The church is based of basilica design, and is shaped as Egyptian cross, which divides into three naves (Santa Croce). The shape of this church is different from Santa Maria Novella and and San Lorenzo Latin crosss shape design. The chancel and the transept are full of chapels for noble and wealthy families, such as the Bardi, Peruzzi, and Pazzi. Giotto and other famous renaissance artist designed the walls
The Taj Mahal and the Pyramids of Giza are quite similar. Both are marvelous architectural achievements that still exist today. They are similar in the overall purpose of creation. Both functioning as funerary monuments, the Taj Mahal and the Pyramids of Giza were created to honor the deaths of exceptional figures in their respective empires.
(Bofill, 2017) Because of its use as a government building, for administrative business, the building needed to be monumental. The design was inspired by a triumphal arch, first brought about by the Romans, such as the Arch of Constantine. It acts as a gateway into Montpellier and is built from Concrete and glass (Yaari, 2008), changed in such a way as to suit its surroundings yet the core principles of a classical arch are kept allowing the viewer to make the connection between a modern-day hotel and a arch. While it acts primarily as a hotel and place of parliament, it has many underlying poetic aspects such as that of its use, of a city gate and its linear qualities ending off the Antigone district.
Harlech castle: The Harlech castle is a concentric castle that was built for a King Edward and his people. It was quite a successful built castle at keeping the enemy out and protecting the people inside. Concentric castle have quite a lot of strengths and advantages in their design and Harlech had nearly all of these design elements. The basic advatages of the concentric castle is it is a castle with two or sometimes more concentric walls. This
Palaces already become symbols of strong power and royalty. From the East to the West, thousands of emperors marks a point of turn in history and leave the marvelous
Emperors ordered workers to build the imperial city in the heart of the capital and their residence in the center of the imperial city, so as to show their highest status. Moreover, Chinese traditional culture favors that the left side means high-ranking and the right side means low-ranking. Thus, the Altar of Earth and Harvests is on the right, while the Imperial Ancestral Temple is on the left. Rooftop of building is also one of the tangible cultural elements. All of the buildings were roofed with yellow tiles, in order to symbolize the dignity and solemnity of the emperor.
Puerto de Las Poses it is the big doors at the Alhambra, which features beautiful Islamic ornamentation, techniques minute. Puerto de Siete Suelos has a huge high. However, the door of arms in North stalk near the guard tower, which is characterized by the beautiful decorations, the main entrance of the Alhambra. The leading aesthetic features that have been used in the construction of the doors of the Alhambra are: Islamic motifs that resemble used in carpet motifs, in addition to decorating the walls with prayers and Koranic verses and prose poetry, except for the carved faience tiles covering the walls from the bottom. However, there are the nicest and famous inscriptions inside the Alhambra.
An imperial vision: Indian architecture and Britain’s Raj, Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University press 2002. Although there aren’t many examples of Indian influenced architecture in Britain there are many in India itself, this book looks at the social reasons the British architects had to create the Indo-Saracenic style that it became to be called. It also looks at the new types of architecture that was developed due to the climate, such as bungalows and verandas, which became common throughout the empire.
Yet the Chrysler Building holds some amount of prestige - for to this day it is the tallest brick building supported by an internal steel skeleton structure. Paul Greenhalgh’s Theoretical Features The Chrysler Building can be analysed according to Paul Greenhalgh’s theoretical features of the early modern movement, also known as the Pioneer Phase. These features are as follows: decompartimentalisation; social morality; truth; the total work of art; technology; function; progress; anti-historicism; abstraction; internationalism/ universality; transformation and theology. (Lees-Maffei and Houze, 2010)
Egyptian Art is one of the most prominent eras that introduced stylistic conventions that were widely used in the making of art. Egypt was home to many kings and dynasties that developed their own style, the Old Kingdom is known for their grand building projects, the Great Pyramids. The Palette of Narmer, (Slate, C. 3,000 BCE. Old Kingdom, Egypt) showcases the culture of Egypt through representation while creating a narrative through a wide-scale of subjects. Bull-leaping Fresco is another example of representing ideas/cultural beliefs though artworks such as paintings.
One building that are one of the worlds biggest structures is Dhamek Stupa, India. This building was built in 500 C.E. This building was built to replace the Great Mauryan King Ashoka in 249 B.C.E. Dhamek Stupa was also built to represent several other monuments, to serve as a memorial to the Buddha's activities in this location. Another one of the world's oldest buildings is Sanchi Stupa, India. This structure is actually the oldest stone building in India.