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The architecture that developed on mainland Greece (Helladic) and in the basin of the Aegean Sea (Minoan) belongs to the Greek cultures that preceded the arrival in about 1000 BC of the Ionians and the Dorians.
Military architecture was a defensive response to advances in the technology of warfare; the ability to withstand siege remained important.
In architecture, the principles and styles of ancient Greece and Rome were revived and reinterpreted, to remain dominant until the 20th century.
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 :..::. Museum Of Architecture ..:::.::
The first exhibition covers the period extending from 1883, taken as the year in which education in architecture began, and ending in 1928 when the name of the foundation was changed from the Imperial School of Fine Arts to the Fine Arts Academy The second belongs to the years between 1928 and1964.
The Architectural Faculty at the Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts is the first institution in our country to begin education in architecture as a profession in the modern sense of the word.
The Department of Advanced Architecture which began its teaching at the same time as the Academy of Fine Arts was opened, provided a four-year advanced course of instruction.The students who entered this departmen had to first graduate from high-school and then pass an examination in proficiency.
www.archmuseum.org /galeri_ayrinti.asp?id=12   (648 words)

 Odin - Architecture in Norway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
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 /.../norway/history/032005-990451/index-dok000-b-n-a.html   (8807 words)

 Landscape Architecture
Landscape architecture is concerned with the design, planning, management, and stewardship of the land, rural and urban.
Works of landscape architecture are part of the cultural landscape, a term defined by Parks Canada as "any geographical area modified, influenced, or given special cultural meaning by people." Aboriginal peoples worked with ecological and natural processes to alter the landscape of North America for their own purposes.
Lorrie Alfreda DUNINGTON-GRUBB was arguably the first woman to practice landscape architecture in Canada, and was recognized for her knowledge of town planning as well as horticulture and garden design.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /PrinterFriendly.cfm?ArticleId=A0004505   (5178 words)

 RFC1883   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
RFC 1883 IPv6 Specification December 1995 As an example of the effects of the above algorithm, consider the case of a source node S sending a packet to destination node D, using a Routing header to cause the packet to be routed via intermediate nodes I1, I2, and I3.
RFC 1883 IPv6 Specification December 1995 The Fragment header is not present in the final, reassembled packet.
RFC 1883 IPv6 Specification December 1995 Appendix A. Formatting Guidelines for Options This appendix gives some advice on how to lay out the fields when designing new options to be used in the Hop-by-Hop Options header or the Destination Options header, as described in section 4.2.
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 ArtLex on architecture
Islamic tomb in a walled garden built for Shah Jahan's wife Mumatz Mahal [aka Arjuman Banu Begum], of bearing masonry and inlaid marble, with onion-shape domes and flanking towers, in Agra, India, seat of the Mughal Empire.
"Architecture is the triumph of human imagination over materials, methods and men, to put man into possession of his own earth.
Great Buildings Collection is a gateway to architecture from around the world and across history.
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 Architecture Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The Carnegie Mellon University Architecture Archives was created in 1984 to collect, conserve and promote the use of architectural records that document the architects and architecture of Pittsburgh and the tri-state region of western Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio and northern West Virginia.
Architecture under the French Regime in Quebec (1608-1763) was based on the Norman and Breton house.
The purpose of the program is to document the history of women's involvement in architecture by collecting, preserving, storing, and making available to researchers the professional papers of women architects, landscape architects, designers, architectural historians and critics, and urban planners, and the records of women's architectural organizations, from around the world.
www.architectstore.com /archives.html   (1487 words)

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Therefore, extension headers must be processed strictly in the order they appear in the packet; a receiver must not, for example, scan through a packet looking for a particular kind of extension header and process that header prior to processing all preceding ones.
The lengths of the fragments must be chosen such that the resulting fragment packets fit within the MTU of the path to the packets' destination(s).
The following error conditions may arise when reassembling fragmented packets: If insufficient fragments are received to complete reassembly of a packet within 60 seconds of the reception of the first-arriving fragment of that packet, reassembly of that packet must be abandoned and all the fragments that have been received for that packet must be discarded.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1883.txt   (7295 words)

 Architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The single-most important factor that shaped Victorian architecture as we know it was the invention of balloon frame construction; which is still the primary way homes are built today.
It "enabled them to understand the supremely important roles of fantasy and decoration in architecture in a manner far beyond anything we are capable of - this led to many of their houses being far more human and livable than ours." What a fitting opinion for such wonderful homes.
These homes, with their massive elaborate architecture, could only be afforded by those at the top of the class system.
www.normanhistorichouse.org /Architectureframe.htm   (3849 words)

His central thesis, which served as the school’s guiding principle, was that design (in any of its forms) should be functional, based on a wedding of art and engineering.
This concept, which was expressed in his own buildings, had a profound influence on modern architecture.
Born in Berlin on May 18, 1883, Gropius studied architecture in Munich and Berlin-Carlottenburg.
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 BSP Gallery Bookshop Architecture books
Many masterpieces of Islamic art, such as the Alhambra and the Taj Mahal, were produced during the period between the early 13th century and the advent of European colonial rule in the 19th.
Architecture and society in New South Wales 1788-1842.
Recording the architectural casualties suffered during the whole period of air bombardment 1940-45 profusely illus.
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 Great Buildings Online - Master Buildings List 2006.0520
Allegheny County Courthouse, by Henry Hobson Richardson, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1883 to 1888.
Higginson House, by Henry Hobson Richardson, at Boston, Massachusetts, 1881 to 1883.
Landerbank, by Otto Wagner, at Vienna, Austria, 1883 to 1884.
www.greatbuildings.com /buildings.html   (11322 words)

 Architecture - Walter Gropius
Walter Adolph Gropius was a German-American architect and educator, who founded the Bauhaus, a German art school that became a seminal force in architecture and applied art during the first half of the 20th century.
Born in Berlin on May 18, 1883, Gropius studied architecture in Munich and Berlin-Charlottenburg.
Opposed to the Nazi regime, he left Germany secretly in 1934, and after several years in England, he went to the United States to join the architecture faculty of Harvard University.
arthistory.heindorffhus.dk /frame-ArchitectureGropius.htm   (391 words)

 Discover: Architecture
Architectural information is available at many levels, from the man in the street to the designer at the CAD station, on a wide range of subjects covering history, design, law, building products, building costs, structures and the environmental implications of specification.
This series surveys the architecture of England county by county, it is still going strong and new volumes are regularly published.
Architecture in Manuscript 1601 - 1996: Guide to the British Architectural Library Manuscripts and Archives Collection RIBA British Architectural Library, Mansell 1998 is a guide to the architectural specifications, correspondence, sketchbooks and other documents including held in the collection.
members.riba.org /library/bal11a.htm   (2934 words)

 1831 in architecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1830 in architecture, other events of 1831 1832 in architecture and the architecture timeline.
June 21 - John Henry Chamberlain (died 1883)
This page was last modified 19:31, 4 August 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1831_in_architecture   (64 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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The development of new kinds of architecture was advanced by the use of iron (wrought and cast iron) and later steel.
Also important in the appearance of new architecture was the increased used of glazing in 19th century buildings; metal can hold larger panels of glass than wood could.
Metal had, of course, been used in small quantities much earlier--as dowells to hold drums of columns together in Greek architecture, for example.
www.bluffton.edu /~humanities/art/19c/arch/arch.html   (973 words)

 Portland Architectural History Tour/Old Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Old Church has outlasted all the other churches before it, having been built in 1883.
Features of the church include Carpenter Gothic architecture, Victorian furniture, and stained glass.
There is a historic Hook and Hastings Tracker organ and a free concert is given every Wednesday at noon.
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 VLN: S.F. Architecture 1880-1883
Chronological listing of 10 selected architectural works in the San Francisco Bay Area (1880-1883).
Fernando Barreda was minister from both Spain and Peru to the Court of St. James and the U.S. This was remodeled by Polk when the architect married Barreda's daughter (Woodbridge and Woodbridge 1992: 87).
Many finely incised panels add elegance to the facade of this Stick Style house (Olmsted and Watkins 1969: 273).
www.verlang.com /sfbay0004ref_19thc_010.html   (1002 words)

 eBay - art architecture, Prints, Nonfiction Books items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
ARCHITECTURE PRINT Boston City Hall 1892 EM Wheelwright
Maya art and architecture (World of Art) (pb)
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 New York Architecture Images- SEARCH-BEDSTUY
The southern and western portions comprise masonry row housing of distinguished architectural quality and vigorous churches whose spires contribute to the area's fre­quently lacy skyline.
The 1883 opening of the Brooklyn Bridge trolley lines and the 1885 opening of the elevated railroad along Fulton Street only increased the number of people choosing to settle here.
Over the last 50 years, Bedford-Stuyvesant has undergone numerous developments as community groups continue to help keep their neighborhood safe, bring in businesses, restore area homes, and offer a wealth of community services and events.
www.nyc-architecture.com /BES/BedStuy.htm   (1019 words)

 Impact of Ageing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Designed by Friedrich Schmidt (1825-1891), it was erected between 1872 and 1883.
The architecture of the Ringstraße is dominated by historicism.
In Historicism various stylistic elements of the past were combined into a style in its own right.
www.univie.ac.at /impactofageing/cityhall.php   (176 words)

 Architecture - Gridskipper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Since the house is not open to the public, you'll have to imagine the part that doesn't face the street: a series of interlocking terraces that flow seamlessly into the landscape.
Thinking about it, architecture isn't exactly the hobby of the impoverished but still, for $85 you should be able to atleast spend the night.
Recently she went to Minneapolis, the phoenix of architecture, and snapped this shot (through a window no less!) of Bigelow Chapel, a new ecumenical chapel at the United Theological Seminary.
www.gridskipper.com /travel/architecture   (3141 words)

 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) - Architecture Links on the Web: RIBA gateway to internet resources
Architecture Links is maintained by the RIBA British Architectural Library.
On the architecture of Mikko Heikkinen and Markku Komonen
Joseph Emberton was a pioneer of modern architecture in England.
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 Tomfolio.com: Architecture, Architecture Essays
The author "discusses postmodern architectural styles and theories within the context of philosophical ideas about modernism and postmodernism." Pencil underlining and edge wear.
The condition of the book is very good but the binding is scuffed, the corners are worn, and the top of the front hinge has started to crack.
The first 31 pages are an interview with Hugh Downs from a television broadcast; also includes Wright's lectures given on Modern Architecture (Princeton University, 1930), The Chicago Art Institute (1931) and On Organic Architecture (London, 1939).
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 Ingham 1883
In 1881 the parish contained 460 inhabitants, and comprised 1503 acres of land, two thirds of which are arable.
The Church (Holy Trinity) is a large and handsome building of flint and stone, erected during that transition period when the Decorated was fast emerging into the Perpendicular style of architecture.
Registrar of births,deaths and marriages for Ludham district, and relieving officer for Happing district and post office
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 Vienna1900: Architecture
Vienna around 1900 is the seedbed for an architectural style that culminated in the functionalism of Adolf Loos and played a crucial role in the development of modernism and postmodernism.
Modern architecture, as defined by Otto Wagner, was a progressive program that dispensed with formal elements and the abundance of decoration that had characterized nineteenth century architecture.
His Postal Saving's Bank, for example, has smooth wall dressings that lend aesthetic justification to his argument that the "modern eye" has lost its sense for a small and intimate scale and become accustomed to longer straight lines, to more expansive surfaces, and to plainer silhouetting.
faculty.washington.edu /vienna/architecture/buildings.htm   (391 words)

 English Cathedrals Their Architecture, Symbolism & History - 1883 Condition: New - SHOP.COM
English Cathedrals Their Architecture, Symbolism & History - 1883 Condition: New - SHOP.COM
English Cathedrals : Their Architecture, Symbolism & History - 1883
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 20th Century Architecture: Walter Gropius
He was influenced by the writings of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Founded the Bauhaus (House of Building), one of the most influential architecture and design schools of the 20th century.
The rise of National Socialsim and Adolf Hitler drove Gropius out of Germany.
www.bc.edu /bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/fa267/gropius.html   (78 words)

 Castes, Races and Tribes
Chalukyan Architecture of the Kanarese Districts by Henry Cousens 1926
Architecture in the Himalayas by William Simpson 1883
Sketch of the dynasties of south India by R Sewell 1883
www.goethals.org /biblio.htm   (3780 words)

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