Essays Tagged: "architects"

Intense innovation of the 15th century

"The 15th century was a period of intense exploration and innovation for painters, sculptors, and , architects." -Brian Mate 1997The 15th century, was a time of restructuring,... a time of revolutiona ... tructuring , within the general populationand the art world, provided a new outlet for artist's and architectsIn art, painters were starting to command an understanding of linear perspective,the proce ...

(9 pages) 140 0 3.4 Feb/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Greek Architecture

ng to do withlooks. Agood example is the Greek temple. They were built in honor of thegods, but the architects were most likely more concerned with beauty thanfunction.Unlike the Romans who used the a ...

(2 pages) 198 1 4.1 Apr/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Living in estonia as an architect

se observations about architecture were much more smarter than thosethat the most of self-confident architects could do. Unfortunately it has to be confessed thatI don't remember such a research work ... onian science, but no doubt,they could be necessary. The typology of the houses used by most of the architects goesback to the living model of the middle class at the end of the 19th century. That mod ...

(4 pages) 44 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays

A biography of the pioneer architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and his contributions to modern architecture.

s will come up repeatedly. One of these people is Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. As one of the brilliant architects of the twentieth century, he made huge strides in the field of architecture and opened ma ... rudimentary schooling as a child, at age nineteen Mies had acquired more valid knowledge than many architects would have after years of training and apprenticeship. He described his education as foll ...

(9 pages) 122 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

A formal analysis of the famous UT austin tower and main building. (excellent for art history classes. guaranteed).

Initially, there was competition amongst architects to rebuild the old building. A mannamed Frederick was its first architect. As the need fo ...

(5 pages) 63 0 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

India is both a land of ancient culture and a major society of the modern world. This essay explores the work of the India's Architects, one of India's acheivements that is often overlooked.

reciation of certain areas of achievement. One area that is often overlooked is the work of India's Architects.Comparatively little has been published about design activity in the developing world. Th ... a cultural heritage of genius and beauty. These traditions are a perennial source of inspiration to architects who attempt to embody, identity, and find meaning in the design of new buildings. This is ...

(2 pages) 112 0 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Consider Purism, Dada and Constructivism as differing responses to the character of the modern world.

age socially and sometimes politically with contemporary life. All three groups included theorists, architects, and poets so that paintings and constructions were only part of the range of productions ... nternational era. Platonic essentialism embodied universal values of harmony, an ideology shared by architects Walter Gropius in Germany and Theo Van Doesburg in Holland.A very different response to t ...

(9 pages) 102 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Vancouver Old Courthouse, British Columbia, Canada.

and was $49,349,000. The old Courthouse was designed and constructed by three internationally known architects. Francis Mawson Rattenbury designed the main building. Thomas Hooper designed the second ...

(3 pages) 114 3 3.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Empire State Building - It tells the history of the Empire State Building.

Waldorf-Astoria Hotel site on 350 5th Avenue and 34th Street, and was completed in May of 1931. The architects were Shreve, Lamb ,Harmon & Associates. The contractors were Starrett Brothers & ... you can go from the lobby to the 80th floor in 45 seconds). and 8 escalators.As stated earlier, the architects were shreve, Lamb, Harmon & Asociates and the contractors were Starrett Brothers & ...

(5 pages) 63 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Self reflection

versity and thereby innovation, many dare not attempt anything new. In particular, many established architects and developers fear taking chances, and fear the risk of failure inherent in untested met ... nces, and fear the risk of failure inherent in untested methods. I, on the other hand, believe that architects must not feel constrained by the past, but must follow-up on promising possibilities.Expl ...

(4 pages) 516 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

'Examine how expression of feelings, beliefs and ideas are portrayed through Gothic architecture in the 12-13 century particularly in northern France.'

gothic architecture represent? Gothic architecture was a revolutionary style that its designers and architects strove for height, unique design and mathematical harmony which represented the Heavenly ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Urban Culture and the economy during the Rennaisance

end of the Middle Ages. The idea of rebirth is the base of all Renaissance achievements by artists, architects, scholars, scientists, philosophers, rulers, and theologians who believed that the way to ... uence. The churches of tradition were constructed in beautiful architectural fashions. At one time, architects used the cross as a basis for their structures. This changed during the Renaissance, thou ...

(4 pages) 38 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Critically evaluate the role of the accountancy profession in recent corporate scandals such as Enron, Xerox and WorldCom.

ls, and show how 'accountants move easily from watchdogs in their capacity as auditors to being the architects of clever deals and frauds as CFO's and CEO's.' (lies damn lies)In the Statement of Audit ...

(9 pages) 563 0 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

This essay is about choosing Architecture as a career.

People need places to live, work, play, learn, worship, meet, govern, shop, and eat. Architects, which transform these needs into concepts and then develop the concepts into building im ... s and the District of Columbia require individuals to be registered before they may call themselves architects.Employment of architects is strongly tied to the level of local construction, particularl ... ecause construction-particularly office and retail-is sensitive to cyclical changes in the economy, architects will face particularly strong competition for jobs of clients during recessions, and layo ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Modern development should be given precedence over the preservation of historic buildings so that contemporary needs can be served.

tually as vulnerable in that once destroyed, buildings cannot be restored any more even by the best architects. When the ground on which historic buildings stand is described as "could be better used ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

A description of the life of an architect

Working conditions could be in a comfortable office; consulting with clients or working with other architects to develop reports, maps, and plans. However, the conditions could be outside at a constr ... After receiving all of the education needed, one would need to go through an apprenticeship period. Architects must go through the Intern Development Program training. In order to pass, one must recei ...

(3 pages) 41 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"Career Paper" tells about becoming a drafter, what you should do, what is required, a bit about the field, etc...

s, rough sketches, specifications, codes, and calculations previously made by engineers, surveyors, architects, or scientists. For example, they use their knowledge of standardized building techniques ... rs should also have good interpersonal skills, because they work closely with engineers, surveyors, architects, and sometimes, customers.Technical schools offer in-depth technical training, but less g ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

How is the architecture of modern football stadia similar to that of the Colosseum and how does it differ?

erials to create impressive landmarks; the application of today's building materials has meant that architects of modern stadia have been able to articulate facades in a wider variety of ways than was ... stadia have been able to articulate facades in a wider variety of ways than was possible for Roman architects. As such the facades of most modern stadia are radically different to that of the Colosse ...

(1 pages) 85 1 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Architecture in France

and launched by their President. It was also engineered by Britain's top engineers, and has put its architects on the map. This has inevitably attracted endless heated debates on the building, be it p ... heavily congested rue du Renard, so that the square is shielded from noises and fumes.figure 3Both architects were influenced by the 60s architecture trend, interested in technology, and have experie ...

(13 pages) 74 0 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


g made". This is one of the 16 guidelines stated in Christopher Alexander's "A Hippocratic Oath for Architects". So wouldn't the beauty of being an Architect be to create a masterpiece? To say that yo ...

(2 pages) 71 0 3.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts