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Many people in the world know Leonardo DA VINCI (1452-1519)the Italian artist having a great range of capabilities in addittion Many people in the world know Leonardo DA VINCI (1452-1519)the Italian artist having a great range of capabilities in addittion to painting, like anatomy, bridge building, flight, war machines, cartography, architecture, mathematics, geology, biology, natural history, music and philosophy. On the other hand in the Islamic World a parallel and at least an equally important person lived in the same period .Unfortunately even many Moslems do not have any information about "The master architect Mimar Sinan", (1488-1588) who is also honored with a crater on Mercury named after him. Sinan's mosques and buildings of other types offer big scope for study because while no Italian architect built more than a few domed structures, Sinan is credited with over a hundred, including twenty-five in Istanbul alone. Various sources state that Sinan was the architect of around 360 structures Examples of his architecture aside from Istanbul and Edirne, can also be seen in Syria , Jerusalem, Egypt, Tunisia, Algiers, the Balkans and Hungary, where he built mosques, bridges, fountains ,palaces, aqueducts ,libraries and schools . Sinan participated in many military campaigns ranging from Central Europe to Iran and Iraq . In his job as a military engineer he oversaw the building of fortifications, ships and bridges. He made his first biggest reputation when he constructed a bridge over the River Pruth in Moldavia in just a few days. During his extensive travels for military purposes he saw many fine examples of the architecture of several civilizations, and took note of their qualities. Because of his exceptional talents and ability for organization, he was appointed chief architect to the Sultan Suleyman the Magnificient in 1538. So in this point I must say that Moslems can not show the world their values as well as other cultures do which is very important in intercultural relations.. Sinan who was generally considered the greatest of all Ottoman architects, unlike Vinci's luxurious life, lived in poverty during his century long life although he paid the highest wages to people he employed.In addition he was also a great inventor in acoustics,mathematics,geology,decoration with his 'matchless masterpieces in the world' which are 'worthy of the admiration of humankind'. Due to Sinan's rising reputation, many royal and individual clients demands caused a building boom that changed the Istanbul landscape to what today the Turks and people from all over the world consider the quality of this great city's image. Sinan, in the bridges he built, has masterfully combined art with functionalism. The largest of his work in this group is the nearly 635 m. long Büyükçekmece Bridge in Istanbul. Other significant examples are Silivri Bridge outside of Istanbul, Lüleburgaz (Sokullu Mehmet Pasha) Bridge on Lüleburgaz River, Sinanli Bridge over Ergene River and Drina Bridge which has became the title of the famous novel of Yugoslav author Ivo Andriç. While Sinan was maintaining and improving the water supply system of Istanbul, he has built arched aqueducts at several locations within the city. Maglova Arch over Alibey River, which is 257 meter long, 35 meters high and displaying two layers of arches is one of the best samples of its kind. Sinan's masterpiece at the age of 80 is the Selimiye Mosque in Edirne. Here the dome is placed above a square, being the largest dome in the world surpassing the Hagia Sophia where there are no columns to obstruct the view of the mosque He was an architect who grew up in one of the most splendid periods of the Ottoman Empire, and he contributed to this era with his Works below. • 94 great mosques (camii), • 57 universities, • 52 smaller mosques (mescit), • 41 bath-houses (hamam). • 35 palaces (saray), • 22 mausoleums (türbe), • 20 caravansary (kervansaray; han), • 17 public kitchens (imaret), • 8 bridges, • 8 store houses and • 7 schools (medrese), • 6 aqueducts, 3 hospitals (darüşşifa) God rest his soul in Peace. BEST REGARDS
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Family Anthony BERNOCCHI, architect alessandro mine them, sculptor giannino castiglioni, 1931 - 1936 Necropolos, 1A
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Eric Corey Freed is the owner of Organic Architect in downtown San Francisco. His firm specializes in the 'Green', sustainable design of buildings and interiors.
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Top tips on choosing a Sydney Architect.
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Learn how to easily and quickly add curved roads, sidewalks, stairs, lines and more in Chief Architect. By Dan Baumann ChiefExperts****
28 Sep 2008
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One item that is overlooked by many Chief Architect users is the "Preference Settings". If you take a few minutes to set up some of the features in this dialog you can easily and quickly customize Chief Architect to work more the way you like.
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R W Larson Architects *******www.talkingphonebook****/listing/121879/50737/R+W+Larson+Architects/7164870354/310+Fairmount+Av/Jamestown/NY/14701
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*******vtglobe****/id/dunehouse The Oceanfront Dune House built into the Atlantic Beach Sand dune by Renowned Architect William Morgan in 1975. The duplex with a grassed roofline offers mirrored 750 sq foot 1 bed/1 bath beach houses. Distributed by Tubemogul.
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www.ParamountConstruction**** Paraamount Construction has world-class staff architect. We have a smooth process to design and build custom homes and major additions to home.
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www.ParamountConstruction**** award winning builders and architects, custom homes, large additions. Mclean, Arlington, Great Falls, Falls Churh, Potomac, Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Boyds, Rockville, Silver Spring home builder
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*******www.yaellir**** is a good example of how important it is to have a good landscaping. Not only it may make the difference between sold and unsold property it also contribute to the beauty of the environment and that make people happy and enhance their life. The landscape is normally the first impression a buyer gets when he sees the property and it is priceless when it is right for the real estate agent. I'm highly recommend a Landscape Architect in Los Angeles, California she "saved" many transaction and I was honored to work with Yael Lir who has been a practicing landscape architect for over 27 years. Yael Lir is a firm believer that the art of landscape design has the power to educate and create a positive change in peoples lives. A licensed Landscape Architect with a Masters Degree in Horticulture, she has performed extensive research into various aspects of plant growth and development internationally for over a decade. Acutely aware of our planets limited natural resources, Yael Lir Landscape Architects are extremely creative in maintaining and enhancing natures treasures on each and every project.     The company specializes in handling a wide variety of projects including schools, institutional projects, commercial and industrial developments, retail,  senior housing, multi units housing, new tracks development, or any other project necessitating a professional, fresh landscape design which will complement any specific building or site design. see her projects by logging to her website and watch an interviewed video with her.   The professional staff at Yael Lir Landscape Architects are qualified in all phases of architectural landscape design and construction.
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Architects must be licensed before they can practice. In order to get a license: 1) You need a degree in architecture. 2) You must finish an internship. 3) Finally, you must pass all sections of a license exam.
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