Architecture

Architecture (Latin architectura, from the Greek ἀρχιτέκτων arkhitekton "architect", from ἀρχι- "chief" and τέκτων "creator") is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings or other structures. Architectural works, in the material form of buildings, are often perceived as cultural symbols and as works of art. Historical civilizations are often identified with their surviving architectural achievements.The practice, which began in the prehistoric era, has been used as a way of expressing culture for civilizations on all seven continents. For this reason, architecture is considered to be a form of art. Texts on architecture have been written …

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The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

PLANNING OFFICER copy to i Th« Director of Architecture GLC Historic Buildings Division. E n d s locks. United States Marine guard who protect architecture will be recognised and in the But now the


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 French

A file of correspondence and reports concerning inner-German relations. The documents cover statements on foreign policy issued by the governments of East Germany and West Germany; a speech by the …


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file of documents concerning political asylum cases in Czechoslovakia. Subjects discussed in the file include requests to Britain for asylum by Ethiopian students in Czechoslovakia; the removal of an …

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The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

geographical position which makes it Western; its architecture, its history, its culture strike the visiting


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file of correspondence and reports concerning Anglo-Yugoslav relations, focussing on a proposed visit to the U.K. by the Yugoslav prime minister, Milka Planinc. The documents cover the origins of …

engineer. Two grown children - son, student of architecture, and daughter, sculptress at Academy of Fine


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

locks. United States Marine guard-who protect architecture will be recognised and in the But now the mechanics


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file of correspondence and reports concerning the activities of the British-Yugoslav Society. The documents include a copy of the society's annual report for 1981–1982; a statement of finances; a …

able to hear talks on Yugoslav literature, architecture, folklore and wartime experiences in Yugoslavia Belgrade, film Jennifer Scarce, on the Turkish architecture of programmes, and special events such as BYS


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 Russian

A file containing documents relating to embassy sites in London and Moscow. Subjects covered in the file include the American Foreign Missions Act, whose purpose was to regulate the missions …


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 Russian

A file containing documents relating to Seacox Heath in East Sussex, the country residence of the Soviet ambassador in London. Subjects covered in the file include the proposed rebuilding of …


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

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