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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...

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...

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...

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...

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