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C. F. A. Voysey

Karen Livingstone

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

C. F. A. VoyseyIntroductionCharles Frances Annesley Voysey (b. 1857–d. 1941) was an architect, designer, and leading figure of the Arts and Crafts Mov...

Canada

David Theodore

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

CanadaIntroductionThe study of architecture in Canada focuses on biographical and aesthetic categories. Early 20th-century scholars adopted systematic...

Chandigarh

Iain Jackson

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

ChandigarhIntroductionFollowing independence from Britain in 1947, India was “partitioned,” resulting in the creation of West Pakistan and East Pakist...

Chicago School

Joanna Merwood-Salisbury

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Chicago SchoolIntroductionWhile contemporary scholars question the existence of a cohesive “Chicago School” of architecture, there is no doubt that by...

Cloister

Elizabeth Valdez del Álamo

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

CloisterIntroductionThe term “cloister” has two definitions, both based on the Latin word claustrum (pl. claustra), meaning an enclosure, a lock, or a...

Colonial and Modern Architecture in India

Pushkar Sohoni

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2021-01-12

Colonial and Modern Architecture in IndiaIntroductionIn the colonial period, the term India was used in the traditional sense to describe the whole of...

Ecole des Beaux-Arts

Lauren O'Connell

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

École des Beaux-ArtsIntroductionThe term “École des Beaux-Arts” refers to a French arts institution and the building that housed it; the name also ref...

Edward Durell Stone

Mary Anne Hunting

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Edward Durell StoneIntroductionThe New York City–based modern architect Edward Durell Stone (b. 1902–d. 1978) achieved widespread success during his m...

Eiffel Tower

S. Hollis Clayson

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Eiffel TowerIntroductionThe literature on the Eiffel Tower is wide-ranging and multidisciplinary, echoing the character and history of the 300-meter i...

Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc

Elizabeth Emery

Subject: Architecture Planning and Preservation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-DucIntroductionA polymath, Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le Duc (b. 1814–d. 1879), is best-known today as a restoration architect...

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...

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...

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