Jo Coenen: Netherlands Architecture Institute
on 28 May 2007 by author list print the content item create pdf file of the content item
Yet the examples of impressive institute buildings of architects are rare. The Netherlands Architects Insitute is one good example of this kind.The Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAI) is more than a museum of architecture. It is a above all a cultural institute which is open to the public and which uses a variety of methods for communicating about the shaping [read more]
Muzharul Islam: Pioneer of Modern Architecture in Bangladesh
on 31 Jan 2007 by Kaanita Hasan author list
(This essay was submitted by Architect Kaanita Hasan as a part of the course MA Architecture: Alternative Urbanism & History and Theory in the University of East London School of Architecture) His pioneering works from the 1950’s onward marked the beginning of modernism in Bangladesh (then East Pakistan). He brought about a massive change in the contemporary scene of International Style Architecture [read more]
Biography : Philip Johnson
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Philip Johnson was the first architect who won the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 1979. Here is his short biography (text courtacy Pritzker Architecture Prize authority , the Hyatt Foundation and wiki pedia): Philip Johnson was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1906, He attended the Hackley School, in Tarrytown, New York, and then studied at Harvard as an [read more]
I. M. Pei
Works of I. M. Pei
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Compilation of works by I. M. Pei. Now available: |Renovation of Lo[...]
RENOVATION OF LOUVRE Information Contributor: Tauheed Location: Paris, France Architect: I M Pei For all the architect's insistence on the origins of the pyramid solution in Le Notre, it was vintage Pei. In fact, variations on the forte had been with him since the early schemes for the kennedy Library. which was to have included a truncated version. It had all the qualities that [read more]
Norman Foster
Works of Sir Norman Foster
on 10 Jan 2006 by author list
Compilation of works by Sir Norman Foster. Now available: |HSBC- Hong[...]
HONG KONG & SHANGHAI BANKING HEADQUARTERS Information Contributor: Tauheed Location: Hong Kong, China Architect: Norman Foster & Partners Structural Engineers: Ove Arup & Partners Engineers Completion:1985 Height:180 m (590 ft) Urban context The Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank is located on one of the most splendid sites in Hong Kong's business centre and stands in a direct line with the Star Ferry Terminal. Between the bank and the harbour, there is [read more]
History of Architecture
History of different periods is tried to compile in one.
on 09 Jan 2006 by NEO author list print the content item create pdf file of the content item
Now available history of periods/styles: |Islamic Architecture of Ind[...]
THE MUGHUL PERIOD & TUGHLAQ ARCHITECTURE SHAH JAHAN (1627-58) : THE REIGN OF MARBLE [Text & image courtacy: Sir Benister Fletcher's A History of Architecture] With the reign of the emperor Shah Jahan the golden era of Mughul domination was attained, a period which found expression in style of architecture of exceptional splendour, and carried to the highest degree of perfection. In the [read more]
Le Corbusier
Works of Le Corbusier
on 03 Jan 2006 by author list
Now available: |house of Dr. Currutchet at La Plata|
The house occupies a site surrounded on three sides by walls and facing onto and avenue. In front there is a fine boulevard and a green park. In the first place the house must be orientated to ensure a view over the park, and to this end a terrace forming a hanging garden has been made, which allows the benefits [read more]

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