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Women in Architecture

Women in Architecture

As in any profession, women are taking their rightful place alongside men in their field. They are finally being recognized for the creative, talented professionals they are. This article will focus on the architect, Sophia Gregoria Hayden. She was born on October 7, 1868, in Santiago, Chile to a Peruvian mother and a father from..
Russian Style Fairy Tale Houses

Russian Style Fairy Tale Houses

Why are fairy tales so popular in Russia? A long time ago, when most Russians were illiterate, they invented thousands of fairy tales that were handed down from generation to generation. Listening to fairy tales was a favorite pastime not only for children but for adults too. They gathered in the evenings to listen to..
Summer Architecture

Summer Architecture

Summer Architecture was a Portuguese architectural movement  (Arquitectura de veraneio) originating in the Portuguese Riviera, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. At this time the region had become a popular resort destination for the Portuguese Royal Family and the Portuguese aristocracy. The movement is not characterized by any single architectural style or artistic..
Q & A about Architecture

Q & A about Architecture

Architecture is one of the oldest known occupations on the planet. There are many inquiries about its history and much to know and learn. A few frequently asked questions are: how did architecture get started?  what are some modern architectural trends? name a few famous buildings, how is the conservation movement affecting architecture? In this..