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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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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