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  1879
1879 in architecture See also: 1878 in architecture, other events of 1879, 1880 in architecture and the architecture tim...
1879 in music See also: 1878 in music, other events of 1879, 1880 in music and the list of 'years in music'.
1879 in science The year 1879 CE in technology included many events, some of which are listed here.
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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...
Hoysala architecture The Hoysala architecture is the stone temple Halebid, and Somnathpur.
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 Architecture
The buildings are typical of the Gothic Revival period of architecture, a nineteenth century style which attempted to revive the forms and details of the original Gothic style of the Middle Ages.
Almost all of the buildings in The Arts Centre complex were in place by the time of the College’s 50th Jubilee in 1923 and their architectural unity may seem remarkable in view of the fact that they had been assembled gradually over the span of half a century.
From 1857 to 1875 he was heavily involved in the architecture of the province and was responsible for many notable buildings including the Canterbury Museum and the Canterbury Provincial Chambers.
www.artscentre.org.nz /Heritage--History/Architecture.asp   (518 words)

  
 1879 [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
1879 was a common year starting on WednesdayThis is the calendar for a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E), e.g.
This is the beginning of the War of the PacificThe War of the Pacific was fought between Chile and the joint forces of Bolivia and Peru, from 1879 to 1884.
Canteloube was born in Annonay in the Ardèche, and died at Grigny in Yvelines.
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 AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Architectural drawing manuals have become much sought after in recent years, as have old architectural drawings.
The author attempts to show "as many distinct types of the colonial architecture of New England as possible, from the rude farmhouse of the first settlers to the elegant mansion of a later generation." The text is a curious combination of anecdote and documentary history.
From a purely architectural point of view, Dwyer’s designs are among the most interesting of all those published during the 19th century in America - they have about them a sense of the rationalism of the French architects of the same period as well as obvious references to English pattern book designs.
www.cbwoodbooks.com /american_architecture2.htm   (4366 words)

  
 Thursday Night Hikes: Capitol Hill/Cathedral Hill Hike Architecture Notes, Part 1
Frank Abrahamson was born in Motley, Minnesota, received his education in architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated with a B.S. in architecture in 1911, returned to St. Paul shortly afterward and entered the office of Emmanuel Masqueray.
Partridge was a member of the Sons of the Revolution, Veteran Corps of Artillery, and the Architectural League and was an honorary member of the American Institute of Architects and of the Royal Society of Arts, London.
Cass Gilbert won the architectural competition for the Minnesota State Capitol in 1895, completed in 1905, but Gilbert’s insistence on the use of Georgia marble instead of native Minnesota stone created enemies among the quarry owners and other prominently connected persons and his business in St. Paul was virtually wiped out.
www.angelfire.com /mn/thursdaynighthikes/cap2cathhill.html   (17423 words)

  
 architecture
This was "the President's House" from 1756 to 1879, when "Prospect," the "villa in the Italian style" of the fifth and sixth decades of the nineteenth century, was acquired for the president of the university, and the old residence of the presidents became the official abode of the dean of the college.
Robertson's other contribution to the architecture of the campus it seems that we are shortly to miss, in the interest of the extension to the corner of the double quadrangle of which Campbell Hall and Sage Hall form the existing half.
That the architecture of a university, or even of a college, should have something of uniformity and consistency, not only from year to year, but from generation to generation, that buildings in sight of one another should be designed with reference to one another - these are propositions sufficiently obvious, one would say.
etc.princeton.edu /CampusWWW/Otherdocs/architecture.html   (7600 words)

  
 STUDENT HOLIDAYS - VELIKO TURNOVO, BULGARIA
During the years of Ottoman rule it is a fortress of the Bulgarian national spirit and one of the centres of the struggle for liberation.
In 1879 the Constituent National Assembly has its first session here and adopts the Constitution of Turnovo - the first constitution of the Bulgarian state liberated in 1878.
Its architecture is characteristic of the churches of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom belonging to the so-called picturesque style, with rich facade decorations.
www.studentholidays.com /bg/bg19.htm   (1748 words)

  
 1879 Merriman Manor Bed & Breakfast - Harrodsburg, Kentucky - BBOnline.com / Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This 1879 Victorian home has lovely craftsmanship and unique spaciousness from the main hall to the guest rooms.
Savor the architecture of this fine home located in Kentucky's first permanent settlement (1774) on one of the town's first outlots.
The architecture of the 1879 Merriman Manor is quite interesting.
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 Thursday Night Hikes: East Summit Avenue Hike Architecture Notes I
From 1879 to 1881, Hill was the general manager of the railroad, then he was its vice-president from 1881 to 1882, then he was the president of the railroad from 1882 to 1907, and then chairman of the board of the railroad from 1907 to 1912.
Robert Swain Peabody (1845-1917) was born in Boston, received an A.B. degree (1866) and a master's degree (1870) in architecture from Harvard University and, in 1868, graduated from the Atelier Daumet at the École des Beaux Arts in Paris, where one of his classmates was the architect Charles F. McKim.
Lafarge was the greatest innovator in the history of modern stained glass when, in 1879, he discovered and patented the techniques for making opalescent glass in the kiln fired stained glass fusion of small bits of glass in order to create stained glass images which previously had to be painted with metal oxides.
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 Architecture
Includes information on the religious history, architecture and art work of the Basilica, as well as a chapter on a Mithraic temple that was discovered there.
Documents the beginnings of Modernist architecture in Denmark, reproducing plans and photographs of churches, schools, numerous houses, industrial buildings, competition drawings etc., as well as material on the Tuborg brewery.
The strikingly handsome gravure reproductions are supplemented by detailed historical and architectural information in the brochures.
www.mcgilvery.com /architecture.html   (1426 words)

  
 VLN: S.F. Architecture 1875-1879
Another Victorian mansion, the Sherman House, 2160 Green Street, was built in 1879 for Leander P. Sherman, founder of Sherman Clay and Company.
Terraced gardens and a splendid view to the north add to its environment of high quality (Olmsted and Watkins 1969: 19, 21).
Lillie Coit's monument to the Volunteer Fire Department, sculpted by Haig Patigian and installed in 1933, and the 1879 statue of Ben Franklin are in...
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 architecture
John Notman, noted as the designer of St. Mark's, the Church of the Holy Trinity, St. Clement and many residences in the Philadelphia region, and of "Prospect" and "Guernsey Hall" in Princeton, was a devotee of the Florentine school of architecture so popular in the fifth and sixth decades of the century.
Every precaution was taken to prevent a repetition of the disastrous fires, the floors resting on iron beams arched over with bricks, the staircases being stone, the roof covering slate, the Franklin stoves giving way to furnaces installed in the basement.
In 1879 the movement to abandon Nassau Hall as a dormitory began when the trustees set aside the entire east wing for geology and archeology.
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 Jacksonville Architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This land has been laid off in blocks and lots, with broad streets and avenues running at right angles through it, 418 feet apart, thus making the blocks to consist of just four acres each, which can be subdivided to suit purchasers.
Begun in 1879 and completed a year later, the pumping station became the major water source for the City of Jacksonville.
Most of the homes in Springfield were not designed by architects, but were simply concocted by their builders, often using designs copied from available plan books.
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Since a binary specification shall include information specific 170 to the computer processor architecture for which it is intended, it is not 171 possible for a single document to specify the interface for all possible 172 LSB-conforming implementations.
SUSv2 1439 1440 An LSB conforming implementation shall provide the architecture specific 1441 deprecated data interfaces for Regular Expressions specified in Table 7-17, 1442 with the full functionality as described in the referenced underlying 1443 specification.
SUSv2 1877 1878 An LSB conforming implementation shall provide the architecture specific data 1879 interfaces for Standard Library specified in Table 7-27, with the full 1880 functionality as described in the referenced underlying specification.
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THE ARCHITECTURE OF JEFFERSON COUNTRY : CHARLOTTESVILLE AND ALBEMARLE COUNTY, VIRGINIA / K. Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 2000.
ARCHITECTURAL EXCURSIONS : FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, HOLLAND AND EUROPE / DONALD LANGMEAD AND DONALD LESLIE JOHNSON ; FOREWORD BY NIELS L. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000.
Tokyo : Process Architecture ; Westfield, N.J. : distribution in USA and Canada, Eastview Editions, c1980.
www.oberlin.edu /library/colldev/newbooks/apr_jun01/NB-N_NB.TXT   (7228 words)

  
 Online resources for London architecture and urban life   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Note that all external architectural resource pages will be displayed in a separate window of your browser.
See the discussions on the environment that architecture shapes and, in general, the intentions motivating architectural design.
A series begun in 1951 by the architectural historian Sir Nikolaus Pevsner (1902-83) with the aim of providing an up-to-date portable guide to the most significant buildings in every part of the country, suitable for both general reader and specialist.
www.kcl.ac.uk /humanities/cch/year1/architecture.html   (1980 words)

  
 1880
1880 in Canada See also: 1879 in Canada, other events of 1880, 1881 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
1880 in music See also: 1879 in music, other events of 1880, 1881 in music and the list of 'years in music'.
1880 in sports See also: 1879 in sports, other events of 1880, 1881 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.
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 Monograph of the Work of McKim, Mead & White 1879-1915 : Student's Edition (Classical America Series in Art and ...
The Architecture of McKim, Mead and White in Photographs, Plans and Elevations
This (except a new, inferior Dover book) is the only way to find actual plans and elevations of perhaps the greatest architectural firm in American history.
Yes, there are two coffee table books on White's work, but pretty pictures do not convey the majesty of the working drawings: if you have ever considered that "mere" orthographic projection is somehow less than an art in its own right, these drawings, even in reproduction, will disabuse you.
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 Stephen Denison Peet
In 1879 he was secretary of the American anthropological association, and he is a member of the American oriental, philological, and antiquarian societies, and of similar organizations in Great Britain.
He became editor of "The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal" in 1879, and held that post until 1888.
His principal works are " The Ashtabula Disaster" (Chicago, 1879) ; "History of Ashtabula County, Ohio" (Cleveland, 1879) ; " Ancient Architecture in America" (Chicago, 1884) ; " Picture Writing" (1885) ; "History of Early Missions in Wisconsin" (Madison, 1886); " Primitive Symbolism" (Chicago, 1887); and " The Effigy Mounds of Wisconsin" (1888).
www.famousamericans.net /stephendenisonpeet   (412 words)

  
 Arts & Architecture
Impressive examples of Gothic architecture include the Fraumünster church in Zurich and the cathedrals of Bern, Basel, Lausanne, and Geneva.
Special mention should go to textile design and manufacturing (especially in and around St. Gallen), where the most intricate materials are created for the great fashion centers of the world.
Many excellent museums and private collections housed in architecturally interesting buildings, an open international art market with enterprising galleries all across the country and, as a magnet, the annual prestigious Art Fair of Basel make of Switzerland a lively hub for art afficionados, collectors and artists alike.
www.eda.admin.ch /washington_emb/e/home/culedu/cultur/finart.html   (914 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Books: Gottfried Semper: In Search of Architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Following the biographical chapters, which clarify the extent to which Semper's strongly held political convictions (he was forced to flee Dresden after the revolution of 1849 failed) informed his ideas about architecture, Herrmann presents the colorful genesis of Der Stil.
Through his close reading of the texts, Herrmann brings to light Semper's position on iron, on Gothic and contemporary architecture, on the primitive hut, and on the ideas of the archaeologist Karl B?cher.
Since then, he has devoted most of his scholarly career to the study of the theory of architecture and has written books on Laugier and Perrault.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/026208144X   (423 words)

  
 Claremont City Hall (Claremont Opera House)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A native of Beverly, Massachusetts (1855-1943), he graduated from Dartmouth College in 1875 and became professionally associated with Hugh Lamb after studying architecture and spending 1879-1880 in Europe.
A noted architectural firm, they designed besides numerous apartments and residences in New.York City, college buildings, and Sagamore Hill, Oyster Bay, N.Y., home of Theodore Roosevelt, other opera houses including the East Orange (N.J.) Opera House.
For the Opera House, the interior finishings were furnished almost wholly by Freeman and O'Neil of Claremont, with trimmings by George H. Stowell, scenery by Alexander, Boston, fresco by Schupboch and Zeller, Boston, and stage carpentry by Couch, Providence, Rhode Island.
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Survey of architecture, painting and decorative arts in Roumania in the reign of Steven the Great (ca.
A survey of the city's architecture, with a strong emphasis on the social background.
A special number of this important journal devoted to recent architecture in the various French colonies.
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 1880 in architecture Definition / 1880 in architecture Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
[click for more], other events of 1880, 1881 in architecture...
[click for more] and the architecture timeline This page indexes the individual year in architecture pages.
Each year is annotated with a significant event as a reference point.
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 Architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
When the Baltimore Cathedral was dedicated on May 31, 1821, it was on of the most architecturally original cathedrals in the world and heralded a “new movement” in cathedral building.
Today it is considered one of the finest 19th century buildings in the world and Latrobe’s masterpiece.
In 1879, Baltimore architect Ephraim Baldwin added the northeast sacristy.
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 Monograph of the Work of McKim, Mead & White 1879-1915 : Student's Edition (Classical America Series in Art and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
With nearly one thousand commissions executed between 1879 and 1912, McKim, Mead & White was the architectural firm of choice of the most prestigious projects of the era, including the redesign of the White House and the Mall in Washington, D.C., and the campuses of Harvard and Columbia Universities.
First one-volume paperback edition of one of the most important documents in American architecture.
McKim, Mead & White rivals Frank Lloyd Wright for the honor of the premier architectural firm in American architecture.
www.enotalone.com /books/0803867751.html   (392 words)

  
 Saint Willibrord church Utrecht, Netherlands
In 1991, under supervison of the Saint Willibrord Foundation (the owner of the church building) a start has been made with the restoration of both church building and chapel.
At the end of the first quarter of this present year 2005 the restoration is expected to be completed.
The Saint Willibrordchurch has been built between 1875 and 1879 under architecture of architect Alfred Tepe on a location completely surrounded by other houses and streets.
www.sintwillibrordkerk.nl /English   (264 words)

  
 Query results   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A Roof of Architectural Terra Cotta in Color, Mottled Green with the Ribs in Ceramic Gold
Art in Architecture: Some Fine Examples of Brick and Terra Cotta Buildings in Cleveland, Ohio
Art Tile in Architecture: Special Designs in Mosaic Tiles in Both Modern and Oriental Patterns
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