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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    A Buddhist temple (wat) in the Bangkok Yai district, on the Thonburi west bank of the Chao Phraya River. The full name of the temple is Wat Arunratchawararam Ratchaworamahawihan. Thonburi was the Thai capital for 15 years between the sack of Ayutthaya in 1767 and the establishment of the royal court at Bangkok in 1782, during which period the temple was built. Its restoration was undertaken in 1785 and included the enlargement of its most significant feature, a Khmer-style prang (tower-sanctu…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The old Grammar School (Gymnasium) is assigned to Weidmann on stylistic grounds: horizontal bands of moulding separate the three floors, the windows are arranged in pairs, as at the town hall, and an obliquely fenestrated octagonal stair tower crowned by a bulbous cupola is introduced in front of the façade.

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The 14th century city hall lies between two city squares, the Markt (market place) and the Katschhof (between city hall and cathedral). The coronation hall is on the first floor of the building. Inside are five frescoes by the Aachen artist Alfre Rethel which show legendary scenes from the life of Charlemagne, as well as Charlemagne’s signature. The construction was begun in 1330, building on the foundations of a ruined palace (the Aula Regia of the imperial palace, from the Carolingian p…

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The second-level enclosure is 100 by 115 m. Three sets of steps on each side lead up to the corner towers and gopuras of the inner gallery. The very steep stairways represent the difficulty of ascending to the kingdom of the gods.

    Angkor Wat is a Hindu temple complex at Angkor, Cambodia, built for the king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as his state temple and part of his capital city. (The Angkorian period dates 802-1432). As the best-preserved temple at the site, it is the only o…

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    Following an earthquake in 1667, a new Baroque flight of stairs was built in the atrium of the palace.

    The Rector’s Palace (Knežev Dvor; after 1435) was built by Onofrio di Giordano della Cava (fl 1438-1455) in a Neapolitan Gothic style. After a gunpowder explosion in 1463, Michelozzo’s new design for the first floor remained unexecuted, but the portico was rebuilt (1468) in the Renaissance style by the Florentine architect Salvi di Michiele and local masters. The combination of Rena…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
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