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Architecture Time Period:

10000 BC-3001 BC
Neolithic Architecture
Neolithic architecture was said to have started in southwest Asia.
Used mud-brick to build house and villages.
Houses were plastered and painted with pictures of animals.
A great example would be Stonehenge which is in England.

3000 BC- 299 AD

Ancient Architecture
Ancient Egypt- They still used mud-brick but they also used
limestone. Example- Great Pyramid of Khufu
Ancient Greece- Three types of architecture was Doric, Ionic, and
Corinthian. Example- Parthenon
Ancient Rome- Created the Coliseum and the Aqueducts.
Example- Roman Colosseum

300AD - 1300s
Medieval Architecture
In medieval architecture there were three main phases of the
The three phases of architecture were Pre-Romanesque,
Romanesque, and Gothic.
Pre- Romanesque led up to Romanesque which they use slightly
pointed arches, and barrel vaults in their architecture. Gothic used
pointed arches, and ribbed vaults.
An example would be the Tower of London.

1300s 1500s
Renaissance Architecture
Renaissance architecture used symmetry, proportion, and
They used orderly arrangements of columns, pilasters, and lintels.
Instead of a flat roof, in renaissance architecture they came up
with the dome. They also created semicircular arches.
An example would be Chateau de fontainebleau in France.

Baroque Architecture
This architectural style had concern for color, light, and shade.
This style tried to show the wealth and power of the church.
To get light into the building they used several windows to bring
in sunlight.
An example would be the Pantheon in Paris.
1700 - 1800s
In Neo-classical architecture they used many visuals and
Neo-classical architecture was mostly used in public buildings like
museums, libraries, and academies.
An example would be the white house in Washington D.C.

1890s 1910
Early Modern Architecture
During this architectural period craftsman homes became much
more popular.
An example of this architecture is the Einstein Tower in Potsdam,

1910 1950
Modern Architecture
This architecture type became popular after World War 2.
No decorations on the buildings. It was just a plain old building
with no statues, cool designs, etc.
An example would be the A.I.A. Headquarters in Washington
1950 - 1980s
Post Modern Architecture
Modern architecture had non-orthogonal angles, and unusual
There still is no use in ornaments, statues, art, cool designs, etc.
An example of this architecture would be the Vanna Venturi
House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1980s Today
Deconstructive Architecture
Deconstructive comes in all shapes and sizes. Circular, rectangular,
triangular, etc.
A type of this is blobitechture. The buildings just look like big
An example in the background is the Wexner Center in Columbus,