History of Architecture Not Only Term Paper

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An integrated system was used in buildings where columns, pilasters, and entablatures came together as support. Arches were also used in building churches and other such structures. Semi-circular or segmental vaults were used which were mostly without ribs. In this era domes were not only used in churches but they were also used in building secular structures. Doors and windows usually had square lintels in the buildings of the era. Cravings and decorations also became prominent part of the structures taking their inspiration from the classic structures. Though Florence was the place where renaissance started but Italy embraced renaissance
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and effects of classic architecture as opposed to Gothic architecture. Renaissance style further gave way to baroque style in the 17th-century. The Georgian style became notable in the 18th-century while the 19th century was given over to the classic revival and the Gothic revival.


Though our current architecture is derived by modern machinery, material, engineering and design the influence of history can not simply be ignored. Each era in the history has given something of value to us enriching our modern day architecture.


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