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Architecture represents the time period or culture for which it was built. The Berlin article discussed some interesting details concerning the rebuilding of their culture. There were many famous architect who had different views on how Berlin should be built in order restore the culture of the past. "This is Berlin’s "Capital Dilemma" the title of a new book by author Michael Wise, who examines the quest to develop building which are fitting to united Germany’s new status in Euro

Green Architecture Green architecture is an approach to building which has become more popular in the last 25 to 30 years. Also known as sustainable design, green architecture is a method of design that minimizes the impact of building on the environment. Once thought of as unconventional and nonstandard, both regulatory agencies and the public alike are quickly accepting green architecture as a socially responsible and logical means of construction. The beginnings of today's green revoluti

M. c. escher ESCHER... Escher was an early graphic artist. His art work were confusing pictures of mainly buildings and architecture. He was born in Leeuwarden on the 17 th of June 1898 and died in holland on the 27th of march 1972. Echer lived in Italy in 1922 and settled in Rome in 1924. He stayed in Rome for 10 years but went on many tours to such places as Calabria, Sicily, Corsica and spain. In 1934 he moved to Switzaland for 2 years and then he moved to brussles for 5 years. Then final

The word renaissance , meaning rebirth is perfect to describe the renaissance because the renaissance was a period of creativity and rediscovery (Farah and Karls 402). Developments in art, architecture and literature spread from Italy to the rest of Europe as people revisited the past stories of Greek and Roman culture. These are just a few reasons why the Renaissance period should be seen as a great time of cultural evolution that paved the way for everything that was to follow. Art dur

Worldwide notoriety is a comment that would suggest Frank Lloyd Wright and the architecture that he left behind. This legendary American architect started a style of organic structures that remains a roadmap for the people of his genera today. His greatness not only remains by the buildings that he left behind, but through his school that he along with his wife started and his philosophy about designing. As a young child, Wright developed these characteristics that made him the artist t

Tenshukaku Architecture differs all over the world. Each country differed in styles used to express themselves. Japan is known for their great feudal castles. One such castle, Tenshukaku thrives today. In this paper the structure and who built the castle, technology used in building the castle and the physical structure will be described. Japan's many castles includes the Himeji Castle. The castle Tenshukaku is located in "Himeji City of Hyogo prefecture about 50 km west Osaka."(www.histor

The Aztec once ruled a mighty empire. They were an advanced civilization located in what is modern day Mexico. The high point of their civilization came in the fifteenth century. In 1521, the Spaniards conquered their empire which began the decline of their civilization. The Aztec civilization can be understood through their religious practices, the architecture they built, and the sculpture they left behind. The Aztec practiced a multitheistic religion that required the sacrifice o

Early man s life was based on survival; he spent much of his time in search of food, water, and safety for his family. In the early times of Greece, and Rome however, food and water were both readily available. There was permanent shelter, and little threat from animals or other people. Because man s basic needs were now met the arts, music, sports, agriculture, architecture, literature and structured government developed. The developmental period of Greece was between the fourth and eigh

The career I have chosen for this project is Architecture. 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 client’s 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 design of the bui

Greek and Japanese Architecture For a great many years, architecture has been a breaking point for different artistic eras in history. Some of the most famous “works of art” have been chapels, temples, and tombs. Among the most dominant and influential eras of great architecture are the sophisticated, stoic Greeco-Roman periods and the more mystical, elemental Japanese eras. These two very distinct and very different eras have more in common than you may realize. When work be