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Schools of Architecture

Posted by on February 2, 2017 – 01:50 am

Schools of Architecture

The School of Architecture s online classes have been designed to teach the process of designing and making visual and physical changes to our built environment to enhance its quality and our experience of it. The classes also prepare students to contribute to the practice of architecture and urban design. The Architecture program offers accredited undergraduate and graduate online degrees taught by experienced professionals. Additionally, students have the opportunity to learn from architects, artists, engineers, and construction professionals…

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Architectural Recruitment London

Posted by on December 19, 2016 – 07:33 pm

Architectural Recruitment London

The demand for architects and arcitectural technicans from overseas with a work visa or EU passport is strong and increasing. The challenge is to uncover the opportunities that best match your experience relatively quickly. Over the past five years, the recruitment industry has evolved particularly in architecture. As a result there are really only a handful of recruitment agencies that are great at placing people from abroad. By comparison applying directly to architectural firms is long winded and problematic. We uncover these agencies and enable…

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Gothic Architecture London

Posted by on September 23, 2016 – 04:56 pm

Gothic Architecture London

Take a tour of the building which put the Great into Great Britain. Londons rich history means there is a hotchpotch of architectural styles in the capital, therefore in the space of ten minutes you could very well encounter gothic, neo-classical and art deco buildings, all jumbled up together in one area. Just to confuse things further its worth noting that many important buildings were partially destroyed in the Great Fire of 1, with sections of them rebuilt later; then again, its all part of the fun. Central London Westminster is as good a starting…

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Architecture courses London

Posted by on May 3, 2013 – 08:59 am

Architecture courses London

Architect Deborah Saunt, co-founder of DSDHA, and Clive Sall, one of the founders of the now-defunct studio FAT, will be the course leaders. Tutors will include Tom Holbrook, founder of Cambridge firm 5th Studio and a studio leader at the University of Cambridge Department of Architecture, James Soane, co-founder of London interior design studio Project Orange, and writer and critic Alan Powers. We agree that the role of the architect is not just to serve the world, but to question it,said Hunter. The world is changing rapidly in so many areas…

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Architecture College in London

Posted by on December 31, 2015 – 12:02 pm

Architecture College in London

Isabel and Philipp (King s first years) on a Faculty trip to Naples Welcome to the Architecture subject page at King’s. Here you will find an overview of Architecture at King’s, the Cambridge Architecture course, the people who teach and research in College, and information about making an application. Architecture at King s King’s has long been hospitable to Architecture and typically accepts 3 or 4 students out of the 45 students in the University reading Architecture each year. Architecture students divide their time between King’s and the Architecture…

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London Brutalist Architecture

Posted by on April 23, 2016 – 03:35 pm

London Brutalist Architecture

Do monolithic slabs of roughly-finished concrete make you go weak at the knees? If so, you are going to enjoy this roundup very much indeed. Brutalism’s bold, monumental, and on the whole, deadly serious style remains controversial, years after it was replaced by Post-Modernism and the Neo Vernacular style. There is a little confusion as to who first coined the term Brutalism — Swedish architect Hans Asplund claims to have used it in a conversation in 1950, but its first written usage was by English architect Alison Smithson in 1952. The term was…

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East London Architecture

Posted by on December 29, 2015 – 02:46 pm

East London Architecture

The portfolio is a very important part of the application process. It should reflect broad examples of your work. This will be used as evidence of your creative ability and potential. Your portfolio may include paintings, drawings, sketches, a personal sketchbook, design and photographic work, 3D-modelling, work in progress, etc. It should exhibit an understanding of spatial awareness. We like to see the creative and planning processes that have contributed to your work, not just the final pieces. We also like to see some work that reflects your…

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London Architecture History

Posted by on August 31, 2015 – 04:31 pm

London Architecture History

London: a sprawling megalopolis or still a collection of villages? Exploring the 2 years of London s expansion through its architecture, we will look not only at the great monuments but also at the everyday life of the city. Focusing on the key periods of urban development and architectural styles in comparison with other European cities will reveal the unique qualities of London s architecture. The course will discuss the relevant social, political and economic conditions of the city s development in a series of introductory lectures during the…

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Crystal Palace London Architecture

Posted by on August 16, 2016 – 11:42 am

Crystal Palace London Architecture

The Crystal Palace, 1851. © wikiarquitectura.com The Crystal Palace was a glass and cast iron structure built in London, England, for the Great Exhibition of 1851. The building was designed by Sir Joseph Paxton, an architect and gardener, and revealed breakthroughs in architecture, construction and design. More on the Crystal Palace after the break In January 1850 a committee was formed to choose the design for a temporary exhibition building that would showcase the latest technologies and innovations from around the world: The “Great Exhibition…

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Aberdeenshire Architects

Posted by on July 2, 2016 – 02:25 pm

Aberdeenshire Architects

Careers in Architecture Do you have a flair for design? Would you like to watch your ideas turn into a reality? Providing clients in Aberdeenshire with efficient, high quality buildings within strict cost and time limits can be an extremely challenging role, however, watching your ideas become a reality is one of the satisfying and rewarding aspects of choosing a career in Architecture. As an architect or architectural technologist working for Aberdeenshire Council, you would be involved in all aspects of building projects. From the initial briefing…

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