29SEP 2016
Greek Revival architectural style

Greek Revival architectural style

With details reminiscent of the Parthenon, stately, pillared Greek Revival homes reflect a passion for antiquity. Greek Revival houses usually have these features: Many Greek Revival houses also have these features: Entry porch with columns Narrow windows around front door About the Greek Revival Style…
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29SEP 2016
Greek Revival architectural style

Greek Revival architectural style

With details reminiscent of the Parthenon, stately, pillared Greek Revival homes reflect a passion for antiquity. Greek Revival houses usually have these features: Many Greek Revival houses also have these features: Entry porch with columns Narrow windows around front door About the Greek Revival Style In the mid-19th century, many prosperous Americans believed that ancient…

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28SEP 2016
Architectural Design Guide

Architectural Design Guide

David Hill, Brenton Webster, Edward A. Jezierski, Srinath Vasireddy and Mohammad Al-Sabt, Microsoft Corporation; Blaine Wastell, Ascentium Corporation; Jonathan Rasmusson and Paul Gale, ThoughtWorks; and Paul Slater, Wadeware LLC Microsoft® patterns & practices Library Application Architecture for .NET: Designing Applications and Services Summary: This guide gives you…

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27SEP 2016
Queen Anne architectural style

Queen Anne architectural style

Of the various Victorian styles of architecture, one of the most important that continued from the 19th century into the first two decades of the 20th century was the Queen Anne. Popular from about 1860 to 1890 in England and somewhat later in the US, the Queen Anne style lent itself to the excesses of the Victorian age with its turrets, oriel windows, and medieval influences…

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26SEP 2016
Roman Civilization architecture

Roman Civilization architecture

The civilization of Ancient Rome had a lasting legacy on world history. Not only did Ancient Rome cover a vast amount of land at its peak, but it also existed for almost 1 years. The legacy of Ancient Rome is still felt today in western culture in areas such as government, law, language, architecture, engineering, and religion. Government Many modern-day governments are modeled…

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25SEP 2016
Googie furniture

Googie furniture

Sometimes, a cat bed is more than just a cat bed, and this is absolutely the case for the Googie Bed. While this beautifully handcrafted piece of cat furniture most definitely makes an excellent bed and scratcher, as Allegra and Ruby will show you below, it’s also a piece of art. I don’t know about you, but my house is pretty much Allegra and Ruby’s house – I’m lucky I get…

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24SEP 2016
Greek Arches

Greek Arches

Length: 325 words (0.9 double-spaced pages) Rating: Red (FREE) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Greek and Roman Arches and Architecture Architectural designs changed greatly since the ancient times. Most famous architectures and sculptures today originated from the Greek and Roman civilizations. Moreover, some of the inventions from those…

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23SEP 2016
Palladian style Architecture

Palladian style Architecture

Palladianism Holkham HallA.F. Kerstingstyle of architecture based on the writings and buildings of the humanist and theorist from Vicenza , Andrea Palladio (1508–80), perhaps the greatest architect of the latter 16th century and certainly the most influential. Palladio felt that architecture should be governed by reason and by the principles of classical antiquity as it was…

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22SEP 2016
Googie style Architecture

Googie style Architecture

At the peak of the modern era, a meshing of car culture and the Space Age brought about the gaudy and garnished Googie architecture. The signatures Googie style lie in sweeping arches and hard angles, cantilevered roofs and bold colors, and, its most relative homage to the Space Age, the starburst. The first of the Googie style, and its namesake, was a coffee shop designed…

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