Arts 111 Week 7 Final Paper

The mosque of suleyman is surrounded by a vast wall

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attention of the human eye for its exquisite beauty. The Mosque of Suleyman is surrounded by a vast wall and multiple gates and a continuous row of windows that looks out on the gardens. The courtyard has two levels of windows and at all four corners there are four minarets that have ten balconies each. To me the mosque looks like the castle in Aladdin and is very beautiful. The shapes I see in the Ha Ha Tonka castle seem to be really simple rectangles and a triangle and nothing to special with the details. With the Mosque of Suleyman I see a great deal of work that was put into the design with use of ovals, triangles, squares, and rectangles, some of which are opened and closed. Both buildings promote light and consist of achromatic art except for the windows which are chromatic. All of this affects the architectures because there needs to be
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Harrison balance and harmony and the relationships of parts to each other effect the viewer so the composition is an important aspect. It also depends on how these formal elements are arranged and distinct from the subject matter, content, or theme . These two architectures are the same because they both were designed and built to be greater than anything before it. They were constructed by the dreams and goals of one individual making it a reality and they are both very big and have lots of windows being admired by many. The Ha Ha Tonka castle had chimneys where the Mosque of Suleyman had columns both depicting objects in the subject matter and they both used vertical lines. They are also similar because they both used the idea of an elevated site to enhance its monumental effect.
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