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Mackintosh, Artist

Posted by on July 28, 2017 – 03:06 pm

Mackintosh, Artist

Reason informed by emotion - expressed in beauty - elevated by earnestness - lightened by humour - that is the ideal that should guide all artists. Charles Rennie Mackintosh, architect, designer and artist, is an even more enigmatic figure today than when he was alive. While the astonishing modernity of his work has long ensured him a place of prominence among the pioneers of the Modern Movement, in recent years his promotion of symbolic decoration has been hailed as prophetically post-modern. Mackintosh believed architecture was the supreme discipline…

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Famous landmarks in Britain

Posted by on May 27, 2017 – 12:12 pm

Famous landmarks in Britain

From Stonehenge, and Hadrian s wall to grand castles and ancient buildings, Britain has a lot of history waiting to be explored. Get started with some of the famous landmarks – perfect for some adventure inspiration. You could say that we re a nation obsessed with our history. Turn on the television and what do you see? Celebrities on historical quests to trace their family roots, historical documentaries about individuals or battles, and period dramas set in and around some of Britain s famous historical landmarks. We admire them when they re on…

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Architecture History Timeline

Posted by on April 17, 2017 – 08:27 am

Architecture History Timeline

In accordance with the Residence Act passed by Congress in 1790, President George Washington in 1791 selected the area that is now the District of Columbia from land ceded by Maryland. He also selected three commissioners to survey the site and oversee the design and construction of the capital city and its government buildings. The commissioners, in turn, hired the French engineer Pierre Charles L Enfant to plan the new city of Washington. He located the Capitol at the elevated east end of the Mall, on the brow of what was then called Jenkins…

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Design Schools UK

Posted by on March 12, 2017 – 05:10 am

Design Schools UK

Every year, the website ranks universities across the UK. It calculates which universities are best overall and which are best for each particular subject. They rank each university by their entry standards, student satisfaction, research assessment and graduate prospects. League tables are important for students when making the big decision of deciding which university has the highest performance and will be worth their time and money. Rising up the table from fourth to second is University College London, boasting the highest student satisfaction…

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AA Britain

Posted by on March 10, 2017 – 04:52 am

AA Britain

Media Carrying AA s message of hope to the world Read More Use the category links above to find the various sections from our literature order form. Use the link and buttons to view the item or to add purchases to your shopping cart. Checkout When you go to the checkout section you will be offered the option to pay by cheque, debit card, credit card or Paypal. If you select cheque, your order is processed but goods are not dispatched until your cheque arrives at GSO. If you select debit card, credit card or Paypal, you will be transferred to the…

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Famous landmarks in London England

Posted by on January 23, 2017 – 01:00 am

Famous landmarks in London England

What is Big Ben? The Houses of Parliament and Elizabeth Tower, commonly called Big Ben, are among London s most iconic landmarks and must-see London attractions. Technically, Big Ben is the name given to the massive bell inside the clock tower, which weighs more than 13 tons (13, 760 kg). The clock tower looks spectacular at night when the four clock faces are illuminated. Big Ben Facts Each dial is seven metres in diameter The minute hands are 4.2 metres long (14ft) and weigh about 100kg (220lbs, including counterweights) The numbers are approximately…

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English Architecture

Posted by on January 15, 2017 – 12:20 am

English Architecture

Villas usually homed the owner and his family, as well as his labourers and overseers. In addition, it included storehouses and any other buildings required to further the work of the householder. At first, most of the Roman buildings were constructed out of wood, using either wood or stone for the foundations. Then, during the following century, they were rebuilt from sturdier stone, making them more resilient to fire and the climate.?? The styles of each building were very different, but they were characterised by being a single story with roofs…

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German Architecture Museum

Posted by on December 17, 2016 – 07:25 pm

German Architecture Museum

This museum is a valuable resource for architecture fans. It features one of Germany’s largest collections of scale models, from Egyptian temples to skyscrapers. Enter the neoclassical pillars of a 19th-century villa on the south bank of the Main River to see the German Architecture Museum (Deutsches Architekturmuseum, DAM). Built as a house inside a house, the museum’s collection rests within a sleek, postmodern structure built in the center of the grand villa. Tour the permanent exhibit to see architecture evolve from its earliest roots to its…

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Leeds Metropolitan University Architecture

Posted by on November 19, 2016 – 05:30 pm

Leeds Metropolitan University Architecture

Additional Requirements: GCSEs: GCSE English Language and Maths at Grade C or above (Grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) or equivalent. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy/Numeracy are accepted in place of GCSEs.. Access to HE Diploma: Pass overall with a minimum of 120 UCAS tariff points. Scottish Awards: Minimum of 5 subjects at Grade B at Higher Level. Irish Leaving Certificate: Minimum of 5 subjects at Grade C1 or above at Higher Level of which at least 3 must be at B2 Selection…

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Best Oxford colleges

Posted by on October 6, 2016 – 06:49 pm

Best Oxford colleges

>Video of Oxford University - How to choose a college - Undergraduate Admissions ‘Although I didn’t actually apply to my college, I have absolutely fallen in love with it and couldn’t be happier. Nicole, 1st year To choose… You can’t choose a college, though you can express a preference by entering a college campus code on your UCAS application. Campus codes are listed on each college page. Each college is different so you may like to consider their: • size and age • facilities – all colleges have a library, dining hall and common room but…

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