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13 Topic Pages Found in Architecture and starting with the letter G
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Open Gables
Gables

(also ( Scot ) gā'vel ) the triangular part of an exterior wall of a building between the top of the side-walls and the slopes on the roof; a

Gabriel, Jacques-Ange (1698 - 1782)

( zhäk äNzh gäbrēĕl' ), 1698–1782, French architect of the classical tradition. Descendant of a long line of architects, he ranks as one of the most

Gaudí, Antoni, 1852-1926

Spanish architect. Known for his flamboyant art nouveau style, his work also shows the influence of cubism and surrealism . Gaudí worked mainly in

Open Gehry, Frank O., 1929-
Gehry, Frank O., 1929-

( gĕr'ē ), 1929–, American architect, b. Toronto, Ont., as Frank Owen Goldberg. He is widely considered one of the finest and most artful of

Open Georgian architecture
Georgian architecture

It includes several trends in English architecture that were predominant during the reigns (1714–1830) of George I, George II, George III, and George

Gibbs, James (1682 - 1754)

1682–1754, English architect, b. Scotland, studied in Rome under Carlo Fontana. Returning to England in 1709, he was appointed a member of the

Gothic revival (Architecture)

term designating a return to the building styles of the Middle Ages. Although the Gothic revival was practiced throughout Europe, it attained its

Goujon, Jean (1510 - 1568)

( zhäN guzhôN' ), c.1510–c.1566, French Renaissance sculptor and architect. Although his work reflects the Italian mannerist style, particularly of

Open Great Wall of China
Great Wall of China

Nomadic warrior tribes from Mongolia established a great empire under their leader Genghis Khan (1206–27). It stretched from eastern Europe across the

Gropius, Walter (1883 - 1969)

German architect, in the USA from 1937. He was an early exponent of the international style , defined by glass curtain walls, cubic blocks, and