Thesis: Architecture is among one of the most fascinating of man's work since the beginning of time.
Architecture is among one of the most fascinating aspects of man's work since the beginning of time. Architecture entails a timeline, as well as an expression of life, the society, and the talents of many people. It is a useful art and, like painting and sculpture, it can also be a fine art that touches all of our lives. Without architecture, there would be no buildings or art of any kind. It is the architects that designs and creates from imagination the structures that can be seen today.
The world of architecture is everywhere. It has been one of the major conquests of humanity to design structures to bring the thrill of lasting beauty to the eye of the beholder. Whether it is a symbolic monument, or a long awaited residence, a rewarding experience belongs to the architect and years of pleasure to those who view the structure. Some structures are designed for commercial and industrial use, while others are planned for organizations and private living.
Over the years a number of architectural styles of house construction have been developed. Many of these structures were designed to meet climatic conditions and needs of families in various parts of the country. Others were planned especially for luxurious living. All of these factors provide a historical background that influences the design of today's homes. Some house styles became so popular that they took on names related to their shape, period of time, or area of the country in which they were built.
Many homes and buildings in America were influence by the styles from other countries specifically Eastern Europe. Such styles include the Cape Cod, Cape Colonial, Garrison, Saltbox, and the Southern Colonial. The style of homes that is generally called
contemporary, is the result of years of architectural planning, design, and evolution. The term contemporary (