A History of Architecture : Assignment

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A History of Architecture’ -Coursework 2: IllustratedEssay Questions
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1ANALYSIS.....................................................................................................................................2Primitive hut: A firm base for describing Greek architecture based on timber.........................2Analysis of neoclassical building: an example of British museum............................................3Architectural composition used in Greek architectural..............................................................4Parthenon temple: A basis of neoclassical buildings..................................................................4CONCLUSION...............................................................................................................................5REFERENCES...............................................................................................................................7
INTRODUCTIONArchitecture of Ancient Greek are the architectures produced by Hellenic people i.e.Greek speaking people, who flourish their culture on their Greek mainlands. Greek Architectureis best known for its temples which are found throughout the region, one of main prime exampleof this is Parthenon. Second most important type of structure in Greek is open air theatres whichcan be found all over the Hellenic world. This assignment lays emphasis on origin of classicGreek architecture which was made by a British Architect. According to the British architect theGreek architectural temple was a timber structure which was firstly mapped onto an ancientGreek temple such as Parthenon and map into neoclassical buildings in London.Both the type ofarchitecture's (Greek temples and neoclassical architecture) are only used and implementedbecause Greek temples were ancients and British museums are famous.Issue: Different ways in which the foundations of Greek Temple architecture was done andways in which this architecture was used to map the neoclassical buildings in London in order todesign the British museum.Keywords:Parthenon: One of the Ancient Greek templesNeoclassical buildings: It is an architectural design produced by neoclassical movements.British Museums: Houses of vast collection of artefacts made by using Neoclassicalarchitectures.Greek Architecture: Architecture of Ancient Greek are the architectures produced byHellenic people i.e. Greek speaking people, who flourish their culture on their Greekmainland’s.Timber construction: Construction that is done using timber framing.Aim:To compare and analyse the ancient Greek architecture used in ancient-Greek temples andneoclassical buildings with the Primitive hut artwork.ANALYSISPrimitive hut: A firm base for describing Greek architecture based on timberAccording to1primitive hut introduces significant changes and advancements inarchitectural theory. It suggested that the architectural solutions can be obtained from the natural1An introduction to Greek architecture. (2017). [Online]. Accessed through<https://blog.britishmuseum.org/an-introduction-to-greek-architecture/>1
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