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MArch Architecture

Posted by on May 5, 2021 – 11:09 pm

MArch Architecture

Structure & Teaching The design curriculum is delivered through studios, each having a distinct research topic relating to the research and practice of the studio tutors. The studio topics and pedagogy provide a framework and guidance for student projects in Year One and support in Year Two as you develop your particular thesis questions into design propositions. Studios topics change annually in response to current issues in practice and society, challenging the architectural profession, and offering variety in scale, content and context…

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Timeline of architectural styles

Posted by on April 15, 2021 – 10:56 pm

Timeline of architectural styles

Client: Historic Logan Square Neighborhood Chicago, IL Task: Experiment with using different media to tell a story about a neighborhood Objectives: This experiment brings together an interactive, historical timeline of the architectural styles that appear in this neighborhood, as well as 2 interactive streetscape tools. The Logan Square neighborhood in Chicago obtained National Registry landmark district designation for the boulevards in 1985 and a City of Chicago landmark district designation in 2005. In 2007, it received designation as one of…

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English architectural styles

Posted by on March 2, 2021 – 09:40 pm

English architectural styles

The style of buildings and their details provide vital clues to their age and much more besides. Style tells us about the mind-set of the people who commissioned and designed the building, and their resources. Is it a practical vernacular building, erected without the aid of an architect? Or is it an expression of an aesthetic? And what does that aesthetic tell us about the age from which it sprang, and the patrons who bankrolled it? This brief guide to the styles of British and Irish architecture holds some clues. Each section includes recommended…

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Modern Architecture Buildings

Posted by on December 8, 2020 – 06:32 pm

Modern Architecture Buildings

Building high, adding on, and starting with carte blanche— Architectural Digest takes a snapshot of the state of architecture today by looking at 14 new projects that do just that. The quest to construct New York City’s tallest residence is changing the Manhattan skyline just as the world s first super high-rise neighborhood is taking shape in Shanghai s Pudong district. With his successful expansion of Louis Kahn s Kimbell Art Museum under his belt, Renzo Piano flirts with historic structures in Boston and Paris, while Steven Holl goes face-to-face…

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Archi UK

Posted by on October 1, 2020 – 05:04 pm

Archi UK

ARCHI UK is the database of more than 190, + British Archaeological Sites covering the whole of England, Scotland and Wales. It is regularly updated with 10, new additions made to the database every year. The precise locations of more than 50, Roman sites, 30, Iron Age / Celtic sites, 25, Bronze Age sites, nearly 20, Saxon sites, 50, medieval sites and many, many more ancient and miscellaneous sites are listed in the UK database. Plus there are links to road maps and aerial photographs showing the location of the sites on the ground. The cost…

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List of architectural styles

Posted by on September 23, 2020 – 04:53 pm

List of architectural styles

Also known as The New Stone Age, dated beginning about 9500 BC in the Middle East, it was a period of the progress of the human technology. Pottery was first introduced in this age, as well as the development of tools for hunting, building and cooking. The neolithic peoples in the Levant, Anatolia, Syria, northern Mesopotamia and Central Asia were great builders, utilizing mud-brick to construct houses and villages. Houses were plastered and painted with elaborate scenes of humans and animals. The Mediterranean neolithic cultures of Malta worshiped…

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British Museum building

Posted by on September 19, 2020 – 04:51 pm

British Museum building

A grant of £10m from the Heritage Lottery Fund has provided resources to enable the Museum to expand its innovative outreach and public engagement. Building of the WCEC Piling to form the basement wall and foundations of the new building was completed in August 2011. Excavation of the basement levels commenced in Autumn 2011 enabling the construction of the levels below ground to begin. The next phase of work saw the formation of the superstructure commence in mid 2012. The Museum s artist in residence, Liam O’Connor, documented the changing site…

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Landscape Sheffield

Posted by on July 29, 2020 – 04:22 pm

Landscape Sheffield

Motorists arriving in Sheffield this summer, may have noticed the transformation of Park Square Roundabout, as a profusion of perennial meadow flowers burst into bloom at the city’s entry. Categorised under: Community, Student experience, Research and Research: Designed Ecology New findings from researchers from the University of Sheffield’s Departments of Landscape and Animal and Plant Sciences provide convincing evidence that biodiversity decline may be partially mitigated in urban areas, where local authorities could replace large swathes of…

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Extraordinary interior: unusual wooden floor

Posted by on July 28, 2020 – 10:29 am

Extraordinary interior: unusual wooden floor

Wood is the most expensive and environmentally friendly material. Therefore, there are no diseases and viruses in wooden houses, the house breathes through the tree and it is especially pleasant to be in it. A wooden floor is not a dull monotony of herringbone parquet or straight parallel lines from boards painted in the same tone. A person with imagination, using ingenuity, can decorate the flooring himself to everyone s envy. The main thing is not to be lazy and to choose your own option from those offered by us

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An architect: who is he?

Posted by on May 29, 2020 – 06:20 am

An architect: who is he?

The profession of architect is in demand in the labor market in connection with the active construction of residential and public complexes. There are specializations of urban planners, designers, landscape designers, developers of exhibition complexes by type of activity. What qualities does a true architect need? A specialist must have an observant ability, the ability to concentrate; the ability to plan a working day and stages of the project; creativity; have a sense of taste and style. The latter quality relates not only to his work, but also…

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