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GREEK traditional architecture

GREEK traditional architecture

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Published by Melissa in Athens .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Dimitri Philippides. Volume one, Eastern Aegean, Sporades, Ioniam islands.
ContributionsPhilippides, Dimitri.
The Physical Object
Pagination283p.
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19395835M

Architecture is the art of designing and creating buildings. Greek architecture is a very specific and influential type of design, which was based off of the post-and-lintel system. The post-and-lintel system is made up of columns, which are large upright posts, with a roof, or architrave, over the top. This type of architecture began with Continue reading "Greek Architecture". Sophisticated architecture, critics believed, refined public taste and positively influenced people's attitudes. Numerous frame and masonry buildings were plain, but others were distinguished by historic styles, including the Greek Revival style, which dominated Texas architecture from to

Cinema first appeared in Greece in but the first actual cine-theatre was opened in In the Asty Films Company was founded and the production of long films (Γκόλφω), a well known traditional love story, is the first Greek long movie, although there were several minor productions such as newscasts before this. In , Orestis Laskos directed Daphnis and Chloe. Sirtaki, also spelled syrtaki, is probably one of the most famous Greek dances known around the r, few people know that sirtaki only dates back to the s. In fact, eminent Greek musician Mikis Theodorakis created the dance for the movie Zorba the alternating slow and fast steps from the hasapiko and hasaposerviko dances, sirtaki was : Ethel Dilouambaka.

Chinese architecture, the built structures of China, specifically those found in the 18 historical provinces of China that are bounded by the Tibetan Highlands on the west, the Gobi to the north, and Myanmar (Burma), Laos, and Vietnam to the southwest. The first communities that can be identified. Gabled portico or temple facade of one or two stories with columns of the Greek Doric or Iconic orders are a common trait of the Greek Revival style. Construction is post and beam, and roofs are designed with slopes and may be disguised behind heavy cornices and parapets. Savannah example: First Baptist Church. Italianate.


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