How to use Architect in a sentence
Great Architect of Nature, help me to find the true path out of the labyrinth of lies!
The same architect designed the superb aqueduct by which the city is supplied with water from Monte Francoa, some nine miles off.
To become a fully qualified architect takes seven years.
The new town was, for the most part, laid out by the German architect Schaubert.
The architect was Mnesicles; the material Pentelic marble, with Eleusinian blackstone for dados and other details.Advertisement
Contarini was to some extent his own architect.
Aenesidemus, the sceptic philosopher, and Chersiphron, the architect of the temple of Diana at Ephesus, were natives of Cnossus.
It contains a fine 16thcentury mosque, built by the celebrated architect Sinan.
The width of the bridge was increased by an ingenious contrivance of the late David Stephenson, Esq. architect.
I was lead architect for ABC Company and involved in the preliminary design for the Buck Building.Advertisement
The belfry, which rises above the right-hand doorway, was erected about 1520 by the doge, Ottaviano da Campofragoso, and the cupola was erected after the designs of the architect Galeazzo Alessi in 1567.
Owing to the discovery of inscriptions relating to the Gens Vitruvia at Formiae in Campania (Mola di Gaeta), it has been suggested that he was a native of that city, and he has been less reasonably connected with Verona on the strength of an existing arch of the 3rd century, which is inscribed with the name of a later architect of the same family name -- "Lucius Vitruvius Cerdo, a freedman of Lucius."
He appears to have enjoyed no great reputation as an architect, and, with philosophic contentment, records that he possessed but little fortune.
C. I is on the science of architecture generally, and the branches of knowledge with which the trained architect ought to be acquainted, viz.
The modern dwellings in it have now been cleared out, and the interior admirably preserved and cleaned by a native Syrian architect.Advertisement
When the Athenians founded Thurii in Italy he accompanied the colony as architect, and afterwards, in 408 B.C., he superintended the building of the new city of Rhodes.
The original city of Seleucus was laid out in imitation of the "gridiron" plan of Alexandria by the architect, Xenarius.
In every case the exterior is left plain and austere, as if the architect intended thus to heighten by contrast the splendour of the interior.
He surrounded himself with men of low birth, such as Ireland, a scholar and diplomatist; Rogers, a great musician; and Cochrane, apparently an architect or sculptor - he is styled a mason or stone-cutter.
Morris, having passed his finals in the preceding term, was entered as a pupil at the office of George Edmund Street, the well-known architect; and on New Year's Day the first number of The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine appeared.Advertisement
Verus by the architect Zeno, for the heirs of a local Roman citizen (as an inscription repeated over both portals attests), its auditorium has a circuit of 313.17 feet.
He was trained, partly at Paris, for the profession of architect, but his opportune assistance to two German nobles in a tavern brawl obtained for him a nomination to the military school of Munich.
Giovanni Antonio Amedeo was chief architect in 1481-1499, and the lower part of the facade was finished in 1507.
Below the town to the south-west, close to the station, is the large pilgrimage church of Santa Maria degli Angeli, begun in 1569 by Pope Pius V., with Vignola as architect; but not completed until 1640.
As superintendent of public buildings he enriched Paris with boulevards, quays and triumphal arches; he relaid the foundation-stone of the Louvre, and brought Bernin from Rome to be its architect; and he erected its splendid colonnade upon the plan of Claude Perrault, by whom Bernin had been replaced.Advertisement
After the decline of episcopacy the building was neglected for a long period, but the choir, which contains some carved oak stalls of the 16th century, was restored in 1873, and the nave roofed and restored in 1892-1895, under the direction of Sir Rowand Anderson, the architect.
At home Portugal produced Andre de Resende, author of the Historia da antiguidade da cidade de Evora and De antiquitatibus Lusitaniae, and Francisco de Hollanda, painter, architect, and author of, inter alia, the Quatro dialogos da pintura antiga.
That he was, as stated by Archdeacon Thomas Martin, the author of a Life of Wykeham, published in 1597, taught classics, French and geometry by a learned Frenchman on the site of Winchester College, is a guess due to Wykeham's extant letters being in French and to the assumption that he was an architect.
Under Wykeham, William of Wynford, who appears in 1360 as "appareller" under Sponle, in 1361 became chief mason and ordinator, and he was probably what we should call the architect of the Great Gate, the rest of which was built under Wykeham's supervision.
When Wykeham was provost of Wells, Wynford was retained as architect on the ist of February1364-1365at a fee of 40s.Advertisement
Meanwhile on the 29th of September 1394 he had begun the recasting of the nave of the cathedral with William Wynford, the architect of the college, as chief mason, and Simon Membury, an old Wykehamist, as clerk of the works.
The pietra Jura work belongs to the Persian school; and the common belief that it was designed by Austin de Bordeaux, a French architect in the service of Shah Jahan, is probably incorrect.
Under the portico are monuments of the sculptors Rauch and Schadow, the architect Schinkel, and the art critic Winckelmann.
After leaving school he assisted an elder brother in his work as a land surveyor and architect, visiting various parts of England and Wales.
Now the architect builds, not for all time, but for a set of conditions which will inevitably cease in the not distant future.Advertisement
Sir Christopher Wren, the famous architect, determined the length of the arc and its centre of gravity, and Pierre Fermat deduced the surface of the spindle generated by its revolution.
The palace is an imposing building in the classical style, originally built as a town-hall in 1648-1655 by the architect Jacob van Kempen.
The North Church was the last work of the architect Hendrik de Keyser (1565-1621) of Utrecht.
After asserting these in detail under nine different heads, he speaks under a tenth of his proficiency as a civil engineer and architect, and adds lastly a brief paragraph with reference to what he can do in painting and sculpture, undertaking in particular to carry out in a fitting manner the monument to Francesco Sforza.
Documents show him, among other things, planning during an absence of several months from the city vast new engineering works for improving the irrigation and water-ways of the Lomellina and adjacent regions of the Lombard plain; ardently studying phenomena of storm and lightning, of river action and of mountain structure; co-operating with his friend, Donato Bramante, the great architect, in fresh designs for the improvement and embellishment of the Castello at Milan; and petitioning the duke to secure him proper payment for a Madonna lately executed with the help of his pupil, Ambrogio de Predis, for the brotherhood of the Conception of St Francis at Milan.Advertisement
The Castello di Corte here, the old castle of the Gonzagas (1395-1406), erected by Bartolino da Novara, the architect of the castle of Ferrara, now contains the archives, and has some fine frescoes by Mantegna with scenes from the life of Ludovico Gonzaga.
The choir, with its unusual form and radiating chapels, plainly follows French models, but the name of the architect is lost.
The architect was Sir Charles Barry, and the style is late Perpendicular.
It is said that in the reign of Constantine Pogonatus (648-685) an architect named Callinicus, who had fled from Heliopolis in Syria to Constantinople, prepared a wet fire which was thrown out from siphons (TO bta Twv o wwwv ic4 €pbjsevov 7rUp u-ypov), and that by its aid the ships of the Saracens were set on fire at Cyzicus and their defeat assured.
Platonic too is the doctrine of the divine architect who seeks to realize in the visible universe the archetypes already formed in his mind.Advertisement
The original was designed in 1682 by John Montgomery, a native architect, but in 1842 it was removed hither from its old site and rebuilt in a better style.
With the assistance of the famous architect, Pieter Post of Haarlem, he transformed the Recife by building a new town adorned with splendid public edifices and gardens, which was called after his name Mauritstad.
In 1847-1848, during the reign of Abd-ul-Mejid, the building was put into a state of thorough repair by the Italian architect Fossati.
Wherever the noblest expressions of her mind are honoured, wherever the large conceptions of Pericles command the admiration of statesmen, wherever the architect and the sculptor love to dwell on the masterpieces of Ictinus and Pheidias, wherever the spell of ideal beauty or of lofty contemplation is exercised by the creations of Sophocles or of Plato, there it will be remembered that the spirit which wrought in all these would have passed sooner from among men, if it had not been recalled from a trance, which others were content to mistake for the last sleep, by the passionate breath of Demosthenes.
His talent as a boy attracted the attention of George Dance, junior, the architect, who with other friends helped him on.Advertisement
He became architect to the Bank of England, which he practically rebuilt in its present form, and did other important public work.
Among its more important buildings are the imperial palace, which was founded in 1770 by Prince Orlov, and constructed according to the plans of the Italian architect Rinaldi; a military orphanage, founded in 1803; and a school for horticulture.
Evidence of his skill as an architect may be seen in the church and campanile of All Saints, Oxford, and in three sides of the so-called Peckwater Quadrangle of Christ Church, which were erected after his designs.
St Sophia (Aya Sofia), formerly the cathedral, and probably erected in the 6th century by Justinian's architect Anthemius, was converted into a mosque in 1589.
He then hired England's foremost architect, James Wyatt, to build a medieval abbey for him to live in.
David is an Associate in the Construction & Engineering Department, having been a qualified and practicing architect before turning to law.
Whichever route you decide to take, for many people the next step will be to employ an architect.
Consult your inspecting architect about the design of the notice board and do not be afraid to call upon the skills of professional designers.
The Chapel was designed by the architect George Dance the Younger, surveyor to the City of London.
Sir Edwin Lutyens, a renowned architect of the time, was commissioned for the project.
I would not criticize a naval architect for relying on Department of Transport information available at the time.
The puzzle was designed by Howard Garns, a retired architect and freelance puzzle constructor, and first published in 1979.
The celebrated architect Mr George Gilbert Scott was appointed.
On the basis of comments received, the landscape architect drew up conceptual sketches which formed the basis of the outline design.
In attendance was the esteemed golf course architect Rees Jones.
The plan has been developed in association with conservation architect Rodney Melville and Partners.
The walter sickert, Thomas barker building was bohemian glass, thomas gainsborough designed in 1897 by a Scottish architect, John McKean Brydon.
The molecule was named buckminsterfullerene in honor of the architect, who designed geodesic domes based on similar pentagonal and hexagonal structures.
Presented with exceptional clarity, the book provides the building surveyor, engineer and architect with a unique practical resource.
The scheme of science is like the drawing of a mighty palace, Coulson tells us, especially an architect's drawing.
Closer to home, another Scottish architect is playing an equally formative role in Scotland's political foundations.
According to the official coast path guidebook they were built in the 1930s by architect John Campbell.
There can have been little hesitation over the choice of architect.
In later years even great architect Inigo Jones was employed to produce lavish sets accompanied by various mechanical devices for the Jacobean masques.
An architect, he was perhaps the leading apostle of Victorian medievalism, along with William Morris and the Pre-Raphaelite painters.
Indeed, the unknown architect may well have been a local builder since his interpretation of the elements in the design is distinctly provincial.
You can also sign up for the Architect Journal, a free quarterly publication.
With the help of their architect, most parishes can make reasonable estimates of what costs the next quinquennial is likely to incur.
Your architect will spend an enormous amount of time producing reams of drawings; they could be working with you for years.
Negotiations are now in progress with the architect about when a full resumption of ringing can be made.
The prince commissioned the architect Henry Holland to enlarge his house into a classical building with a domed rotunda.
An experienced surveyor or architect will take a more holistic view.
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The walter sickert, Thomas barker building was bohemian glass, thomas Gainsborough designed in 1897 by a Scottish architect, John McKean Brydon.
In 1843 another Chester architect, Thomas Jones, added the south transept, west tower, and perhaps two galleries.
Walter Sickert, thomas barker building was bohemian glass, thomas gainsborough designed in 1897 by a Scottish architect, John McKean Brydon.
The cathedral of St Pierre (see Cathedral), a church in the Byzantine-Romanesque style, dates from the 11 th and 12th centuries, but has undergone frequent restoration, and was partly rebuilt in the latter half of the 19th century by the architect Paul Abadie.
The richness of effect which the English or French architect obtained by elaborate and carefully worked mouldings was produced in Italy by the beauty of polished marbles and jewel-like mosaics - the details being mostly rather coarse and often carelessly executed.
It is, however, as an architect that Wren is best known, and the great fire of London, by its destruction of the cathedral and nearly all the city churches, gave Wren a unique opportunity.
The same architect was responsible for the lofty "Bridge of Sighs" (1595-1605), connecting the ducal palace with the state prisons (1591-97) on the opposite side of the narrow canal on the east of the Rio del Palazzo.
The architect Apollodorus of Damascus owed his banishment and death to his outspoken criticism of the emperor's plans.
The new synagogue was built by Rosengarten between 1857 and 1859, and to the same architect is due the sepulchral chapel built for the Hamburg merchant prince Johann Heinrich, Freiherr von Schroder (1784-1883), in the churchyard of the Petrikirche.
His principal architect was Domenico Fontana, who, in conjunction with Guglielmo della Porta, completed the uniquely beautiful cupola of St Peter's which had already been designed by Michelangelo in a detailed model.
It may be well to explain here that a claim has been set up by his admirers for the celebrated artist, architect and engineer, Leonardo da Vinci, to be regarded as the discoverer of the principles and practice of flight (see Theodore Andrea Cook, Spirals in Nature and Art, 1903).
Designed by Danish architect Arne Jacobsen, the College has a traditional layout in quadrangle style with gardens.
In 1948 a Danish Architect - Charles P Christensen formed his own Order of St John - a schismatic element of the 1934 foundation.
Here, the visionary architect was given total freedom to indulge his unique style.
They didn't like the new design but the engineers had to conform to the plan that the architect gave them.
The architect juxtaposed modern materials and classic style when renovating the old barn.
Whether you've just bought a house and want to do some environmentally friendly retrofitting or are hiring an architect to build a house from scratch, you want to use eco home plans.
A good architect can help maximize indoor space, so that most homes can be smaller and more comfortable.
Choosing local resources and working with an architect with a budget in mind help maintain a sensible cost.
Unless you happen to have extensive experience designing or building homes, consider hiring an architect who specializes in energy efficient home designs.
An interior architect has all the skills and qualifications of an interior designer and has experience in basic structural design, building codes, permits and inspection regulations.
Mr. Lorillard sold the property to Vanderbilt, who, with the help of architect Richard Morris Hunt, built the current mansion for the astronomical sum of $7 million.
Fallingwater is one of the best surviving examples of architect Frank Lloyd Wright's concept of "organic" architecture, incorporating nature into building and design.
He commissioned San Francisco architect Julia Morgan to construct this dream home.
However, if your project requires more than paint and new furniture, such as major remodel of the room by taking down a walls or adding a room on to your home, you might require the services of an interior architect.
An interior architect receives much of the same training as an interior designer.
However, an interior architect is also trained in the principles of architecture.
Interior design tools meant for a homeowner are far easier to use than the tools an architect or interior designer would use.
For this reason, an architect or interior designer may be required to add architectural details by constructing a new wall depending on the style desired.
Queen Anne style became popular during the last quarter of the 19th century and is derived from the influence of Richard Norman Shaw, who was an influential Victorian architect in England.
The majestic Victorian house was the creation of renowned architect, Edward Tuckerman Potter.
If you've ever seen or visited this landmark, you know that Jefferson, the third President of the United States, was quite an accomplished architect.
You can imagine how exciting it was for such a talented architect to live among the budding new trends during his years in France.
It is strongly suggested that you retain the services of an architect who has experience with historic additions and renovations.
Designed by famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright, Taliesin West served as his home and studio during his illustrious career.
Renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) had a long and prolific career, designing over 1,000 works during his life.
It was designed by New York architect John Norris for Charles Green and completed in the early 1850s.
Designed by architect William Jay, the home was completed by 1820.
If your budget allows, you'll want to hire an architect who can design your new home to your specifications and personal needs.
One of the more high profile cases in the world of celebrity divorce is the split of serial bride Christie Brinkley and fourth husband, architect Peter Cook.
His father is an architect and interior designer who has worked for many years in the San Francisco area.
Her father is a Dutch architect, and she has three older siblings -- Vanessa, Adrian and half-brother, Christian.
Bacon's mom worked as an elementary school teacher while his dad worked as an architect in the greater Philadelphia area.
Additions are serious renovations that require at the very least a good remodeling contractor and preferably an architect.
Many homeowners hesitate to hire an architect because they want to save the majority of their budget for construction.
This approach is often foolhardy because a good architect will easily be worth his fee.
An architect who realizes his client's budget concerns will be able to develop a floor plan that minimizes plumbing and electrical costs by careful placement of bathrooms, kitchens, and other service areas.
The architect will also be on hand during the construction process to provide the experience required to know whether or not the contractor is delivering quality workmanship.
Once again, an architect will be valuable in making any cuts necessary without sacrificing quality.
Home addition plans almost always require the help of an architect or engineer.
Bringing the plans of your existing home, or at least a carefully drawn floor plan will help the architect decide how to best add space.
An architect will be able to create an addition that integrates well with the main part of the house as well as the neighborhood.
If growth is doubtful, the architect may recommend scaling back the size of the addition.
A small lot may also require a skilled architect in order to realize the desired size of the addition.
Setbacks and local codes may restrict the size of the addition greatly, an architect will know how to navigate these restrictions and how to petition for a variance should one be needed.
Once again, a good architect should be know about any restrictions in the area.
Before hiring an architect or contractor, many homeowners may find it useful to obtain an estimate of potential costs.
By changing variables within the calculator, the homeowner will be able to determine some possible forms for the home addition, and later discuss these ideas with an architect.
If this is the case, consider contacting a contractor, interior designer, or architect who may be able to help make suggestions for existing space.
Ask for advice from your friends and family or consult an interior designer or architect, but ultimately your color section should be based on the context of your home and your personal taste.
Play up your home's architectural strengths by highlighting them in colors that may have been used by the original architect, or updated versions of the same palette.
Based on your current home and this conversation, your builder, architect or designer will create a plan that shows what needs to be done to transform your old space into your new one.
The famous Chalice Well symbol featured on the cover of the well, was created by architect and archaeologist Frederick Bligh in 1919.
A course designed by a top golfer or course architect is a treat for frequent players, because they constantly look for the nuances of the course from a different perspective.
In fact, the magazine discontinued its Best Modern Day Golf Course Architect after Fazio took the prize three years straight.
For the amateur architect in you the "Build" mode will have you immersed in construction for hours.
An antique architect's rolltop desk circa 1800s in excellent condition sold for $1,625.00 on March 7, 2011.
The architect's desk was unique and could probably commanded a much higher price at a regular auction.
The final design of the monument surrounding the statue came from New York architect, Henry Bacon.
Custis hired George Hadfield, an English architect to design the Greek revival structure of the mansion.
This woman resided as an architect in harrowing communist Romania until she pleaded for her husband to escape to the United States.
You can find everything from architect positions to sales, temporary jobs to full-time permanent work.
You can find listings for everything from customer service positions to architect's jobs.
In the Legislative Branch, you can work in the Architect of the Capitol (deals with the operation and maintenance among other things), the Congressional Budget Office.
Julia Morgan, the first female graduate of Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, was the architect of The Fairmont, which cost $5 million to build in 1907.
KitchenAid's nine speed Architect Series hand mixer features a nine-speed electronic digital control that includes four slower speeds for stirring and two high speeds for whipping.
It has nine speeds and is part of the Architect series.
KitchenAid 9-Speed Architect Series Hand Mixer has electronic controls and a sensor that automatically adjusts resistance as needed.
The Architect® Series processor has only one extra bowl, the ten-cup chef’s bowl, and two blades, the standard stainless steel cutting blade and dough blade.
The only differences between this style and the Architect® Series are the feed tube design, the available colors and the price.
Scrabble was invented by an architect who found himself out of work during the Great Depression.
Comedian George Carlin plays the architect who tells Cindy the whole story of Tabitha, where the tape came from, and what its consequences are.
He just lost his new job as an architect after only a week on the job and his wife is wheelchair-bound from a car accident and works from home as a freelance writer.
Ryan has become an architect and taking a page from Sandy's book, the last episode ends with him asking a troubled kid if he needs help.
A former football player turned cheerleader, Lewis is an aspiring architect who shares a tempestuous romantic history with Hellcats co-captain Alice (Heather Hemmen).
Architect Lin's design was chosen from more than 1,400 contest submissions.
Union Station was designed by architect, Daniel Burnham, who also designed the Flatiron Building in New York City.
Renowned architect Rem Koolhaas, who has been the recipient of awards such as the Pritzker Prize in 2000 and the Legion d'Honneur of 2001, designed the room.
The famous architect lent his style to a set of Bulova watches.
From the brilliant mind of contemporary architect Frank Gehry come these stunning timepieces that simply resonate style and sophistication.
The contemporary designs of architect Frank Gehry's buildings have obviously inspired his Fossil watch designs.
Gehry is an architect, famed for his postmodern, sculptural style, and his beautiful watches for Fossil reflect his background.
For example, if it's an architect job, you would ask who is in charge of selecting architectural applicants.
Your first sentence should read like this, In response to your ad for a lead architect, I submit my resume for your consideration.
Some experts say you should bold the words lead architect so it catches the eye of the reader.
After reading your job description, I am confident that my skills as an architect would be a good match for your organization.
Keep it brief - These are brief statements about the architect job, but they say a lot.
The reader knows you were lead architect on the Buck Building.
A party for an architect, for example, may display blueprints, while a party for a personal trainer could be decorated with exercise equipment.
Admiral Archer (Scott Bakula) was an important architect of the Federation.
It has been doubted whether Pericles favoured this enterprise, but among its chief promoters were two of his friends, Lampon the soothsayer and Hippodamus the architect.
Giordano was distinguished both as a mathematician and an architect.
Another version makes him employ one Manole or Manoli as architect.
In Dean cemetery, partly laid out on the banks of the Water of Leith, and considered the most beautiful in the city (opened 1845), were interred Lords Cockburn, Jeffrey and Rutherford; " Christopher North," Professor Aytoun, Edward Forbes the naturalist, John Goodsir the anatomist; Sir William Allan, L Sam Bough, George Paul Chalmers, the painters; George Combe, the phrenologist; Playfair, the architect; Alexander Russel, editor of the Scotsman; Sir Archibald Alison, the historian; Captain John Grant, the last survivor of the old Peninsular Gordon Highlanders; Captain Charles Gray, of the Royal Marines, writer of Scottish songs; Lieutenant John Irving, of the Franklin expedition, whose remains were sent home many years after his death by Lieut.
The latter commemorates, according to tradition, the fowl which was the first living being to cross the bridge and thus fell a prey to the devil, who in hope of a nobler victim had sold his assistance to the architect.
Current periodicals are Hollandsche revue, monthly; De Gids (1837), monthly; De nieuwe Gids (1886), monthly; De Architect, bi-monthly; Caecilia (for music); Tijdschrift voor Strafrecht; Museum, for philology (1893), monthly; Tijdschrift voor nederlandsche taal en letterkunde; Nederlandsch Archievenblad; De Paleograaf; Elseviers geillustreerd Maandschrift, monthly; Groot Nederland, monthly.
He is always associated with his brother Trophonius as a wonderful architect, the constructor of underground shrines and grottos for the reception of hidden treasure.
The dome is an unsuitable addition of 1731 by the Sicilian architect Filippo Juvara (1685-1735), and its baroque decorations spoil the effect of the fine Gothic interior.
Other principal public buildings, nearly all to be included in modern schemes of development, are the city hall, occupying the site of the old Linen Hall, in Donegall Square, estimated to cost £300,000; the commercial buildings (1820) in Waring Street, the customhouse and inland revenue office on Donegall Quay, the architect of which, as of the court house, was Sir Charles Lanyon, and some of the numerous banks, especially the Ulster Bank.
Its harbour was of considerable importance in imperial times, as the nearest to Dalmatia, 2 and was enlarged by Trajan, who constructed the north quay, his architect being Apollodorus of Damascus.
The original temple was said to have been built by Aleus, the founder of the city; it was superseded by a larger one which was destroyed by fire in 395 B.C. The rebuilding was entrusted to Scopas, the great sculptor; and it is probable that he not only acted as architect, but also provided the sculptural groups which ornamented the pediments.
A massive stone bridge was built across the Danube, near the modern Turn Severin, by Apollodorus, the gifted architect who afterwards designed the forum of Trajan.
Besides these there are a museum of ecclesiastical antiquities, chiefly relating to the bishopric of Haarlem; the old weigh-house (1598) and the orphanage for girls (1608), originally an almshouse for old men, both built by the architect Lieven de Key of Ghent.
Dubois (op. cit., 286 sqq.) reproduces important drawings and a description made by the architect Caristie in 1820.
From an early age he determined to adopt chemistry as his profession, although his father, who was a builder, would have preferred him to be an architect.
The famous dictum "Every man is the architect of his own fortune" is attributed to him.
The committee's decision was that the Board of Grounds and Buildings was not authorized to let the decorating and furnishing of the state house; that it had illegally authorized certain expenditures; and that architect and contractors had made fraudulent invoices and certificates.
One of his favourite places of resort in these years was a club of which Dr Hutton, Dr Black, Dr Adam Ferguson, John Clerk the naval tactician, Robert Adam the architect, as well as Smith himself, were original members, and to which Dugald Stewart, Professor Playfair and other eminent men were afterwards admitted.
The tower of the Kutubia is a memorial of the constructive genius of the early Moors; both it and the similar Hasan tower at Rabat are after the type of the contemporary Giralda at Seville, and if tradition may be trusted, all three were designed by the same architect, Jabir.
The eastern front, which was the entrance of the House of Lords, is, by their special wish, of the Corinthian order, made conformable with the rest of the building not without difficulty to the architect.
The extensive additions and alterations made by Wren according to the taste of the King resulted in a severely plain edifice of brick; the orangery, added in Queen Anne's time, is a better example of the same architect's work.
He was himself no mean draughtsman, and used often to say that if he had not taken orders he would have become an architect.
The old university buildings erected in 1713 by the Genoese architect Ricca proved too small; and new buildings, fitted more especially for the medical and scientific departments, have been erected..
It is dominated by the ducal palace erected by Luciano da Laurana, a Dalmatian architect, in 1460-82, for Federigo Montefeltro, and regarded by the contemporaries of the founder as the ideal of a princely residence.
Among the distinguished names which have been associated with Urbino are those of the Ferrarese painter and friend of Raphael, Timoteo della Vite, who spent most of his life there, and Bramante, the greatest architect of his age.
Street in 1860, is remarkable; the richness of the work within increases from west to east, culminating in a choir arcade decorated with work among the finest of its period extant; the period is that of the choir of Westminster Abbey, and from a comparison of building materials, choir arcades and sculpture of foliage, a common architect has been suggested.
It was, besides, singularly interesting from the expedients to which the Hindu architect was forced to resort to imitate the vaults of the Moslems. Of the buildings, however, which so excited the admiration of the emperor Baber, probably little now remains.
So popular has it become that besides being used for massive constructions like breakwaters, dock walls, culverts, and for foundations of buildings, lighthouses and bridges, it is also proving its usefulness to the architect and engineer in many other ways.
The name of the original architect is unknown, but it is certain that many German mastermasons were called to Milan to assist the Italian builders.
Subsequently, towards the close of the 15th century, the refined court of Lodovico Sforza attracted such celebrated men as Bramante, the architect, Gauffino Franchino, the founder of one of the earliest musical academies, and Leonardo da Vinci, from whose school came Luini, Boltraffio, Gaudenzio Ferrari, Marco d'Oggiono, &c. Later, Pellegrino Tibaldi and Galeazzo Alessi of Genoa (the former a man of very wide activity) were the chief architects, and Leone Leoni of Arezzo the chief sculptor.
Behind it is a larger church, which was begun for the Benedictines about I i 50, from the designs of a French architect, in imitation of the Cluniac church at Paray-le-Monial, but never carried beyond the spring of the vaulting.
He pretended to have read little, and to be the original architect of his own system, and the claim was no doubt on the whole true.
A fountain and a curious clock-tower in the Piazza, which terminates the Stradone towards the east, were erected by Onofrio, the architect and engineer whose aqueduct, built about 1440, supplied Ragusa with water from the neighbouring hills.
Men of genius were not wanting in the long history of Egypt; two doctors, Imhotp (Imuthes), the architect of Zoser, in the, Ilird Dynasty, and Amenophis (Amenhotp), son of Hap, the wise scribe under Amenophis III.
Of the outlying buildings in connexion with the Alhambra, the foremost in interest is the Palacio de Generalife or Gineralife (the Moorish Jennat al Arif, " Garden of Arif," or " Garden of the Architect ").
So Morris decided to become an architect, and for the better propagation of the views of the new brotherhood a magazine was at the same time projected, which was to make a speciality of social articles, besides poems and short stories.
The work of every worthy architect raises the standard of the crafts; but beyond others Messrs Ashbee, Lethaby and Wilson have taken an active personal interest in schools of metalwork.
No human architect can hope to take up in succession all essential points of view in regard to the form of knowledge or to logic. " The great campanile is still to finish."
East of the White House and obstructing the view from it to the Capitol stands the oldest of the departmental buildings, the Treasury Building (architect, Robert Mills (1781-1855), then U.S. architect), an imposing edifice mainly of granite, 510 ft.
Not far from the White House is the Corcoran Gallery of Art (1894-1897; architect, Ernest Flagg), of white Georgia marble in a Neo-Grecian style, housing a collection of paintings (especially American portraits) and statuary; the gallery was founded and endowed in 1869 by William Wilson Corcoran (1798-1888) "for the perpetual establishment and encouragement of the Fine Arts."
Their temple is said by Strabo to have been made bigger by another architect.
The cathedral, one of the largest and most perfect specimens of the Renaissance style in Germany, was built in1614-1668by the Italian architect Santino Solari, in imitation of St Peter's at Rome.
Returning to England he got into practice as an architect, and in 1784 married a rich wife.
As in all his following epopees the subject was taken from what pious Moslems call the time of "heathendom" - here, for instance, from the old Sassanian story of Shah Khosrau Parwiz (Chosroes Parvez), his love affairs with the princess Shirin of Armenia, his jealousy against the architect Ferhad, for some time his successful rival, of whom he got rid at last by a very ingenious trick, and his final reconciliation and marriage with Shirin; and it is a noteworthy fact that the once so devout Nizami never chose a strictly Mahommedan legend for his works of fiction.
On the opposite side of the Medina a broad carriageway leads to East Cowes Castle, a handsome edifice built by John Nash, the favourite architect of George IV., in 1798, and immediately beyond it are the grounds surrounding Osborne House (see Osborne), built in 1845 after the property had been purchased by Queen Victoria, the church of St Mildred, Whippingham, lying a mile to the south.
They approach designing the interior of your home the same way an architect approaches designing the exterior of a building, with factors like space, environment, scale, and location.
Your architect should have a construction team with whom he or she has a working relationship to do the physical labor and the architect should oversee the progress every step of the way.
Once the construction phase is over, your interior architect should be able to provide the same functions you would expect from any interior designer, including helping you choose furniture, lighting, etc, that complement the space.
However, keep in mind that the interior architect's specialty is to balance the aesthetic and scientific/mathematical aspects of room design, as well as oversee the internal reconstruction process.
When hiring an interior architect, you should ask many of the same questions that you ask when hiring an interior designer.
Never allow an interior architect to work on your home who does not have a degree and certification in the field.
Lyndhurst was designed in 1838 by noted Gothic Revival architect, Alexander Jackson Dawson, as the home of New York Mayor, William Paulding.
Another adaptable option for a home study desk is the stylish banker's lamp or architect lamp.
Mary O'Grady, who is an architect and designer.
But he was a patron of learning and, like most prelates of his age, a great architect.
It is especially noteworthy owing to the difficulty of the task the architect had to accomplish - that of transforming the exterior of the Palazzo della Ragione, a Gothic building of the latter half of the 15th century, which the colonnades of the basilica entirely enclose.
Under the present system, therefore, there is a biennial election (in even-numbered years) of a governor, a lieutenant-governor, a secretary of state, a state comptroller, a state treasurer, an attorney-general and a state engineer and surveyor; and the governor appoints, subject to the approval of the Senate, a superintendent of public works, a superintendent of state prisons, a superintendent of insurance, a superintendent of banks, a commissioner of excise, a commissioner of agriculture, a forest, fish and game commissioner, a commissioner of health, a commissioner of labour, a state architect, a state historian, a state librarian, two public service commissions, a civil service commission, a board of charities, a commission of prisons, a commission in lunacy, three tax commissioners and several other boards and commissions.
Wren is most famous as an architect but he was also a distinguished mathematician.
The cathedral built by Bartolommeo Ammanati (1S70), modified by Ippolito Scalza, and completed in 1680 (with the exception of the facade, which is still unfinished) contains a large altar-piece by Taddeo di Bartolo of Siena, and the fragments of an imposing monument erected in1427-1436by the Florentine architect Michelozzo in honour of Bartolommeo Aragazzi, secretary of Pope Martin V., which was taken down in the 18th century.
The 16th century boasts the names of Bernardino Fungai, Guidoccio Cossarelli, Giacomo Pacchiarotto, Girolamo del Pacchia and especially Baldassare Peruzzi (1481-1537), who while especially celebrated for his frescoes and studies in perspective and chiaroscuro was also an architect of considerable attainments (see Rome); Giovanni Antonio Bazzi, otherwise known as 11 Sodoma (1477-1549), who, born at Vercelli in Piedmont, and trained at Milan in the school of Leonardo da Vinci, came to Siena in 1504 and there produced some of his finest works, while his influence on the art of the place was considerable; Domenico Beccafumi, otherwise known as Micharino (1486-1550), noted for the Michelangelesque daring of his designs; and Francesco Vanni.
To the one camp belonged the old prince, Mademoiselle Bourienne, and the architect; to the other Princess Mary, Dessalles, little Nicholas, and all the old nurses and maids.
St James's church was erected, under the same architect and Lord Grimthorpe, by the Great Northern railway company.
The cathedral (dedicated to St Nicholas the Pilgrim, a Greek assassinated at Trani in 1094 and canonized by Urban II.), on a raised open site near the sea, was consecrated, before its completion, in 1143; it is a basilica with three apses, a large crypt and a lofty tower, the latter erected in1230-1239by the architect whose name appears on the ambo in the cathedral of Bitonto, Nicolaus Sacerdos.
Above the Piazza della Signoria, at the highest point of the town, is the Palazzo Ducale, erected by the dukes of Urbino in 1474-1480; the architect was, in all probability, Lucio da Laurana, to whom is due the palace at Urbino, which this palace resembles, especially in its fine colonnaded court.
It contains few remains of antiquity, except of the aqueduct and basin, said to have been made by the architect Eupalinus for the tyrant Theagenes.
The town was laid out at great expense in straight, broad streets, intersecting each other at right angles, by the architect Hippodamus of Miletus in the time of Pericles.
Themistocles was the first to urge the Athenians to take advantage of these harbours, instead of using the sandy bay of Phaleron; and the fortification of the Peiraeus was begun in 493 B.C. Later on it was connected with Athens by the Long Walls in 460 B.C. The town of Peiraeus was laid out by the architect Hippodamus of Miletus, probably in the time of Pericles.
On his return to Berlin he studied art under the sculptor Christian Daniel Rauch and the painter and architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781-1841), proving himself in the end a good draughtsman, a born architect and an excellent landscape gardener.
There may, also be mentioned many sculptors and architects, such as Lorenzo Maitani, architect of Orvieto cathedral (end of 13th century); Camaino di Crescentino; Tino di Camaino, sculptor of the monument to Henry VII.
As time went on, however, the later Assyrian architect began to shake himself free from Babylonian influences and to employ stone as well as brick.
A knoll above the town is occupied by the half-ruined fort or palace of former governors, built for Mahmud Pasha by a Persian architect and considered one of the most beautiful buildings in Turkey.
The federal palace and the church of Santa Rosa are examples of the work of the celebrated Mexican architect, Francisco Eduardo de Tresguerras (1765-1833), who restored the church of Santa Clara also.
The restoration was immediately taken in hand, and the whole work was finished in 1881, including the completion of the tower, according to the plans of the 15th century architect, Hans von Ingelheim.
The palace of the princes of Thurn and Taxis in the Eschenheimer Gasse was built (1732-1741) from the designs of Robert de Cotte, chief architect to Louis XIV.
The new cemetery (opened in 1828) contains the graves of Arthur Schopenhauer and Feuerbach, of Passavant the biographer of Raphael, Ballenberger the artist, Hessemer the architect, SOmmerring, and Johann Friedrich Bohmer the historian.
But in January Savelich came from Moscow and gave him an account of the state of things there, and spoke of the estimate an architect had made of the cost of rebuilding the town and country houses, speaking of this as of a settled matter.
Of these the most remarkable is the Pavilion, built as a residence for the prince regent (afterwards George IV.) and remodelled in 1819 by the architect, John Nash, in a grotesque Eastern style of architecture.
The corner towards the Ponte della Puglia was also restored, and the hideous device of walling up the five last arches, adopted in the 16th century by the architect Da Ponte, was removed without prejudice to the stability of the structure.
The difficulties he encountered in producing it were very great, for the foundations had been ill-prepared b3 his predecessors, and he was obliged to be artisan and architect at the same time.
He describes an experiment made by a Benedictine monk and architect, Dom Papnutio or Panuce, of the same kind as Leonardo's but without the demonstration.
The architect had told him that it was necessary, and Pierre, without knowing why, was having his enormous Petersburg house done up.
This town, which was laid out on an exceptionally fine site according to a scientific plan by the architect Hippodamus of Miletus, soon rose to considerable importance, and attracted much of the Aegean and Levantine commerce which had hitherto been in Athenian hands.
As a scientific engineer and practical architect Wren was perhaps more remarkable than as an artistic designer.
Neither could the architect Michael Ivanovich, who on being sent for came in with sleepy eyes, tell Princess Mary anything.
Among the later buildings, a few may be noted by Sanmicheli of Verona, who was employed as chief architect of the cathedral from 1509 to 1528.
The name of the architect who 'began the work and thus fixed the design of the whole is not certainly known, but it must have been a man of an earlier generation than that of Filippo Calendario, who is often stated to have been the chief architect of the older portion.
It appears probable that a Venetian architect and sculptor named Pietro Baseggio was the chief masterbuilder in the first half of the 14th century.
The architect is said to have been a Coptic Christian who deprecated the destruction of ancient buildings to obtain columns and blocks of stone, and who undertook to design a mosque which should be built entirely in brick, which when coated with stucco and appropriate decorative designs would rival its predecessors.
The naval architect distinguishes between the stability of form, represented by the righting couple W.BM, and the stability of ballasting, represented by W.BG.
Schemes for the collection of funds and the complete restoration of the church were immediately set on foot, the architect being Mr Oldrid Scott.
His education was obtained mainly at the Ecole Normale in Paris, where his father, a painter and architect, was engaged in the construction of the Theatre Italien, From his twenty-fifth year he began to lecture in the colleges of Evreux, Dieppe, Blois and Toulouse.
It was begun by the architect Antonio da San Gallo the younger in 1527 for Clement VII., who fled to Orvieto after the sack of Rome, and was finished by Simone Mosca under Paul III.
The first practical step towards the development of the camera obscura seems to have been made by the famous painter and architect, Leon Battista Alberti, in 1437, contemporaneously with the invention of printing.
The architect of private dwellings attached more importance to satin-surfaced boards and careful joinery than to any appearance of strength or solidity.
Mr. Balcom, a promising young architect, designs it on the back of his Vitruvius, with hard pencil and ruler, and the job is let out to Dobson & Sons, stonecutters.
At that table were his mother, his mother's old lady companion Belova, his wife, their three children with their governess and tutor, his wife's nephew with his tutor, Sonya, Denisov, Natasha, her three children, their governess, and old Michael Ivanovich, the late prince's architect, who was living on in retirement at Bald Hills.
The four wall-surfaces that flank the three western doorways are decorated with very beautiful sculpture in relief, once ornamented with colour, the designs for which, according to Burckhardt, must be ascribed to the architect of the whole, though executed by other (but still Sienese, not Pisan) hands.
The creator of the present edifice was Francis I., under whom the architect Gilles le Breton erected most of the buildings of the Cour Ovale, including the Porte Doree, its southern entrance, and the Salle des Fetes, which, in the reign of Henry II., was decorated by the Italians, Francesco Primaticcio and Nicolo dell' Abbate, and is perhaps the finest Renaissance chamber in France.
The architect was Polyclitus, probably to be identified with the younger sculptor of that name.
He rose to great celebrity as an architect, and designed many graceful and richly sculptured buildings in Venice, Rome and even in France; he used classical forms with great taste and skill, and with much of the freedom of the older medieval architects, and was specially remarkable for his rich and delicate sculptured decorations.
The preparation of the plans and the superintendence of the work were entrusted by the king to Juan Bautista de Toledo, a Spanish architect who had received most of his professional education in Italy.
The architect to whom, after the great fire of 1666, the opportunity fell of leaving the marks of his influence upon London was Sir Christopher Wren.
The question as to whether copper really was first used in Egypt is not yet resolved, and many arguments can be brought against the theory of Egyptian origin and in favour of one in Syria or further north.26 Egypt has also recently been credited with being the inceptor of the whole " megalithic (or heliolithic, as the fashionable word now is) culture " of mankind, from Britain to China and (literally) Peru or at any rate Mexico via the Pacific Isles.27 The theory is that the achievements of the Egyptians in great stone architecture at the time of the pyramid-builders so impressed their contemporaries that they were imitated in the surrounding lands, by the Libyans and Syrians, that the fame of them was carried by the Phoenicians further afield, and that early Arab and Indian traders passed on the megalithic idea to Farther India, and thence to Polynesia and so on so that both the teocalli of Teotihuacan and Stonehenge are ultimately derived through cromlechs and dolmens innumerable from the stone pyramid of Saqqara, built by Imhotep, the architect of King Zoser, about 3100 B.C. (afterwards deified as the patron of science and architecture).
Whether he was in a bad temper because Prince Vasili was coming, or whether his being in a bad temper made him specially annoyed at Prince Vasili's visit, he was in a bad temper, and in the morning Tikhon had already advised the architect not to go to the prince with his report.