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Conimbriga Monographic Museum, Condeixa-a-Velha, Portugal

Conímbriga is one of the largest Roman settlements excavated in Portugal, and was classified as a National Monument in 1910. Located in the civil parish of Condeixa-a-Velha e Condeixa-a-Nova, in the municipality of Condeixa-a-Nova, it is situated 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) from the municipal seat and 16 kilometres (9.9 mi)…

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Mathematics and Architecture

Mathematics and architecture are related, since, as with other arts, architects use mathematics for several reasons. Apart from the mathematics needed when engineering buildings, architects use geometry: to define the spatial form of a building; from the Pythagoreans of the sixth century BC onwards, to create forms considered harmonious, and…

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Danish sculpture and Neoclassicism, Thorvaldsens Museum

Danish sculpture as a nationally recognized art form can be traced back to 1752 when Jacques Saly was commissioned to execute a statue of King Frederick V of Denmark on horseback. While Bertel Thorvaldsen was undoubtedly the country’s most prominent contributor, many other players have produced fine work, especially in…

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Aguascalientes Calaveras Cultural Festival 2016, Mexico

For the twenty-second anniversary the Festival of the Skulls will be held at the facilities of Isla San Marcos, in the city of Aguascalientes, but with the novelty that this edition will be the first under the declaration of Intangible Cultural Heritage of the state of Aguascalientes. Enjoy more than…

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Sant Adrià de Besòs, Barcelonès, Catalonia, Spain

The town of Sant Adria de Besos is a municipality in the county of Barcelonès within the metropolitan area of Barcelona. Sant Adrià de Besòs (3.87 km2) is the municipality located at the mouth of the river Besòs, between the municipalities of Barcelona, Santa Coloma de Gramenet and Badalona, with…

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Romano-Gothic

The Romano-Gothic is term sometimes used for the architectural style, also called Early Gothic, which evolved in Europe in the 12th century from the Romanesque style, and was an early style in Gothic architecture. In England “Early English Gothic” remains the usual term. The style is characterized by rounded and…

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Organ printing

A printable organ is an artificially constructed device designed for organ replacement, produced using 3D printing techniques. The primary purpose of printable organs is in transplantation. Research is currently being conducted on artificial heart, kidney, and liver structures, as well as other major organs. For more complicated organs, such as…

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Hong Kong Fashion Week 2015 Fall/Winter, China

The 46th Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter and the concurrent World Boutique, Hong Kong, run 19-22 January at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). An ideal platform for the industry to showcase the latest products as well as to find inspiration. More than 650 international fashion brands…

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Roman amphitheater of Italica, Spain

The fifth-largest Roman Amphitheatre is found in the province of Sevilla, Spain. Its building dimensions are 156.5 × 134 meters and its arena dimensions are 71. 2 × 46.2 meters. Built in the reign of Adrian’s Empire, 117-138 AD, the Italica amphitheatre could hold up to 25,000 people and still…

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Architecture in Malmö

The architecture of Malmö consists of different architecture styles and ranges from medieval times to today’s postmodernism. The city has a distinctive character from a Swedish perspective through the influences of Denmark and Germany in its architecture. In all times, the city’s architecture has been characterized by brick facades. In…

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Indonesian mosques

Indonesian mosques refer to the architectural traditions of mosques build in the archipelago of Indonesia. Initial forms of the mosque, for example, were predominantly built in the vernacular Indonesian architectural style which employs Hindu, Buddhist or Chinese architectural elements, and notably didn’t equip orthodox form of Islamic architectural elements such…

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Churrigueresque

Churrigueresque refers to a Spanish Baroque style of elaborate sculptural architectural ornament which emerged as a manner of stucco decoration in Spain in the late 17th century and was used up to about 1750, marked by extreme, expressive and florid decorative detailing, normally found above the entrance on the main…

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Oil droplet

Oil droplets are found in the eyes of some animals, being located in the photoreceptor cells. They are especially common in the eyes of diurnal (active during the day) reptiles (e.g. lizards, turtles) and birds (see bird vision), though are present in other taxa such as lungfish. They are found…

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Mougins, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France

Mougins is a French commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department, in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region.The town, historically peasant specializing in jasmine picking, is today massively urbanized by an abundance of neo-Provençal-style villas due to the urban sprawl, which earned it its nickname of garden city. Tourism is mainly developed in art:…

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Mudam – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg

The Grand Duke Jean Museum of Modern Art, abbreviated to Mudam, is a museum of modern art in Luxembourg City. Mudam is the foremost museum dedicated to contemporary art in Luxembourg, and strives to be attentive to every discipline. Its collection and programme reflect current artistic trends and appreciate the…

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Review of Euroflora 2022, Parks of Nervi, Genova, Italy

The Euroflora 2022, where elegance meets beauty, the myth goes beyond all imagination to become reality, last from 23 April to 8 May 2022, in the Parks and Museums of Nervi of Genoa. Euroflora is an exhibition of flowers and ornamental plants. It represents one of the main events that…

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Cotswold architecture

The Cotswold style of architecture is a unique style based on houses from the Cotswold region of England, and is sometimes called the storybook style, with buildings made in this form also sometimes referred to as Tudor cottages. Roofs made with pseudo-thatch, steep arch gables, and arched doorways are all…

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Workplace robotics safety

Workplace robotics safety is an aspect of occupational safety and health when robots are used in the workplace. This includes traditional industrial robots as well as emerging technologies such as drone aircraft and wearable robotic exoskeletons. Types of accidents include collisions, crushing, and injuries from mechanical parts. Hazard controls include…

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River trekking

River climbing, river trekking, river tracing or mountain stream climbing is a form of hiking or outdoor adventure activity, a traditional sport in Japan and popular in Hong Kong and Taiwan, and, in some ways, similar to canyoning or canyoneering. River trekking is a combination of trekking and climbing and…

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Royal Palace Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Royal Palace in Amsterdam (Dutch: Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam or Paleis op de Dam) is one of three palaces in the Netherlands which are at the disposal of the monarch by Act of Parliament. The palace was built as a city hall during the Dutch Golden Age in the 17th…

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Architecture of Vietnam

It is believed that in prehistoric times, Vietnamese people lived in stilt-houses, as depicted on the bronze Dong Son drums. Similar kinds of houses can still be found in Vietnam today. When Chinese influence permeated Vietnam, Chinese architecture had a large influence on the basic structure of many types of…

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Review of Lyon Festival of Lights 2022, France

The Festival of Lights is an unmissable moment to discover Lyon. The traditional Festival of Lights took place in Lyon December 8 to 11. Thirty luminous works are exhibited until Sunday. The party resumes its usual format this year, and some two million visitors were this year in Lyon for…

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Umbrian Renaissance

The Umbrian Renaissance was one of the fundamental declensions of the Italian Renaissance. The ‘ Renaissance art appeared in Umbria in the first half of the fifteenth century, with the stay of some first-class Florentine artists who left their works. However, it was only from the middle of the century…

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