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I use to always wonder what I was going to do with my life. Even though, I was only in the fifth grade, I experienced something that opened a path to my future. My teacher presented a lesson on architecture. She took us to one of the homes of a famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. The beautiful images that I saw that day have remained in my mind. His unique designs fascinated me and motivated me to become interested in architecture. I was so attracted to his structure of work and exc

Gothic and Romanesque Style Arch. January 21, 1998 Represented primarily through cathedrals, Romanesque and Gothic styles of architecture were some of the few symbols of civilization in the poverty stricken and often depressing Middle Ages. These cathedrals represented faith, dedication, and cooperation; a sane place in a world of anarchy. Gothic and Romanesque styles of architecture were r

Construction Technology's Place in Architecture A major question in modern architecture is how construction technology plays into architectural form. Does construction technology validate a building as modern architecture? Can modern architecture exist without construction technology? My answer to both questions is no. This paper will analyze modern architecture and the role technology plays in creating it. Examining the Farnsworth House by Mies van der Rohe will help support my claim. Ar

The architectural style of Rome was firmly rooted in the Hellenistic traditions. However, Roman architecture is probably more accurately reflected in the development of new engineering skills and secular monuments than the ideas of gods and perfection that birthed the Greek architecture. They introduced not only new ways to construct a more efficient building but also a entirely different purpose for the building to be built. While still holding the beauty that was so masterfully

Architecture or Fashion Merchandizing? That is the Question At a young age children begin thinking about what they want to do when they "grow up". They usually have high hopes for their futures, such as doctors, presidents, veterinarians, and for some firemen. When the time finally comes to make a decision however, many are not ready. At the peak of their wonder years, teenagers find it difficult to face the fact that they are growing up and settling down. Many high hopes turn into dread

Architecture is the art or practice of designing and building Structures. American architecture varies significantly from architecture of the ancient world. American architecture began around the seventeenth century. Settlers from different European countries brought with them, during the North American colonization, the different techniques and forms from their homelands. Colonial architecture was adapted by the climate of the site chosen, the availability of building materia

The Influence of the Classical Style on Modern Structures It’s safe to say that the past has had profound influence on the way we live today. Many aspects of life have evolved over time and have been fine tuned to fit our preferences. A few examples are art, fashion and architecture. Every once in a while people look to the past in order to decide what we want for the present. For example, some people like to wear retro clothes that were popular in the 50’s and listen to E

Gothic Architecture Vs. Egyptian Architecture The sediment richens the soil year after year by the Nile that floods the valley and rises twenty to thirty feet high. African villagers expect the seasonal rains; the precipitation determines the crops productivity. The valley cut by this dominating river is also where one of the greatest Neolithic civilizations grew. The originals were of mixed races but all derived from the white races. By 4000 B.C. these egger people started using co

ARCHITECTURE The career I have chosen for this project is an Architect. A building architect to be more specific. The career has many characteristics of work that I wish to pursue as I grow up. The main idea is thinking of new, and visually nice designs to grab your clients attention for them to buy your design. It also is a job were mathematics and now computer training is needed. The nature of work of an Architect is basically the design of building and other structures. The de

IntroductionAn organization s computer network is a major asset and needs extensive planning for proper function. The network design process is a long and arduous task that requires knowledge of the business need of the organization and the technical skills to achieve those needs. The network designer must first address the major problem of what architecture should be employed in a particular network. The distributed approach and central approach are the two possible choices a network