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  Encyclopedia: 1858   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Felice Orsini was born at Meldola in Romagna.
Kokichi Mikimoto (御木本 幸吉 Mikimoto Kōkichi, March 10, 1858 – September 21, 1954) is the Japanese inventor of the cultured pearl.
King Gustav V of Sweden, Oscar Gustaf Adolf (June 16, 1858 - October 29, 1950), was the eldest son of King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway and Sophia of Nassau.
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 Odin - Architecture in Norway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This is why monumental buildings are lacking and folk traditions have dominated architecture, especially in the use of wood, based on centuries of craftsmanship and experience with the material.
Influenced by Danish empire architecture, this strict, but harmonic classic style set its mark all over the country, especially along the southern coast of Norway, where applications in wood are found in large as well as small buildings.
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.
odin.dep.no /odin/engelsk/norway/history/032005-990451/index-dok000-b-n-a.html   (8807 words)

  
 VIOLLET-LE-DUC, E. E. - LoveToKnow Article on VIOLLET-LE-DUC, E. E.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
VIOLLET-LE-DUC, EUGENE EMMANUEL (1814-1879), French architect and writer on archaeology, was born in Paris on the 2ist of January 1814.
He was a pupil of Achille Leclere, and ip 1836-37 spent a year studying Greek and Roman architecture in Sicily and Rome.
His two great dictionaries are the standard works in their class, and are most beautifully illustrated with very skilful drawings by his own hand.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /V/VI/VIOLLET_LE_DUC_E_E_.htm   (1116 words)

  
 Architecture
Cemeteries throughout the country are adorned with Egyptian architecture, ranging from the massive Egyptian arch spanning the entrance of the Grove Street Cemetery in New Haven
Classical architecture draws on the Golden age of Athens and the Roman Republic, the ancient ancestors of the American Republic.
Architectural styling made the monuments in these cemeteries as pleasing to the eye as the landscape.
www.uni.edu /connors/Architecture.htm   (1351 words)

  
 American Architects' Biographies: H
He was president of the Architectural League of New York from 1901 to 1902 and was a member of the Century, Riding, Grolier, and Church Clubs as well as the National Sculpture Society.
He was one of the leading authorities on church architecture in the world, having designed the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, now in course of construction on Morningside Heights, the Cathedral of St. Paul the Apostle, the interior of the Church of the Incarnation, and the recent alterations in Grace Church.
Hood was president of the Architectural League of New York from 1929 to 1931 and received its Medal of Honor in 1926.
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 1858 in architecture -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
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 Handbook of Texas Online: ARCHITECTURE
During the Mexican period (1821-35), relatively little architectural progress was made beyond the construction of dwellings and some military work, although several new towns were established, including Bastrop (laid out in 1830), Liberty (founded in 1831), and Gonzales (founded in 1832).
Architectural motifs from many historic styles were combined in an eclectic fashion, with the Medieval Romanesque and Gothic vying with the Renaissance for popularity.
The architecture of the first half of the twentieth century reflects the growing unity of architectural expression throughout the United States.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/AA/cmask.html   (6025 words)

  
 Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Pursuing the inquiries of 18th-century French architectural theorists, he envisaged a rational architecture for the 19th century based on the coherent system of construction and composition that he had observed in Gothic architecture but that would in no way imitate its forms and details.
Architecture, he thought, should be a direct expression of current materials, technology, and functional needs.
The architectural movement most commonly associated with Romanticism is the Gothic Revival, a term first used in England in the mid-19th century to describe buildings being erected in the style of the Middle Ages and later expanded to embrace the entire Neo-Gothic movement.
www.britannica.com /ebc/article-9075453?tocId=9075453   (1517 words)

  
 Acrobatics of Style – Railway Stations : Indiaprofile.com
The architectural style of the buildings built by the British can be summarized from the talks given by engineer-architects practising in India in 1873 while speaking before the Society of Arts in England.
This had not been the case before 1858 when the British, who came as traders with the East India Company, essentially built out of need structures which were suitable for their style of living like residences and churches.
The style of architecture of such buildings was romantic and ‘picturesque’ which was an outcome of experimentation with ‘novelty’ and expressions of ‘nostalgic memories’.
www.indiaprofile.com /transportation/railways/railwaystations.htm   (2481 words)

  
 78.04.03: The Architecture of New England and the Southern Colonies as it Reflects the Changes in Colonial Life
The sequence of colonial architecture, whether in New England or on the James River, was that of necessity; one can see the shift from crude shelters and defensive outposts to the construction of dwellings, churches, homes, and public buildings of a planned community with a definite future.
Virginia was the wealthiest and most architecturally advanced of the colonies and its capital had the most impressive group of public buildings in the colonial Georgian style.
The change in architectural style in the early 1700’s which is so evident in Newport’s public buildings appeared in the domestic architecture of the day as well.
www.cis.yale.edu /ynhti/curriculum/units/1978/4/78.04.03.x.html   (5616 words)

  
 American Architects' Biographies: C
He was elected a member of the Architectural League of New York in 1893, Associate of the American Institute of Architects in 1902, Fellow in 1912, and was a member of the Brooklyn Chapter.
He was a specialist in ecclesiastical architecture and was a member of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, American Institute of Architects, Society of Mayflower Descendants, Sons of the Revolution, Union League, Philadelphia Club, and Radnor Hunt Club.
Clinton was elected an Associate of the American Institute of Architects in 1858 and a Fellow in 1864.
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 College of Design-History
Architecture courses have been offered at Iowa State since the institution was established in 1858, although architecture began officially in 1914 as the department of structure design in the Division (College) of Engineering.
Landscape architecture courses had been a part of the Division (College) of Agriculture since 1913, and landscape architecture had been its own department since 1929.
Regional and urban planning classes offered in the landscape architecture department evolved into the department of urban planning and finally community and regional planning in the 1970s.
www.design.iastate.edu /history.php   (198 words)

  
 DETERMINING WHEN CONTENTS OF SPACE MADE A DIFFERENCE:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The difference between the profession of landscape architecture and the discipline of landscape architecture is that the discipline studies the contributions and attributes of various design treatments (the science of landscape architecture) while the profession of landscape architecture prescribes specific design treatments for particular applications (deciding what to do, the art of landscape architecture).
However, as more landscape architectural higher education programs develop their production of landscape scholars and train future practitioners, they will be faced with the implementation of their research oriented and ecological landscape curriculum and may wish to consider the educational opportunities presented in a field studies program.
This discussion is fundamental in proliferating the pedagogy of ecological landscape science education to formative landscape architectural science programs, refining professional practice landscape architectural programs, and to inform the curious practitioner concerning the topic of landscape architecture as a science, especially as it relates to ecology.
www.ssc.msu.edu /~la/burley/shire/shireburley1.html   (13641 words)

  
 Architecture and Planning in mid-19th-century Paris
Architectural viewpoints in mid-19th-century France: Neoclassicism and Eclecticism: The French Revolution of 1789 and the rise of Napoleon.
The problem of color in architecture: Jacques-Ignace Hittorff (1792-1867) proposes polychromy based on investigations of Greek temples in Sicily.
of using iron in architecture for concert hall in Discussions on architecture, 1858-1872.
arch.ced.berkeley.edu /courses/arch170/past/SP2000/4-6-00.html   (449 words)

  
 Arts & Humanities - Architecture
Architectural visualisation, 3dstudio, 3d, modelling, walkthroughs, flybys, rendering, and raytrace.
Photographic archive of the archaeological and architectural remains of ancient Athens in Greece.
Specialises in pietre dure inlay and architectural carvings and ornaments in marble, sandstone, wood, and hardstones.
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 WorldTravelGate.net® - Culture of Izmir, Turkey.
An 18th century Ottoman inn, the Kizlaragasi Han, a fine example of the architecture of the period, is being restored to its former state.
Dating from 1858 the colonial architecture of the station distinguishes it in style from the rest of the city.
The dock building is in the Turkish revival style inspired by Ottoman and Selcuk architecture which was popular in the 1920s and 1930s.
www.mideasttravelling.net /turkey/izmir/izmir_culture.htm   (2564 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Books: Craftsman Homes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
architectural drawings, floor plans, and photographs illustrate 40 different kinds of "Mission-style" homes from The Craftsman (1901–16), voice of American style of simplicity and organic harmony.
In sum: this is more than just a plan book; the only bad point is that if this is your first exposure to plan books, then the subsequent ones you read will seem plain and lacking by comparison.
Definitely should be in the collection of anyone interested in turn-of-the-century architecture or restoring houses.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0486237915   (809 words)

  
 Viollet le duc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In those two books, he gave up the idea of a revival to study rigourosly the shapes of gothic arts in order to establish a set of principles for the 19th century architecture.
And defined architecture as a response to a structural problem, set by functional needs.
Moreover, he was for the use of a decoration that renders visible the structure.
art-nouveau.kubos.org /en/artistes/vld.htm   (417 words)

  
 Calvert Vaux   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
His work as well as the book helped to establish standards for what was to come to be regarded as "Victorian Gothic" architecture.
In 1858, The City of New York opened a contest to design a new park.
The two men worked on the construction of the park, with few interruptions from 1858 to 1878.
www.fredericklawolmsted.com /calvert_vaux.htm   (413 words)

  
 19th Century Architecture: Forward   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In the late nineteenth century there was a reaction against the artificiality of traditional architecture.
These architects rejected the traditional vocabulary of historical ornament, sometimes inventing new ornamental forms which expressed new principles of architectural design, especially in their emphasis on the wall as surface rather than mass.
Eugene-Emanuel Viollet-le-Duc: "Discourses on Architecture," 1858- 72 [ 136 illustration of iron-based vaulting]; figs.
www.pitt.edu /~tokerism/0040/syl/src1129.html   (350 words)

  
 Washington County, Maine--Historic Sites
A 122 page book (1996) (available for purchase from the publisher) describing architecture, historical societies, museums, and historic districts, as well as brief histories of the communities in Washington County.
A splendid example of the best in New England architecture, generations of families and hard work have also supported and woven this building into the fabric of the town.
The entire downtown is an homogenous, cohesive grouping of 29 architecturally and/or historically significant buildings, built after the fire of 1886.
www.sunrisecounty.org /pb/hist/histall.htm   (7415 words)

  
 1845 in architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
See also: 1844 in architecture other events of 1845 1846 in architecture and the architecture timeline.
The Albert Dock in Liverpool England designed by Jesse Hartley is opened.
Thomas Alexander Tefft: American architecture in transition, 1845-1860 : an exhibition
www.freeglossary.com /1845_in_architecture   (332 words)

  
 Index of Architecture Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The catalog of an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, it is not a history of 20th-century architecture, per se.
Some of the written material lacks the crisp, clean style of the architecture, but the book is brainy and provocative, and some of the essays are brilliant.
French architectural historian Jean-Louis Cohen, a specialist on the international impact of modernism and "Americanism," contributed a multifaceted chapter in which he analyses urban architecture, urban planning, political forces fomenting or forbidding change, new towns, the vertical city and its effects on individualism, and more.
www.familyhaven.com /architecture/architecture36/architecture362.html   (480 words)

  
 Earthlore Gothic Dreams Introduction - An Appreciation of the Gothic Style in Art & Architecture
Of or relating to an architectural style prevalent in western Europe from the 12th through the 15th century and characterized by pointed arches, rib vaulting, and flying buttresses.
Today we may still benefit from the profound spiritual, architectural and cultural legacies contained within the structures that arose through the Gothic era.
Within the broad view of architectural history, this aspect is evidenced with outstanding success by the medieval builders.
www.elore.com /Gothic/introduction.htm   (1674 words)

  
 Historic Sites--Washington County, Maine
Built in 1829 or 1840, this church's exterior was remodeled in 1870, and the design reflects Greek Revival influence with it's triangular gabled pediment, wide cornice and corner pilasters.
Historical brick building (1893) with Romanesque Revival architectural elements, and with a cannon and two war memorials on the lawn.
A distinctive coastal raised bog, unique in the United States in that it's northern edge is a vertical erosion face exposing in cross section the entire peat deposit.
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 Tomfolio.com: Architecture, Regional Architecture
First published in 1971, Banham wrote "a pioneering architectural study of the seventy-mile-square city and the historical process which has made it unique as a human settlement." Edge wear.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Harry Bagby and Others Regional Architecture Hard Cover; Later Printing In addition to its rich, often amusing historical lore, this volume is a mine of authoritative information on architectural features and decor.
With a useful glossary of architectural terms and advice on what to look out for, it covers notable and interesting buidings in every island from Bahamas to Trinidad.
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 John Thomas Fanning
He was educated in the public and normal schools of his native City, and then studied architecture until 1858.
During the same year he was consulting engineer of the upper Red River valley drainage commission, and directed the detailed topographical survey and reported on the drainage of 3,000 square miles of prairie lands in the valley of the Red River of the North at an estimated cost of $3,000,000.
Fanning received in 1883 from the New England agricultural society its highest prize for architectural and engineering designs, and he has secured patents for a waterwheel, a turbine motor valve, a steam boiler, a steam-pumping engine, for improvements in fireproof building construction, and numerous original designs for hydraulic apparatus.
www.famousamericans.net /johnthomasfanning   (578 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)

  
 joels fine catering
The historic brick and cypress structure that once housed giant spools of rope and twine is located in the riverside Tchoupitoulas corridor in the New Orleans Warehouse District.
A Garden District mansion built in 1858, its interesting architecture is a mixture of Greek Revival and Italianate.
Furnished with 18th and 19th Century furniture, it is a beautiful venue for many occasions, holding up to 200 people for a cocktail buffet.
www.joels.com /events/plan_venues_pg2.htm   (288 words)

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