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  Pound's Quest for the Paradiso
As he grows increasingly suspicious of this notion, and of architecture's ability to "awaken" the masses and to reform institutions, he begins to invest his cultural critique in poetry--especially in The Cantos, where the architectural images he uses are fragmented, but nonetheless powerful in their socio-politically/historically significance.
Architecture serves especially well as a dialectical image for Pound because of the multiple facets of its language, and because of its obvious ubiquity.
As Keith Tuma explains, "Architecture is important to Pound because it is intimately connected with the daily life of the masses" (1990: 86), and whatever most often confronts the masses, Pound may have surmised, has the most power to change consciousnesses.
webdoc.sub.gwdg.de /edoc/ia/eese/artic96/northcut/9_96.html   (5783 words)

 American Domestic Architecture ~ Chapter One
Architectural publications had a dramatic impact particularly in rural areas, where no architectural services were available, permitting builders in the country to erect the latest designs.
In the case of Los Angeles, a functional architecture with flat roofs, stucco exterior walls, open courtyards, patios, pergolas, and use of glass window-walls and doors developed that was appropriate for both the mild climate and the out-door lifestyle.
Architectural historians should be allowed many diversions, but their first responsibility is to show how, through a compelling rendering of the elements of architecture and their assembly, vital ideas become transmuted into vivid and memorable form.
www.infosentialpress.com /adach1.htm   (7890 words)

I believe that the architectural scheme which we are working our for the Palisades Group will prove to be one of the most interesting and talked of ideas that has ever been used in Exposition architecture.
Many new buildings had to be erected and the opportunity was seized to illustrate in their architectural treatment the progress from the Indian pueblos of the pre-Spanish period to the present time with its Moderne influence.
In working out the architectural scheme of the new exposition he has sought to show by modified examples the progressive steps in the development from the pre-Spanish period to the present time and through the inspiration of the old forms and influence of modern ideas to produce a new and distinctive California style.
sandiegohistory.org /amero/notes-1935new.htm   (18243 words)

 foster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Sir Norman Foster, architect of the Valencia Congress Center, was born in Manchester, England, in 1935.
He studied architecture and city planning at Manchester University and obtained a master's degree at Yale University.
The largest construction project in the world, Hong Kong's new international airport, with a terminal building the size of 10 Wembley stadiums, is nearing completion by the Mott onsortium led by Mott Connell and Foster and Partners with BAA plc, Britain's airports authority.
whc.unesco.org /events/VALENCIA/us/conference/participants/pgs.part/foster.htm   (170 words)

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The partnership received the 1968 Architectural Firm Award of the American Institute of Architects, the highest honor bestowed on an architectural practice by the Institute.
Pei's architectural style blossomed in the early 1960s with his design for the National Center for Atmospheric Research on a remote mesa in the Rocky Mountains.
In 1983, he gained the Pritzker Architecture Prize honoring a living architect each year whose built work demonstrates a combination of those qualities of talent, vision, and commitment, which has produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture.
www.personal.psu.edu /users/t/x/txs303/pei.txt   (667 words)

 Journal of San Diego History
The basis for this was their letter dated, April 10, 1935, which refers to "the Persian type decorative and plain tile to be set on the wall in the park...as per your [Requa's] drawings...the sum of one hundred and twenty five dollars".
Unfortunately, today, although in its original 1935 location, the quiet splashing of the water down its face is lost in the roar of commercial jets approaching the San Diego airport, the clatter of service and garbage trucks using the walkway behind the fountain and the parking area immediately adjacent to the fountain.
Parker Jackson describes himself as "Requa's Historian" and an authority on the architecture of the 1935 California Pacific International Exposition.
sandiegohistory.org /journal/2000-4/fountain.htm   (1623 words)

Established in 1935 in memory of Arthur W. Wheelwright of the class of 1887, this fellowship for travel and study in architecture outside the United States may be awarded annually to a GSD alumnus or alumna who holds the degree Master in Architecture or Master of Architecture in Urban Design.
It may be awarded annually to one or more graduating students in architecture, on the basis of his or her achievements at the school and the worthiness of the project to be undertaken.
The prize is awarded by the Department of Architecture in recognition of the highest level of academic achievement among students graduating from the postprofessional Master in Architecture (MArch II) program.
www.gsd.harvard.edu /inside/registrar/register/educational_resources/fellowships_prizes.html   (1784 words)

 Paolo Soleri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
As much a visionary as he is an architect, Paolo Soleri, born in Turin in 1919, worked with Frank Lloyd Wright in the late 1940s and went on to develop his own organically expressive architecture.
Since 1935 he has been involved almost exclusively with the design of alternative urban planning models.
Based on Soleri's concept of "Arcology," architecture sympathetic to ecology, Arcosanti embodies Soleri's urban ideals: to maximize the interaction and accessibility associated with an urban environment; to minimize the use of energy, raw materials, and land, thus reducing waste and environmental pollution; and to allow interaction with the surrounding natural environment.
www.monacellipress.com /books/PaoloSoleri.shtml   (236 words)

 AUM - department of architecture at university of manitoba   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The University of Manitoba was established in 1877 to confer degrees on students graduating from its three founding colleges- St.
1966 Senate authorized the reorganization of the curriculum in Architecture to include a three-year program leading to the degree of Bachelor of Environmental Studies as a prerequisite to one of: (a) a three-year program leading to the degree of Bachelor of Architecture; (b) a two-year program leading to the degree of Bachelor of Landscape Architecture.
The third year specialized study in architecture, for instance, is commonly referred to as the “ED3 Architecture Option’.
www.umanitoba.ca /faculties/architecture/arch/overview/history.php   (1185 words)

 University Libraries of Notre Dame, Architecture - April 2002 New Books
A history of architecture in the Carpathian basin, 1000-1920.
Architectural drawings of the eighteenth century = Les dessins d'architecture au XVIIIe siècle = I disegni di architettura nel Settecento.
New Mexico Architectural Foundation and the American Institute of Architects, Albuquerque Chapter, in association with the New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
www.nd.edu /~archlib/newbooks/archive_2002/0204_146.html   (716 words)

 Building in China; Henry K. Murphy's "Adaptive Architecture," 1914-1935; Jeffrey W. Cody
Building in China is about striking an architectural balance between the pull of monumental tradition and the push of technological novelty.
Murphy's buildings were more than vessels for either aesthetic visions or technical expertise; inadvertently they became political emblems, as Chinese rulers such as Chiang Kai-shek and Sun Yat-sen's son called on Murphy for city planning advice to complement their hopes for urban reconstruction.
Jeffrey W. Cody is associate professor in the Department of Architecture at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he has taught architectural history since 1995.
www.columbia.edu /cu/cup/catalog/data/962201/9622018718.HTM   (212 words)

 MSN Encarta - IM Pei
Ieoh Ming Pei was born in Guangzhou (Canton), China.
He immigrated to the United States in 1935 and studied architecture at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University.
The award praised Pei for having “given this century some of its most beautiful interior spaces and exterior forms.” Pei’s firm has been responsible for some of the largest public and private construction projects in the United States and abroad, from the mid-20th century on.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761575591/Pei_I(eoh)_M(ing).html   (418 words)

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Sir Norman Foster (Manchester, 1935) studied architecture and urban planning at the University of Manchester.
Foster explored the technical and structural possibilities of buildings and became one of the leading figures in high-tech architecture.
It is considered to be a masterpiece of high-tech architecture.
www.sikkens.com /NR/exeres/E198CD9C-07D7-4205-8CEA-C0D8D65DFD25.htm   (415 words)

 Didrichsenin taidemuseo
His architecture was noted for straight and clear lines; he was logical, patient and had foresight - he could see the technical architectural problems of the future.
He endeavoured to study architecture in greater depth, rather than simply concentrate on the exterior of a building.
Viljo Revell's greatest breakthrough was the winning of the architectural competition for the design of the City Hall of Toronto.
www.didrichsenmuseum.fi /e_revel1.html   (292 words)

 I.M. Pei
It is easy to say that the art of architecture is everything, but how difficult it is to introduce the conscious intervention of an artistic imagination without straying from the context of life.
The practice of architecture is a collective enterprise, with many individuals of various disciplines and talents working closely together.
And from the commissioning to the completion of a project, there are also the many individuals for whom architects work, whose contribution to quality is frequently as crucial as that of the architect.
www.pritzkerprize.com /pei.htm   (993 words)

 Today in History: May 2
Architecture and Interior Design for 20th Century America, 1935-1955
Photographs commissioned by Good Housekeeping, House Beautiful, and Home and Garden are among the 29,000 negatives and color transparencies featured in Architecture and Interior Design for the 20th Century America, 1935-1955.
This collection of photographs by Samuel Gottscho and William Schleisner provides a detailed look at architectural styles and trends throughout the nation from the perspective of the architect as well as the client.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/today/may02.html   (1053 words)

 Vincent Scully to present CAUP Wallenberg Lecture Friday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Scully, whose lecture is titled "The Architecture of Community," encourages design that focuses on the human aspects of life and is deeply concerned with preserving community.
Through his writing, Scully creates parallels between architecture and human life that allow people to see more deeply into a field with which they might not otherwise be concerned.
This lecture was established with an endowment in 1976 to ensure that an annual lecture be offered in Wallenberg's honor that focused attention on architecture as a humane social art.
www.umich.edu /~urecord/9596/Feb06_96/artcl10.htm   (229 words)

 Peter Rice, Engineer (1935-1992) [Archeire, Irish Architecture Online]
At its core was the belief, which had been identified in the brief, that culture should not be elitest, that culture should be like any other form of information: open to all in a friendly, classless environment.
In 1992 he was awarded the RIBA Gold Medal for Architecture, the second engineer to receive it (after Ove Arup and Renzo Piano), and the second Irishman after Michael Scott.
The Royal Gold Medal for the promotion of architecture was inaugurated by Queen Victoria in 1848 and is conferred by the Sovereign annually on a distinguished architect or person "whose work has promoted, either directly or indirectly, the advancement of architecture." In late 1991, he was diagnosed with a brain tumour.
www.irish-architecture.com /architects_ireland/peter_rice   (1352 words)

 UTSOA - eNews-8-2-2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
McHarg's landscape architecture and regional planning program at Penn had two tracks--one focused on design which was more site oriented and the other on planning which was more regionally based.
The designation of ASLA Fellow indicates that an individual has been recognized by his or her peers as having accomplished extraordinary work in one of four elected categories (Works of Landscape Architecture, Administrative Work, Knowledge, and Service to the Profession) over a sustained period of time.
After graduating from the School of Architecture, from 1935 to 1938 he worked as an architect for the National Park Service, helping to design facilities for the Bastrop and Palo Duro State Parks in Texas.
web.austin.utexas.edu /architecture/enews/archive/2004-08-02   (1834 words)

 Biographical Sketch - Walter T. Rolfe
He served as chairman of architecture from 1935 until 1946.
Professor Rolfe was a designer and consultant for architectural projects in Kansas, Massachusetts, Alabama, Illinois, North Dakota, Washington, and Texas.
He was also national chairman of the Committee on Education of the American Institute of Architects and vice president of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.
utexas.edu /faculty/council/2000-2001/memorials/AMR/Rolfe/rolfe.html   (278 words)

 1935 article - 1935 1932 1933 1934 1936 1937 1938 Decades 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
September 2 - Labor Day Hurricane of 1935: A large hurricane hits the Florida Keys killing 423.
September 8 - Carl Weiss shoot fatally US Senator from Louisiana, Huey Long, nicknamed "Kingfish", in the Louisiana capitol building.
1935 article - 1935 definition - what means 1935
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/1935   (1258 words)

 Design and Build   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ask students at another school about the architecture in their community.
Analyze the types of architecture and structures that have survived over a long period of time.
Write a report about one type of building, architecture or one architect with the their emphasis around the world (e.g., cathedrals, Frank Lloyd Wright).
members.aol.com /lesliebann/design.asp   (1055 words)

 Architecture and Interior Design, Gottscho and Schleisner, Photographs (American Memory from the Library of Congress)
Architecture and Interior Design, Gottscho and Schleisner, Photographs (American Memory from the Library of Congress)
The Gottscho-Schleisner Collection is comprised of over 29,000 images primarily of architectural subjects, including interiors and exteriors of homes, stores, offices, factories, historic buildings, and other structures.
Many of the photographs were commissioned by architects, designers, owners and architectural publications, and document important achievements in American 20th-century architecture and interior design.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/collections/gottscho   (165 words)

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His teaching of architectural design was in the most encompassing and in the purest sense.
Just as this view of architecture was shaped by his appreciation of the building as a pure art form, his view of architectural education was also viewed on this love for architecture.
His recognition that architecture was the manifestation of varying cultural influences on unchanging basic principles permitted a faculty of varied viewpoints and interests yet with a common focus.
undertow.arch.gatech.edu /homepages/gt7531b/catalog.htm   (1573 words)

 VoS - Voice of the Shuttle
Southeastern Architectural Archive ("architectural and urban history of New Orleans and the Gulf South, from the 1830s through the 1980s, with significant holdings for other regions of the country.
Architecture and Interior Design for 20th Century America (Architectural photographs by Samuel Gottscho and William Schleisner, 1935-1955) (Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress)
Space Syntax Page ("The aim of the SSL is to develop clear and simple methods for describing and analysing architectural and urban forms so that researchers can study those forms, whether actual or hypothetical, and their relation to social function, in as scientific a way
vos.ucsb.edu /browse.asp?id=2705   (1577 words)

 Stylistic Evolution, cont.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Queen Anne style of architecture, very popular in its time, was first introduced at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition of 1876, from England.
The Prarie Style of architecture, a truly American form, drew its origins from the influences of Frank Lloyd Wright.
These styles of architecture, drawing from historical roots, were the key architectural forms in the United States from the turn of the century until the depression.
xroads.virginia.edu /~class/am483_97/projects/cook/style2.htm   (492 words)

 Gordon Bunshaft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, the largest architectural partnership in the world, had in 1956 a staff consisting of over 700 people, 200 of whom were draftsmen, while ninety-four were registered architects.
Bunshaft attended Lafayette High School in Buffalo and subsequently studied architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he received a Master of Arts diploma in Architecture in 1935.
Lever House set the standard in American architecture for at least five years, and was the model for much of the urban glass-box architecture during the 1950s.
freenet.buffalo.edu /bah/a/archs/bun.html   (793 words)

Wales can be proud of its slate armadillo: Giles Worsley, the first architecture critic to see inside the new Wales Millennium Centre, finds it too nationalistic but a worthy home for Welsh National Opera.
Architecture Student Hopes to Apply Lessons of History [pre-Columbian ruins] to Former San Francisco Landmark [Sutro Baths] - Jonathan Lopez; RTKL- Cal Poly State University
And the Winners Are: New Housing New York Competition Winners: Exhibition of inspiring designs for affordable, sustainable housing opens tomorrow.
www.archnewsnow.com /news/news_2004_02_11.htm   (466 words)

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1932 1933 1934 - 1935 - 1936 1937
Labor Day Hurricane of 1935: A large hurricane hits the Florida Keys killing 423.
Carl Weiss shoot fatally US Senator from Louisiana, Huey Long, nicknamed "Kingfish", in the Louisiana capitol building.
en-cyclopedia.com /wiki/1935   (858 words)

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