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Frank Lloyd Wright

Joseph M. Siry

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Frank Lloyd WrightIntroductionFrank Lloyd Wright (b. 1867–d. 1959) was perhaps the most well-known American architect, and one of the most important f...

Furness, Frank

George E. Thomas

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Frank FurnessIntroductionFrank Furness (12 November 1839–27 June 1912) took an original course that accelerated the transformation of American archite...

Garden City

Shiben Banerji

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Garden CityIntroductionThe garden city is notoriously difficult to define. The sheer variety of forms, social goals, and institutional arrangements as...

Gothic Revival/Gothick

Stephanie A. Glaser

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Gothic Revival/GothickIntroductionGothic Revival designates a key moment in architectural history. It also refers to the use of Gothic forms and motif...

Greek Building Technology and Methods

Alessandro Pierattini

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Greek Building Technology and MethodsIntroductionBuilding technology encompasses all human activities involved in the production of buildings, from th...

Henry Hobson Richardson

Jeffrey Karl Ochsner

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Henry Hobson RichardsonIntroductionHenry Hobson Richardson (b. 1838–d. 1886) is considered one of the most important American architects the 19th cent...

Historicism

Mari Hvattum

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

HistoricismIntroductionIn its most general sense, historicism refers to a new historical consciousness emerging in late-18th- and early-19th-century E...

John Soane

Danielle Willkens

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2022-03-23

John SoaneIntroductionIn the late 18th century, there were a few paths to becoming an architect: independent study of books, formal architectural educ...

Karl Friedrich Schinkel

Emma Letizia Jones

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

Karl Friedrich SchinkelIntroductionKarl Friedrich Schinkel (b. Neuruppin, 1781–d. Berlin, 1841) was a celebrated Prussian architect, theatre set desig...

Kenzo Tange

Zhongjie Lin

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Kenzo TangeIntroductionKenzo Tange (Tange Kenzō, b. 1913–d. 2005) was arguably the most prominent Japanese architect in the 20th century. His long car...

Libraries

Paul Ranogajec

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

LibrariesIntroductionLibraries are an ancient building type. Beginning with the first literate societies—the ancient cultures of Mesopotamia, Egypt, I...

Marion Mahony Griffin

Shiben Banerji

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2021-11-23

Marion Mahony GriffinIntroductionMarion Mahony Griffin (b. 1871–d. 1961) excelled in a range of creative endeavors as extensive as the geographic expa...

McKim, Mead & White

Richard Guy Wilson

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

McKim, Mead & WhiteIntroductionThe New York partnership of Charles Follen McKim (b. 1847–d. 1909), William R. Mead (b. 1846–d. 1928), and Stanford Whi...

Medieval Castles of Britain and Ireland from the 11th to the 15th Century

John R. Kenyon

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Medieval Castles of Britain and Ireland from the 11th to the 15th CenturyIntroductionThe study of this subject has a long pedigree, from the late 18th...

Mimar Sinan (“Architect Sinan”)

Selen B. Morkoc

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2022-05-26

Mimar Sinan (“Architect Sinan”)IntroductionSinan (b. 1490–d. 1588) served as the Chief Imperial Architect of the Ottoman Empire in the 16th century fo...

Modern Architecture in Latin America

Kathryn O'Rourke

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Modern Architecture in Latin AmericaIntroductionThe definitions of “Latin America” and “modern architecture” have long been debated, are routinely con...

New York City

Chelsea Bruner

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2022-01-12

New York CityIntroductionThe island of Manhattan is one of five boroughs that comprises modern-day New York City. Joining the neighboring boroughs of ...

Notre-Dame Cathedral of Reims

Nancy Wu

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Notre-Dame Cathedral of ReimsIntroductionThe Notre-Dame Cathedral of Reims is one of the most important masterpieces in the history of architecture. C...

Ornament in Europe: From Antiquity to the Twentieth Century

Caroline van Eck

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Ornament in Europe: From Antiquity to the Twentieth CenturyIntroductionIn this article ornament is defined as a decorative feature of objects and buil...

Ostia, Origins through Empire

Mark A. Locicero

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2022-05-26

Ostia, Origins through EmpireIntroductionOstia was a city in the Roman Empire located on the west coast of Italy, approximately 25 kilometers west of ...

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