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A Theory of Architecture Part 1: Pattern Language vs. Form Language

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from The Telegraph

Opinion

Instead of building hideous new houses, let's rescue the lovely buildings allowed to rot. Some are run-of-the-mill, but many are very beautiful and historically important buildings. A prime example of this is the identical pair of perfect classical houses on the north side of Cavendish Square, off Oxford Street.

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Belgravia, London, noted for its immensely expensive residential properties, is one of the wealthiest districts in the world. The district lies mostly to the southwest of Buckingham Palace, and is approximately bounded by Knightsbridge to the north, Grosvenor Place and Buckingham Palace Road to the east, Pimlico Road to the south, and Sloane Street to the west.

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from About.com Home

About the Classical Order of Architecture

In de Renaissance bouwden ze veel pilaren, die net leken op die van de Romeinen. Dit is 'De hernieuwde oriëntatie op het erfgoed van de klassieke oudheid'

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from Dada's dollhouse

La facciata anteriore parte 3 – The front facade part 3

File:Frontons. A pediment is an element in classical, neoclassical and baroque architecture, and derivatives therefrom, consisting of a gable, originally of a triangular shape, placed above the horizontal structure of the entablature, typically supported by columns. The tympanum, or triangular area within the pediment, was often decorated with relief sculpture depicting scenes from Greek and Roman mythology or allegorical figures.

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