Architecture for Non Majors

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House On Fire (Swaziland)

House on fire (HOF) was more than just a building, literally and figuratively. Home to one of the top 10 Art festivals in Africa, it has become one of the most prominent cultural and...

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The Medici Palace

The Medici Palace is another building I was exposed to while studying the Italian Renaissance art and architecture. I am obsessed with the size of buildings and the Medici Palace satisfies this obsession. It...

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The Pantheon

The Pantheon, to me, is a wonder of architecture. I was exposed to it during a course in Italian Renaissance Art and Architecture and understood immediately why is was included in the material. The...

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Jean Nouvel’s Arab World Institute

Blog 9 – Jean Nouvel’s Arab World Institute Before I get into this building, I’ll provide some background on my “star-chitect” Jean Nouvel. Born on August 12th, 1945, in Fumel, France, he was encouraged...

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Jean Nouvel’s 100 Eleventh Avenue

Blog 8 – Jean Nouvel’s 100 Eleventh Avenue Before I get into this building, I’ll provide some background on my “star-chitect” Jean Nouvel. Born on August 12th, 1945, in Fumel, France, he was encouraged...

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Jean Nouvel’s Torre Agbar

Blog 7 – Jean Nouvel’s Torre Agbar Before I get into this building, I’ll provide some background on my “star-chitect” Jean Nouvel. Born on August 12th, 1945, in Fumel, France, he was encouraged from...

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Moulin Rouge

2. Moulin Rouge the movie came out in 2001 with Nicole Kidman. I was maybe 7 or 8 when I first saw the movie and became weirdly obsessed with the actual Moulin Rouge after...

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Philip Johnson’s Chapel of St. Basil

A very well-known and wealthy family in the Houston area got together with the University of St. Thomas and decided on hiring Philip Johnson to design new and enlarged campus. Philip Johnson designed several...

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