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    This is 'Bridge House' in Leeds.

    UK. It's a lot like a smaller version of the 'flat iron' building in New York. It's a wedge shaped building .
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 25

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    I love architecture .

    ... This is medieval. York. History in buildings all around us .
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    Love Story

    am still a student but i am madly and deeply in love with it even if my teachers make my world a living hell but no matter what i wish to be molded in it <3
    Fatmee Fatmee 18-21 Nov 6, 2013

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    Site analysis- slightly struggling with a

    project for architecture school, creating a pavilion for a specific site, any tips on creating an in depth and comprehensive site analysis or what I should include??
    archistudent archistudent 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 8, 2014

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    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M Feb 22

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    The architecture above our heads.

    York Railway Station Canopy . Pole holes were designed into the structure to allow work men go clean the window pains from a safe platform.
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M Feb 22

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    Clifford's Tower . York .

    . Motte & Bailey .. Norman Architecture .
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M Feb 22

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    I Love It

    I wanted to be an architect I have always been interested in it.  Sadly I was not good at drawing or at mathematics. Nevertheless I love architecture especially architecture from 1950 onwards and of course all the projects being constructed in Dubai.  
    jc2009 jc2009 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2010

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    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    I Found Myself In Love With Architecture

    One Day I snapped from pursuing a career that my family looked at as a stable job which was nursing. To Architecture/Interior Design which to me anything you put your heart into will only excel you for greater things and important people to your desires. Raised in Newyork City...
    Lovingme23 Lovingme23 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 26, 2010

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    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M Feb 22

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    I Take Pictures Of Buildings A Lot

    One of my favourite subjects to photograph are buildings. Buildings can almost feel like huge robots with a personality. They house people, and so they seem almost alive, teeming with life and activity, but modest. I'm probably sounding a bit over-the-top now. Sorry, I just...
    woollyjacket woollyjacket 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2011

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    Walter Gropius - Founder of Bauhaus

    Who is Walter Gropius? Here is from wikipedia: "Walter Adolph Georg Gropius (May 18, 1883 – July 5, 1969) was a German architect and founder of Bauhaus[1] who along with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Le Corbusier, is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of...
    SuperAnon SuperAnon 26-30, M May 18, 2008

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    Architecture connects humanity to the earth.

    I love it. I love the form and representation of the human experience through the structures we build and leave as testament to our existence. This is why I really love ancient architecture and medieval, even renaissance architecture. It connected both to humanity and the world...
    ClaudNine ClaudNine 18-21, F 3 Responses May 3, 2014

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    Street Architecture .

    .. Old phone box turned into a wifi hub transmitter ... Leeds...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    Infrastructure Projects by DP

    Consultants Beijing Guoson Centre Category: Transit Orientated Development Country: China Year of Completion: 2008 Client: Guocoland (China) Limited Size: 538,330sqm Work Scope: Partial Architectural Services Beijing Guoson Centre is conceptualised as a ‘collection of...
    fareslgthrt fareslgthrt 26-30, M May 5

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    Structure

    I like straight lines or a complete mess. I love Bauhuas architecture and I love Gaudi. I think Frank Lloyd Wright was a genius and designed some of the world's sexiest buildings. I love Hundterwasser and his complete madness. I love the structure. The bit that makes the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 26, 2008

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    Leeds is getting taller !

    !!!! Each time I look another layer is added !
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 25

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    I Love Taking Photos Of Older Building's

    I live near BOSTON MA and there are a great many old buildings. I love photographing them from several different perspectives trying to capture their artistic expression. I will shoot 40 to 50 shots and sort them out later. I like to search for architectural features in subways...
    wiscobentlley wiscobentlley 46-50 1 Response Jul 8, 2011

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    I agree that this experience should be to

    encourage architects to create buildings that people , like me , enjoy and appreciate and off course use !! :) So be encouraged .. Use styles from the past and present . But also create your own style ....
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M Feb 24

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    DP Group of Companies: DP Green

    Profile Creative and dynamic, DPG is a multi-disciplinary practice comprised of architects, landscape architects, horticulturists and arborists. Like skilled craftsmen, they take a process-driven approach to design in the built and natural environment, ensuring that the...
    loydshana loydshana 26-30, F 1 Response May 8

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    In Sheffield recently I had to do a detour.

    I came across this fantastic building ! It had been the head quarters of the Vickers Engineering Company . Then the offices of British Steel . Then the offices of Sheffield Forge Masters . Currently a neglected bit of by gone architecture. This must be one of the...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 4 Responses Mar 19

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    An Adventure

    I've built, and restored many homes, however the pinnacles of my experience would be: first, Bobby Kennedy's Villa on St Thomas, a Frank Lloyd Wright creation, with decor splashed in Gold and Marble, but it wasn't just the luxury, the buildings themselves were a marvel of...
    1fineOT 1fineOT 51-55, M May 26, 2013

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    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M Feb 25

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    A building in Leeds. This is clearly designed

    so that another floor or floors could be added . This would increase the rent revenue . Designing buildings to be flexible in this way can provide a company the revenue required to increase its revenue .. The sky's the limit .. Especially in City centres . Population growth has...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M Feb 25

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    I love a building ...

    . It has a purpose. It's unique. Well designed. Good quality . A design Classic ....... So we're lucky in Great Britain . Building can be registered as a community resource . Also they can become grade listed . This means that they cannot be demolished . A burden on resources...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    Still One Of My Favorites.

    For a brief time, the Chrysler Building in New York City was the tallest building in the world when it was completed in 1930. A stunning beauty to this day, I have always been taken by the style and grace of this work of art standing proud in Manhattan. Fortunately, I have...
    TMichael1220 TMichael1220 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 5, 2013

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    Form And Function

    Good architecture has the ability to transform cities, good design is critical - at its best architecture is art we inhabit.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 24, 2011

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    Impressed With Modernist And Romantic Baroque

    I seen some works of some modernist Brazilian designs and was very impressed at the designs of Oscar Niemeyer and the concept of these units with different mixture of classes and workers living side by side.. its was amazing to see... and although its been said the concept has...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F May 15, 2011

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    When

    When I travel to a new place. I always love to take the time to walk around and look at all the architecture around me. I love seeing the buildings and how things are made or designed. When I was in Washington DC, I loved walking through the residential streets. There were...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 14, 2010

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    Georgian ... Though could be on the site of a

    much older building .. Many buildings are just modern fronts applied to medieval buildings ...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    The purpose of this experience is to encourage

    any would-be Architect to follow your dream. If you look at my profile you'll see that I'm 64 years young. I've been an Architect in my soul since I built my first "tree fort" in a sprawling apple tree in Ohio with my older brother. I was an exceptional student in grade...
    alexthecat alexthecat 61-65, M 2 Responses Jun 9, 2014

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    Towns and Cities

    There are a few cities that I like going to just to look at the buildings, plantations: Chicago, New York, New Orleans, Miami etc. While there are towns that are making laws to promote better more interesting architecture (brain fart... forgot the 2 towns that I know of). I...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F Jun 13, 2008

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    i just love looking at the styles of houses the most. i love victorians,midcentury modern,and cottages. i like those painted in bright colors. i love a book called 'caribbean style' because of the vibrant colors.-
    deeaqua deeaqua 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2010

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    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M Feb 22

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    Even small village buildings can have grand

    architectural flourishments. Redundant Chapel .
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 22

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    I like artistic building ,

    love taking pictures of them
    yingzilin yingzilin 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2014

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    Gainsborough Old Hall Medieval Manor House

    Tudor Hall Theatre Public House Masonic Lodge Private House ENGLISH HERITAGE property .
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M Feb 22

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    Should I Study Architecture?

    Hi there everyone, I am new here so I dont know the protocol but just would like some feedback. I am interested in studying Architecture, now the time has come to send in my creative porfolio or not. Im so lost, i dont know if this is the right path for me. Maybe some good advise...
    PapaGuru PapaGuru 22-25, M Sep 13, 2010

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    Circular buildings ..

    Do they need circular furniture ?
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 5

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    Moved By Mies Van Der Rohe

    About eleven years ago I lived in Brooklyn in NYC, and my landlord there had been a student of "Mies".  He spoke very fondly of his old teacher.  He was probably the most outgoing landlord I ever had, and that was certainly the most charming apartment I ever...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 3, 2007

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    Leeds Becket University .

    Ever expanding campus .
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    I am very excited about this.

    Soon I'm going to be an architecture student and it's going to be amazing.
    venail venail 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M Feb 22

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    Unnoticed Beauty

    I studied a little architecture in my school days and developed an appreciation for the workmanship and artistry that goes into making a beautiful structure. Some buildings are beautiful because of their shape or their "lines". Others are adorned with amazing architectural...
    58photo 58photo 56-60, M 4 Responses May 14, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I love to travel. I've been a few places, but Italy is by far my favorite! All the history and architecture... Ahh I love it! This is the Vatican on Easter Sunday! 😍😍😍
    bdabdoub bdabdoub 16-17, F 1 Response