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The church of Our Lady and St Joseph at Carlisle was the last major ecclesiastical work undertaken by Dunn and Hansom of Newcastle.
Published by MJ5446 73 months ago in Architecture | +11 votes | 6 comments
Golders Green Crematorium in London was designed by the late Victorian architect Sir Ernest George (1839-1922). George was a leader of the English Domestic Revival and the pre-eminent designer of crematoria in Britain.
Published by MJ5446 73 months ago in Architecture | +18 votes | 13 comments
Colourfull city in the world. Golden Prague, Black Angers,Pink Jaipur, Blue Jodhpur, Yellow Izamal, Silver Aberdeen.
Published by Faarasi 73 months ago in Architecture | +4 votes | 2 comments
The church of Our Lady and the English Martyrs at Cambridge (1885-90) is a cruciform edifice of gleaming white stone encrusted with sculpture.
Published by MJ5446 73 months ago in Architecture | +12 votes | 5 comments
This article presents a short tour of three churches in my hometown of Sunderland in the North East of England.
Published by MJ5446 73 months ago in Architecture | +13 votes | 8 comments
The newly interest for wind catchers have a lot to learn from the heritage, but purely traditional solutions seems rather hard to apply and to be accepted by contemporary architects. However, it seems that combining traditional knowledge and advanced technology is therefore necessary.
Published by Abdel-moniem El-Shorbagy 73 months ago in Architecture | +30 votes | 16 comments
The common response to vernacular elements such as the windcatcher from architects in the Developing World differed from that of Western architects. The response of Western architects to Islamic-Arab architecture varied. While some architects admired the new possibilities of employing the windcatcher as it was built in the past, others were inspired by the philosophy and the environmental and humanistic approach behind it.
Published by Abdel-moniem El-Shorbagy 73 months ago in Architecture | +25 votes | 12 comments
Architects in the Islamic-Arab world regarded the traditional architecture as prototypes for the contemporary Islamic architecture, which epitomize their national and regional features.
Published by Abdel-moniem El-Shorbagy 73 months ago in Architecture | +27 votes | 19 comments
The early 20th century was known as the machine age because society had been transformed by technology. New machines and industrial processes were invented; mechanical mass production became a reality. The machine was a huge inspiration to artists and designers. Futurism was an Italian movement that began in 1909. The Futurists were entranced with the speed, energy and violence of modern life. They turned their back on the past and claimed to be opposed to 'all that is old and worm-eaten.Â’...
Published by MJ5446 73 months ago in Architecture | +20 votes | 8 comments
There are many different types of wind-catchers, whose forms and functions are based on the climatic conditions of their regions. The most common ones are the unidirectional (malqaf, windcatcher), and the multi-directional (Badgir, windscoop).
Published by Abdel-moniem El-Shorbagy 73 months ago in Architecture | +27 votes | 12 comments
In 1900 Vienna was the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the crucible of all the intellectual forces of its constituent countries. The city made great advances in music, literature and the visual arts.
Published by MJ5446 73 months ago in Architecture | +22 votes | 13 comments
In 1900 Vienna was the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the crucible of all the intellectual forces of its constituent countries. Turn-of-the-century Vienna saw the publication of Freud's first writings, which provoked interest in the subconscious and fantasy. The city made great advances in music, literature and the visual arts. The new spirit was expressed in the founding of the Vienna Secession in 1897.
Published by MJ5446 73 months ago in Architecture | +14 votes | 13 comments
Clock Towers are usually built with one or more clock faces. Clock towers can be either freestanding or part of a municipal building or church. Here are some of the most beautiful and architecturally unique clock towers from the different parts of the world.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 73 months ago in Architecture | +4 votes | 5 comments
These edifices are popular and historic houses that are notable tourist attractions in the different parts of the country. Most of them were home of presidents, celebrities and other notable personalities.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 73 months ago in Architecture | +1 votes | 2 comments
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