synagogue architecture often follows styles in vogue at the place and time of construction. there is no set blueprint for synagogues and the architectural shapes and interior designs of synagogues vary greatly. according to tradition, the divine presence can be found wherever there is a minyan, a quorum, of ten. a synagogue always contains an ark, called aron ha-kodesh by ashkenazim and hekhal by sephardim, where the torah scrolls are kept. the 16th century spanish synagogue in venice, italy
bungalows commonly have wood shingle, horizontal siding or stucco exteriors, as well as brick or stone exterior chimneys and a partial-width front porch. larger bungalows might have asymmetrical 'l' shaped porches. the porches were often enclosed at a later date, in response to increased street noise. a 'california' bungalow except in .
it is believed to have been designed by des moines architect william foster. the house features an irregular plan, a combination gable - hip roof, two carpenter gothic wood porches, a bay window, pre-cast cement window hoods in an eastlake design, paired roof brackets, and cornice returns on the gable ends.
etymology. originally brought to the hudson valley of new york by settlers from the netherlands, this word is among the dutch vocabulary that has survived there from colonial times until the present. stoop, 'a small porch', comes from dutch stoep; meaning: step, pronounced the same as stoop the word is now in general use in the northeastern united states and is probably spreading.
mckim, mead & white was an american architectural firm that thrived at the turn of the twentieth century. the firm's founding partners were charles follen mckim 1847–1909 , william rutherford mead 1846–1928 and stanford white 1853–1906 . they hired many other architects, partners, associates, designers and draftsmen, who came to prominence during or after their time at the firm.
the design of the three-story brick, single-family houses is unusual, in that they are set back from the street, and all have front and side yards – an oddity in manhattan – as well as wooden porches. the first group of houses, numbers 8 through 22, comprises freestanding pairs, while the remainder, numbers 24 through 60, are connected .
mckim, mead & white. mckim, mead & white was a prominent american architectural firm that thrived at the turn of the twentieth century. the firm's founding partners were charles follen mckim 1847–1909 , william rutherford mead 1846–1928 and stanford white 1853–1906 .
a chaitya, chaitya hall, chaitya-griha, or caitya refers to a shrine, sanctuary, temple or prayer hall in indian religions. 1 2 the term is most common in buddhism , where it refers to a space with a stupa and a rounded apse at the end opposite the entrance, and a high roof with a rounded profile. 3
the design of the three-story brick, single-family houses is unusual, in that they are set back from the street, and all have front and side yards – an oddity in manhattan – as well as wooden porches. the first group of houses, numbers 8 through 22, comprises freestanding pairs, while the remainder, numbers 24 through 60, are connected together at the rear.
traditionally, in north american cities, the stoop served an important function as a spot for brief, incidental social encounters. homemakers, children, and other household members would sit on the stoop outside their home to relax, and greet neighbors passing by.
the edward r. hills house, also known as the hills–decaro house, is a residence located at 313 forest avenue in the chicago suburb of oak park, illinois.it is most notable for a 1906 remodel by architect frank lloyd wright in his signature prairie style.the hills–decaro house represents the melding of two distinct phases in wright's career; it contains many elements of both the prairie .
italian renaissance interior design refers to interior decorations, . homes, and despite the fact that they were expensive, were bought by nearly all the social classes. made with gesso and wood, these chests were often dark and elaborate, and their grandness depended on people's different classes wealthier people had more sumptuous ones, whilst poorer classes' chests were often far simpler .
wood-carving examples of the first eleven centuries of ce are rare due to the fact that woods do decay easily in 1,000 years. the carved panels of the main doors of st sabina on the aventine hill, rome, are very interesting specimens of early christian relief sculpture in wood, dating, as the dresses show, from the 5th century.the doors are made up of a large number of small square panels .
the sanctuary of our lady of nazaré is an imposing marian shrine that memorializes an ancient miracle occurred under the intercession of the virgin mary. it is located on the hilltop called o sítio , overlooking nazaré , in portugal , and was founded in the 14th century.
porches pottery is a producer of hand-painted pottery in the town of porches, in the algarve region of portugal. the pottery was founded in 1968 by artists patrick swift and lima de freitas , in order to revive a traditional algarve pottery industry that was rapidly dying out in favour of more modern techniques.
a sleeping porch is a porch that was built or modified to be a type of semi-outdoor sleeping area. a sleeping porch can be an ordinary open porch, screened or with screened windows that can be opened.