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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.
In the late '70s, the Aga founded his triennial award scheme for architecture in Muslim countries or for Islamic communities anywhere in the world.
The 2004 Design-In Marathon will explore how architecture, design, construction and real estate professionals form multi-disciplinary teams, tackle intricate problems, and more.
Indeed, technology investments alone, unguided by architecture and divorced from the larger investment context, show no such favorable return.
Presented by the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter (AIANY) and the Center for Architecture Foundation, Architecture Week will offer an engaging festival of events, including films about architecture in the public realm, free tours in locations across New York City not normally open to the public, as well as an art and model building workshop for families.
This could give new purpose to architecture that, along with other forms of environmental design, should be on the front line confronting this crisis with creativity.
1) The consumerist superficiality of signs and seriality of objects also had to affect architecture and urbanism as well as painting and sculpture.

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