Architectural Style Guide - Boston Preservation Alliance. One of America’s oldest continuously occupied cities, Boston is made up of buildings constructed in many different ways over a period of more than three centuries.
New architectural styles appeared while others became old-fashioned and died out, but sometimes buildings in different styles were built at the same time. Familiarize yourself with the styles of various periods and the city’s layers of history will explain themselves to you as you stroll through any Boston neighborhood. Post-Medieval 1620-1710 Unpainted post and beam construction. Buildings often have gables and overhanging first floors with decorative brackets or pendant ornaments; casement windows have diamond panes, doors have decorative patterns of nails. Paul Revere House, 19 North Square, North End, architect/builder unknown, c. 1680. Paul Revere House Detail Paul Revere House Georgian 1700-1790 Old State House, 206 Washington St., architect/builder unknown, 1713.
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Petersburg was founded in 1703, moving the capital and the architectural center of the country to Peter the Great's new city. St. Petersburg's architecture is a combination of late Baroque or Rococo and neo-Classicism, but truly has its own distinct look and design. Kul Sharif Mosque in Kazan St. Modern Moscow Throughout history, most Russian architecture has been constructed of wood so has not lasted real long. With the rise of communism in the early 1900s, a new architectural style came.
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Its monumental temple-like tombs soar over a hundred feet tall. And these wonders of design and engineering are not constructed, they're carved out of sandstone cliffs. At its height, Petra was the center of a vast trading network in frankincense and myrrh, treasures of antiquity. UELI BELLWALD (Archaeologist/Restorer): It is not an appropriate location for a city. NOVA - Official Website. The Great Math Mystery PBS Airdate: April 15, 2015 NARRATOR: We live in an age of astonishing advances: engineers can land a car-sized rover on Mars, physicists probe the essence of all matter, while we communicate wirelessly on a vast worldwide network.
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You know, the links of friendship between people. It often feels like we make friends through a random series of chance encounters. Design a Fractal. Hunting the Hidden Dimension. Hunting the Hidden Dimension PBS Airdate: October 28, 2008 NARRATOR: You can find it in the rain forest, on the frontiers of medical research, in the movies, and it's all over the world of wireless communications.
One of nature's biggest design secrets has finally been revealed. GEOFFREY WEST (Santa Fe Institute): My god, of course. It's obvious. Describing Nature With Math. Share Inquiry: AN OCCASIONAL COLUMN How do scientists use mathematics to define reality?
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