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The City: Urban Architecture & Material Culture

Ciara Greaney 105674247 I sat and I wondered for a while about a suitable topic for this post. I thought about what may be right and what may be wrong, until you might say, the penny dropped. Material culture does … Continue reading

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Blog 3- The City: Urban Architecture and Material Culture.

Name- Jeremiah Jack Linehan 112472588 Urban Architecture For my final blog I will look at urban architecture in Cork city. I will examine the role of modernity in shaping the city as whole from the past to present day. For … Continue reading

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The City: Urban Architecture and Material Culture

This blog explores the many aspects of material culture and urban architecture which can be linked with developments in modernity and the experiences of living in a city historically, focusing mainly on Aix-en-Provence and the city markets as a modern space which has developed along with the city Continue reading

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The City- Urban architecture and material culture: Urban Architecture in the city of Paris

 Catriona Olivia Moore: 111539677 The city of Paris has long been known for its beautiful Gothic style architecture, as is present below in the image of the Louvre Paris. The gothic style is very recognised, but there are many urban , modernised … Continue reading

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The City: Urban Architecture and Material Culture- Urban Architecture within University College Cork

Aidan McCarthy 112524287 Architecture has been inseparably connected with the development of cities since people first banded together to live in settlements and ‘civilisation’ – the term implies an urban existence- was born. (Powell, K. 2000) Urban architecture has been critically … Continue reading

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Picturing the City: Fashion in New York City in the 19th & 20th Century

Ciara Greaney, 105674247. Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening. – Coco Chanel New York City is … Continue reading

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Picturing the City: Traffic in New York City in the 19th and 20th Century

Aidan McCarthy 112524287 Traffic in big cities can always be seen as an issue in the modern day world. With the rise of the metropolis in many cities throughout the world, the rise of traffic congestion also comes along with … Continue reading

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