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Mayan culture is a complex mixture of cultural values and religious beliefs which can be seen in the architecture and archaeology we can see today. There are many examples in which Mayan culture can be seen through their buildings, such as their limestone platforms which are believed to have been...

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Over the past few years, the world has been going through a breakdown in global systems. These disasters have in return architecture as people lack safe secure shelter, clean drinking water and proper nutrition. Architecture faces a huge problem as the land experience chemical degradation which results in the changing...

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Light is an imperative component, which provided symbolic and physical sense in Egypt, gothic France, and the 20th-century architecture. From the Amiens cathedral and the Notre Dame Du Haut the symbolic essence of light is illustrated through the various architectural illustration of the renown buildings. Apart from the 20tth century...

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The structure I have chosen to describe is a facility that I was recently able to visit. It is called the Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The town, and hence aquarium, is a popular tourist destination and draw for sight-seeing travelers. The architecture company responsible for the...

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Founded in 1838, the University of Westminster is a public university headquartered in Regent Street, London, United Kingdom. Formerly known as Regent Street Polytechnic, the University of Westminster has been listed under the 1990 Planning Act due to its historical and architectural interest. The Regent Campus comprises a number of...

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St. Peter's Basilica was erected in remembrance of Apostle Saint Peter. It is the burial site of not only Saint Peter but the first pope as well. It was worked on by many different architects and artists throughout the years, not being finished until two decades after work had begun....

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Designed by a famous U.S. architect John Russell Pope, the Branch Museum of Architecture and Design in Richmond, VA, hosted a beautiful exhibit "Ballet Pas de Deux: An Exhibition of Dance and Architecture." The aim of this exhibition was to show that dance and architecture are related because they are...

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