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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 ...

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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