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Famous English buildings

Posted by on May 25, 2024 – 01:54 pm

Famous English buildings

List of famous buildings in the English Gothic architecture movement, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of English Gothic architecture buildings, structures and monuments includes information like what city the structure is in, and when it was first opened to the public. There are a lot of historic English Gothic architecture structures around the world, so why not save some money and check them out here without having to pay for travel? These popular English Gothic architecture buildings attract visitors from all over…

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Famous buildings in London

Posted by on May 5, 2024 – 01:42 pm

Famous buildings in London

30 St. Mary Axe is a 40 story building in the St. Mary Axe area of London. It is recognised as one of the more distinctive skyscrapers in the financial district of London and it stands on the former site of the Baltic Exchange building. Its form is so unique, that it has been given the nickname the Gherkin. Architect The building was designed by famed architect Norman Foster of the Foster and Partners architectural firm. The Foster and Partners firm has worked on such renowned buildings as the renovated Reichstag in Berlin, London City Hall, and…

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Famous buildings in History

Posted by on May 1, 2024 – 01:42 pm

Famous buildings in History

The Colosseum (or Coliseum) was started by Vespasian (AD 9 - 79) on becoming emperor in 69 AD. It was built on the site of Nero’s Golden Palace in order to give the land back to the people having been acquired by Nero following the great fire of Rome in 64 AD when the previous amphitheatre was destroyed. Vespasian never saw the amphitheatre completed as he died in 79 AD. It fell to his sons, Titus and then Domitian to complete the project. Rome is about 2600 years old, and during this time, layers of buildings and roads have accumulated, with many…

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RIBA Building

Posted by on April 15, 2024 – 01:23 pm

RIBA Building

The construction industry operates within a linear economy of make, use, dispose. Buildings are stripped out and torn down with astonishing regularity while new buildings are constructed from hard-won virgin materials. But raw materials are becoming scarce, and the demands for them are exploiting fragile ecosystems, even as the global demand for resources continues to rise. Policy makers and organisations are beginning to look for a more regenerative, circular economy model. The construction industry demands over half the world’s extracted materials…

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Famous buildings in Britain

Posted by on March 6, 2024 – 01:30 am

Famous buildings in Britain

By building high, the architects give weary-eyed visitors views over the town - and give their building a presence on the skyline comparable with Walsall s other, principally 19th-century, civic monuments. The collection on display was drawn largely from a private bequest and the galleries are scaled to reflect the domestic environment in which it was formerly shown. 3 Lisson Gallery, London (Tony Fretton, 1992) What distinguishes this commercial gallery in west London is its democratic relationships to the extremely varied surroundings. The principal…

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House-- On the Go

Posted by on February 3, 2024 – 12:51 am

House-- On the Go

With wheels, traditional proportioning and archetypal form, these revolutionary RVs are designed to be portable while providing maximum comfort. Sizes range from about 117 to 172 sq ft and include a full kitchen, bathroom, sleeping area, main room and more. We deliver to your door or help you build your own with our plans, trailers and barn raisers. Where can I put it? A Tumbleweed Tiny House is a Recreational Vehicle(RV), so you can put it wherever you would put an RV. How do utilities work? Tumbleweeds come with standard RV hookups for water and…

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Building History UK

Posted by on November 30, 2023 – 11:12 pm

Building History UK

The course, devised in collaboration with English Heritage (now Historic England), is unique in combining British architectural history with practical tuition in interpreting building fabric. It provides an overview of architectural evolution and an awareness of the principal approaches to the exploration of architectural evidence. It also sets out to train students in the rigorous and effective use of primary sources, preparing them for careers in historic building research, recording, assessment and curation, or in suitable cases, for progression…

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Architecture Definition

Posted by on October 29, 2023 – 10:34 pm

Architecture Definition

In information technology, especially computers and more recently networks, architecture is a term applied to both the process and the outcome of thinking out and specifying the overall structure, logical components, and the logical interrelationships of a computer, its operating system, a network, or other conception. An architecture can be a reference model , such as the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model, intended as a model for specific product architectures or it can be a specific product architecture, such as that for an Intel…

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Mackintosh Building

Posted by on October 13, 2023 – 10:05 pm

Mackintosh Building

Since a major fire in May 2014 seriously damaged The Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building, our visitor experience has changed and adapted significantly, with a new visitor centre open 7 days and 4 diversified tours led by our award-winning team of talented student guides. Whilst restoration work means there is no access to the interiors of the Mackintosh building, we continue to welcome visitors to experience the history of this architectural masterwork, architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, our unique collections of furniture and the contemporary…

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Famous buildings UK

Posted by on August 6, 2023 – 07:47 pm

Famous buildings UK

You may have come across some spectacular buildings, but have you ever stopped to wonder why they’re built that way? Math and architecture are more closely linked that you might think, so read on to discover what’s behind it all… The superlatives that describe the Great Pyramid of Giza speaks for itself: its the largest and oldest of the three pyramids and was the tallest man-made structure in the world for 3, 800 years, but there’s also plenty of math behind one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Did you know that in cubits (the first recorded…

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