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  • Description: architectural
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    • Architecture with a capital A: The importance of preserving the A-Frame

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • A distinctive architectural form born of the post-war modernist design movement, the A-frame structure has typically not been viewed as significant enough to receive historic preservation attention. This brief argues that A-frame structures,...
    • Carpenter Gothic architecture: Its history, care, and repair

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Revivalist architectural styles were popular during the late 19th and early 20th century, informing the design of residential, commercial, and civic structures. Carpenter Gothic was an offshoot of Gothic Revival, a style popularized in Great...
    • Old house, new future: The revitalization of the shotgun house

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Shotgun houses are the most widely acknowledged expression of African-American architectural design in the United States, rooted in indigenous west African architectural and spatial traditions, and traced from west Africa to Haiti and on to New...
    • Castles & cottages: Tudor revival architecture in America

    • 2005
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • During the late 19th and early 20th century, revivalist architectural styles informed the design of American residential architecture. Among the most popular of the styles was the Tudor revival, which referenced the cottages and manor houses of...
    • A marvel of Modernism: The hyperbolic paraboloid

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The mid-century modernist architectural movement (1950s-1960s) espoused the progressive optimism felt during the years following World War II. The hyperbolic paraboloid, a highly distinctive curved shape resembling a saddle, arose out of this...
    • Concrete privacy in the Madmen era

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Originally found in high architectural designs, screen walls made of pierced, decorative concrete masonry units became ubiquitous across the American suburban landscape by the Atomic Age (1950s-1960s). This brief examines the history, application,...
    • Streamline Moderne: Speeding into the future!

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The Streamline Moderne architectural style sprang out of American culture in the late 1920s, influenced by a wide range of trends from Hollywood, machine design, advertising, consumer engineering, science fiction, and technological advances in...
    • [Architectural rendering of Cone Building]

    • 1989
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Architectural rendering of Cone Building. The Cone Building, designed by architect Romaldo Giurgola working in conjunction with Boney Architects, of Wilmington, North Carolina, opened in 1989 and was named for Anne Wortham Cone (Class of 1935) and...
    • [Architectural rendering of Health and Human Performance Complex]

    • 1989
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Architectural rendering of Health and Human Performance Complex. The Health and Human Performance Building (HHP), designed by Six Associates of Asheville, North Carolina, opened in 1989. It is the largest complex on campus and incorporated two...
    • [Architectural rendering of Jackson Library tower addition]

    • 1973
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Architectural rendering of Jackson Library tower addition. Jackson Library, designed by Northrup O'Brien of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, opened in 1950. On February 22, 1960, it was named for Walter Clinton Jackson, professor, author, and...
    • [Architectural rendering of Moore-Strong Residence Hall]

    • 1960
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Architectural rendering of Moore-Strong Residence Hall. The Moore-Strong Residence Hall, designed by J. N. Pease of Raleigh, North Carolina, was opened in 1960. The three-story, 86,000 square foot building was named for Mary Taylor Moore (Class of...
    • [Architectural rendering of Music Building (Tate Street)]

    • 1925
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Architectural rendering of Music Building (Tate Street). This building, originally called the Music Building, was designed by Harry Barton, of Greensboro, North Carolina, and was opened in 1925. In 1960, the building was named in honor of Wade R....
    • [Architectural rendering of Mendenhall-Ragsdale Residence Hall]

    • 1950
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Architectural rendering of Mendenhall-Ragsdale Residence Hall. The Mendenhall-Ragsdale Residence Hall, designed by Northrup & O'Brien of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, opened in 1950. The building was named in honor of Gertrude Whittier Mendenhall,...
    • [Architectural rendering of Science Building (College Avenue)]

    • 1940
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Architectural rendering of Science Building (College Avenue). This building, designed by W. C. Holleyman of Greensboro, North Carolina, opened in 1940. From 1940 to 1960, the building was called the Science Building. A wing was added to the...
    • [Architectural rendering of the Soccer Stadium]

    • 1991
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Architectural rendering of the Soccer Stadium. The Soccer Stadium, designed by Phil Post & Associates and Hayes, Seay, Mattern & Mattern of Greensboro, North Carolina, was completed in 1991 with a seating capacity of 3,540. The back wall reliefs...
    • [Architectural rendering of the Student Recreation Center]

    • 1992
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Architectural rendering of the Student Recreation Center. The Student Recreation Center, designed by O'Brien/ Atkins Associates, of Durham, North Carolina, was opened in 1992.
    • [Architectural rendering of Tower Village]

    • 1993
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Architectural rendering of Tower Village. This residence hall, located at the corner of Spring Garden Street and Aycock Street was designed by Little Diversified, of Raleigh, North Carolina, and was opened in 1993. It is located near The University...
    • [Architectural rendering of Tower Village]

    • 1993
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Architectural rendering of Tower Village. This residence hall, located at the corner of Spring Garden Street and Aycock Street was designed by Little Diversified, of Raleigh, North Carolina, and was opened in 1993. It is located near The University...
    • [Architectural rendering of Walker Avenue Parking Deck]

    • 1994
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Architectural rendering of Walker Avenue Parking Deck. Walker Avenue Parking Deck, designed by Hayes Seay Mattern & Mattern of Greensboro, North Carolina, opened in 1994.
    • [Architectural rendering of Business and Economics Building]

    • 1980
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Architectural rendering of the Business and Economics Building. This building, now called Bryan Building was designed by architects Baber, Cort & Wood, P.A. of Asheville, North Carolina, and opened in 1980. On October 2, 1989, the building was...

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