Lecture 1 - Architecture I. Survival a. First architecture...

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Architecture I. Survival a. First architecture due to fear II. Stonehenge (monumental architecture) a. Powerless to the elements/universe b. 1750 B.C.E c. Replicates universe because sun hits center stone on summer solstice d. Prophesize that the sun will return e. Pg 188-207 f. Stonehenge-like constructions i. Altar mound (Beijing) ii. Palace of Abstinence (Chinese emperor) iii. Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests iv. Like Israelites (Yom Kippur) III. Circular a. Way we think of the world b. Cosmology i. Study or Thinking about, conceiving or replicating the universe ii. St. Peter’s Basilica 1. East West Orientation 2. Face the east (resurrection) iii. Meccan Mosque 1. Pilgrimage to Mecca and Kabba 2. Pray towards niche to Mecca iv. Heinz Field 1. Points to Three Points (heart of Pittsburgh) 2. Steelers Logo a. Same as Steel company b. Blue = steel scrap c. Yellow = coal d. Red = iron ore c. Serpent Mound i. Dayton, OH ii. Fertility 1. Snake has egg in its mouth iii. Completely made of dirt
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Lecture 1 - Architecture I. Survival a. First architecture...

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