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  • Showing steep roof and turret of northern architecture
    Showing steep roof and turret of northern architecture
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv architecturally with regard to architecture "this building is ugly, but architecturally interesting"
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Showing architectural elements, animal and human forms and other decoration Showing architectural elements, animal and human forms and other decoration
Early English Architecture Early English Architecture
Elizabethan Architecture Elizabethan Architecture
Elizabethan Architecture: an Interior Elizabethan Architecture: an Interior
Saxon Architecture Saxon Architecture
Egyptian Architecture Egyptian Architecture
Byzantine Architecture Byzantine Architecture
Architecture Architecture

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Adolf Hitler wanted to be an architect, but he failed the entrance exam at the architectural school in Vienna
    • architecturally In an architectural manner; with regard to architectural principles; from an architectural point of view.
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  • Joyce Carey
    Joyce Carey
    “A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.”
  • John Ruskin
    “No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple.”
  • Felix E. Schelling
    Felix E. Schelling
    “Architecture is petrified music.”
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    “Heredity is a strong factor, even in architecture. Necessity first mothered invention. Now invention has little ones of her own, and they look just like grandma.”
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    “All fine architectural values are human vales, else not valuable.”
  • Elvis Costello
    Elvis Costello
    “Writing about music is like dancing about architecture; it's a really stupid thing to want to do.”


In literature:

The use of architecture in the old Gothic designs makes a pleasing necessity of fastening our attention upon it.
"The Tapestry Book" by Helen Churchill Candee
But, for all this, Queen Anne has a history, architectural as well as political.
"Lippincott's Magazine, November 1885" by Various
It now remains to consider the impress which this stormy period left on the architecture of Paris.
"The Story of Paris" by Thomas Okey
Now, pardon me for telling you frankly, you cannot have good architecture merely by asking people's advice on occasion.
"The Crown of Wild Olive" by John Ruskin
Architecture, for instance, has all its forms suggested by practical demands.
"The Sense of Beauty" by George Santayana
The children write about civics, architecture, localities, books and pictures.
"The New Education" by Scott Nearing
For the system of vaulting in architecture known as "barrel-vaulting" see VAULT.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
It is an architectural creation, a solid granite temple, strongly buttressed upon four sides.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
The Count explained to me that his favourite pursuit was architecture, and that he preferred buildings of antiquity.
"Notes and Queries, No. 209, October 29 1853" by Various
Dutch colonial architecture in America, was built by Frederick Philipse, first lord of the manor of Philipsburg.
"The Greatest Highway in the World" by Anonymous
Upon landing, we find great irregularity prevailing in the street architecture.
"Foot-prints of Travel" by Maturin M. Ballou
A few remarks are necessary on the architecture and architectural decorations, external and internal of the Assyrian palaces.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
Langeais is very imposing and decidedly sombre; it marks the transition from the architecture of defence to that of elegance.
"A Little Tour in France" by Henry James
Culture comes from the observation of many things: Nature, architecture, science, machinery, sculpture, history, men and women, and poetry.
"Great Pianists on Piano Playing" by James Francis Cooke
Of all the types created by this architecture, the only one of which we still possess a few fairly well preserved examples is that of the palace.
"A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1" by Georges Perrot
We must remember the condition of things architectural in the sixties to do justice to the independence of employer and architect.
"Frederic Lord Leighton" by Ernest Rhys
This is called the entasis of the spire, and belongs to the study of optics in architecture.
"Our Homeland Churches and How to Study Them" by Sidney Heath
First in the days of the Renaissance the architecture showed features which might be termed original and national.
"Cathedrals of Spain" by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
The simplest architectural forms are those of the peasant houses made of wood and clay.
"Area Handbook for Romania" by Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
The style of architecture was an absolutely new order.
"The Goddess of Atvatabar" by William R. Bradshaw

In poetry:

I deliver a lecture
And pour out my soul,
Its full architecture,
All rounded and whole.
"Seals" by Gamaliel Bradford
What it is, in conjecture;
Seeking much, but nothing finding;
Like to fancy's architecture
With illusions reason blinding.
"A Quarrel With Love" by Nicholas Breton
And bones bleaching in the sunlight
Beautiful as architecture;
I watched them like a geometer,
And cut a walking stick from a birch.
"The Groundhog" by Richard Eberhart
--A palace--of an architecture grown
Effete, and weary 'neath its hundred years.
Whence voices vast invoke, instinct with fears,
The thunder in its flights toward the Unknown.
"The Rope-Maker" by Emile Verhaeren
Proud world, said I, cease your contest,
And let the mighty babe alone;
The phoenix builds the phoenix' nest,
Love's architecture is His own.
The babe, whose birth embraves this morn,
Made His own bed ere He was born.
"Verses From The Shepherds' Hymn" by Richard Crashaw
Peter's not friendly. He gives me sideways looks.
The architecture is far from reassuring.
I feel uneasy.
A pity,—the interview began so well:
I mentioned fiendish things, he waved them away
and sloshed out a martini
"Dream Song 55: Peter's not friendly. He gives me sideways looks" by John Berryman

In news:

And the Custom Residential Architecture Network (CRAN), an American Institute of Architects (AIA) Knowledge Community, is proof of that.
CS, ACM Honor Nvidia's Dally for Architecture Contributions.
Of Civil and Architectural Engineering, City Univ.
What do Stalin, modern architecture, radical feminism, and most parenting experts have in common.
Citrix, NetApp Partner On Reference Architecture For Enterprise Mobile Data File Sharing.
Page 2 of 2 Citrix's Lipson said the company currently has no plans to develop similar reference architectures with other storage vendors.
Westminster City Administrator David Smith stands next to an architectural rendering of plans for renovation of the Westminster Depot.
Point-to-multipoint access architectures that can use DOCSIS technology.
This insightful documentary takes a local look at the compelling legacies of four architects and how their work changed the state's architectural tradition.
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, Chicago.
"but then you walk in the front door and you see gigant-o (that's a technical term in architecture circles) windows looking dramatically out over the hills and mountains and griffith observatory and downtown".
Compared tosuperheterodyne architectures, a monolithic, high-linearity quadrature demodulator is vowing to reduce the component count of the receive signal chain in third-generation (3G) base stations by at least 75 percent.
Department of Labor Projects More Than 21% Job Growth for Landscape Architecture.
Washington, D.C.— Employment at US landscape architecture firms will increase over 21% through the year 2006 according to the US Bureau of Labor's 1998-99 Occupation Outlook Handbook.
Architecture, Boston, MA, June 1985, pp 292-300.

In science:

Thus, network growth implies that a complex architecture of links emerges, which is peculiar to the network, as an effect of the individual microscopic rules at work.
Adaptive Random Walks on the Class of Web Graph
The preFPIX2I chip, containing 16 columns with 32 rows of pixel cells and complete core readout architecture, was manufactured by a vendor through CERN.
Single Event Effects in the Pixel readout chip for BTeV
The price to pay for this architectural simplicity is a modest velocity resolution of the counter with respect to the best achievable performances .
Experimental study of a proximity focusing Cherenkov counter prototype for the AMS experiment
It is conceivable that mixtures with modified architecture, as those illustrated in Fig. 2(b), i.e. long polymers with short branching ends, would correspond to curves at much lower d.
Reptation in the Rubinstein-Duke model: the influence of end-reptons dynamics
We should point out that there are ongoing efforts to revise the speci fication formalism an d the system architecture underlying ELAN.
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
GroupLens: An Open Architecture for Collaborative Filtering of Netnews.
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
We present an architecture to achieve interoperability, scalability, and reliability by optimizing dataflow in DPs/SPs.
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
This architecture introduces an OAI-PMH Proxy concept that could improve DP quality by fixing implementation problems just in time.
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
We also discuss how to build a series of services such as cross-archive linking based on the suggested architecture.
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
Similarly, the distributed and highly redundant OAI-PMH architecture allows different services to be built which, with context sensitive and dynamic cross-service linking, could potentially be integrated.
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
The stanford digital library metadata architecture.
A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments
On the contrary, a stellar model is a strong and solid computational architecture, without any degree of freedom, and a stellar model is as good as the input physics used to feed the model.
Modern Stellar Evolution Models for Low Mass Stars
Schematic view of the AMS02 spectrometer architecture on its Unic Support Structure (USS) in the Space Shuttle bay.
The RICH counter of the AMS experiment
As of today it is not clear which physical architecture is the optimal one to build a quantum computer.
Quantum random walks - an introductory overview
This fungibility of quantum information gives rise to proposals ranging from nuclear magnetic resonance systems, optical cavities, solid state architectures, optical lattices to ion traps, to name just a few.
Quantum random walks - an introductory overview