The earliest stone temple (dating back to the 7th century BC) is found in Olympia and is dedicated to the goddess Hera. Temples were very simply built and usually mainly consisted of a rectangular room with a front porch. The god’s statue was housed in the main room. Their system of elevation was similar to that of the Egyptians’. They built using posts (vertical uprights) and lintels (horizontal elements).
With colonization, a new chapter in Indian architecture began. The Dutch, Portuguese and the French made their presence felt through their buildings but it was the English who had a lasting impact on architecture. Indo Islamic Architecture The medieval period saw great developments in the field of architecture. With the coming of Muslims to India, many new features came to be introduced in buildings. The development of Muslim Style of Architecture of this period can be called the Indo-Islamic Architecture or the Indian Architecture influenced by Islamic Art.
(Ancient Egyptian Architecture Series:Architecture of Ancient Egypt, n.d.) The great architectural achievements of the past are built of stone. Stone quarries provided of the large blocks of granite, limestone, and sandstone that were used for building temples and tombs. Therefore, Architects calculated carefully as building was done without mortar, so the stones had to fit precisely together. However, only pillars were used to put up with short stone supports. At the temple of Karnak, a ramp of adobe element can be seen important to the top of the temple wall.
Firstly, c in Malaysia, also is known for the palace of justice, there are built the two courts that are the highest in Malaysia ( the Malaysian Court of Appeal and the Federal Courts), the construction of it was finished in early of the 21st century after its previous place in kuala Lumpur railway station. When you look at the building you will notice that is Islamic architecture especially the Moorish elements that are very usual to be seen in Malaysian buildings and other elements like the engaged columns, the domes that are onion like shapes, which were used in Mamluks dynasty in their mosques such as the dome in Madrasah of Amir Sarghatmish, the pointed arches that were used in many of
The profession of civil engineering dates back to ancient Egyptian times, and at that time, the words civil engineer and architect were used interchangeably, meaning that the words meant the same and were used the same. Obviously, in today’s world, those two jobs are totally different from each other. The earliest practice of civil engineering or architecture was during ancient Egypt, building simple shelters. During that time, the first documented engineer was Imhotep in 2550 BC. He built the step pyramid for King Djoser and he famously discovered the art of building with shaped stones (The Civil Engg).
It has left behind some of the most impressive buildings of the ancient world. Most of the buildings in Ancient Egypt were built out of stone. These include the important dwellings such as temples, pyramids, and statues which were built of a mixture of limestone and granite. These are the structures that have survived to this day. The normal houses were built of Nile baked sun bricks.
Masjid-I-Shah Mosque Iran Introduction First, most cities with sizable Muslim population has a primary congregational mosque. The mosques are built with diverse designs and dimension which illustrate the style and geographical region. The unique designs demonstrate the architect’s expertise. The congregational mosques are expanded based on growth and the needs of the umma. Masjid-i-Shah mosque is an example of stunning buildings in the world.
From the beginnings of photography, architecture and photography both were tightly intertwined. The first surviving view of an architectural subject is Niepce’s ‘the view from the window of 1827. It shows the view across the rooftops of his property at the estate of Le Grass, near Chalon-sur-Saone. (Gersheim, 1965) It is recorded that the exposure took about eight hours. It means that he had to be sure that the chosen object was not to move.65 Similar to that of Niepce, the earliest surviving photograph by Talbot was an architectural subject, Latticed Window which was the image of a window taken in the summer of 1835 as Britain’s first architectural photograph.
The term also refers to the activity of masons in dressing stone blocks for use in architecture, building or civil engineering. It is also a phrase used by archaeologists,historians, and anthropologists to describe the activity involved in making some types of petroglyphs. Fig. 1 : Stone carving in Mahabalipuram History of stone carving in India The oldest known works of representational art are stone carvings. Often marks carved into rock or petro glyphs will survive where painted work will not.