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  1. Asia. 1406-1420. Elements of Chinese Architecture: Symmetry, enclosure, horizontal emphasis, and geomancy/feng shui. Made of precious wood and marble. Contained an Inner and Outer Court. Yellow- Royalty. Black- water
  2. Renaissance. , dome, lightweight easily supported, efficient construction(cut costs), herringbone, stabilized dome, double shell, gothic=ribbed vaulting, roman=oculus, Renaissance=Lantern at top of dome
  3. Asia. Built from 221 BC-1500 AD. Located in the northern part of China, and was meant to keep in vaders out. Made out of mud, chalk, gravel, and lime mixed with adhesives (like rice or egg whites)
  4. Baroque. Originally a hunting lodge. Louis XIV turned it into a governmental building. 250 acres, 1300 rooms, 2,000 windows. No bathrooms. Blurred contours, undulations, scrollwork, vases, and garland (O in GLOP). Had the Royal chapel, mercury room hall of mirrors, etc

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  1. ColesseumAncient Rome, Also known as the Flavian Ampitheater. 2/3 of a mile in perimeter, 50 levels, designed to entertain the masses. Had the Velarium and Vomitorium


  2. San Carlo Alle Quatto FontaineBaroque. Sat on a corner lot. Long interior: L of GLOP. Large columns, deep niches, chairoscuro, and verticality.


  3. Angkor WatAncient Rome; carried water from mountains. Made of waterproof concrete. 11 were in Rome. Under Emperor Claudius' reign, aqueducts went to public fountains, baths, and to fountains for the wealthy


  4. Taj MahalAsia. Built from 1632-1653. Is a Mausoleum for Shah Jahan's favorite wife. Incorporated radial symmetry and surrounded by a moat. Had Persian, Indian, and Islamic characteristics.


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