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  Robert Venturi
She is noted for bringing particular attention to the relationship of architecture, planning and social conditions, and is primarily responsible for planning, urban design and architectural programming.
And where we thereby could acknowledge the elements of symbol and mass culture as vital to architecture, and the genius of the everyday, and the commercial vernacular as inspirational as was the industrial vernacular in the early days of Modernism.
The traditional architecture of Kyoto as it reveals the elemental quality of architecture as shelter, as sublime background for the complexity and richness of life and its paraphernalia, which themselves evolve rich varieties of scales and patterns.
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 modern architecture. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
new architectural style that emerged in many Western countries in the decade after World War I. It was based on the “rational” use of modern materials, the principles of functionalist planning, and the rejection of historical precedent and ornament.
The visual aesthetic of modern architecture was largely inspired by the machine and by abstract painting and sculpture.
Increasingly, during the 1950s, modern architecture was criticized for its sterility, its “institutional” anonymity, and its disregard for regional building traditions.
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 1966 in architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Architecture is the practice of designing any buildings or structures.
The practice of architecture can be traced to its origins to every human civilization, architecture is the art of building.
The current practice of Architecture can be broken down into Three general forms of expression: Classical architecture is based on Greek and Roman design methods that can be traced even further to Egyptian and Byzantine models.
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 The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: Italian architecture @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Italy's Romanesque architecture (12th cent.) reveals the first use of the groined vault with projecting ribs.
Gothic architecture was not greatly developed in Italy; a notable exception is the cathedral of Milan, built in part by foreign architects.
Vignola did significant work in Rome in the latter part of the 16th cent., while in N Italy the formal classicism of Palladio was a potent factor in the spreading of Renaissance architecture throughout Europe.
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 Introduction to the Visual Arts-Study Guide, Chapter 10: Summer I, 2004: Ralph Larmann
is an architectural construction method that relies on the effect of gravity and spanning a short distance between two upright supports.
It is one of the oldest methods of construction and Stonehenge uses this type of construction method as does the city of Machu Picchu in Peru.
are an architectural innovation that we usually associate with the ancient Roman civilization.
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 AllRefer.com - orders of architecture (Architecture) - Encyclopedia
In classical tyles of architecture the various columnar types fall, in general, into the five so-called classical orders, which are named Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, Tuscan, and Composite.
Each order comprises the column with its base, shaft, and capital and the supported part or entablature, consisting of architrave, frieze, and cornice.
Architectural writers, notably Serlio, Scamozzi, Vignola, Palladio, and Sanmichele crystallized the Roman versions and additions (Tuscan and Composite) into the five definitely formulated orders, with minute rules of proportion.
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 1966 in architecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1965 in architecture, other events of 1966, 1967 in architecture and the architecture timeline.
The Gateway Arch in St Louis, Missouri, designed by Eero Saarinen is completed.
Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture by Robert Venturi is published, his first attack on modernist architecture.
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 Sarasota School of Architecture. Florida History & the Arts Magazine - Summer 2001 @ Florida OCHP
In 1952, architectural historian Henry Russell Hitchcock wrote in Architectural Review "the most exciting new architecture in the world is being done in Sarasota by a group of young architects." Between 1941 and 1966, Sarasota became a mecca for modern architecture, unrivaled in Florida and equaled only by a few West Coast cities in California.
Traditional decorative elements or references to past architectural styles were swept away, producing a minimalist architecture of flat-roofed buildings with smooth, unornamented walls and delicate, carefully proportioned facades.
The result was a regional modernism which blurred the distinction between the indoors and outdoors and accommodated the lifestyle and climate of southern Florida.
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 The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: modern architecture @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
MODERN ARCHITECTURE [modern architecture] new architectural style that emerged in many Western countries in the decade after World War I. It was based on the "rational" use of modern materials, the principles of functionalist planning, and the rejection of historical precedent and ornament.
1927); W. Gropius, The New Architecture and the Bauhaus (1937); V. Scully, Jr., Modern Architecture: The Architecture of Democracy (1961); L. Benevolo, History of Modern Architecture (2 vol., 1966; tr.
1966); R. Venturi, Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture (1966); S. Giedion, Space, Time, and Architecture (5th ed.
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The new architecture demonstrated its virtues in new Siedlungen (low-cost housing) in Berlin and Frankfurt.
The building’s architectural devices, such as the use of allusion in its Renaissance detail and Chippendale-style pediment, make it a symbol of postmodern architecture.
Closely related to the postmodernist interest in historical styles was the historic preservation movement, which during the 1970s and ‘80s led to the renovation of many landmark older buildings and to a tendency to resist new architecture that seemed to threaten the scale or stylistic integrity of existing structures.
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 100 Best Architecture Books
This selection of architecture books attempts to represent the best Western buildings and architects in proportion to their merit.
Books that are more about history than architecture have been omitted as belonging more to the category of history than to architectural history.
Gene Waddell is an architectural historian; College Archivist, College of Charleston; and author of Charleston Architecture, 1670-1860 (Charleston:  Wyrick and Co., 2004).
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 ARCHITECTURE - ARCHITECTURE - 1966 Encyclopaedia of New Zealand
Architecture, considered as a cultural expression, is the outward and visible sign of the changing patterns of thought, life, and society.
For the first hundred years our architectural history has continued to reflect the provincial dependence of remote, “genteel” traditionalists, belatedly adopting overseas fashions but with a steadily diminishing time lag between the distant cultural centre and the isolated provinces.
The history of domestic architecture measures the progress in standards of comfort and convenience and the development of mechanical equipment.
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 Postmodernism (from Western architecture) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The practice of architecture is employed to fulfill both practical and expressive requirements of civilized people and thus embraces both utilitarian and aesthetic ends.
It is one of the decorative arts and is allied to architecture, city planning, and horticulture.
Out of the Arts and Crafts tradition in design, which emphasized simplicity and handmade objects, grew an architecture that was well suited to an emergent middle class of self-made businessmen and their families living in the midwestern United States.
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The European naturally brought with him his own familiar expressions of architecture, and it is well to consider the main stem of architectural history from which they sprang.
If a tree of architecture could be drawn as a diagram, its roots would be shown running back into dim antiquity nourished by the influences of geographical, geological, climatic, religious, social, and historical surroundings.
From this would spring both Gothic and Renaissance architecture, branching in turn to later revivals and culminating in contemporary modern architecture.
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 Architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Architecture of Washington D.C. The Architecture of Washington D.C. web site is "a dissertation research site on how political power and democracy are expressed in the United States capital" conducted and presented by Daniel Frydman.
The purpose of the archive 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.
One of the prime houses in terms of historical and architectural significance is the Meux Family home at the northwest corner of Tulare and R Streets.
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 The Philadelphia Independent
In 1966, urban architecture was all stark marble plazas, sleek glass towers, and monolithic superblocks.
We are writing a book called Architecture as Signs and Systems, where we talk about the fact that the chic Modern architecture of the 20th century was connected to the aesthetic of contemporary abstract art of the time.
Early Christian architecture and Byzantine architecture are filled with mosaics we now consider to be art, but art was only their secondary function.
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 1966 in architecture -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
(additional info and facts about architecture timeline) architecture timeline.
The (additional info and facts about Gateway Arch) Gateway Arch in (additional info and facts about St Louis, Missouri) St Louis, Missouri, designed by (United States architect (born in Finland) (1910-1961)) Eero Saarinen is completed.
Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture by (United States architect (born in 1925)) Robert Venturi is published, his first attack on modernist architecture.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1966_in_architecture.htm   (112 words)

 Women and Architecture
Architecture and Women: A Bibliography Documenting Women Architects, Landscape Architects, Designers, Architectural Critics and Writers, and Women in Related Fields Working in the United States.
Keyword Searches can be helpful to locate a chapter on a specific woman architect or women in architecture that may be included in a volume on many architects.
This journal is devoted to evaluating and featuring architecture designed by or for women.
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 History of the School of Architecture - Bibliography
Architecture Department : "the Ark", Northgate Hall, University of California, Berkeley, Alameda County, California : A Historic Structure Report, August 1979, for Office of the Chancellor, University of California, Berkeley.
Architecture, Kenneth Cardwell Assistant Professor of, and Emeritus William C. Hays Professor of Architecture
En Charette/on deadling: an architectural history of North Gate Hall, University of California, Berkeley, the Graduate School of Journalism.
www.lib.berkeley.edu /ENVI/ACH/Biblio.html   (715 words)

 Architecture Studies Library Collections and Services
The library holds approximately 85 cataloged architecture titles in the Library of Congress classification "NA." 70 additional cataloged titles are held in areas related to architecture.
Architectural Record is held from 1891 onwards), many of the titles are relatively new subscriptions (dating from the early 1990s in many cases).
The Early Alinari Photographic Archive of Art and Architecture in Italy is located in the Microforms Section of the Main Library.
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 Spring 2003 - Lecturer Biographies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Schumacher was awarded the Rome Prize in Architecture in 1967, and received his FAAR in1969.
She was the recipient of the 1996 Wheelwright Traveling Fellowship Award from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design for a project comparing film space and domestic space in Japan from 1930 1960.
Their work explores how space functions in our culture and illustrates that architecture, when understood as the physical manifestation of social relationships, is everywhere, not just in buildings.
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Aim of course: to familiarize advanced students in architecture and architectural history with the basic figures and texts in the history and historiography of modern architecture.
Architecture: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, 1958, rev. 1977.
Architecture in the Age of Reason: Baroque and Post-Baroque…, 1955.
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 Architecture 170A Selected Bibliography
Kubba, Shamil A. Mesopotamian Architecture and Town Planning: From the Mesolithic to the End of the Proto-Historic Period c.
Architectural Symbolism of Imperial Rome and the Middle Ages (1956)
The History of Architecture in India, from the Dawn of Civilization to the End of the Raj (1990)
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 Architecture Solar Virtual Reality Native American Archaeology
Returning to the U.S. he worked two years as an architectural apprentice for the New York City architecture-city planning firm of Conklin and Rossant--working on designs for large housing projects and large complexes of buildings.
Holloway taught at the University of Minnesota School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (under Head, Ralph Rapson) where he was tenured as an Associate Professor of Architecture in 1973.
Holloway was one of thirty international architects (seven from U.S.A.) to be invited by the Government of Japan to exhibit passive solar architecture projects in Ginza Pocket Park at the Passive Solar Forum, 1987, Tokyo, organized by the Japan Solar Energy Society and Architectural Institute of Japan.
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The professional degree of bachelor in architecture (despite its mis- leading name) is now a graduate degree requiring two years of study beyornd the undergraduate level.
Miss Janet P. Tande of the University of Illinois, escorted by Thomas Hood (SPE), was se- lected JP Queen.
_=___~n _ "As professional subject mat- ter haa become ae compre- hensive, students in architecture have found themselves increas- ingly crowded out of participation hi the broader studies that are so strong a feature of undergraduate intellectual life," he said.
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 Environmental Design Archives Descriptive Narratives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Benjamin Kauffman Polk practiced architecture in San Francisco from 1946-1952 and in Asia from 1952-1966.
In 1957 he established the partnership of Chatterjee and Polk, which became the largest architecture firm in Asia.
Returning to California in 1966, Polk taught architecture at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo from 1966-1980.
www.ced.berkeley.edu /cedarchives/profiles/bpolk.htm   (156 words)

 Italian architecture. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Brunelleschi emulated the ancient Romans in his masterly construction (1420–34) of the dome of the Florentine cathedral, and Michelozzo used antique elements in the courtyard of the Medici Palace, Florence (begun 1444).
Italy has followed the trends of modern architecture; its outstanding practitioners include Pier Luigi Nervi, Giuseppe Terragni, Gio Ponti, and Renzo Piano.
1962); C. Meeks, Italian Architecture, 1750–1914 (1966); T. West, A History of Architecture in Italy (1968); M. Tafuri, History of Italian Architecture, 1944–1985 (1989).
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 Italian renaissance architecture
Selected topics on the ecclesiastical and domestic architecture and urbanism of the Italian peninsula from ca.
Christine Smith, Architecture in the Culture of Early Humanism : Ethics, Aesthetics, and Eloquence, 1400-1470 (1992): 19-39 and 221-28.
Further: Wolfgang Lotz, "The Rendering of the Interior in Architectural Drawings of the Renaissance," Studies in Italian Renaissance Architecture, ed.
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 website.ca - Architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Architecture portal and directory containing information of interest to architects and building designers: Architecture news, opinion, events, competitions, exhibits, research and more.
The Palm Springs Art Museum is offering an architecture lecture titled "Escher GuneWardena: Recent Work" at 6 tonight.
Y ou might call Minnesota "the land of 10,000 churches." Not one but two recent books titled "Churches of Minnesota" survey the state's rich religious architecture, from tiny wood-frame country churches to the massive s...
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