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Roger Ii, King Of Heaven And Earth: An Iconological And Architectural Analysis Of The Cappella Palatina In The Context Of Medieval Sicily, Mathilde Sauquet Apr 2018

Roger Ii, King Of Heaven And Earth: An Iconological And Architectural Analysis Of The Cappella Palatina In The Context Of Medieval Sicily, Mathilde Sauquet

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The Built Environment, Utopia, And The American Dream: Suburban Development In The United States In The 19th And 20th Centuries, Nicole Schwartz Apr 2015

The Built Environment, Utopia, And The American Dream: Suburban Development In The United States In The 19th And 20th Centuries, Nicole Schwartz

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This project explores the development and evolution of the suburban built environment in the United States, from the nineteenth century in the wake of the Industrial Revolution into present day. Philosophical movements and the advent of urban planning as a recognized academic discipline at the beginning of the twentieth century contributed to a focus on urban design and development as a way to combat problems within society. Architects and planners were employed to not simply build homes in residential districts, but to increase social capital and foster healthy growth. By constructing a physically perfect model of society, a utopia, planners ...


Prince Sihanouk: The Model Of Absolute Monarchy In Cambodia 1953-1970, Weena Yong Apr 2013

Prince Sihanouk: The Model Of Absolute Monarchy In Cambodia 1953-1970, Weena Yong

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This thesis addresses Prince Sihanouk and the model of absolute monarchy in Cambodia during his ‘golden era.’ What is the legacy bequeathed to his country that emanated from his years as his country’s autocratic leader (1954-1970)? What did he leave behind? My original hypothesis was that Sihanouk was a libertine and ruthless god-king who had immense pride for his country. He fought for his people and had strong good intentions. Instead, through research, I discovered that there are many good and bad facets of Sihanouk’s past and the political practices that marked his era as Cambodia’s supreme ...


Richard Upjohn And Richard Morris Hunt: The Evolution Of Newport Domestic Architecture, Caroline L. Peck Apr 2012

Richard Upjohn And Richard Morris Hunt: The Evolution Of Newport Domestic Architecture, Caroline L. Peck

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