26AUG 2018
Colonial Revival Houses

Colonial Revival Houses

Colonial Revival (also Neocolonial, Georgian Revival or Neo-Georgian ) architecture was and is a nationalistic design movement in the United States. Part of a broader Colonial Revival Movement embracing Georgian and Neoclassical styles, it seeks to revive elements of architectural style, garden design, and interior design of American colonial architecture. (There may have been more…

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22AUG 2018
Popular Architectural styles

Popular Architectural styles

Housing styles around the world are as varied as the countries they represent and in the United States there are a variety of iconic design styles that have made American homes so popular. Whether you already live in one of these popular styles or you are looking for a new abode, look at a few of the…

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10AUG 2018
Architectural Design pictures

Architectural Design pictures

Some images are digitized | Some jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress | View All The Architecture, Design, and Engineering category covers about 40, drawings (described in more than 3, 900 catalog records), spanning 1600 to 1989, with most dating between 1880 and 1940. The designs are primarily…
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25JUL 2018
Famous Ancient Roman buildings

Famous Ancient Roman buildings

The Temple of Augustus and Livia, built at the end of the 1st century BC, survives today basically intact in the city of Vienne, France. Closely similar to the famous Roman temple Maison Carrée in Nîmes, the temple in Vienne was originally dedicated to Augustus. In 41 AD the ancient Roman temple was…
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21JUL 2018
Mid Century Home style

Mid Century Home style

It may be the year 2014, but the nostalgic pull of the ingenious architectural designs of the 1950’s is taking modern-day homes back in time. Homeowners are flooding the real estate market, hunting for unique mid-century modern gems, for numerous good reasons. For many of these homebuyers the main reason…
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17JUL 2018
Roman theatre (structure)

Roman theatre (structure)

A theater , theatre or playhouse , is a structure where theatrical works or plays are performed or other performances such as musical concerts may be produced. While a theater is not required for performance (as in environmental theater or street theater), a theater serves to define the performance and…
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09JUL 2018
Architectural History

Architectural History

As a new feature of this site, I’ve added a gallery of over 50 of our alumni (those whose status is known to me). Viewing our alumni as a group in the context of this gallery underscores how diverse are the career paths one can follow within and from architectural history, from academia, public and private…

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