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ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY

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PRE-HISTORIC

KEY BUILDINGS: sphinx & pyramids, egyptian temples of luxor, edfu, kom ombo, petra temples & caves in jordan
KEY IDEAS:  build from natural materials, build large monumental structures that could be seen from far away, tributes to gods & kin
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gobekli tepe
gobekli tepe

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Silbury-Hill
Silbury-Hill

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Avebury2
Avebury2

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gobekli tepe
gobekli tepe

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ANCIENT 3000BC - 900BC 

KEY BUILDINGS: sphinx & pyramids, egyptian temples of luxor, edfu, kom ombo, petra temples & caves in jordan
KEY IDEAS:  build from natural materials, build large monumental structures that could be seen from far away, tributes to gods & kin
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sphinx pyramid
sphinx pyramid

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edfu temple
edfu temple

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petra caves
petra caves

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sphinx pyramid
sphinx pyramid

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CLASSICAL 850BC - 1100 

KEY BUILDINGS: parthenon in greece, segovi aquaduct in rome, the colosseum in rome, pantheon in rome, st peters basilica in vatican city, sistine chapel in vatican city, hagia sophia in turkey
KEY IDEAS: Romans invented concrete, more complex buildings, larger span structures, dome roofs, aquaducts for moving water to dry areas so crops could grow & water for people which spread civilisation to new areas, Doric - Ionic - Corinthian columns.

parthenon
parthenon

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parthenon-acropolis
parthenon-acropolis

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panethon interior
panethon interior

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parthenon
parthenon

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GOTHIC 1100 - 1450 

KEY BUILDINGS: cathedral of santa maria del fiore 'the domo' in florence, canterbury cathedral in england, milan cathedral in italy, cologne cathedral in germany, notre dame in paris, amiens cathedral in france
KEY IDEAS: Ornate religious architecture, carved stone decorations & stained glass windows that told stories of history, tall church spires that reached to god, buttress & flying buttresses to support taller buildings, rose windows 

cathedral of santa maria del fiore
cathedral of santa maria del fiore

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cathedral of santa maria del fiore - the duomo
cathedral of santa maria del fiore - the duomo

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amiens cathedral - france
amiens cathedral - france

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cathedral of santa maria del fiore
cathedral of santa maria del fiore

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RENAISSANCE 1400 - 1600 

KEY BUILDINGS: cathedral of santa maria del fiore 'the domo' in florence, canterbury cathedral in england, milan cathedral in italy, cologne cathedral in germany, notre dame in paris, amiens cathedral in france
KEY IDEAS: Ornate religious architecture, carved stone decorations & stained glass windows that told stories of history, tall church spires that reached to god, buttress & flying buttresses to support taller buildings, rose windows 

san giorgio maggiore church - vennice
san giorgio maggiore church - vennice

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basilica palladiana
basilica palladiana

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villa rotunda drawing
villa rotunda drawing

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san giorgio maggiore church - vennice
san giorgio maggiore church - vennice

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INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION 1760 - 1850