By John Henry Parker

ISBN-10: 0486142914

ISBN-13: 9780486142913

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This Dover variation, first released in 2004, is an unabridged republication of the 1910 (twelfth revised) version of the paintings initially released in 1846 by way of James Parker and Co., Oxford (England) lower than the identify A Concise thesaurus of phrases utilized in Grecian, Roman, Italian, and Gothic Architecture.

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First released in 1846, this illustrated dictionary of structure was once such a success that the writer revised it a number of occasions. It continues to be the most effective publications to countless numbers of phrases utilized in Greek, Roman, Medieval, and Renaissance structure.

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The spaces beneath can provide shelter. There are also small, intimate spaces and corners within and around the bridge. Numerous poets, novelists and filmmakers Aerial view of four-level interchange at intersection of Arroyo Seco Parkway and Highway 101, Hollywood Freeway. 44 Bridges are places of meeting, sites of loss and of parting. As in the 1940s film Waterloo Bridge, or the 1991 film Lovers on the Bridge, in Guillaume Apollinaire’s wistfully graceful poem ‘Mirabeau Bridge’ lovers eternally meet at the centre of bridges, either physically or in solitary thought, lonely, in moments of reflection:45 Under the Mirabeau Bridge there flows the Seine Must I recall Our loves recall how then After each sorrow joy came back again .

Bridges, perhaps more than any other single structure, radically alter the face of a landscape. A massive redistribution of imaginative and social space can result from the construction of a major bridge. This was part of their attraction to early visionary designers. Offices, factories, homes, shops, roads and parks spring up and gather in relationship to a new bridge. There is a shift in the centre of gravity of a landscape, sometimes on a vast scale. Brooklyn Bridge, for example, was conceived as being at the centre of a shift of civilization itself, away from Europe and towards America.

56 He uses the example of a power station on the Rhine – a complex assemblage of various technologies that reveal the river Rhine in a very specific way, very different from, for example, Bridge over the Rhine at Coblenz, c. 1890–1900. 42 myth or poetry. Similarly, a bridge, whether ancient or modern, over the Rhine provides another way in which the river is revealed. 58 I use the term ‘technology’ in a way that indicates both an instrumental means, a technique, tool or apparatus, a systems of sciences, and also a regime of practices, a complex world of meanings, of social relationships.

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