Architecture Time Period Tanner Karp
10000 BC-3001 BC Neolithic Architecture • Neolithic architecture was said to have started in southwest Asia. • Used mud-brick to build house and villages. • Houses were plastered and painted with pictures of animals. • A great example would be Stonehenge which is in England.
3000 BC- 299 AD Ancient Architecture • Ancient Egypt- They still used mud-brick but they also used limestone. Example- Great Pyramid of Khufu • Ancient Greece- Three types of architecture was Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian. Example- Parthenon • Ancient Rome- Created the Coliseum and the Aqueducts. Example- Roman Colosseum
300AD - 1300s Medieval Architecture • In medieval architecture there were three main phases of the architecture. • The three phases of architecture were Pre-Romanesque, Romanesque, and Gothic. • Pre- Romanesque led up to Romanesque which they use slightly pointed arches, and barrel vaults in their architecture. Gothic used pointed arches, and ribbed vaults. • An example would be the Tower of London.
1300s - 1500s Renaissance Architecture • Renaissance architecture used symmetry, proportion, and geometry. • They used orderly arrangements of columns, pilasters, and lintels. • Instead of a flat roof, in renaissance architecture they came up with the dome. They also created semicircular arches. • An example would be Chateau de fontainebleau in France.
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1600s Baroque Architecture • This architectural style had concern for color, light, and shade. • This style triedto show the wealth and power of the church. • To get light into the building they used several windows to bring in sunlight. • An example would be the Pantheon in Paris.
1700 - 1800s Neo-Classical • In Neo-classical architecture they used many visuals and decorations. • Neo-classical architecture was mostly used in public buildings like museums, libraries, and academies. • An example would be the white house in Washington D.C.
1890s - 1910 Early Modern Architecture • During this architectural period craftsman homes became much more popular. • An example of this architecture is the Einstein Tower in Potsdam, Germany.
1910 - 1950 Modern Architecture • This architecture type became popular after World War 2. • No decorations on the buildings. It was just a plain old building with no statues, cool designs, etc. • An example would be the A.I.A. Headquarters in Washington D.C.
1950 - 1980s Post Modern Architecture • Modern architecture had non-orthogonal angles, and unusual surfaces. • There still is no use in ornaments, statues, art, cool designs, etc. • An example of this architecture would be the Vanna Venturi House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1980s - Today Deconstructive Architecture • Deconstructive comes in all shapes and sizes. Circular, rectangular, triangular, etc. • A type of this is blobitechture. The buildings just look like big blobs. • An example in the background is the Wexner Center in Columbus, Ohio.