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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...

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...

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...

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