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Facades throughout History

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on 22 December 2017

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Facades throughout History
Neolithic Architecture

were great builders, utilizing mud-brick to construct houses and villages

Houses were plastered and painted with elaborate scenes of humans and animals
Ancient Mediterranean
Stone, bricks, wood, straw, marble, ceramics, lime, glass, reeds, sand, clay are the materials found mostly in Mediterranean architecture
Islamic Architecture
Ancient Egypt
Homes were built with bricks made of mud and straw. The ancient Egyptians invented molds to make bricks. ... But mostly, bricks were dried in the sun. Some large homes were built of stone, but most homes of both the rich and the poor were build of brick.
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Most Islamic art forbids depictions of living creatures. Instead, it uses other design components. One of the most fundamental is calligraphy, or the art of writing

Islamic art also developed a wide vocabulary of geometric designs
Mesoamerican
Materials included in common house construction included wood, straw, stone, sand, lime, and clay. Straw would often be used for roofs.
The Middle Ages
a mixture of clay, straw, cow dung and mutton fat. When it had dried, a mixture of lime plaster and cow hair was used to cover the surface and to seal the cracks.
The Colonial Period
There's a medieval flavor, and the diamond-pane windows found on many of these homes. Because these structures were built with wood,
Early Modern
got affected from all the previous eras, materials are mixed used in one building like stone, concrete, steel and glass
Contemporary Architecture
Brick, Stone, Wood, Aluminum, Glass, stainless steel, Pre-engineered steel and still new materials coming out everyday
Resources
http://www.reshafim.org.il/ad/egypt/building/
http://egypt.mrdonn.org/homes.html
http://www.topinspired.com/top-10-interesting-facts-about-medieval-houses/
http://www.thefinertimes.com/Middle-Ages/houses-in-the-middle-ages.html
https://www.academia.edu
https://www.thoughtco.com/guide-to-colonial-american-house-styles-178049
http://designresidential.biz/early-modern-style/
https://www.slideshare.net/sarbjitbahga/contemporary-building-materials
https://www.lostkingdom.net/medieval-architecture-building-materials/
https://listverse.com/2012/04/01/top-10-ages-of-architecture/
https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/395078/housing-through-the-centuries/
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