Modern Architecture Essays
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Abstract The aim of this research is to find out how modernity standards contribute to the preservation of architectural heritage. I have researched, studied and analyzed 12 articles, compared them with different views and concluded that some societies do not accept architectural modernity. This may damage the architectural heritage and the best ways to preserve architectural heritage. It is through its maintenance and increases its use that I recommend researching the reasons why the community does not accept architectural modernity...
Art enhances the human condition. What would our lives be without it? Music, paintings, sculptures, and poetry all make life worth living, but an often forgotten art form, architecture, is arguably the most important. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average American spends 87% of their life inside buildings. With so much time spent in and around structures it becomes increasingly important to understand the best way to build them. Marco Vitruvius is a Roman architect from the first...
The interrelationship between modern architecture and utopian design is ever present in the architecture we are surrounded by in society today. Yet behind the facades of these buildings, lies a great deal more purpose and meaning that defines this 20th century revolution. This radical movement in architecture saw traditional design and ways of thinking completely re-evaluated within their context in society. Coleman’s thesis explores the relationship of these vital movements in architecture, while investigating a dissimilarity between projects of a...
Japan has a lot to offer to those with an interest in architecture. Architectural styles in Japan have developed throughout the hundreds of years, intensely impacted by topography, atmosphere, the crude materials accessible, and even the course of natural disasters. Japanese architecture, in the long run, came to consolidate components from neighboring Asian societies just as Western impacts. Historically, the Meiji Restoration (1868-1912) marked an inflection point when the archipelago was confronted with an alternate idea of ‘building’, one which...