Essays and Research Papers on Architecture & Design

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Jens Laugesen

  • 3 page paper

This 3 page paper gives a brief biography of Jens Laugensen, and discusses the influences on his work; his signature styles and other issues relating to his designs. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Architect Marcel Breur

  • 6 page paper

6 pages in length. One of architect Marcel Breuer's earliest buildings was that of the architect's own home. Built in 1939 in Lincoln, Massachusetts, the construction consisted mainly of wood and stone bearing walls with wood spans. It was situated on a rural site in a temperate climate. The style of the time was considered modern. ...

This 6 page paper looks at architecture, practice and management and considers this in the context of changing context for practices by looking at reviewing a major influence on the profession; the need for an holistic approach to then entire construction industry in order to increase value and efficiency. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

(5 pp) In myth and imagination, in history and reality, the staircase has always been a symbol of uncertainty and expectation. Architects have defined staircases to suggest levels of power, to suggest control and to heighten a sense of symbolic passage on a physical level. To demonstrate this idea three distinct ...

This 4 page paper comprises 3 short essays on ancient religions and how they compare with today’s worship; gothic cathedrals; and the concept of the romantic hero. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page paper discussing the building of the Boeing manufacturing plant north of Seattle, Washington. The plant itself, the culture and religion of the people who built it , and the ethics of the people involved in the building are discussed, as well as the relationship between religion, culture, philosophy, and ethics in the ...

Religious Architecture

  • 9 page paper

A 9 page paper focusing on the architectural styles of three primary religions. The writer explains various structures common to Christian, Buddhist, and Islamic religious styles. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

This 3 page paper compares the architectural style of ancient Greece with the state capitol building in Olympia, Washington. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This paper examines the concept of revival architecture in the United States between 1820 and 1860. The style of architecture used was based on that used in ancient Greece, and the paper describes what the various styles were and the impact of revival architecture had on 20th century buildings as well. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Lives of the Pharaohs

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page discussion of the material culture and spiritual belief of the ancient Egyptians. An extensive discussion, based largely on Pierre Montet’s “Lives of the Pharaohs”, is included on the architecture of these peoples and of what we know about their spiritual beliefs. The author of this paper emphasizes that although the ...

A 10 page paper which compares and contrasts the enduring contributions of the Greeks and Romans. The paper discusses art, architecture, and other more obscure or less noticeable influences felt from ancient Romans and Greeks. The point presented in the paper is that both ancient cultures are perhaps felt just as equally in society today as they relate to ...

This 4-page paper examines The Pantheon (Rome) and the Parthenon (Greece) in terms of social, technological and political structures of their times. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

An 8 page paper on the great pyramids of ancient Egypt. Focusing upon the Pyramid at Giza, the Pharaoh's pyramids, and more,-- the writer examines architecture, purpose, use, etc; Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 3 page research paper that examines the similarities and differences between the Art Deco 1904 architecture of the Continental Building and that of ancient Roman architecture. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 7 page paper which examines the types of houses that existed during ancient Roman times, emphasizing the atrium style. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 5 page description of the history, architecture and art of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is located in Baltimore, Maryland. Details it original conception and construction and describes it current beauty. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Mackinac Bridge

  • 6 page paper

This 6 page paper provides an overview of the Mackinac Bridge in Michigan. A bit of history, its safety record and bridge escort service is discussed. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

This 5 page report discusses the history and fate of one of the great buildings in the Detroit, Michigan, skyline. J.L. Hudsons's Department Store was considered by many to be a unique American institution that changed the way people viewed downtown and shopping. The building was vacated in 1983 and demolished in 1998. Bibliography lists ...

This 4 page paper traces the development of computer aided design (CAD) programs from their easy days in the 1960’s to the current day where a single program may do the work of between of 4 or 5 draftsmen. The paper starts in the 1960’s and flows the developments such as Sutherlands’ SKETCHPAD and the ...

A 10 page paper which examines the history and construction of the Chateau de Versailles. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 6 page paper that summarizes and analyzes 2 books on architectural history. The reasons that Richard Krautheimer explores in his text Three Christian Capitals are basically political in their context while the reasons that Vincent Scully explores in his topographical investigation of Greek architecture in The Earth, the Temples and the Gods are ...

Art History Questions

  • 4 page paper

A 4 page research paper that offers answers to four specific questions on art history. Topics covered include a discussion of Gothic art; how Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel expresses his personal ideals; the role of art in the writer's life and the writer's personal opinion about the significance of art.

An 8 page paper which examines the history of American landscaping. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Lancaster Castle

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper which examines the history of Lancaster Castle. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page research paper that looks at Las Vegas, Nevada, for examples of classical architectural structure within the context of American society, which may seem an oxymoron, or at the very least whimsical, however, there is “probably no better place to seek popular culture than to look to that oasis in he Mojave ...

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