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Skyscrapers

Gail Fenske

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

SkyscrapersIntroductionOur knowledge of the skyscraper as a building type is based on research exploring the type’s many facets, among them architectu...

Soviet Architecture

Alla Vronskaya

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

Soviet ArchitectureIntroductionThe term Soviet architecture refers to architectural production on the territory of the former Russian Empire under the...

Suburbinization and Suburbs

Susan Nowicki

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Suburbs and SuburbanizationIntroductionThe suburb is defined as a residential area situated on the outskirts of a city or urban district. Suburbs are ...

Sullivan, Louis

Joseph M. Siry

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Louis SullivanIntroductionLouis Henry Sullivan (b. 1856–d. 1924) was the first internationally recognized architect in the United States to pursue the...

Technology and Methods - Rome/Roman World

Lynne C. Lancaster

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Building Technology and Methods: Rome/Roman WorldIntroductionThe Romans are known for their advanced building technology, and since the rediscovery in...

Townhouses

Jeffrey E. Klee

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

TownhousesIntroductionFor as long as there have been towns, there have been townhouses. However, the modern study of the townhouse as a distinctive ar...

United States Capitol and Campus

Kurt Helfrich

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2022-10-27

United States Capitol and CampusIntroductionThe United States Capitol, located in Washington, DC, houses the US Congress. Congress is the legislative ...

Vault

David Wendland

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

VaultIntroductionVaults are curved masonry surfaces for roofs and ceilings, able to give shelter and protection. Fireproof and very durable, they were...

Vernacular Architecture

Cynthia Falk

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Vernacular ArchitectureIntroductionVernacular architecture refers to both a subject of study and a way of approaching that subject. Vernacular archite...

Walter Gropius

Eric Mumford

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2022-02-21

Walter GropiusIntroductionWalter Gropius (b. 1883–d. 1969), the Berlin architect who founded the Bauhaus in Germany in 1919, was the single most signi...

William L. Price

George E. Thomas

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2022-02-21

William L. PriceIntroductionIn the midst of his PSFS skyscraper project, George Howe (b. 1886–d. 1955) rhetorically asked, “What Is This Modern Archit...

Winchester

Simon Roffey

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

WinchesterIntroductionWinchester lays claim to being one of the most important cities in British history. The city has a central place in British myth...

Wood Frame Construction

Miles Lewis

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2022-06-27

Wood Frame ConstructionIntroductionTrue wood frame construction is distinct from earthfast construction. In earthfast construction the main columns an...

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