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Architecture of Tehran

Tehran has grown dramatically since Mohammad Khan Qajar chose it as the capital of the Qajar dynasty in 1796. Despite the occurrence of earthquakes during the Qajar period and before, some buildings still remain from Tehran’s era of antiquity. However, most of Tehran’s historic architecture has been obliterated by the…

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Upper rooms, Sintra National Palace

The main elevation is organized in three bodies, the central of the palace being higher and retreated in relation to the extremes. The other fronts of the building have a complex articulation of protruding and reentrant bodies, highlighting the cubic volume of the Room of Arms. Characteristic feature of this…

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History Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain

The Museum of the History of Catalonia (MHC) is a museum located in the Palau de Mar in Barcelona, created with the mission of telling its visitors the history of Catalonia, by means of a collection of objects and documents that are They relate, in historical recreations and settings, and…

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Neoclassical architecture in Tuscany

The neoclassical architecture in Tuscany was established between the second half of the eighteenth century and the first half of the nineteenth century within a historical-political framework substantially aligned with that which will affect the rest of the Italian peninsula, but developing original features. In fact, unlike other regions, where…

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Palaeochristian architecture

The architecture early Christian, also called architecture early Christian, is one that was built between the late third century -under the mandate of Constantine the Great – until the sixth century epoch of Emperor Justinian I. He was born primarily to meet the need for building structures of his own…

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Stereolithography

Stereolithography (SLA or SL; also known as stereolithography apparatus, optical fabrication, photo-solidification, or resin printing) is a form of 3D printing technology used for creating models, prototypes, patterns, and production parts in a layer by layer fashion using photopolymerization, a process by which light causes chains of molecules to link,…

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Alizarin crimson color

Alizarin crimson is a red color that is biased slightly more towards purple than towards orange on the color wheel. It is named after the organic dye alizarin, found in the madder plant, and the related synthetic lake pigment alizarin crimson (PR83 in the Color Index). The alizarin carmine is…

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Marià Fortuny

Marià Fortuny i Marsal (Reus, El Baix Camp, June 11, 1838 – Rome, November 21, 1874), was the leading Catalan painter, cartoonist and writer. His brief career encompassed works on a variety of subjects common in the art of the period, but left a very prominent track in the history…

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Agritourism guide

Agritourism means travel organized around farming, small-scale food production or animal husbandry. Visiting a working farm or ranch for the purpose of enjoyment and education are key parts of this often rural experience. Farmer’s markets, wine tourism, cider houses and corn mazes all constitute examples of agritourism. Travelers who participate…

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Vanity height

Vanity height is defined by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) as the height difference between a skyscraper’s pinnacle and the highest usable floor (usually observatory, office, restaurant, retail or hotel/residential). Because the CTBUH ranks the world’s tallest buildings by height to pinnacle, a number of buildings…

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Fashion

Fashion is a popular style or practice, especially in clothing, footwear, lifestyle products, accessories, makeup, hairstyle and body . Fashion is a distinctive and often constant trend in the style in which a person dresses. It is the prevailing styles in behaviour and the newest creations of designers, technologists, engineers,…

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U-Space — total installations, Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art

U-Space is a total installation that immerses you into a particular world, aimed at experiencing particular feelings and emotions. Within a fifteen minutes session, the visitor experiences a different life, unique and personal depending on the specifics of his individual perception. Each total installation has its own theme, predetermining the…

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Enzo

Enzo from Museo a Cielo Abierto en La Pincoya, Santiago, Chile La descolonización, puede ser un proceso individual y/o colectivo, a nivel individual descubriendo nuestros patrones impuestos por la cultura dominante. Pero también, a nivel colectivo desarrollando una nueva cultura que resiste , que exige hacernos conscientes de las normas…

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Filipino nationalism

Filipino nationalism began with an upsurge of patriotic sentiments and nationalistic ideals in the 1800s Philippines that came as a consequence of more than three centuries of Spanish rule. This served as the backbone of the first nationalist revolution in Asia, the Philippine Revolution of 1896, and continues up to…

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Landshövdingehus

Landshövdingehus is a building type for three-storey multi -family house , which has been named as the former governor of Gothenburg Albert Ehrensvärd, the elder , who sanctioned the first drawings. The type is characterized by the ground floor being built in stone , while the second and third floors…

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Vence, Alpes-Maritimes, France

Vence is a French commune located in the department of Alpes-Maritimes in the region Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. Stroll through the medieval village and its ramparts to discover its incredibly rich history. At the bend of the alleys, many monuments are revealed such as the Castle and its 12th century tower or…

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Purser

A ship’s purser is the person on a ship principally responsible for the handling of money on board. On modern merchant ships, the purser is the officer responsible for all administration (including the ship’s cargo and passenger manifests) and supply; frequently the cooks and stewards answer to them as well.…

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Fuchsia color

Fuchsia is a vivid purplish red color, named after the color of the flower of the fuchsia plant, which took its name from the 16th century German botanist Leonhart Fuchs. The color fuchsia was first introduced as the color of a new aniline dye called fuchsine, patented in 1859 by…

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Milan House, Barcelona, Spain

The Casa Mila, also known as ” La Pedrera ” building is a modernist located in Paseo de Gracia in Barcelona, in the corner of the street Provence. It was the last civil work designed by Antoni Gaudí and was built between 1906 and 1912. It was commissioned by the…

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Guide Tour of Port of Los Angeles, California, United States

The Port of Los Angeles, also promoted as “America’s Port”, is a seaport managed by the Los Angeles Harbor Department, a unit of the City of Los Angeles. The Port of Los Angeles is America’s premier gateway for international commerce and the busiest seaport in the Western Hemisphere. As of…

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La Boite: Odyssey of a thinking head, Pablo Serrano Museum

La Boîte (La Caja) is a creative project of a constructive and material nature. It consists of an installation made up of a series of several heads carved from recycled wood and assembled together, generating different chromatic and textured qualities. The heads (Boîtes) contain a world of fictions hidden within,…

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