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  Canadian Architecture - MSN Encarta
Perhaps the strongest influence on Canadian architecture in the mid-1800s was the Gothic Revival style of England.
The architecture of the Parliament buildings quickly came to symbolize the new country, which was expanding from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific.
Canadian architecture in the 50 years after the 1867 Confederation was strongly influenced by design techniques and styles that looked to past architecture for ideas and inspiration.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_461575434_2/Canadian_Architecture.html   (2307 words)

 The Colgate Scene - September 1997 - Village Architecture
Pevsner’s view of architecture as "the art of the establishment" (churches and palaces are never cheap) was shared by most architectural historians.
For the past ten years, at family weekends and reunions, I’ve given architectural tours of the village and I’m always gratified by the enthusiastic response of guests to our architectural environment and the fine examples of the vernacular styles of the nineteenth century.
They associated historic architectural styles with cultural values: the architecture of fifth-century B.C. Greece symbolized their democratic aspirations and the Gothic style of thirteenth-century Europe echoed their fascination with the picturesqueness of the Middle Ages.
www4.colgate.edu /scene/sept1997/architecture.html   (1552 words)

 Neoclassical architecture
In architecture, neoclassicism was the dominant style in Europe during 1750s-1850s, marked by the imitation of Greco-Roman forms.
Classical architectural models were adapted or referenced in a range of architectural forms, including churches, arches, temple, house, terraces, garden monuments and interior designs.
The architectural impact of the Picturesque was the new emphasis it placed on architecture as part of an environment.
www.geocities.com /rr17bb/neoarch.html   (2405 words)

 The colonial architecture
The Jesuitical buildings represent oldest in the architecture of Brazil, are moderate, regular, cold, in the middle of that storm that characterizes the art in that country.
For the European saturated of Renaissance the Jesuitical art it supposes the expression and the appearance of the Baroque one, for Brazil means an attenuated stage, almost prebaroque, that is interrupted in 1759 as a result of the expulsion of the Company.
In colonial Bay it was during both first centuries of life the most important City of capital Brazil and conserved the rank until 1763, mucus and important buildings of all nature rose there from early dates, occupies the first pleases the Cathedral, that was primitively church of the Jesuits.
architecture.arqhys.com /history/colonial.html   (793 words)

 New York Architecture Images-   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
It is a good example of Dutch architecture adapted to modern uses: the roof is of heavy dark timber beams, the supporting arches rest on pillars of purple Knoxville marble.
The pulpit is a handsome piece of carved oak, the panels showing the coat-of-arms of the Reformed church, and the seal of the Collegiate Church.
The Romanesque style had become overused and the architectural firm of McKim Mead and White, attempting both to attract old Knickerbocker families and give the community a sense of history, initiated a revival of Dutch Colonial on the Upper West Side.
www.nyc-architecture.com /UWS/UWS028.htm   (6648 words)

 Architecture Glossary
Their architectural designs used the language of classical Greece and Rome as interpreted by Palladio, but with a twist.
Asher Benjamin was born in Hartford, CT in 1773.
Influenced by the monumental architecture of ancient Greece (9th through 4th century B.C.E.) and Rome (1st century B.C.E. through 5th century C.E.), and the buildings from the Renaissance (early 15th century to early 17th century), and Baroque (17th century to mid-18th century) periods in Europe.
www.americancenturies.mass.edu /activities/architecture/glossary.html   (3060 words)

 1763 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Archaeology - Architecture - Art - Literature - Music
1763 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar).
February 10 - French and Indian War: The 1763 Treaty of Paris ends the war and France cedes Canada to Great Britain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1763   (502 words)

 The Vernacular Architecture Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The extract is taken from the 1971 edition (pages 11 to 32), in which some of the original architectural material was updated, but the historical perspective still reflects the attitudes and language of the 1950s.
Before Thibault arrived in the 17 80's, it is unlikely that a single professionally-trained architect ever practised in the Colony: many of the craftsmen were Malays, not Europeans: the materials employed were chosen because they were locally available and not because they were the most suitable.
He came to establish a small station at which ships of the United Dutch Chartered East Indian Company could obtain fresh vegetables - which, it was already known, relieved scurvy - and fill their water­butts: fresh meat was to be obtained by barter with the Hottentots.
www.museums.org.za /vassa/period.html   (1752 words)

 BLASA - American Studies Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The American Studies program at the University of Virginia selected a number of architectural projects in the 1930’s to indicate America’s search for a new identity in a time marked by both Depression and the optimism of the machine age.
An extensive collection of ‘Art historical images of European and North American architecture and sculpture from Classical Greek to Post-Modern’, maintained by Mary Anne Sullivan of Bluffton College (on the basis of her own slides!).
Architecture Week can be searched for articles on American Architecture.
blasa.studentenweb.org /culture/architecture/home.html   (724 words)

 Crimean Tatar Architecture
The early Crimean Khans had their capital in Solhat until the first part of the 16th century, when the capital was moved to Bahçesaray, and Solhat gradually lost its importance as a cultural and economic center.
The oldest part of the Palace is the Iron Gate, which bears the date of 909 (1503-1504), and the elaborate portal was designed by an Italian architect in Renaissance decorative style.
Each monument is accompanied by a description of its history and architecture, written by the staff of the ArchNet project.
www.iccrimea.org /monuments/monuments.html   (1019 words)

 MS State News: New MSU reference source aids architects, building professionals
The information center is located in the library of the MSU architecture school's fifth-year program offices and studio at 736 South President St.
The MSU School of Architecture was established by the Legislature in 1973 to offer the state's only professional degree program in the field.
Its fifth-year curriculum in the capital city is designed to provide seniors with an urban setting for their final year of study.
www.msstate.edu /web/media/detail.php?id=1763   (264 words)

 artnet.com: Resource Library: Petit-Radel, Louise-François   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
He was a student of Charles de Wailly and won 3rd prize at the Académie Royale d’Architecture, Paris, in 1763 and he then went to Italy.
He exhibited regularly at the Salon from 1793 to 1806, mostly drawings of imaginary architecture in a Piranesian manner.
In 1803 Petit-Radel presented his writings on Greek and Roman architecture to the Académie des Beaux-Arts and published his memoirs describing the Revolutionary projects of the Assemblée Nationale and the restoration of the Panthéon in Paris (see PARIS, §V, 9).
www.artnet.com /library/06/0667/T066751.asp   (305 words)

 Vermont Heritage Network
The Architectural Styles section affords information on a vast array of architectural styles in America.
The Rudiments of Architecture: Being a Treatise on Practical Geometry, Grecian and Roman Mouldings, the Origin of Building, and the Five Orders of Architecture, reprint of 1814 edition, De Capo Press, New York, 1972.
Domestic Architecture of the American Colonies and of the Early Republic, Dover, New York, 1922, Reprint, 1966.
www.uvm.edu /~vhnet/hpres/bib1.html   (1326 words)

 American Architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
He is considered one of the greatest architects New England has produced.
He was influenced toward classical simplicity and restraint and helped introduce the Federal style which dominated American architecture until 1820.
After Harvard, he took a grand tour of Europe and was deeply influenced by the architecture he saw there.
www.takus.com /architecture/bullfinch.html   (240 words)

 Urbanism and Architecture –
The Jesuits stayed until 1763, when they were expelled and most of their buildings were razed to the ground and the land sold.
The Creoles contemptuously called it the "American side." Benjamin Henry Latrobe, the distinguished architect and Surveyor of Public Buildings of the United States, designed a new Customs House that was built by Robert Alexander (in the same location occupied by the present one).
The Luminous Columns (Madewood Plantation) (1941) In the 19th century, neoclassical style became the trademark for the plantation architecture of the new class of tobacco, sugar, and cotton barons, as reflected in this photoprint by Clarence John Laughlin.
www.iadb.org /EXR/cultural/catalogues/orleans/urbanism_n_arch.html   (1016 words)

 ArchitectureWeek - Culture - 2005.0525
From a tree-lined avenue, one sees the cream-cake-like layering of arches and ornament of the Solitude Palace, commissioned by Herzog Karl Eugen between 1763 and 1767.
Art and architecture evolved throughout history in societies that drew strength from their cultural and spiritual traditions and from the places they belonged to.
The same tree that symbolizes life in the Cabala appears in Tantra Asana art; the same red thread the people of Tibet wear on their wrist for good luck is put on baby's pram in the Jewish tradition.
www.architectureweek.com /2005/0525/culture.html   (367 words)

 Eugène Atget (Getty Museum)
Eugène Atget never called himself a photographer; instead he preferred "author-producer." A private, almost reclusive man, Atget first tried his hand at painting and acting, then began to photograph vieux Paris (Old Paris) in 1888.
He photographed in part to create "documents," as he called his photographs, of architecture and urban views, but he supported himself by selling these photographs to painters as studies.
Atget carried a large-format view camera, an outdated, cumbersome outfit, through the streets and gardens of Paris, usually photographing around dawn; many of these areas—storefronts and public spaces in nineteenth-century Paris and Versailles—were demolished soon afterward to make way for rapid urbanization.
www.getty.edu /art/gettyguide/artMakerDetails?maker=1763   (192 words)

 AH 349 (Menocal): Lectures
b) Residential architecture; sources in southern Spain; methods of construction of the mudéjar criollo.
a) Academic and eclectic architecture: public and residential architecture.
b) Residential architecture: the cooptation of the American Beaux-Arts in the estilo Vedado: Leonardo Morales, José Mata, Govantes y Cabarrocas, Francisco Centurión, Rafael de Cárdenas, Adrián Maciá, Rafael Goyenache, Albarrán y Bibal, Eugenio Rayneri, Rafecas y Toñarely, Eduardo Tella, Herminio Lauderman, Moenck y Quintana, Facundo Guanche, Raúl Otero, César Guerra, Emilio Vaconcelos, Jorge Luis Echarte.
www.wisc.edu /arth/ah349/lectures.html   (1520 words)

 Romanesque Architecture in Albany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Romanesque Architecture originated in Europe around the 11th Century.
It it characterized by rounded arches and windows, rusticated facades and typically have a large tower with a rounded or pointed top.
As the pinnacle of Romanesque Architecture in Albany, it is fitting that in 1885, this building was selected as one of the top 10 most beautiful buildings in America by the readers of American Architect and Buildings, the leading architectural publication of its time.
albany.edu /faculty/mackey/isp361/summer2001/final/menachemi/roman.html   (257 words)

 Online Pagan Networks :: Empowering The Pagan Web
Anne Weis, professor of history of art and architecture, will speak at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg at 7 p.m.
The exploits of Zheng He, whose fleets roamed the oceans between 1405 and 1435, were described in a book which appeared in China around 1418 called The Marvellous Visions of the Star Raft, and are well documented in Chinese historical records.
The 1763 copy of the map contains notes that “substantially match” descriptions in the book, the magazine said.
www.ipagan.net   (870 words)

 History & Architecture - History of the City
The Treaty of Paris in 1763, ending the French and Indian War, gave Florida and St. Augustine to the British, accomplishing by the stroke of a pen what pitched battles had failed to do.
Augustine came under British rule for the first time and served as a Loyalist (pro-British) colony during the American Revolutionary War.
The United States Army took over the Castillo de San Marcos and renamed it Fort Marion.
www.historicstaugustine.com /history/history4.html   (318 words)

 Use Conditional Compilation to Hide Platform Dependencies and Implement #include Guards
For instance, a certain compiler treats char as an unsigned type, whereas another compiler treats it as a signed type.
Similarly, long can be a 32-bit integer on one machine whereas on a 64-bit architecture it may be a 64-bit integer.
To minimize the effects of such dependencies, use conditional compilation.
www.devx.com /cplus/10MinuteSolution/21521/1763/page/3   (289 words)

 Giornale Nuovo: Steingruber’s Alphabet
He was soon appointed court & public surveyor, and was later made principal architect of the board of works.
In their book, Kiermeier-Debre and Vogel mention other architects who had proposed constructions from alphabetical foundations: one Anton Glonner, a contemporary of Steingruber’s, designed a Jesuit church and college around that order’s ‘IHS’ monogram, while others sought to build up from their own initials.
I'm really interested on this architectural alphabet and it seems almost impossible to get hold of it.
www.spamula.net /blog/2005/10/steingrubers_alphabet.html   (722 words)

 Table of contents for Library of Congress control number 00011535
Table of contents for Architecture and town planning in colonial North America / James D. Kornwolf, with the assistance of Georgiana W. Kornwolf.
Renaissance and Baroque Architecture and the Tudor-Jacobean Legacy in England
The Revolution in Architecture: Prologue to a New Architectural Epoch
www.loc.gov /catdir/toc/jhu051/00011535.html   (449 words)

 Masterpieces of the Hermitage-Volume 1 (1992)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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In 1763, Catherine the Great ordered an addition to St. Petersburg, Russia's Winter Palace.
Over 250 years and several building expansions later, these impressive buildings house over three million pieces of art and the museum is considered one of the best and most important in the world.
www.michaeldvd.com.au /Discs/Disc.asp?ID=10377   (173 words)

 Bologna Italy Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Street after street, every Bologna arcade is a different architectural experience.
After they left, we sorted out positions, and settled in to view the stunning circa 1763 architecture.
One could easily imagine ladies in gowns and gentlemen dressed in formal evening wear entering the opera house in anticipation of the evening’s performance.
ednapurviance.org /ukitalytrip/italy.html   (4446 words)

 Doctoral Dissertations in Anthropology
Bond, Stan C. Traditional Change in First Spanish Period (1565-1763) Architecture: A Search for Colonial Identity.
Experiencing Conquest: A Maya-Chorti Political Economy of Emotion.
Jamison, Thomas R. Symbolic Affiliation, Architecture, and Settlement Patterns in Southern Belize: Nim Li Punit and Xnaheb During the Late Classic.
www.albany.edu /docs.anthro/graduate/diss.html   (1230 words)

 Office For Metropolitan Architecture ( - ) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Office For Metropolitan Architecture (-) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Office For Metropolitan Architecture (1721 - 1763) Biography, Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Find in a Library: Small, medium, large, extra-large : Office for Metropolitan Architecture, Rem Koolhaas, and Bruce...
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