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Encyclopedia > 1957 in architecture

See also: 1956 in architecture, other events of 1957, 1958 in architecture and the architecture timeline.




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Architecture Observed - Newark Public Library (893 words)
An exhibition entitled "Architecture Observed" is on view in at The Newark Public Library through September 2001.
Of particular interest are groupings of architectural drawings in color by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Rockefeller Center, the development of skyscrapers and the remarkable development of interest in the preservation of old buildings are noted in some depth in this lively, colorful and eclectic coverage of the endlessly fascinating growth of everybody's built environment.
ArtLex on architecture (2264 words)
Islamic tomb in a walled garden built for Shah Jahan's wife Mumatz Mahal [aka Arjuman Banu Begum], of bearing masonry and inlaid marble, with onion-shape domes and flanking towers, in Agra, India, seat of the Mughal Empire.
Sir Banister Fletcher wrote in A History of Architecture, "The interior of the building is dimly lit through pierced marble lattices and contains a virtuoso display of carved marble.
"Architecture is the triumph of human imagination over materials, methods and men, to put man into possession of his own earth.
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