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Architectural Design

What is a concept? Why is it important to have a concept in your design? How to communicate your concept?   Definitions of Concept Idea Image theory View notion Intention Parti(French) Plan Conception Fancy Opinion Thought Abstraction Impression Philosophy Hypothesis Belief Supposition Inspiration     The design process works with ...

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Deconstruction

Deconstruction is a school of philosophy that originated in France in the late 1960s, has had an enormous impact onAnglo-American criticism. Largely the creation of its chief proponent Jacques Derrida, deconstruction upends theWestern metaphysical tradition. It represents a complex response to a variety of theoretical and philosophical movements of the 20th ...

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Architectural Movements – Post Modern Architecture

The Modern movement was an attempt to create a no historical architecture of functionalism in which a new sense of space would be created with the help of modern materials. A reaction against the stylistic pluralism of the 19th century, believing that the 20th century had given birth to ” ...

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The Anglican cathedral

St Paul’s Cathedral, London, is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of London. It sits at the top of Ludgate Hill, the highest point in the City of London. Its dedication to Paul the Apostle dates back to the original church on this site, founded in AD 604. ...

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What is ICAHM & what does it do?

The International Scientific Committee on Archaeological Heritage Management (ICAHM) advises ICOMOS and the World Heritage Committee on matters that pertain to all aspects of the management of archaeological sites and landscapes. These include formulating and propagating standards and best practices for both archaeological research and cultural resource management. Following the mandate of ...

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Heritage Conservation

Conservation is the action taken to prevent decay. It embraces all acts that prolong the life of our cultural and natural heritage.The minimum effective action is always the best; if possible, the action should be reversible and not prejudice possible future interventions. Heritage conservation doesn’t suggest freeze a building in ...

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Evolution of GIS

More than 100 years prior, John Snow utilized maps to find the wellspring of the London cholera outbreak, Snow took what he knew of the strength of people in the group and made episode maps, interfacing the data to the people’s geographic area, and inevitably finding the wellspring of the pandemic. ...

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Deconstructivism in Architecture

Deconstructivism is a development of postmodern architecture. It is influenced by the theory of Deconstruction, which is a form of semiotic analysis. It is characterized by fragmentation, and an interest in manipulating a structure’s surface, skin, and non-rectilinear shapes which appear to distort and dislocate the elements of architecture. The ...

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The psychology of colors

    Have you ever felt blue? Have you been green with envy? Have you even been accused of looking at the world through a black glass? ….. Let us show you how colors affect our emotional state of mind. Colors’ mental and direct associations It was found that red is ...

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The management of heritage sites values

The definition of Heritage management depends on our views and our values​​. In the past the values ​​take into account only the historical value of the site or the craft assessments (historical monument) and context. While the values ​​of the new management principles is much more holistic in its approach to ...

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