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SQUARING THE CIRCLE: The Regulating Lines of Claude Bragdon's Theosophic Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2005-02-22)
Traditionally, squaring the circle has been about bringing the incommensurable work of the gods within the realm of the commensurate by using infinite cosmic principles to regulate the finite world. The American architect ...
The Ottoman külltye between the 14th and 17th centuries :its urban setting and spatial composition
(Virginia Tech, 1992-04-15)
n order to serve the Muslim community, the Ottomans built nuclei which included educational and social services around the mosque. A nucleus of these was called a "külltye". Facilities in külltyes can be categorized under ...
Architectural fusion and indigenous ideology in early colonial Mexico : a case study of Teposcolula, Oaxaca, 1535-1580, demonstrating cultural transmission and transformation through negotiation and consent in planning a new urban environment
(Virginia Tech, 1996-03-01)
<p>This study demonstrates that by willingly entering a process of peaceful negotiation and consent the indigenous leadership of Teposcolula played a determining role in planning and building their new urbanization on ...