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England Historical places

Posted by on April 27, 2021 – 11:02 pm

England Historical places

Historic characterisation, spatial planning and development Historic characterisation is a useful tool for local authority planners and environmental conservation specialists, developers, landscape architects, urban designers and others involved in regeneration strategies and master-planning. Carried out to develop an understanding of how places have evolved and how they are currently perceived, it can help to manage change through the planning system. For instance it can be used when drawing up or assessing development proposals which affect historic…

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Early English architecture

Posted by on March 10, 2021 – 09:56 pm

Early English architecture

York Minster, West Facade. An excellent example of English Decorated Gothic architecture. Note the elaborate tracery on the main window. Gloucester Cathedral - a typical example of Perpendicular Gothic architecture. Architectural Terminology For a guide, see: Architecture Glossary. Summary In England during late 12th century, the old style of Romanesque architecture (known as Norman architecture ) was gradually replaced with a new style known as Gothic architecture, emanating from France. This new Gothic style flourished in England from about 1180…

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Art of School

Posted by on February 6, 2021 – 08:13 pm

Art of School

In recent years, school curricula in the United States have shifted heavily toward common core subjects of reading and math, but what about the arts? Although some may regard art education as a luxury, simple creative activities are some of the building blocks of child development. Learning to create and appreciate visual aesthetics may be more important than ever to the development of the next generation of children as they grow up. Developmental Benefits of Art Motor Skills : Many of the motions involved in making art, such as holding a paintbrush…

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New England architecture

Posted by on January 25, 2021 – 07:55 pm

New England architecture

New England Chapter/Society of Architectural Historians ANNIE M. COBB ARCHITECTURAL WALKING TOUR Newton Highlands, MA Saturday, April 16 at 2PM Meet at the corner of Forest Street and Chester Street, Newton Highlands, MA Please join us on Saturday, April 16th for a tour led by architectural designer Laura Fitzmaurice of houses designed by Annie M. Cobb (1830-1911). Cobb was a real estate speculator who made the crucial transition from building homes from carpenter books to designing houses herself and thus becoming, it can be argued, America’s first…

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Art College in England

Posted by on November 14, 2020 – 05:55 pm

Art College in England

Perhaps our next literary star, the next Ralph Waldo Emerson, might be walking among us in the Boston Area? PEN New England and The New England Institute of Art joined forces for the third year to motivate and inspire young literary writers in the community through the Naked Truth Magazine Literary Contest. The contest was open to high school students in the Boston area, and winners were chosen this March by a panel of judges at The New England Institute of Art. The winners of the contest were celebrated in a public reading on May 31st at the school…

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Monuments of England

Posted by on April 4, 2020 – 02:35 pm

Monuments of England

Application for Scheduled Monument Consent (SMC) must be made to the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport before any work can be carried out which might affect a monument either above or below ground level. Some change may also require planning permission, which will should be obtained from the Local Planning Authority. Historic England gives advice to the government on each application and administers the consent system. In assessing applications, the Secretary of State will aim to ensure that the significance of protected sites is safeguarded…

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Is the door jammed? Never mind!

Posted by on March 27, 2020 – 09:47 pm

Is the door jammed? Never mind!

Even the most expensive and high-quality locking mechanism can jam. In such cases, you need to call Locksmith Manchester immediately. However, sometimes you can open the door if the lock is jammed, without help. Before solving the problem, it is necessary to determine why the mechanism is jammed. There are a number of reasons why a structure may fail: - Some objects that accidentally fall into a keyhole. - Dirt and trash. Lack of necessary care. - Careless handling of the door. - A skew of the door-frame

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Baroque architecture in England

Posted by on February 8, 2020 – 01:43 pm

Baroque architecture in England

What characterises Baroque as an architectural style? Baroque utilizes bold masses of curved shapes, strong lines, and rich colours. Above all, Baroque is sensual; decorative elements appeal almost viscerally to the senses in a way no other style can match. Yet that appeal is theatrical, intensely three-dimensional, almost grotesque in its lavish use of curves and embellishment. Little attention is paid to proportion, indeed it could be said that the only proportion observed is one of overwhelming the viewer with exaggeration. Inside the Dome at…

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New England Colonial architecture

Posted by on June 24, 2018 – 06:09 pm

New England Colonial architecture

Architecture for Kids The most popular architectural style in the United States from its development in the early 18th century up to and including the present is what is called ìColonial, î because it evolved during the Colonial period of our history. The first colonists to New England built primarily one room deep two story houses with a central chimney although single story hall-parlor houses were built as well. By the early 1700s, they have begun adding to the rear to give more interior space. The result was the one and a half room deep saltbox…

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Architectural House designs

Posted by on June 8, 2018 – 05:14 pm

Architectural House designs

The Chicago office of WATG’s Urban Architecture Studio has conceived what it hopes will be the world’s first free-form 3D-printed house. The proposal won first prize in a competition organized by an entrepreneurial firm in Chattanooga, Tennessee, called Branch Technology, which solicited plans for a single-story, 600- to 800-square-foot residence to be constructed using its proprietary 3D printing process. WATG’s design, dubbed Curve Appeal, calls for an amorphic structure that would wrap around a mostly glass-walled core containing a living room…

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