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Concept Art

Concept art is a form of illustration used to convey an idea for use in films, video games, animation, comic books, or other media before it is put into the final product. Concept art usually refers to world-building artwork used inspired the development of media products, and is not the…

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Archaeological tourism

Archaeotourism or Archaeological tourism is a form of cultural tourism, which aims to promote public interest in archaeology and the conservation of historical sites. Archaeological tourism can include all products associated with public archaeological promotion, including visits to archaeological sites, museums, interpretation centers, reenactments of historical occurrences, and the rediscovery…

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European Art 1300-1800, National Gallery of Denmark

The display of European Art 1300–1800 is a comprehensive collection of art over the 500-year period, featuring works by Mantegna, Cranach, Titian, Rubens and Rembrandt. The art is spread over thirteen rooms, and is the oldest art collection in Denmark, with a particular emphasis on Danish, Dutch, Flemish, Italian, French,…

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Jugendstil

Jugendstil is the name that tookthe artistic expressions of Art Nouveau in Germany and Switzerland, from the name of a Munich magazine(Jugend, “Giovinezza”, founded in 1886) that contributed to spread the new artistic language, especially in the field of graphics and applied arts. The term was used for the first…

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A Colour Symphony

A Colour Symphony, Op. 24, F. 106, was written by Arthur Bliss in 1921–22. It was his first major work for orchestra and remains one of his best known compositions. Bliss wrote it under the supervision of his teacher, Ralph Vaughan Williams. Orchestration The symphony is scored for 3 flutes…

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Ehrenfeld district, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Ehrenfeld is a city district (Stadtbezirk) of the City of Cologne in Germany. It includes the seven quarters Bickendorf, Bocklemünd, Mengenich, Ehrenfeld, Neuehrenfeld, Ossendorf and Vogelsang. The district borders with the Cologne districts of Chorweiler to the North, Nippes and Innenstadt to the East and Lindenthal to the South-West. Ehrenfeld…

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Robotic sensors

Robotic sensors are used to estimate a robot’s condition and environment. These signals are passed to a controller to enable appropriate behavior. Sensors in robots are based on the functions of human sensory organs. Robots require extensive information about their environment in order to function effectively. Classification Sensors provide analogs…

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Shipping container architecture

Shipping container architecture is a form of architecture using steel intermodal containers (shipping containers) as structural element. It is also referred to as cargotecture, a portmanteau of cargo with architecture, or “arkitainer”. The use of containers as a building material has grown in popularity over the past several years due…

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Origamic architecture

Origamic architecture is a form of kirigami that involves the three-dimensional reproduction of architecture and monuments, on various scales, using cut-out and folded paper, usually thin paperboard. Visually, these creations are comparable to intricate ‘pop-ups’, indeed, some works are deliberately engineered to possess ‘pop-up’-like properties. However, origamic architecture tends to…

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Anime

Anime is a Japanese term for hand-drawn or computer animation. The word is the abbreviated pronunciation of “animation” in Japanese, where this term references all animation. Outside Japan, anime is used to refer specifically to animation from Japan or as a Japanese-disseminated animation style often characterized by colorful graphics, vibrant…

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Palace of the Generalitat of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain

The Palau de la Generalitat is the seat of the Presidency of the Generalitat de Catalunya. Like Valencia, it is one of the few buildings of medieval origin in Europe that remains the seat of the government and the institution that built it, the Generalitat of Catalonia. It is in…

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Architecture of Aberdeen

The Architecture of Aberdeen is known for the use of granite as the principal construction material. The stone, which has been quarried in and around the city, has given Aberdeen the epithet The Granite City, or more romantically, and less commonly used, the Silver City, after the mica in the…

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Fushimi area, Kyoto sightseeing route, Japan

Walk while feeling the history of Fushimi Castle and the end of the Edo period, along with the Fushimi area, a sake brewery with abundant high-quality groundwater, and the history of water. Fushimi is so famous as a town of famous water that it was once written as “Fushimi”, and…

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Look back of Red Bull X-Alps paragliding competition

The Red Bull X-Alps is a paragliding race in which athletes must hike or fly about 1,200 km across the Alps. Cross-country flying is the classical form of paragliding competitions with championships in club, regional, national and international levels. The Red Bull X-Alps is the world’s toughest adventure race. It’s…

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Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture

Indo-Saracenic Revival (also known as Indo-Gothic, Mughal-Gothic, Neo-Mughal, Hindoo style) was an architectural style mostly used by British architects in India in the later 19th century, especially in public and government buildings in the British Raj, and the palaces of rulers of the princely states. It drew stylistic and decorative…

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Classical architecture

Classical architecture usually denotes architecture which is more or less consciously derived from the principles of Greek and Roman architecture of classical antiquity, or sometimes even more specifically, from the works of Vitruvius. Different styles of classical architecture have arguably existed since the Carolingian Renaissance, and prominently since the Italian…

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Agritourism

Agritourism or agrotourism, as it is defined most broadly, involves any agriculturally based operation or activity that brings visitors to a farm or ranch. Agritourism has different definitions in different parts of the world, and sometimes refers specifically to farm stays, as in Italy. Elsewhere, agritourism includes a wide variety…

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Music of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani music (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan musiqisi) is the musical tradition of the Azerbaijani people, from Azerbaijan and Iranian Azerbaijan. It builds on folk traditions that reach back nearly 1,000 years. For centuries, Azerbaijani music has evolved under the badge of monody, producing rhythmically diverse melodies. Music from Azerbaijan has a branch…

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Polycrystalline silicon

Polycrystalline silicon, also called polysilicon or poly-Si, is a high purity, polycrystalline form of silicon, used as a raw material by the solar photovoltaic and electronics industry. Polysilicon is produced from metallurgical grade silicon by a chemical purification process, called the Siemens process. This process involves distillation of volatile silicon…

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Environmental engineering

Environmental engineering system is the branch of engineering concerned with the application of scientific and engineering principles for protection of human populations from the effects of adverse environmental factors; protection of environments, both local and global, from potentially deleterious effects of natural and human activities; and improvement of environmental quality.…

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Badalona, Barcelonès, Catalonia, Spain

Badalona is a city and municipality in the Barcelonès region. Badalona, a city of 21 km, of irregular relief, extends from sea level to 465 m altitude. Surrounded in the northeast by the steep space of the Sierra de Marina, the city’s green lung where you can find a wide…

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