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Week 2 Reading Guide

by: Asia Peters

Week 2 Reading Guide ENVD 3114

Asia Peters
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History and Theory of ENVD: Buildings
Lindsay,Georgia Lucille

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History and Theory of ENVD: Buildings
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Date Created: 09/01/15
21 22 32 Tuesday September 1 y History of Buildings axis mundi bas on buttress causeway cladding clerestory mastaba mortar mullions obelisk polychromy pylon StUCCO tell a monumental building marking the center of the world for Neolithic cultures a round rectangular or polygonal defensive projecting of a fortress wall an exterior mass usually shaped like a thick rib or flange that helps support a wall a raised road or path a protective layer of material added to an exterior wall the elevated range of windows in a wall that rises above adjacent roofs an Arabic word for table signifying the ancient Egyptian flat topped rectangular tombs with sloping battered sides a binding substance such as cement or lime used to hold rows of masonry together uprights that divide windows or other openings a tall square shaft usually of one piece of stone tapering upward and ending in a pyramidal tip architectural decoration using a variety of colors or varicolored materials the monumental truncated pyramidal towers flanking an entrance to an ancient Egyptian temple a substantial supporting pillar an exterior plaster building finish a type of archaeolooical mound created by human occupation and abandonment of a geographical site over many centuries A classic sloping sides terrace of thanthe ziggurats Ur cityziggurat and were central Khufu Pyramid and with Khufu Cheops Luxor Temple which Tuesday September 1 y tell looks like a low truncated cone with a flat top and a level embankment top roof or raised platform adjoining a building often paved or landscaped for leisure use a series attached row houses with rear gardens set at a lower level street a Mesopotamian templetower in the form of a staged pyramid Iraq 20th century BC the largest BronzeAge Mesopotamia following the demise of Sargon s Akkod in which the streets therefore the walls of the city continually rose and houses made of mud brick with several rooms wrapping around a courtyard Cairo 2500s BC the first and largest pyramid 775 feet per side 479 feet tall 60 stories 6 million tons made of limestone corners aligned with the cardinal directions built by 1480 BC as initiated by Hatshepsut a small granite chapel was added onto over time particularly by Amenhotep III who designed it to unfold into 3 axial parts


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