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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 ...

Paris

Sean Weiss

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

ParisIntroductionThe architecture of the city of Paris encompasses a history of more than two millennia. Paris’s earliest known architecture dates to ...

Pompeii, Origins through Destruction

Ivo Van der Graaff

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Pompeii, Origins through DestructionIntroductionOn 24 August 79 CE the eruption of Mount Vesuvius destroyed the southern Bay of Naples, burying the to...

Roman Republican Architecture

John Hopkins

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Roman Republican ArchitectureIntroductionThe designation “Republican” refers to the Roman political period, traditionally dated between 509 and 31 bce

Rome, Origins Through Empire

Pier Luigi Tucci

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

Rome, Origins Through EmpireIntroductionRome was not built in one day. The eternal city was founded in 753 BCE and only few remains dating from the Ar...

Rudolph M. Schindler

Judith Sheine

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Rudolph M. SchindlerIntroductionR. M. Schindler (b. 1887–d. 1953) was born in Vienna, Austria, and received architecture degrees from the Vienna Polyt...

Schools

Dale Allen Gyure

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

SchoolsIntroductionThe literature of school architecture tends to break in two different directions. On one hand, practical advice guides written by a...

Shakers

Julie Nicoletta

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

ShakersIntroductionArriving in the colony of New York in 1774 from England, Ann Lee and her eight followers set about creating a model communal societ...

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 ...

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