Essays Tagged: "architecture"

Advertising and art

connection between art and advertising. There are three major visual arts, sculpture, painting, and architecture. Of these three arts, very effective advertising is made possible by sculpture and pain ...

(10 pages) 365 0 2.8 Sep/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Comparison of ancient Rome and Greece

or usually controlled the army. From the Romans economic system, we gained their great knowledge of architecture. The Romans were great builders and put the arch to much use.The Greeks gave us one of ...

(1 pages) 143 0 2.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Greek Architecture

m asppects of greekcivilization, but maybe what we have been influenced the most gy the greeksis in architecture. Maybe the reason this is, is that it was a new form ofarchitecture that had little to ... mnsplaced above the skene. This was used toadd more layers to the stage as the scenes changed.Greek architectureis known for its magnificent columns. Columns were usedon the outsides og buildings and ...

(2 pages) 198 1 4.1 Apr/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Virtual Reality

Virtual RealityVirtual reality has promise for nearly every industry ranging from architecture and design to movies and entertainment, but the real industry to gain from this technol ...

(3 pages) 103 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Living in estonia as an architect

e connections between them and making conclusions which extendto this day. Those observations about architecture were much more smarter than thosethat the most of self-confident architects could do. U ...

(4 pages) 44 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays

Postmodernism; Does It Apply? Discusses postmodernism; what it is and reflects whether Sherman Alexie's Reservation Blues can be considered postmodern.

n, no consistent definition can be found. The term applies to a variety of things. Applied first to architecture, it now encompasses areas from film, to clothing, to cuisine, and literary, philosophic ...

(5 pages) 263 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Comparison of the Medieval and Renaissance Eras

though these two eras differ in many ways, the most concentrated differences deal withthe realms of architecture, painting, and philosophy.Architecture noticeably shifted from religious awe to classic ... igious awe to classical reason between theMedieval era and the Renaissance. During the Middle Ages, architecture was aimedmainly at making advancements in the church. Medieval cathedrals had very dist ...

(4 pages) 258 1 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

From Conquerors to Conquered, The Rise and Fall of the Aztec Empire

saying, "history repeats itself," has a great deal of truth to it. The development of agriculture, architecture, and literature are just a few areas in which history has indeed repeated itself in dif ...

(9 pages) 322 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Venice's rising water problem

nsportation and from time to time are known to have a few traffic jams. As he admired the wonderful architecture of the city he began to ponder "Would we be building so much on this island if we thoug ... the reason they did stay is because the developing culture at the time. The new gained knowledge in architecture, language, art, cultural expression, etc. made people stay. If I was put in to a situat ...

(2 pages) 57 0 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Medieval times

hough these two eras differ in many ways, the most concentrated differences deal with the realms of architecture, painting, and philosophy.Architecture noticeably shifted from religious awe to classic ... gious awe to classical reason between the Medieval era and the Renaissance. During the Middle Ages, architecture was aimed mainly at making advancements in the church. Medieval cathedrals had very dis ...

(4 pages) 99 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A Glimpse at the mighty structures of the past

A Glimpse at the mighty structures of the pastIn the past a cultures buildings and Architecture served as a sign of power wealth and prestige. The Aztecs were able to construct marvel ... t its time of greatness, The Aztec Empire ruled as a powerful influence over surrounding areas. Its architecture serves as a demonstration of the Aztec might and power, much like we would brag about o ... in Tenochtitlan, current day Mexico City, during the 1400's and early 1500's ( Their architecture reflects an image of the people who developed it. They had been building structures for ...

(3 pages) 58 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

National identity in the book "The Englishman's Boy" by Guy Vanderhaeghe

cts on the lack of a national identity. "The Germans gave the world their music. The Romans their architecture. The Greeks their tragedies. We recognize the soul of a people in their art (108)". ...

(4 pages) 67 2 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Ambition and Architecture Compares layout and motivations behind Egyptian and Roman architecture.

Ambition and ArchitectureThroughout history, man has built. Architecture, whether it is monumental or not, carrie ... of communication. Eloquence without words, although difficult, is accomplished effectively through architecture because buildings often functions as a center, or at least a very important part, of li ... uilding of structures are intent on portraying one idea: their own power and authority. Examples of architecture designed to convey the power and authority of a ruler are found throughout the history ...

(8 pages) 124 1 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"Haroun and the Sea of Stories" by Salman Rushdie

and diverse people, have immense imagination and engage in all forms of creativity. Their beautiful architecture and landscape show their skills in designing. Their advance technology (especially at P ...

(4 pages) 97 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

A cultural analysis of Mexico.

a significant portion of the country's cultural environment through its practices, stories, and its architecture. The symbols of the country date back as far as Mexico's history. In order to gain a tr ... nd were also skills traders. They were master architects and engineers, and had a highly ornamented architecture. Of all the indigenous cultures, they are considered to have been the most influential; ...

(19 pages) 539 1 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Golden Age of the Greeks.

influenced by ancient Greece. The influences that have affected our society are from Greek people, architecture, literature, clothing, philosophy, mathematics, science, games, food, schooling, women' ... laid out in straight lines, instead of just developing naturally.Greek art is mainly in four forms: architecture, sculpture, painting, and painted pottery. Architecture includes houses, religious buil ...

(9 pages) 217 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Hans Gugleot.

ies in Lausanne (school of engineering), and continued to study at the ETH Zurich, Department I for Architecture. He graduated in the winter term of 1945/46. Hans Gugelot was a pioneer in the design w ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Modernism and examples from literature, painting, sculpture, and architecture.

hilosophy of modern art.After observing the different works of literature, painting, sculpture, and architecture through chapters 20 and 21, it's paramount that the thoughts that the artists and write ... offee spoons" (line 51) capture the sense of the un-heroic nature of life of that time.Modernist in architecture emphasized function. It attempts to provide for specific needs rather than imitate natu ...

(3 pages) 185 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Renaissance Influcence.

hat still remains important today. The Renaissance affected a variety of things including painting, architecture, literature, science and education. The influence of painting was particularly strong a ... Without their work in the Renaissance age, the artistic world would be a failure today.Renaissance Architecture is a revival of ideas and practices that influenced classical antiquity. The renaissanc ...

(9 pages) 224 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Ancient Egypt.

atures of early civilization are social system, complex religions, centralized government, arts and architecture, public works, cities, job specialization and writing. Egypt is considered one of the b ... f its continuous cultural evolution. In early times, Egyptian civilization impacted history through architecture, medicine, and weapons.With weapons, the Egyptians impacted a great deal in history. Th ...

(1 pages) 90 1 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt