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  • 1 dome — n. 1. Cupola, tholus, spherical vaulted roof. 2. (Poetical.) Building, fabric, house. 3. (Rare.) Cathedral, minster, dom …

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  • 2 Architecture and Civil Engineering — ▪ 2009 Introduction Architecture       For Notable Civil Engineering Projects in work or completed in 2008, see Table (Notable Civil Engineering Projects (in work or completed, 2008)).        Beijing was the centre of the world of architecture… …

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  • 3 Kaisariani Monastery — The Kaisariani Monastery or, more formally, the Holy Monastery of Kaisariani is an Eastern Orthodox monastery built on the north side of Mount Hymettus, in East Central Greece. In Greek, the name is rendered Kessariani (Καισαριανή).HistoryDuring… …

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  • 4 Western architecture — Introduction       history of Western architecture from prehistoric Mediterranean cultures to the present.       The history of Western architecture is marked by a series of new solutions to structural problems. During the period from the… …

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  • 5 Vault (architecture) — A Vault (French. voute, Italian. volta, German. Gewölbe, Polish. sklepienie , Spanish. bóveda ) is an architectural term for an arched form used to provide a space with a ceiling or roof. url=http://concise.britannica.com/ebc/article… …

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  • 6 architecture — /ahr ki tek cheuhr/, n. 1. the profession of designing buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments, usually with some regard to aesthetic effect. Architecture often includes design or selection of… …

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  • 7 Dome — For other uses, see Dome (disambiguation). Domal redirects here. For domal consonants , see Retroflex consonant. Dome of St. Peter s Basilica in Rome crowned by a cupola. Designed primarily by Michelangelo, the dome was not completed until 1590 A …

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  • 8 Han Dynasty — 漢朝 ← 206 BCE–220 CE …

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  • 9 building construction — Techniques and industry involved in the assembly and erection of structures. Early humans built primarily for shelter, using simple methods. Building materials came from the land, and fabrication was dictated by the limits of the materials and… …

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  • 10 Glossary of architecture — This page is a glossary of architecture. Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z …

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  • 11 South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …

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  • 12 Central Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Nepal, Tibet, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and parts of China and Russia. The term usually denotes only those traditions not influenced by the… …

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  • 13 Clerestory — The church of St Nicolai, Stralsund. The clerestory is the level between the two green roofs. Clerestory (   …

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  • 14 Mnajdra — Megalithic Temples of Malta: Ġgantija, Ħaġar Qim, Mnajdra, Ta Ħaġrat, Skorba, Tarxien. * UNESCO World Heritage Site …

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  • 15 Anthropology and Archaeology — ▪ 2009 Introduction Anthropology       Among the key developments in 2008 in the field of physical anthropology was the discovery by a large interdisciplinary team of Spanish and American scientists in northern Spain of a partial mandible (lower… …

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  • 16 Kentmere — Coordinates: 54°25′44″N 2°50′24″W / 54.429°N 2.840°W / 54.429; 2.840 …

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  • 17 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 18 Geghard — For the town, see Geghard, Armenia. Geghard Monastery Գեղարդի վանք Jamatun/first rock cut chamber …

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  • 19 All Saints' Church, Northampton — Simon de Senlis church of All Hallows, Northampton, England, lasted with medieval alterations until disaster struck the town on 20th September 1675. Most of the old town was destroyed by fire, not unlike the Great Fire of London in 1666 (see… …

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