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TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURES
 
2001 -2012
 
This section is concerned with the way societies/cultures in the past have used and developed technology. This section covers areas of interest such as  the Terra-cotta Army and the Great Wall (China), also, Petra (Jordan). Great structures such as the Eiffel Tower are included.
 
Africa - Designer Inspiration and Moodboards
 

China - The Great Wall of China

China - The Terra-cotta Army

 

Jordan - Ancient Town of Petra

 

France - The Eiffel Tower

France - The Millau Bridge

 

The Pyramids of Egypt

Pyramids - Block Lifting Technology

 

Bosnia and Herzegovina - The Mostar Bridge

 

UK - The Hovercraft

UK -  The Race for Vertical Take Off and Landing Planes

UK - The Harrier Jump Jet - The Technology

 
Scotland - An Introduction to Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Scotland -  Mackintosh Decoration
 

Italy -  The Leaning Tower of Pisa

Italy - Introduction to Studio Alchimia
Italy - Alessandro Mendini
 
Austria / Italy - Ettore Sottsass - Memphis Designs - 1
Austria / Italy - Ettore Sottsass - Memphis Designs - 2
Austria - The Giant Ferris Wheel - Vienna, Austria
 
Sweden - Volvo - How Product Life Cycle Influences the Design and Manufacture of a Car
Sweden -Volvo - How Environmental Factors Influence Manufacturing Processes.
 

USA - The Empire State Building

USA - Lounge Chair by Charles and Ray Eames - 1956
USA - Why is the Eames Chair an Iconic Design?
 
Hawaii - Background Information
Symbols of Hawaii - 1
Symbols of Hawaii - 2
Symbols of Hawaii - 3
Symbols of Hawaii - Helicopter Flights
 
Germany - The Bauhaus Design School - 1
Germany - The Bauhaus Influence on Architecture - the Huf Haus.
Germany - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe - The Barcelona Chair - an Introduction
Germany - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe - The Barcelona Chair - Design Icon and Design Classic?
 

Hungary - The Bridges of Budapest

 

Switzerland - Modern Light Oil Steam Trains

Switzerland - Mountain Railway Technology - 1

Switzerland - Mountain Railway Technology - 2 -The Landwasser Viaduct

 

Japan - The Akashi-Kaikyo Suspension Bridge - Page 1 - General Facts

Japan - The Akashi-Kaikyo Suspension Bridge - Page 2 - Foundations and Towers

Japan - The Akashi-Kaikyo Suspension Bridge - Page 3 - Cables and Decking

Japan -The Akashi-Kaikyo Suspension Bridge - Page 4 - Animated Stages of Construction

 

Nepal - Bhaktapur - City of Culture

 

Morocco - The Medina in Fez

 
Ireland - Modernism - Eileen Gray - The Transat and Bibendum Chairs
Ireland - Modernism - Eileen Gray - The E1027 Table
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