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  Architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
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 1920   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
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 Culture - Modern Architecture in Romania, 1920-1940
The analysis of architecture in the system conferred by the other arts allows for singling out the major crosscurrents existing in the course of the history, as well as the peculiarities belonging to architecture as a synthesis of arts, science and technology, definitely influenced by economic and social factors.
Some students of architecture who were studying in that decade in capitals of Western Europe started showing a weakness for the new artistic current that had already taken shape and that would account for a radical change in behaviour of those who would be considered pioneers of modern architecture.
The wide-scale launching of modern architecture in Romania occured in the early 1930s, when it began to be regarded as a symbol of progress and opening to the new civilization of the 20th century.
www.ici.ro /romania/en/cultura/a_arh2.html   (3726 words)

 1920 Home Architecture
HLP Architects is your best choice to design your home ala 1920 home architecture because we charge clients the best prices their budget can afford.
Architecture first evolved out of the dynamics between needs (shelter, security, worship, etc.) and means (available building materials and attendant skills).
Architecture now required a team of professionals in its making, an architect being one among the many, sometimes the leader, sometimes not.
www.hlparchitects.com /1920-home-architecture   (1654 words)

 New York Architecture Images-Williamsburg Bridge
New York architecture is a model for the exploitation of congestion.
He said, "It's marvelous what you can do in the way of arousing human emotions by the use you can make architecturally of simple lines." When the bridge opened officially to the public on December 20th, people had been waiting in the cold, winter darkness since midnight, to be among the first on the bridge.
In 1917 Williamsburg had the most densely populated blocks in the city and by 1920 the population was soaring at 260 thousand.
www.nyc-architecture.com /BRI/BRI003-WilliamsburgBridge.htm   (3820 words)

 1890 House Architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
HLP Architects is your best choice to design your home ala 1890 house architecture because we charge clients the best prices their budget can afford.
Architectural styles developed and texts on architecture began to be written.
They felt that architecture was not a personal philosophical or aesthetic pursuit by individualists; rather it had to consider everyday needs of people and use technology to give a livable environment.
www.hlparchitects.com /1890-house-architecture   (1650 words)

 On The Road: Kentucky's Roadside Commercial Architecture
Roadside commercial architecture of the early-to-mid twentieth century is often taken for granted by contemporary observers.
Seen as unattractive reminders of a less-sophisticated past, these gas stations, motor courts, and refreshment stands were part and parcel of a movement which drew commerce away from the downtown core and relocated it on the city's edge and throughout the countryside.
This exhibit focuses on commercial architecture of the roadside in its infancy---from 1920 to 1960.
www.state.ky.us /agencies/khc/roadside.htm   (571 words)

 Industrial design and architecture at Carlsberg
The Carlsberg Architectural Prize was awarded for the first time in Copenhagen in 1992.
If you ignore the symmetry and consider the geometrical aspects from the inside and out, you have the basic principle in the modern architecture, which definition is: light, air, salvation and light surfaces.
Architecture meant a great deal to Carl Jacobsen, example: When he discovered that the industrial chimneys at the brewery were in a stage of serious disrepair, he did not only repair them, but told Dahlerup to design a 56 metre tall chimney in granite and brick.
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 Culture - Modern Architecture in Romania, 1920-1940 - Dwellings
Marcel Janco remains the first architect in the history of Romanian architecture to have planned, starting the mid - 1920s, dwellings with an obvious renewing character, as proff of the intense theoretical, campaigning effort for the dissemination and development of the ideas of the Modern Movement in arts and architecture.
There is an obvious evolution in time in point of form and function, closely corroborated with the selective affinity of the architects vis-a-vis the new current as well as in relation to their own ability to generate and develop new stylistic directions.
The examples are numerous, their architecture standing between cubist influences and compositions in which the intervention of the curved surfaces is sometimes obsessive and purses an aesthetic demonstration.
www.ici.ro /romania/en/cultura/a_arh21.html   (1716 words)

 architecture of the '20's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
For the United States the Twenties was a time to flourish and enjoy the common wealth, but unlike everything else, architecture was in a creative slump.
The International Style was the most common and wide-spread type of architecture found in the twenties.
These new materials had great and long lasting influences on modern architecture and are still used today.
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 Red Square Architecture + Design Photographer
Rincon, Puerto Rico The classic Spanish architecture of this resort features white stucco, wood, red tile and wrought iron throughout This Relais and Chateaux resort is on the northwest corner of the island.
We were asked to do a photographic documentation of the landmark's architecture and relationship to its surroundings.
Manalapan, Florida The white stucco archways are reminiscent of Mexican architecture, particularly in Southern and Baja California.
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 HA924 British Architecture and Modernism 1920-1940   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
It considers the phenomenon of architectural immigration from German-speaking countries, and British responses (& resistance) to the work of Le Corbusier.
It examines the legacy of the garden city movement, the survival of a craft-based approach to architecture and scrutinises the different concepts and models of modernism current in inter-war Britain.
To be able to discuss architectural design and construction in terms of more general patterns of historical change.
www2.warwick.ac.uk /fac/arts/arthistory/postgraduate/ma/courses/ha924   (293 words)

 The Works: Industrial Architecture of the United States
It will be of interest to architectural historians, higher and secondary education pupils and students of architecture, technology and design.
In Vers une Architecture he recognised the Zeitgeist of the machine age and the functional tradition, so inherent in the design of factories, silos, liners, aeroplanes and cars.
These many American factories are to be compared with The Sheerness Navel Dockyard of 1858, The Albert Dock and Oriel Chambers in Liverpool, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Larkin Building in Buffalo of 1904 and Behrens Turbine Factory in Berlin of 1909.
www.americansc.org.uk /Reviews/Works.htm   (710 words)

 Modern Architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Build the future you¿ve dreamed of with an MFA in Architecture from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.
Modern architecture is the term given to the range of approaches in architecture, first appearing at the beginning of the 20th century, that rejected historic precedent as a source of
Modern architecture is at least as old as the motor car; indeed...
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 Amazon.co.uk: Books: Romanian Modernism: The Architecture of Bucharest, 1920-40   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
This book reveals the extent to which modern architecture flourished in Romania - and is still visible as a neglected and almost forgotten past amid the contradictions of present day Bucharest.
The architectural programme characteristic for the so-called "inter-bellum" time in Romania has been the residential one, and to this is credit given largely in the book.
A special attention is given to the architectural exhibitions, which served well showing strikingly the new architectural concepts.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0262133482   (853 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
One of the interesting things about this building is that it is probably the last church constructed in the true Gothic style of the 1920's.
The architecture is so true that it is hard to believe the building was constructed as late as 1955.
1920: The chapel was replaced by a permanent church on the present property.
www.neworleanschurches.com /olpswego/history.htm   (359 words)

 American Architecture 1860-1920   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Stick Style to Classical Revival The series continues with an exploration of American architecture as a new century begins, approximately 1860 to 1920.
While the era is infused with an exciting mix of eclectic styles, this guide will help provide a concise means to identify the major attributes of each style and period.
Interpreting Romanesque architecture into a distinctly different style, architect H.H. Richardson created a style which abandoned the vertical silhouettes and smooth stone facings of earlier times.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/Architecture/20210   (396 words)

 Colonial architecture on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The local color of Oaxaca: a mixture of Spanish and Indian culture infuses some of Mexico's best colonial architecture.
Dutch treat: an architect and a designer deliver a fresh twist on Dutch Colonial architecture for a beach house on the Gulf of Mexico.
A young girl makes her way home from the market on a hot summer day in 2002 in the northern city of Cap Haitian, Haiti, a town known for its colonial architecture and friendly people.
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 Sticks and Stones: American Architecture 1600-1920   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The class will survey the variety of architectural styles prevalent in the United States through the first three centuries of our nation's development including: Medieval, Georgian, Federal, Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate, Second Empire, Queen Anne, Richardson Romanesque, and Arts and Crafts styles.
The course will consider these styles as representative cultural expressions that suggest historical responses to aesthetic and cultural conflicts and which offer historical insight and understanding.
Included in the course will be field trips and field studies at area homes, churches, and public buildings as well as video, slide, and internet "viewings" of significant contributors to the national architectural story.
www.angelfire.com /empire/mgs2002/mc_06.html   (176 words)

 Architecture and Interior Design Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
I have an ever-expanding library of material on architecture, interior design, furniture, and landscape design, concentrating on the time period of the 1830's to the late 1920's.
Research in architectural house design books of the time period.
Research in more recent references on architectural history.
www.vintagedesigns.com /services/archresearch   (114 words)

 The Seen - Oakhurst Village   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Seen is located in the heart of Oakhurst Village, which was annexed to the City of Decatur in 1920.
This is reflected in the neighborhood residences, as well as the original Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital that houses The Seen.
The Oakhurst Arts and Music Festival in October, The "Jazz Nights at Scottish Rite" on Thursday evenings in April, and biannual “Wine Crawls” all provide another good excuse for a visit to the village.
www.theseengallery.com /oakhurst.html   (236 words)

 Linkopedia.: Art/Architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Collection of 2,800 lantern slides represents an historical view of American buildings and landscapes built during the period 1850-1920.
Searchable directory of architecture links by the Royal Institute of British Architects.
A photographic archive of the archaeological and architectural remains of ancient Athens (Greece).
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 Arroyo Craftsman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Valencia 7'' Wall Mount Valencia Series Evocative of California Missions and warm summer nights; this series was inspired by Spanish Revival art and architecture of the 1920's.
Valencia 9'' Pendant w/ Brass Chain Valencia Series Evocative of California Missions and warm summer nights; this series was inspired by Spanish Revival art and architecture of the 1920's.
Valencia 9'' Wall Mount Valencia Series Evocative of California Missions and warm summer nights; this series was inspired by Spanish Revival art and architecture of the 1920's.
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 RIBA Bookshops - World Architecture: Romanian ModernismThe Architecture of Bucharest, 1920-1940
architecture flourished in Romania and is still visible as a neglected and
ArchiLab's Urban Experiments: Radical Architecture, Art and the City.
Architecture, Planning and Surveying (CRAC Degree Course Guides: Series 1).
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 American Cultural History - Decade 1920-1929
Early modernism in art, design, and architecture, which began at the turn of the century, continued through to 1940 and the war.
Very good explanation of movements, then 1 page entry on important artists, a color photo of one of their works, 10 year average of value of their art, and public collections list.
Volstead Act became effective Jan 16, 1920 and made the sale of a drink containing as much as one half-ounce of alcohol unlawful.
kclibrary.nhmccd.edu /decade20.html   (2532 words)

 U.S. Pacific Command: An Official Military Website Tue, Aug. 16, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Where – The new headquarters building is located across the street from the old headquarters complex at Camp H.M. Smith, overlooking the Halawa Valley towards downtown Honolulu.
Special Considerations - The architectural style was chosen with consideration of its visible location on the Halawa Heights.
The interior architecture, and state-of-the-art fiber optic network will be designed for maximum flexibility, allowing for long term change and reconfiguration.
www.pacom.mil /staff/newhq/fact/fact.shtml   (190 words)

 Jolly Hotel Madison Towers
Aptly located within walking distance to Times Square, the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station and Bryant Park, the hotel is suitable for the executive business traveler and discerning tourist.
Designed by the architects Murgatroyed and Ogden, the building exudes the charm of 1920's American architecture accentuated by true European elegance.
Bask in the warmth and elegance of Italian style enhanced by the grand marble staircase and a five foot hand-made crystal chandelier.
www.nycvp.com /todonyc/Jolly_Hotel_Madison_Towers.htm   (153 words)

 1920 movie flappers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
We often think of California as home to movie stars and miles of freeways, and sometimes...
After all, your story is intended for a movie-going audience so honest opinions from friends...
Her Hair," which is included in Flappers and Philosophers (1920).
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 Old West End Postcards
The Bartley was renovated in the late '90's into apartments.
The New Paragon Refining Company opened a service station at Ashland and Collingwood prior to 1920.
The architecture has similarities to the nearby churches, especially St. Marks.
www.oldwestendtoledo.com /postcards.html   (556 words)

 Texas Online: Paris, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
will provide walking and driving tour maps that include some 34 points of interest, including the 1920's downtown architecture and historic sites.
SAM BELL MAXEY STATE HISTORICAL STRUCTURE-Gem of Victorian architecture built by Confederate General Maxey 1868, occupied by family for almost a century.
Maxeys were avid gardeners; restoration includes landscaped grounds and small Victorian garden in original dimensions.
texas-on-line.com /graphic/paris.htm   (241 words)

 United Vacations - Jolly Hotel Madison Towers
This charming Italian boutique hotel is ideally located in the heart of Manhattan, within walking distance of Grand Central Station, Fifth Avenue shopping, museums, tourist attractions, theaters and some of New York's finest restaurants.
Enjoy a combination of comfortable accommodations, quality amenities and charming 1920's American architecture during visits to this inviting New York hotel.
Cancellations made inside of 2 days prior to arrival incur a 1 night penalty and applicable product penalties.
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