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unusual houses from around the world. Madeirense cottage. Cabana. Rondavel. Mnong. Toba Batak house. Jabu. Toda hut. Grass Hut. Black House. Beehive House. Clochen. unusual houses found around the world. Bolwoningen. Kubuswoningen. roundhouse. longhouse.
Published by DeeBee 89 months ago in Architecture | +18 votes | 8 comments
Giles Gilbert Scott (1880-1960) was a member of an architectural dynasty that had dominated British architecture since the Victoria period. His work fused tradition and modernity by applying historical styles to modern industrial structures. His buildings include the Battersea and Bankside power stations in London and Liverpool Anglican Cathedral. His single most iconic design is the famous K2 telephone kiosk, which was once a ubiquitous feature of BritainÂ’s built environment.
Published by MJ5446 91 months ago in Architecture | +13 votes | 7 comments
The Queen Anne style ostensibly was based on the architecture produced during the reign of Queen Anne (1701-1714). In practice, Queen Anne was an eclectic style incorporating Classical, Flemish and French Renaissance influences. Queen Anne gained support as the Gothic Revival declined in popularity during the 1870s and 80s.
Published by MJ5446 91 months ago in Architecture | +13 votes | 4 comments
The defining characteristic of Newcastle architecture is the persistence of the Neo-Classical tradition established by the speculative builder Richard Grainger and his forebears. This encompassed the central core of Newcastle, including key emblems of the townÂ’s identity such as the Central Station (1849-50), Town Hall (1858-63, demolished) and Literary and Philosophical Society (1822-5).
Published by MJ5446 91 months ago in Architecture | +9 votes | 2 comments
Viewed from the vantage point of the 1920s, it is apparent that Classicism was undergoing continuous reinterpretation in the early twentieth century. The Edwardian era had been dominated by the Baroque Grand Manner, but by the midpoint of Edward VIIÂ’s reign Baroque was beginning to fall from grace. This has been attributed to the development of steel frame construction, which made the animated plasticity of Baroque stonework seem untenable. Another factor was the emergence of new schools of ...
Published by MJ5446 92 months ago in Architecture | +16 votes | 4 comments
Architects can minimise the impact that buildings have on the environment through careful use of materials. Some materials like steel and glass consume a lot of energy during the manufacturing process and should therefore be avoided. Low-impact building materials should be used wherever feasible. For example, it has been suggested that recycled denim can be used for insulation between walls, rather than fiberglass foam, which is dangerous to breathe.
Published by MJ5446 92 months ago in Architecture | +16 votes | 5 comments
The French Renaissance style had a sporadic influence on British architecture in the 1870s and 80s
Published by MJ5446 94 months ago in Architecture | +7 votes | 4 comments
A discussion of Sunderland's Greek Revival railway station.
Published by MJ5446 94 months ago in Architecture | +16 votes | 8 comments
On the southern part of Egypt and on the western bank of Lake Nasser, are two massive rock temples known as “The Temples of Abu Simbel.” It’s a rock-cut temple from the time of the Pharaoh Ramses II.
Published by Alma Galvez 95 months ago in Architecture | +27 votes | 14 comments
Lindisfarne Castle is located on Holy Island on the spectacular Northumberland coast.
Published by MJ5446 95 months ago in Architecture | +6 votes | 4 comments
Architecture is widely discussed in the arena of mass culture and that has implications for how we experience architecture.
Published by MJ5446 96 months ago in Architecture | +6 votes | 4 comments
Learn a little about the advent of modern psychiatry. Thomas Kirkbride was an absolute revolutionary in designing state of the art hospitals at the turn of the century.
Published by Amy Russell 102 months ago in Architecture | +8 votes | 11 comments
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