Architecture: The Influence Of Architecture In The 21st Century

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Architecture is used not only for the aesthetic and the priorities of the architect but also depicts and displays the aspirations, power and culture of the society. The structure becomes its own words and picture revealing the nation’s transformation from the very beginning and declaring its own form. Through architecture we perceive the culture and society of the particular era. Goethe indicated architecture as “a silent music” , which unfolds the mysteries itself. Architecture has its own language and translation which invokes the historical quotations and ideological significance. If we go around all over the different parts of the world we will encounter regions different to each other in all aspects, which would ultimately trace down to its culture, ideology, religion and civilization, the mix of these would then create the identity of the people who inhabit the region. Architecture has its own way leaving impressions on the people and the future generations. Buildings tend to leave a tangible trace of government’s policymaking. The “great public works projects,” constructed during the period of Francois Mitterrand, are more than just a reflection of France’s cultural policies but they also project an image of a “builder president,” who once wrote: “I feel in every city as if I am the emperor or an architect. I resolve, I decide, and I judge.” Architecture is very much tied and linked to political power, which then provides the society with solid structural thoughts

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