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architecture

The science and art of structural design and construction supervision.
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Such is the general architecture of that very early period when the Northmen swept the seas, and brought to their rude houses, such as I have described them, the plunder of polished nations.
Following some such principle, I am inclined to regard the singular Castle of Coningsburgh I mean the Saxon part of it as a step in advance from the rude architecture, if it deserves the name, which must have been common to the Saxons as to other Northmen.
I am ignorant if these remarks are new, or if they will be confirmed by closer examination ; but I think, that, on a hasty observation, Coningsburgh offers means of curious study to those who may wish to trace the history of architecture back to the times preceding the Norman Conquest.
We took off our shoes and went into the marble mausoleum of the Sultan Mahmoud, the neatest piece of architecture, inside, that I have seen lately.
The crowd grew more dense every moment, and, like water, which rises above its normal level, began to mount along the walls, to swell around the pillars, to spread out on the entablatures, on the cornices, on the window-sills, on all the salient points of the architecture, on all the reliefs of the sculpture.
As the Persian imitated in the slender shafts and capitals of his architecture the stem and flower of the lotus and palm, so the Persian court in its magnificent era never gave over the nomadism of its barbarous tribes, but travelled from Ecbatana, where the spring was spent, to Susa in summer and to Babylon for the winter.
stove-piped architectures focused on the functional needs of specific business units)
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A key benefit of using XML is that, as a standard being adopted by the federal government, it will simplify integration of the Observing Systems Architecture with NOAA's Enterprise Architecture and other Commerce Department architectures as needed.
Nobody deals with them conceptually (a doorman building as a gated community, for instance), nor does anyone care to consider the important psychoanalytic aspects of architectures of fear - that is, fear that takes the form of spatial anxiety.
At its best, the approach involves the creative interaction of many previously semi-independent disciplines, for instance structural and services engineering, materials and ecological science to make architectures that offer a much wider variety of experience and human freedom than has ever been available before - and a flexibility of building that can cope with all the changes that contemporary society and technology create.

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