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  Architecture
Anglo-Saxon architecture Anglo-Saxon architecture was a period in the history of architecture in 1066.
Architecture of Quebec The architecture of Quebec is characterized by the juxtaposition of the old and the new and a wid...
Compass (architecture) In shipbuilding, a compass is a curve (or bent) circular form.
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 1849
1849 in architecture See also: 1848 in architecture, other events of 1849, 1850 in architecture and the architecture tim...
1849 in science The year 1849 CE in technology included many events, some of which are listed here.
Annexation Manifesto (1849) The Annexation Manifesto was published by a supporter of the annexation to the Canada East.
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 Whewell and Ruskin on Gothic
Architecture and Induction: Whewell and Ruskin on Gothic
Becher (4-8) briefly discusses the scientific nature of Whewell's architectural writings and their relationship to his views on other subjects; Schaffer (215-17) sketches the religious and political interests that these architectural writings were meant to serve.
For Ruskin, the "corruption" of Gothic architecture was connected to "the peculiar degradation of the Romanist superstition, and of public morality in consequence" (9:44).
www-personal.umd.umich.edu /~jonsmith/gothic.html   (6658 words)

  
 About The Nineteenth Century - Art and Architecture Title List
Architectural illustrations and description of the Cathedral Church at Durham.
Architecture in Italy from the sixth to the eleventh century.
Architecture of machinery: an essay on propriety of form.
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 Architecture in Norway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This is why monumental buildings are lacking and folk traditions have dominated architecture - especially in the use of wood, based on centuries of craftmanship and experience with the material.
In 1905 several architectural contests were launched, and a major ground rule was the use of a Norwegian style.
Architecturally, the Police Headquarters has been followed up by several similar structures in which a sub-division of the building's main body, as in the example with the open hand, creates open spaces which can be covered in glass.
www.reisenett.no /norway/facts/culture_science/architecture_in_norway.html   (6366 words)

  
 1880 Belfast
The architecture is in the late Gothic style, and the cost of the building, which was from a design of Sir Charles Lanyon, C.E., was about £30,000.
In addition to the main structure, which includes houses for the President and the Vice President, there are separate buildings for the observatory, the anatomical rooms, and the library, the two former being situated in the rere of the main building and the latter at one side.
The building is a plain structure in the classic style of architecture, having a stone frontage, and standing in the centre of handsome grounds.
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 Architecture
The history of the cultural environment of the west is reflected in its commercial and industrial architecture.
False fronts are typical of the early architecture in the boom or bust days of pioneer towns.
The "myth of the west" is kept alive in modern commercial architecture in Wyoming.
uwadmnweb.uwyo.edu /AMS/folkart/arch.htm   (681 words)

  
 Religious Architecture
That a sophisticated taste in architecture was present early in Charleston was illustrated by the second St. Philip's Church, built in 1710-23.
Mills' first major contribution to Charleston architecture was the design of the Circular Congregational Church, built in 1804-06, which was the first Pantheon-like church in America.
The style was derived from earlier medieval church architecture, before the rise of the Gothic, and is distinguished from the latter mainly in the use of round, rather than pointed, arches.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/charleston/architecture.htm   (3424 words)

  
 19th Century Architecture: Backward   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
REVIVALS IN NINETEENTH CENTURY ARCHITECTURE: Successive and simultaneous revivals of historical styles are symptomatic of a desire for a stable and continuing tradition in the midst of the revolutionary changes of the industrial age.
Richardson's Romanesque vocabulary was generally consistent with his basic principles of architectural planning: aggregation of simple units and emphasis on the massiveness of construction in stone.
All architecture throughout history had been constrained by local conditions: local building materials, local workmen and their traditions, local taste, specifics of the local climate (hot or cold, dusty or damp, daytime and nighttime), local architectural iconography.
www.pitt.edu /~tokerism/0040/syl/src1127.html   (913 words)

  
 AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Detailed coverage of school architecture, warming and ventilating of school houses, etc. Of particular value for the architectural historian are the descriptions and illustrations of many schoolhouses, urban and rural, which were actually built, with the architects identified in many cases.
The architectural orders and detail are in general terms still "Federal" in style; the Greek orders were not published in New England until 1827.
Chapters on architectural designs and models and buildings in the park; materials, methods of construction; dwellings characterized by their cheapness combined with the conditions necessary for health and comfort.
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 Architectural Style : Victorian
Perhaps national pride encouraged an admiration for the architecture of previous periods of national confidence: Elizabethan, Jacobean and Scottish Baronial.
Richard Norman Shaw (1831-1912) was a brilliant exponent of the approach, producing a series of influential country houses in the 'Old English' style and then developing the 'Queen Anne' style for town and country.
The Victorian Society is the national society responsible for the study and protection of Victorian and Edwardian architecture.
www.building-history.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk /Style/Victorian.htm   (434 words)

  
 Thomas Rickman's essay on Gothic architecture
Other consequences of his interest in mediaeval architecture were his friendship with the iron-master John Cragg and the design of two very remarkable churches built mainly in cast iron.
Although his own architectural practice was not always consistent with his teaching, the Attempt transformed the fashionable Gothick associated with Strawberry Hill and Batty Langley along the lines of a more strictly archaeologically correct Gothic by making available illustrations and by drawing attention to surviving examples.
Bannister Fletcher died in 1899: his History reached its 19th edition in 1987.19 A history of the two texts and their authors would be a study of architectural history and the practice of architecture in the past 175 years.
www.ed.uiuc.edu /faculty/westbury/Paradigm/Vaughan.html   (2531 words)

  
 Architecture | TutorGig.co.uk Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
See also 1848 in architecture, 1849 other events of 1849, 1850 in architecture and the architecture timeline.
See also 1937 in architecture, 1938 other events of 1938, 1939 in architecture and the architecture timeline.
See also 1872 in architecture, 1873 other events of 1873, 1874 in architecture and the architecture timeline.
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 Architecture
At the same time, a considerable part of Danish architecture is regionally anchored, particularly housing, which is developing the dense, low concept of the 1970s into a contemporary style.
During the Renaissance, Danish architecture was dominated by the building of manor houses such as the 16th century Hesselagergaard and Egeskov, both on Funen.
In both castles the actual architectural expression, the decorative finish, was in the preferred Dutch Renaissance style, with lavish sandstone ornamentation on a red brick background.
www.um.dk /Publikationer/UM/English/FactsheetDenmark/Architecture/html/chapter01.htm   (2503 words)

  
 Architecture Styles
The term "Romanesque" was first applied by critics in the early nineteenth century to describe the architecture of the later eleventh and the twelfth centuries, because certain architectural elements, principally the round arch, resembled those of ancient Roman architecture.
Hunt (portrait) was one of many American architects influenced by a mid-19th-century European revival of late-medieval rustic country architecture, most notably the gingerbread-ornamented chalets of the Alps and the half-timbered cottages of Normandy and Tudor England.
He was exposed to Europe's architecture while studying at the most prestigious school of architecture in the Western world, L'Ecole Des Beaux Arts in Paris, the first American to do so.
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 Architectural Style : Gothic Revival
The Catholic A.W.Pugin (1812-52) was passionate about the glories of Catholic architecture of the past - which for him meant the Decorated style.
The Gothic influence made itself felt in domestic architecture too, though few patrons took it as far as the Marquis of Bute.
De Maeyer, Jan and Verpoest, Luc (eds.), Gothic Revival: Religion, architecture and style in Western Europe 1815-1914, proceedings of the Leuven Colloquium 7-10 November 1997 (University of Leuven 200).
www.building-history.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk /Style/Gothicrev.htm   (547 words)

  
 AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The last few pages of the architecture section deal with the domestic architecture of the United States; the one illustration is of a log cabin ("the cabin of a western immigrant, (and) a fair specimen of the earliest style of building adopted by the colonists").
One of very few sources of architectural history pubished in the first half of the 19th century in America; it is noted and quoted from in Elizabeth’s MacDougall’s essay in The architectural historian in America (Washington, 1990), p.
The work is written from an architectural point of view; it gives "a description of the different styles of architecture, and the sculptures, paintings, ornaments, and ceremonies of these wonderful temples of Christendom".
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 Noho.com - The Architecture of Northampton
So much Victorian commercial architecture survives on Main Street that it looks much like it did 100 years ago; this area is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Romanesque Revival in the manner of H. Richardson (1838 - 1886) is the style of a number of Northampton buildings, most notably the Hampshire County Court House, built in 1885-87 in the center of town, and the Forbes Library (1895) on West Street.
The important Boston architectural firm of Peabody and Stearns designed the gothic-inspired First Church of Christ (1878) at 129 Main Street, and also College Hall (1875) and Alumnae Gymnasium (1890) of Smith College.
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 Architecture Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In 1849, a small U.S. Military post was established to protect the western settlements in Texas.
The assignment to establish this port was given to the U.S. Army Major Ripley Allen Arnold.
A month later on June 6th, 1849, the fort was officially recognized as Fort Worth in honor of General William Jenkins Worth.
www.utdallas.edu /~lnn012000/architectureproject/ftworth.htm   (230 words)

  
 Architecture [encyclopedia]
The most usual standpoint is typified by Ruskin in The Seven Lamps of Architecture (1849): 'Architecture is the art which so disposes and adorns the edifices raised by man, for whatsoever uses, that the sight of them may contribute to his mental health, power, and pleasure.'
Correspondingly, there has been a greater acceptance of the wider concerns and domain of architecture as anything which has been consciously, or even unconsciously, designed and built for the use of people.
architecture = the profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their esthetic effect.
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 Workhouse Architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The early nineteenth century saw architectural developments that were to become significant in workhouse design.
Kempthorne's model plans were also adopted by another significant figure in workhouse architecture, George Wilkinson.
Amongst the many examples are Warrington (1849), City Of London (1849), Bolton (1858), Preston (1865), Rochdale (1873).
users.ox.ac.uk /~peter/workhouse/buildings/buildings.html   (2113 words)

  
 ArchitectureWeek - Culture - Stereo Photography for Architecture - 2003.0604
Stereoscopic architectural photography provides an evocative visual experience, through its ability to record subtle qualities of space, light, and materials, that can only be suggested by flat media.
Use of the technique paralleled the original development of photography, adding a depth record of space to the record of light and tone.
The publication of John Ruskin's Seven Lamps of Architecture in 1849, only ten years after the invention of photography, helped awaken popular interest in architectural history, a curiosity for the exotic and antique, and a nostalgic pride in the past.
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 1849 in architecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1848 in architecture, other events of 1849, 1850 in architecture and the architecture timeline.
The Seven Lamps of Architecture, by John Ruskin is published.
This page was last modified 20:29, 30 August 2004.
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 Tomfolio.com: Architecture, Architecture History
Blomfield, Reginald A History Of French Architecture From 1494-1661 From the Reign of Charles VIII Till the Death of Mazarin Publisher: G. Bell & Sons, Ltd. London 1911.
"John Ruskin 's profound influence on English architecture spanned at least half a century, from the publication of The Seven Lamps of Architecture in 1849 until his death in 1900." Stock# 34,210.
Colonial domestic Architecture in Vergennes, Windsor, Middlebury, Rutland, and Castleton Vermont.
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 Folk Architecture
Folk architecture is a combination of traditional and personal sources that is indicative of dude ranches architecture that we may see today.
The design process is informal, and regular architectural plans are not part of the scenario.
The valley ranch located in Park County is a great example of this sort of personal architecture and use of materials from the area.
digital.uwyo.edu /webarchive/trgrants/2003/ranch/Thomas/folk.htm   (433 words)

  
 Providence Architecture
Located in the northwestern part of the city Elmhurst was developed from farmland into a residential neighborhood in the late 19 th Century.
William Grosvenor's Gothic Revival Villa called "Elmhurst" had begun this trend in 1849; In the early 20 th Century, Elmhurst had become a mainly middle and upper class residential neighborhood.
To further development, the city constructed Pleasant Valley Parkway in 1908, Providence College was founded nearby in 1917, La Salle Academy moved nearby in 1925 and in 1926 Women and Infants Hospital and Roger Williams Hospital were founded.
www.brown.edu /Courses/HA0191/elmhurst.html   (117 words)

  
 History of American Architecture
This course is designed to acquaint you with the American built landscape and with the ways that architectural historians and others have studied and analyzed it.
As the semester progresses, you will want to consider how architectural history contributes to our understanding of society and culture, and how an understanding of the built environment can contribute to public interpretations of that culture and to the historic preservation movement.
Remember that one of your goals is to place the buildings you study into an architectural historical context, and to do that requires LOTS of reading of both primary and secondary sources.
www.eiu.edu /~history/faculty/small/HIS5050.htm   (1508 words)

  
 Gothic Revival Architecture in England
The term "Gothic Revival" (sometimes called Victorian Gothic) usually refers to the period of mock-Gothic architecture practised in the second half of the 19th century.
Men like A.W. Pugin and writer John Ruskin (The Seven Lamps of Architecture, 1849) sincerely believed that the Middle Ages was a watershed in human achievement and that Gothic architecture represented the perfect marriage of spiritual and artistic values.
Ruskin allied himself with the Pre-Raphaelites and vocally advocated a return to the values of craftsmanship, artistic, and spiritual beauty in architecture and the arts in general.
www.britainexpress.com /architecture/gothic-revival.htm   (1289 words)

  
 AECasia - Architecture Asia - Korea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Boorim Architects and Associates was launched as a professional architectural design firm in Korea.
Since its 20 years ago, Samoo Architecture and Engineers has grown to become korea's largest architectural practice with plans to join the world's top ten by the year 2004.
Architectural 3D rendering, Digital simulation, Presentation board for architectural design, Digital editingund printing.
www.architectureasia.com /korea   (600 words)

  
 Half Moon Bay, California on 1st Traveler's Choice: Lodging Directory of America's Bed & Breakfasts, Country Inns, ...
Just as the Yankee was dominant in California after 1849, the architecture of this house is dominantly Yankee.
But the materials, the plan, and the functions are all modified by the complexities of new sets of conditions.
In its blending of cultural sources within a basic Anglo-American design, James Johnston's "White House" is an early and rare example of indigenous California architecture soon after the Gold Rush, architecture that relates Anglo-American California to cultural roots.
www.virtualcities.com /ons/ca/h/as/cah79a18.htm   (255 words)

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