How to use Architects in a sentence
These examples show the influence of those architects who, in the 6th century, built the splendid basilicas at Sanaa and elsewhere in Arabia.
Throughout the period of the classical revival Vitruvius was the chief authority studied by architects, and in every point his precepts were accepted as final.
Stone houses were built soon after that by Arabian architects.
The judgment, indeed, with which this style of ornament is apportioned to the various parts, is almost as remarkable as the ornament itself, and conveys a high idea of the taste and skill of the architects of this age."
The architects Rupolo and Sardi have erected a considerable number of buildings, in which they have attempted, and with considerable success, to return either to Venetian Gothic or to the early Renaissance Lombardesque style.Advertisement
Architects, turners, tilemakers, decorative artists and sculptors, coming from China and from Korea, erected grand temples for the worship of Buddha enshrining images of much beauty and adorned with paintings and carvings of considerable merit.
The educational institutions are numerous and of a high order, including a technical high school (with about 1100 students), which enjoys the privilege of conferring the degrees of doctor of engineering, doctor of technical sciences, &c., a veterinary college, a political-economic institution (Gehestiftung), with library, a school of architects, a royal and four municipal gymnasia, numerous lower grade and popular schools, the royal conservatorium for music and drama, and a celebrated academy of painting.
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.
This arrangement brought them within the province of architects, and for nearly a century utility and fitness for the cultivation of plants were sacrificed, as still is often the case, to the unity of architectural expression between the conservatory and the mansion.
Like the Curetes and Telchines they are mythical types of prehistoric workmen and architects, and as such the objects of worship.Advertisement
The architecture is a peculiar and debased imitation of classic style, attributed by architects to the 2nd century A.D.
It has twenty-four columns of Carystian (cipollino) marble, with capitals probably of Byzantine work with swelling acanthus leaves; but the rest of the church is due to native architects.
Only in the short winter months did he dwell in the house built for him at Esztergom by his Italian architects.
Here you find articles in the encyclopedia about architects.
Kilwinning is the traditional birthplace of Scottish freemasonry, the lodge, believed to have been founded by the foreign architects and masons who came to build the abbey, being regarded as the mother lodge in Scotland.Advertisement
Although every European country was affected by this neo-classical revival it may be claimed that England absorbed it more com - pletely than any other country, for the brothers Adam (the - architects) and Josiah Wedgwood brought it into absolute correspondence with modern tastes and ideas.
In England buildings of Norman Shaw and Ernest George demanded quiet and harmonious metalwork; and the custom of these architects of superintending and designing every detail, even for interiors, created the supply.
British architects and artists who design for the principal decorating firms are to-day as conversant with the Renaissance and succeeding styles of France and Italy as medieval revivalists were familiar with the Gothic styles with which they made us so well acquainted.
The average ecclesiastical metal-work has rather receded than progressed in merit, except when designed by architects and executed under their supervision.
Most of the original papers on this subject of engini balancing are to be found in the Transactions of the Institution 01 Naval Architects.Advertisement
He had been much helped by his opportunities of intercourse with the great architects, engineers and mathematicians who frequented the court of Milan - Bramante, Alberghetti, Andrea di Ferrara, Pietro Monti, Fazio Cardano and, above all, Luca Pacioli.
Some architects depend solely upon partitions, and a building with a well-constructed iron frame should be safe if provided with brick partitions or if the exterior of the iron framework is covered with well-built masonry of sufficient thickness.
In American practice the use of steel in buildings of ten or more storeys, or in manufacturing plant where the floor loads are heavy and frequently " live " in the sense of causing vibration, has led to more careful specifications as to the quality of materials and character of workmanship, and it is the custom of the leading architects to have the structural frame inspected and tested during manufacture at the foundries, rolling-mills and shops by a firm of engineers making a speciality of such inspections.
On our action now depends the question whether our children shall curse or bless us; whether we shall live in their memory as promoters of civil strife, with all its miserable consequences, or as joint architects of a happy, prosperous and united state.
They face the east and are dated by architects about A.D.Advertisement
The architects of the mosques have made a skilful use of the semi-dome in the support of the main dome of the building, and in the consequent extension of the arched canopy that spreads over the worshipper.
In the quarrels of the priesthood under the Empire it was St Bernard, the great abbot of Clairvaux, who tried to arrest the papacy on the slippery downward path of theocracy; finally, it was in Sugers church of St Denis that French art began that struggle between light against darkness which, culminating in Notre-Dame and the SainteChapelle, was to teach the architects of the world the delight of building with airiness of effect.
They are in turn skilled scientists, architects, builders, artisans, labourers and even scavengers; but collectively they are the rulers on whom the colony depends for the wonderful condition of law and order which has made the bee-community a model of good government for all mankind.
There is no reason, therefore, to discredit Magrizi's statement that it was three brother architects from Edessa that the Armenian minister Badr al-Gamali employed to build three of the fine city gates of Cairo (1087-1091).
Unencumbered by the demands of the mass market, modern architects were free to express their aesthetics in state-financed housing projects.
There is a very neglected (for extraordinary historical reasons) medieval church in East Anglia for which my firm were appointed architects.
Often, it seems like he has managed to merge high-end conceptualism with the kind of low-end practical photography undertaken by surveyors or architects.
Unicorn is designed by Keith Williams Architects and Mansell Construction Services is lead contactor.
What I find even more disconcerting is that South African architects appeared to have shown a disinterest in the Indaba.
He proposed a national center to get the planners, architects, developers, housing professionals and even the highway engineers to work together.
To establish the required design, Portakabin's own architects also consulted with NHS estates.
The architects like to think of their creations as the first luxury houseboats to rent in Europe and it's easy to understand why.
The projects will initially be assessed by regional panels comprising architects and architectural ironmongers, before being submitted to a national judging panel.
Architects feel therefore neither moral nor physical power to protest over anything.
The participants included not only archeologists and historians but also naval architects and specialists in sea-level studies.
Clearly the language used by architects and those in the planning system is something of a bÃªte noir for the champions of plain speech.
When I read Utopia on Trial it all seemed such common sense yet common sense that had been ignored by planners and architects alike.
The Gothic architects and builders discovered the amazing strength and stability of using pointed arches.
Architects and graphic designers tilney Shane were approached to act as design consultants on IBM's award winning offices at Bedfont Lakes near Heathrow.
The Institute also subsidizes student tickets with which to use the Library of the Royal Institute of British Architects.
Wilkinson Eyre goes Dutch The Netherlands ' first suspension bridge, designed by Wilkinson Eyre Architects, has been lifted into place.
The Lift New Parliament project is a chance to explore ways to have a better discussion between architects and non-architects.
Bramante, Michelangelo, Palladio, Vignola and earlier architects were careful students of the work of Vitruvius, which through them has largely influenced the architecture of almost all European countries.
In the wake of 9/11 architects and engineers are thoroughly reexamining the assumption and methods that were previously state of the art.
The plans, created by renowned architects make, detail the design of the National Center of Excellence for Judo.
The London architects leading a rearguard Gothic revivalist action.
Typical work activities Naval architects use their skills and knowledge to ensure that their design produces a safe and seaworthy vessel.
Architects and graphic designers tilney shane were approached to act as design consultants on IBM 's award winning offices at Bedfont Lakes near Heathrow.
There are a number of key lessons for both those providing PI cover for architects and insurers pursuing subrogated recoveries.
Tranzporter has a premium range of portfolio cases in all sizes for artists, designers, architects and other design professionals.
Celebrated architects in the early 19th century like Greene and Greene and Julia Morgan made a point of designing homes that were beautiful but also built solely of local materials and could make the best use of natural light and air.
The costs are continually coming down and environmental activists are working with architects to develop cheaper eco home plans so that they can be more widely implemented.
Architects study the relationships between color, texture, lighting and all the aesthetic details a interior designer must understand.
Realm even has its own green furniture architects on staff so you can get exactly the pieces of furniture you want, with the peace of mind of knowing where all the materials came from.
Professional programs used by architects or interior designers can deliver incredibly realistic renderings.
Interior designers need many of the same skills as architects, as they do much of the same work.
Designers, however, unlike architects, do not sign off on building plans.
However, contemporary architects often infuse minimalism with more vibrant modern influences when creating minimalist houses and interior spaces.
They provide a variety of versatile coatings, which are perfect not only for the everyday consumer/homeowner but also contractors, interior designers and architects alike.
Well-known designers include the Eames, Mies van der Rohe and Eero Saarinen, who were also architects.
Architects, commercial property owners, and builders also solicit freelance photographers.
Cake "architects," or people who can turn even the Sears Tower into a luscious dessert, are cropping up at bakeries everywhere.
It's been installed by architects for years in homes and other buildings like museums.
Architects and contractors can estimate the cost of a home more accurately than most laymen because of a variety of refined tools at their disposal.
Many architects specialize in these types of additions; contact the local historical society for recommendations.
According to Ask the Builder's Tim Carter, pocket doors are among the most overlooked options when architects design homes.
Monte Carlo Fan Company - Monte Carlo Fans are engineered by self-proclaimed architects of air and light who work to build the world's greatest ceiling fans.
Their tile is used by interior designers and architects around the world for a variety of applications, including kitchens, bathrooms, floors, decorative mosaics, and more.
Since the 1920's, Celotex ceiling tile has been the go-to product for builders, contractors and architects alike.
When an architectural style, such as Victorian style homes, or Craftsman style homes are first created, more than just the building materials and details are chosen by the architects.
Finding the colors used by the original architects and reintroducing them into the home can have a cohesive effect on the entire design, which is visually appealing to the viewer.
Professional plans can be drawn up by kitchen and bathroom designers, interior designers, architects, builders and some contractors.
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To achieve Divine Proportions, architects apply the symmetry of this ratio to buildings and any other structure.
Architects often use this technique when designing structures.
The Fairmont, which was designated San Francisco Landmark No. 185 in 1986, was named one of America's 150 Favorite Architectural Works in a public poll sponsored by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in 2007.
Future architects enjoy designing their masterpieces with classic building toys.
After you have done good work, tap into established relationships with home inspectors, lenders, insurance professionals, architects and other renovation companies that do non-competing work for referrals.
Professional service organizations like architects or accountants that have designated office space outside of their home protect themselves from professional liability coverage through an errors and omissions policy.
Business Professionals - This covers professionals such as architects, artisans, builder's risk insurance, employment practices, and officer and director insurance.
You can show the producers, architects and designers what they have to work with.
His business flourished, and instead of hiring more bakers, he instead recruited artists and architects to help push his confections to the limit.
You may think a show that features architects competing for a big job would make for great TV, but if you don't understand how that industry works, then you will struggle with everything from good casting to appropriate challenges.
The architects of the United States navy are sent here for instruction in their most advanced courses.
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.
By these men Hungary was divided into dioceses, with a metropolitan see at Esztergom (Gran), a city originally founded by Geza, but richly embellished by Stephen, whose Italian architects built for him there the first Hungarian cathedral dedicated to St Adalbert.
The architects of the cathedral were Boschetto and Rinaldo, both Italians, probably Pisans.
There is no reason to suppose that the architects, Bonanno and William of Innsbruck, intended that the campanile should be built in an oblique position; it would appear to have assumed it while the work was still in progress.
Munich contains several gymnasia or grammar-schools, a military academy, a veterinary college, an agricultural college, a school for architects and builders, and several other technical schools, and a conservatory of music. The general prison in the suburb of Au is considered a model of its kind; and there is also a large military prison.
Among the eminent artists of this period whose names are more or less identified with Munich were Leo von Klenze (1784-1864), Joseph Daniel Ohlmiiller (1791-1839), Friedrich von Gartner (1792-1847), and Georg Friedrich Ziebland (1800-1873), the architects; Peter von Cornelius (1783-1867), Wilhelm von Kaulbach (1804-1874), Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1794-1872), and Karl Rottmann, the painters; and Ludwig von Schwanthaler, the sculptor.
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.
Another of the leading architects of the next stage of the Renaissance was the Veronese Michele Sanmichele (1484-1559), a great military engineer, and designer of an immense number of magnificent palaces in Verona and other cities of Venetia.
The Mexican Geographical Society (Sociedad mexicana de geografia y estadistica), founded in 1833, has rendered invaluable services in the work of exploration and publication; there are also the Geological Society, the Association of Engineers and Architects, and the Society of Natural History.
The interior with its two orders is a very fine one, and its influence on Renaissance architects has been very considerable.
The classical stimulus came to painters, sculptors and architects chiefly through literature.
The wood is used by carvers, being soft and light, and by architects in framing the models of buildings.
Very soon afterwards he must have begun work upon his plans and models, undertaken during an acute phase of the competition which the task had called forth between German and Italian architects, for another momentous enterprise, the completion of Milan cathedral.
The London Building Acts do not set out any special requirements, but suggestions have been made at the Royal Institution of British Architects for the regulation of skeleton buildings and they are drawn up upon a more scientific basis than the bulk of the existing acts.
What if an equal ado were made about the ornaments of style in literature, and the architects of our bibles spent as much time about their cornices as the architects of our churches do?
The Palazzo della Ragione, with its great hall on the upper floor, is reputed to have the largest roof unsupported by columns in Europe; the hall is nearly rectangular, its length 2672 ft., its breadth 89 ft., and its height 78 ft.; the walls are covered with symbolical paintings in fresco; the building stands upon arches, and the upper storey is surrounded by an open loggia, not unlike that which surrounds the basilica of Vicenza; the Palazzo was begun in 1172 and finished in 1219; in 1306 Fra Giovanni, an Augustinian friar, covered the whole with one roof; originally there were three roofs, spanning the three chambers into which the hall was at first divided; the internal partition walls remained till the fire of 1420, when the Venetian architects who undertook the restoration removed them, throwing all three compartments into one and forming the present great hall.