Architecture Essays

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Modernist Architectural Design
23rd Apr 2021
Introduction: Modern architecture encompasses the implementation of novel technologies to design architectural styles. The rise of modernism is facilitated by the relationship between the internal arrangement and the rational outward countenance....

Sustainability of Urban Development in Bayrakli
31st Mar 2021
Introduction: This document critiques the sustainability tendencies within a regeneration programme and their building clusters situated in emerging recent subcentres of metropolitan areas. Through this context, this document will observe and interrogate whether or not sustainable buildings are utilized as a means of strategic branding......

Elements of Multi-Study Building Design
15th Mar 2021
Introduction: Base isolation is a Passive structural control technique which has a collection of structural elements used to decouple the structure from its foundation resting on shaking ground and protects structure integrity...

Fran Lloyd Wright: Biography and Architecture Style
15th Mar 2021
Introduction: The Wingspread house which was a commission of Herbert F. Johnson, the presidence of S.C. Johnson Et Son Company in 1937, when Wirght was underway of the construction to begin on the Fallingwater House....

Development of Berlin's Urban Form
15th Mar 2021
Introduction: Berlin has secured the status of becoming the capital city of Germany, and the third largest metropolitan region after Rhine Ruhr and Rhine Main...

Role of Architecture and Design in Modern Society
3rd Dec 2020
Introduction: Through the case studies in this paper, I will be looking at how architecture and design in the built landscape can bring equality to areas such as, the housing crisis, renewing cultural growth and lack of sufficient educational facilities to marginalized Indigenous communities....

Arne Jacobsen: Biography and Project Analysis
3rd Dec 2020
Introduction: This precedent study is a research paper about Arne Jacobsen. The paper will give an overview of Mr. Jacobsen’s life, and there will be an in-depth analysis of three of his projects that were created during his life-time....

Influence of Public Health and Safety Matters in the City
21st Nov 2020
Introduction: Towns are and were always associated with trade and power[R1]. Although towns as well as humans have to develop. They were formed and shaped by numbers of various factors. This essay would show how h...

Overview of Victorian Architecture in London
3rd Nov 2020
Introduction: I will be focusing on two architectural styles, with each in different time period, which are Victorian Architecture and Arts & Craft Movement, and how each are known for its purpose in London, in terms of their feature, importance and changes to the society...

Biography of Antoni Gaudi
3rd Nov 2020
Introduction: Antoni Gaudi was born in Reus, Catalonia in 1852, but for a majority of his life he was based in Barcelona where he studied architecture in 1878 at the Provincial School of Architecture. (Biography 2019) Prior to this, he served in...

The Gothic Revival And The Greek Revival
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: The Greek Revival and the Gothic Revival are terms that carry specific meanings in relation to the history of architecture. What did they represent at the time and what was the nature of the conflict ...

The Great Mosque of Samarra | Architecture and Religion
18th May 2020
Introduction: The great mosque of Samarra also known as the mosque of al-Mutawakkil began construction in 848/49 CE, with The Caliph Al-Mu’tasim moved the Abbasid capital from Baghdad to Samarra, and fin...

Sustainable Practice in Architecture
18th May 2020
Introduction: O’Brien, Kesik and Athienitis define passive solar heating of homes as the process from which oncoming solar radiation from the sun is absorbed by glazed openings in a house then re-emitted int...

Dome of the Rock: Architectural Style and History
18th May 2020
Introduction: For this assignment I decided to choose a shrine called the Dome of the Rock, which was built in Jerusalem. I chose this building because one of my friends went on her birthright trip to Jerusale...

Style and History of the Barbican
18th May 2020
Introduction: The name of Barbican means fortification in English. It usually shaped like a square with four walls and four gates, one in each side, was being used as the outer defence of some ancient city. Ba...