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Postmodernism in London Architecture

London as many Cities in one City Reflective Summary Urban Space and Society Ezekiel S. Stewart Contents (Jump to) 1.0 Reflective Summary 2.0 References ...

What is Architecture?

‘We shape our buildings, and afterwards they shape us’ [1] Architecture, like history, is unreliable, subjective, selective, rewritten, continues to...

What Influenced Georgian Style and its Features?

Introduction Georgian style is a style in the architecture, interior design, and decorative arts of Britain during the 17th and 18th centuries. The term “Georgian”...

Use of Wood as a Building Material

Wood is quite unique when compared to most building materials used today given that its material makeup is a result of naturally grown biological...

Use of Sustainable Materials in Construction

Introduction Belum Eco Resort or better known as the Belum Rainforest Resort is one of the hundred islands located in the Tasik Belum, Perak. It...

Use of Porosity in Public Spaces

Introduction The connection between the built and the unbuilt / between the “indoor” and the “outdoor”/ between the mass and the void is a very...

The Relationship Between Architecture and Human Well Being

ISSUE. The issue of today society on the relationship of architecture and built environment towards human well being is that the architect which is also...

The Principles of Green Design in Architecture

In modern communities, healthy environment is the foundation of our daily lives. However, environmental problems are becoming serious. Much research illustrate that the pollution from...

The Nature of Construction Problems: Past and Present

ABSTRACT: This paper aims at deriving a comprehensive understanding pertaining to the different construction difficulties that have been faced in the past and are...

Influence of the Modernist Ideal City

The influence of the modernist ideal city, on urban design and master planning Introduction This essay will focus on the influence of Modernist Ideal City movement....

Influence of Public Health and Safety Matters in the City

Towns are and were always associated with trade and power[R1]. Although towns as well as humans have to...

The Importance of the Great Exhibition of 1851

Provide some details of the Great Exhibition of 1851, and say why it was so important. The Great Exhibition of 1851 was the world’s first...

Masculine and Feminine Spaces Within the Home

This essay will analyse the historical relevance of the idea of masculine and feminine spaces within the home and whether these ideas are still...

The Highland Towers Collapse and Ramp Construction

Introduction The purpose of this essay is to find out from a field, a building that experienced construction catastrophe, study its short comings and come...

The Evolution of Interior Design

Question: Discuss the work James Stirling; Norman Foster; Ettore Sottsass; Richard Rogers; David Hicks; Philippe Starck. Post- Modernism period is from the1950s to 21th century....

Effects of Architecture on Public Behaviour in India

INTRODUCTION India and its cities is often associated with poverty and disorder in the eyes of both foreigners and nationals alike. The roads and streets...

Difference Between Greek and Roman Architecture of Antiquity

Introduction The purpose of this essay is to identify the differences between the Greek and Roman architecture of Antiquity. Although Greek and Roman architecture have...

Design Factors in a Modern Living or Working Space

Executive summary The aim of this report is to outline the factors which should be taken into account in the design of a modern living...

Contributions of Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux

To what extent Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux have contributed to the professional practice of Landscape Architecture? Both Frederick Law and Calvert Vaux are...

Concept of Flexibility in Architectural Design

1.0 Introduction An Overview Of The Terminology And The Conceptual Framework This chapter aims to define the meaning of the term ‘flexibility’, ”Adaptability’ and ‘typological variety’...

The Architectural Theory of Semiotics

This essay will examine the architectural theory of semiotics and its relationship to the built work of Peter Eisenman, specifically his project titled House...

Role of Institutions in Architecture and Quantity Surveying

Introduction In the construction industry used to follow the professional body’s instruction and maintain the ethics and code of conduct to evaluate...

Role of Nature in the Evolution of Modern Cities

3.0 LITERATURE REVIEW My dissertation aims to explore the importance of nature to an urbanite living the fast pace yet numbingly routine life in this...

Project Proposal for an All In One Development in Malaysia

Project Proposal: Restaurant & Convention Table of Content TITLE   Introduction…..................................................................................... 2 Background Project Proposed Site Location …………………………………………………………… Principal Reasons For Undertaking The Proposed Project ………. Principal Function and Scale...

Postmodernity and Hyper-Reality in Architecture

Introduction This essay will address architecture’s position in a consumer society. Consumer society can be described as the outcome of modernism where...

Peckham Library: A Case Study

Introduction. Peckham Library is a library and community building situated in Peckham, southeast London. Peckham Library opened to the public on 8 March 2000, with...

Deconstruction in Museum Architecture Design

“Architecture is understood as a representation of deconstruction, the material representation of an abstract idea”.[1] Architecture is the art...

Increasing Porosity in Public Spaces

Introduction The connection between the built and the unbuilt / between the “indoor” and the “outdoor”/ between the mass and the void is a very...

How We Build: The Parts and the Whole

How We Build: The Parts and the Whole - Precedent Case Studies The two philosophies introduced above, mechanism and systems thinking, have...

History of All Saints, Margaret Street

1.0 INTRODUCTION Figure 1: All Saints Margaret Street Source: available on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All_Saints,_Margaret_Street, accessed on 3th May 2015, 4:07pm...

Historical Influences on Architecture of Süleymaniye Mosque

How has diverse cultures and architecture throughout history influenced the architecture of the Süleymaniye Mosque? The main issue that will be covered by the author...

External Influences on Building Design

Many people don’t realise how hard it can be to design something. Especially building, this is why architect’s job isn’t easy....

Five Points of Architecture

Five Points of Architecture Le Corbusier is one of the most significant architects from the 20th century. He is known as one of the pioneers...

Discussion of Architectural Movements

Question 1: Consider the impact of the Industrial Revolution on nineteenth century architecture. Your answer should explore the way in which buildings could be...

Development of Architecture during the Industrial Revolution

Introduction The industrial revolution is one of the Great changes in human history. It starts in the middle of 18 century in Britain and continuing...