture to Modern Architecture
ART HISTORY REPORT COMPARING BAROQUE ARCHITECTS TO MODERN DAY ARCHITECTS Architecture in the baroque time period The typical baroque structure has elements from the classical period, exhibiting an unistructural and over-ornamented building. Buildings from the baroque period appear spacious, passionate, sensual, extra...
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5 pages
Differences between Italian and French Baroque Architecture
Difference Between Italian And French Baroque Architecture Baroque is the name given to the art of the 17th century. But the baroque style, like all other styles in the history of art, began gradually. It started in the latter part of the 16th century and continued to be used well into the 18th century. Baroque can be d...
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2 pages
Action Plan for Teaching Architecture to Middle Students in Plain City
Background Two years ago, students from my middle schools gifted program had the opportunity to visit Wexner Center for the Arts exhibition on contemporary architecture concentrating on human habitats. Students, after viewing the various exhibits and learning about the architects in docent-led discussions, participated in...
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Renaissance Art and Architecture in Europe
Renaissance Art and Architecture, painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts produced in Europe in the historical period called the Renaissance. Broadly considered, the period covers the 200 years between 1400 and 1600, although specialists disagree on exact dates. The word renaissance literally means 'rebirth' and...
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10 pages
Different Interpretations on Virtualism in Architecture
VIRTUALISM IN ARCHITECTURE This subject was suggested as a possible topic from the course outline. As it is an area of much interest and controversy was chosen as the direction of study for the paper. Previous research into Virtual Reality (VR), coupled with a particular interest in its architectural application also prove...
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4 pages
A Comparison Between the Gothic Architecture and Egyptian Architecture
Gothic Architecture Vs. Egyptian Architecture The sediment richens the soil year after year by the Nile that floods the valley and rises twenty to thirty feet high. African villagers expect the seasonal rains; the precipitation determines the crops productivity. The valley cut by this dominating river is also where one...
878 words
2 pages
The Life and Influence of Frank Lloyd Wright
The way you live is being directly influenced by Frank Lloyd Wrights innovations in residential architecture. Mr. Wrights organic architecture was a radical departure form the traditional architecture of his day, which was dominated by European styles that dated back hundreds of years or even millennia. He contributed the P...
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An Essay on Greek Architecture
Greek Architecture Essay Greek Architecture The architecture of ancient Greece is represented by buildings in the sanctuaries and cities of mainland Greece, the Aegean islands, southern Italy and Sicily, and the Ionian coast of Turkey. Monumental Greek architecture began in the archaic period, flou...
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2 pages
The Difference Between Italian and French Baroque Architecture
Difference Between Italian And French Baroque Architecture
Difference
Between Italian And French Baroque Architecture
Baroque is the name given to the art of
the 17th century. But the baroque style, like all other styles in
the history of art, began gradually. It started in the latter
part of the 16th century and continued...
999 words
2 pages
A Comparison of the Gothic Architecture Versus Egyptian Architecture
Gothic Architecture Vs. Egyptian Architecture
Gothic Architecture Vs. Egyptian Architecture
The sediment richens the soil year after year by the Nile that floods the valley and rises twenty to thirty feet high. African villagers expect the seasonal rains; the precipitation determines the crops productivity.
The valley cut b...
883 words
2 pages
An Overview of the Greek and Roman Arches and Architecture
Greek and Roman Arches and Architecture
Greek
and Roman Arches and Architecture
Architectural designs changed greatly
since the ancient times. Most famous architectures and sculptures
today originated from the Greek and Roman civilizations. Moreover,
some of the inventions from those civilizations are also being used today,...
333 words
1 page
An Analysis of the Greek Architecture of Ancient Greece
Greek Architecture The architecture of ancient Greece is represented by buildings in the
sanctuaries and cities of mainland Greece, the Aegean islands, southern
Italy and Sicily, and the Ionian coast of Turkey. Monumental Greek
architecture began in the archaic period, flourished through the classical
and Hellenistic peri...
1,026 words
2 pages