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- There's a whole lot more of this kind of thing around the site and, although much of it is architectonic rather than specifically architectural, it is quite often great fun.
- One of his criticisms of Michelangelo was that broken pediments should not be used simply for their architectonic effect but only on buildings associated with death, as in antiquity.
- The Yale University Art Gallery embodies nearly every architectonic theme or device that Kahn returned to in his later architectural production.
- Conceived and executed by Jean-Guillaume Moitte, it is strongly architectonic, its contours angular and rigorously vertical, with limited forward thrust.
- The winning submission was the Irish Hunger Memorial by Brian Tolle, a New York artist known for large sculptures and installations that often incorporate bold architectonic forms.
- With few exceptions, the schemes are engaged more with the exploration of formal architectonic themes than with conceptual concerns.
- Inside these rooms is the gutsy, architectonic presence of the trusses, just overhead.
- That spiraling stair conjoins two crucial moments of national history in architectonic form.
- Its main particularity is that in no other building of Great Britain cohabits therefore many architectonic styles of various ages.
- While Homes for America is a conceptual work, in 1978 Graham translated that polemic into architectonic reality: in Alteration of a Suburban House, he knocks down the facade of a suburban house and puts a huge window in its place.
- Like many of Trenkwalder's sculptures, these pieces are strongly architectonic, evoking cathedrals, pillared halls and Greek temples, among other structures.
- One of this spots, located within the old city, is the Catedral de Sevilla or Cathedral of Seville, an antique construction very interesting from not only an architectonic point of view but from a historic and artistic one as well.
- In the cellar, Manzanares creates drama through monumental architectonic volumes that highlight the warm tones of the oak barrels contained within them.
- The inversion of normal architectonic expectation is not just wilful, but has immense importance for the nature of space and experience.
- The museum's design and modern, interactive exhibits, he says, complement the architectonic features of the building.
- Ascents into the galleries, entries through the yard, acrobatic descents from the stage-roof trap are among the many examples of the production's imaginative use of the architectonic opportunities afforded by the building.
- Abraham chose a scissor stair not only for ease (it allows two means of egress on each floor) but also for architectonic reasons.
- His preferred subject matter has been urban architecture - often seen in skyline views, radically cropped with the surface blurred, presented on carefully constructed architectonic supports.
- The rest of the show was much more concerned with the architectonic nature of models - how the systemized description of a building could be contained in a model, cross section or drawing.
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