Buildings

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Dore Abbey - History
... of Ewyas Harold, possibly on the site of earlier wooden monastic buildings of which no traces remain ... Construction of buildings in local sandstone began around 1175, and continued through the time of the first three abbots, Adam (1186-c.1216), Adam II (c.1216-1236), and Stephen of Worcester (1236–1257) ... chapels, a processional ambulatory, and domestic buildings including a chapter house were added ...
Frankenmuth, Michigan - Architecture
... Most buildings in the commercial district, as well as many homes, feature stylistic interpretations of the timber-framed buildings found in the Franconia region of Germany ... This style is marked by the use of timbers in "square" and "X" patterns on the outside of buildings, as well as the use of "X" patterns on windows, doors, and other building features ... The concept of building with this unique Bavarian architecture came from an architect, Ed Beech, who was working for William "Tiny" Zehnder on a remodeling job ...
Highbury - History - Residential Growth
... had an impressive station and hotel that was damaged in this attack but its main building remained in use until demolished in the 1960s during the building of the Victoria line ... The original westbound platform buildings remain on the opposite side of Holloway Road, as does a small part of the original entrance to the left of the present station entrance ... A red plaque mounted on a building wall overlooking the roundabout, commemorates this event ...
University Of New Mexico - Campus
... central campus is noted for its unique Pueblo Revival architectural style, with many of the buildings designed by former university architect John Gaw Meem ... There are eight university buildings listed separately on the National Register of Historic Places ... They include Hodgin Hall, the University's first building, and two adjacent structures the Art Annex and Sara Reynolds Hall ...
University Of Massachusetts Dartmouth - Architecture
... The buildings of the campus were designed by internationally renowned Modernist architect Paul Rudolph beginning in the early 1960s, to distinguish the campus from the outside ... The building architecture is similar to that of the Boston Government Service Center ... Rudolph made both the exterior and interior of each building of rough concrete (béton brut), an essential element of the style known as Brutalism, and he endowed buildings with large windows, with ...

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