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  • 1. Running head: ARCHITECTURE AND SCULPTURE 1 Architecture and sculpture Name: Institution: Course: Tutor: Date of submission:
  • 2. Running head: ARCHITECTURE AND SCULPTURE 2 Architecture and sculptureArchitecture The article on architecture has covered a number of important elements that shape upthe entire study of architecture. The aim of this section of the paper is to look at theinformation that has been provided on architecture and critically analyze the elementsprovided with regards to the expected presentation and the elements shaping the entire studyin architecture. The information on architecture has included old building and otherstructures. This is an important element as some of these buildings and structures hold themost important information with regards to the architecture. This also ensures that the articleis rich in architectural information since the old buildings and structures can be compared tothe new and advanced structures. This comparison also aids in providing information aboutthe developments that take place in this field. For instance, the information that has beenprovided with regards to the Chartres Cathedral and the medieval church is of greatimportance with regards to layout and planning. The manner in which the setting of thechurch was catered for through the architectural design is presented analytically. Here, thesetting of the church is compared to the effectiveness of how the various functions take placeinside it with regards to the planning that took place in the initial architectural planning. Theplanning here is vital – with the key sections being the nave, aisles, clerestory, transept,crossing, apse, and ambulatory. The experience of architecture is also an important section in the course of the article.This section of the article brings architecture from all over the world into a single section andpresents the similarities and differences that exist within the various practices. The main aim
  • 3. Running head: ARCHITECTURE AND SCULPTURE 3of architecture in the various communities is presented and this provides information aboutthe diversification of this practice in the various communities. The article also providesinformation on how architecture is employed as a social art. Here, the article looks at thevisual arts element in architecture and how they are applied. The relationship that existsbetween culture and the visual elements in architecture is analyzed and the details presented.The article analyzes various city spaces and the elements of architecture in these cityscapes.The Vitruvius also presents important characteristics of architecture as well analysis onancient buildings. The development that has taken place with regards to architecture ispresented in the proportions section. Being one of the important pillars in architecture, thissection is dedicated to covering the impact of proportions in architecture. Here, the articledeals with how beauty is brought out in architecture through analyzing ancient buildings.There are a number of principles that have been carried down through the generations. Theseare outlined, analyzed, and detailed throughout the course of the article. In a nutshell, the article is informative and captivating. The article looks at thefundamental principles shaping the entire architectural practice through analyzing theirancient and modern applications. Although most of the references buildings that have beenapplied in the article are ancient, they contain so much information that is relevant to modernarchitecture.Sculpture The article on sculpture is divided into a number of informative sections. The threemain sections of the articles are background information, principles and elements ofsculpture, and the impact and developments in sculpturing. These sections have been
  • 4. Running head: ARCHITECTURE AND SCULPTURE 4arranged in order to ensure that the information is provided in the easiest fashion. In thebackground information section, the article looks at the nature of sculpture as well as thevisual elements that shape up sculptures. The section on the nature of sculpture presentsinformation about the elements that qualify objects as sculpture and what artists should lookout for. The visual elements section presents information about the human eye and themanner in which it reacts to the different elements making up a sculpture. Here, the authordeals with how the visual elements are employed in this type of art. The article goes on tolook at public art and the role played by sculptures. The role of sculptures in public art isanalyzed and the author draws the line between great and good sculptures with regards topublic art. The author also presents the importance of imagery in sculptures throughanalyzing the impact of imagery in this form of art. The types of sculptures are also dealtwith as well the traditional materials and techniques. With regards to modern trends, thearticle has covered enough information on the new materials and developments. Thisprovides ground for the assessment of the changes that have taken place as well as analysison the impact of mixed media. In conclusion, the article on sculptures has provided important information in anorderly manner. The article has presented fine details about the art in sculptures throughanalyzing the various elements that make up sculptures. The impact of sculptures in publicart is also well presented. The changes and developments that have taken place with regardsto this practice in art have been assessed in details and the information presented in anorganized fashion.