An architect at his desk lost in thought.

Architect

An architect at his desk lost in thought.

"The bridge of the Rialto at Venice was begun in 1588, Antonio da Ponte being the architect. The span of the arch is 91 feet, the height above the water level 24 feet 6 inches, and the width of the footway 72 feet." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Rialto Bridge

"The bridge of the Rialto at Venice was begun in 1588, Antonio da Ponte being the architect. The span…

The Chateau of Chenonceaux is a castle in the small village of Chenonceaux in the Loire Valley, France. It was built around the 11th century and the current manor was designed by French Renaissance Architect Philibert Delorme. The castle was inhabited by many French Kings.

Chateau of Chenonceaux

The Chateau of Chenonceaux is a castle in the small village of Chenonceaux in the Loire Valley, France.…

This illustration shows a Clermont Gargoyle in France. Gargoyles, in Gothic architecture, are spouts projecting from the gutters of a building which carry the rain-water clear of the walls. Gargoyles are usually carved into different forms  (animal, human, demonic, grotesque) and serve as a distinguishing feature of ecclesiastical architecture.

Clermont Gargoyle

This illustration shows a Clermont Gargoyle in France. Gargoyles, in Gothic architecture, are spouts…

This modern German cresting border was designed by Gropius of Berlin an Architect. It is found on the ridge or top of a roof.

Modern German Cresting Border

This modern German cresting border was designed by Gropius of Berlin an Architect. It is found on the…

This finial modern vase is found on a house in the Monceau Park in, Paris, France. It was designed by architect Tronquois.

Finial Modern French Vase

This finial modern vase is found on a house in the Monceau Park in, Paris, France. It was designed by…

This finial modern vase is found on a house in the Monceau Park in, Paris, France. It was designed by architect Tronquois.

Finial Modern French Vase

This finial modern vase is found on a house in the Monceau Park in, Paris, France. It was designed by…

(1276-1336) Italian painter and architect known as the first of the Italian Renaissance.

Giotto

(1276-1336) Italian painter and architect known as the first of the Italian Renaissance.

(1510-1572) French sculptor and architect of the Renaissance.

Jean Goujon

(1510-1572) French sculptor and architect of the Renaissance.

(1452-1519) Famous Italian polymath who was a successful scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, painter, sculptor, architect, botanist, musician, and writer.

Leonardo Da Vinci

(1452-1519) Famous Italian polymath who was a successful scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor,…

This illustration shows a Lincoln Gargoyle. Gargoyles (featured primarily in in Gothic architecture) are spouts projecting from the gutters of a building which carry the rain-water clear of the walls. Gargoyles are usually carved into different forms  (animal, human, demonic, grotesque) and serve as a distinguishing feature of ecclesiastical architecture.

Lincoln Gargoyle

This illustration shows a Lincoln Gargoyle. Gargoyles (featured primarily in in Gothic architecture)…

The New York Public Library, drawing from the architect's plans.

New York Public Library

The New York Public Library, drawing from the architect's plans.

The Paris Opera House was built by architect Charles Garnier, who was chosen by Emperor Napoleon III. It was built in the late 19th century in a Neo-Baroque style.

Paris Opera House

The Paris Opera House was built by architect Charles Garnier, who was chosen by Emperor Napoleon III.…

This illustration shows a Paris Gargoyle in France. Gargoyles, in Gothic architecture, are spouts projecting from the gutters of a building which carry the rain-water clear of the walls. Gargoyles are usually carved into different forms  (animal, human, demonic, grotesque) and serve as a distinguishing feature of ecclesiastical architecture.

Paris Gargoyle

This illustration shows a Paris Gargoyle in France. Gargoyles, in Gothic architecture, are spouts projecting…

Raphael Sanzio, usually known by his first name alone (in Italian Raffaello), (April 6 or March 28, 1483 – April 6, 1520), was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance, celebrated for the perfection and grace of his paintings and drawings. Together with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci he forms the traditional trinity of great masters of that period.

Raphael Sanzio

Raphael Sanzio, usually known by his first name alone (in Italian Raffaello), (April 6 or March 28,…

(1483-1520) Italian painter and architect of the Renaissance.

Sanzio Raphael

(1483-1520) Italian painter and architect of the Renaissance.

(1483-1520) High Renaissance painter and architect

Raphael Sanzio

(1483-1520) High Renaissance painter and architect

(1483-1520) Famous Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance.

Raphael Sanzio

(1483-1520) Famous Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance.

The Renaissance spanrail panel was designed by Dutch architect Vredman de Vries. It is a strapwork design.

Renaissance Spanrail Panel

The Renaissance spanrail panel was designed by Dutch architect Vredman de Vries. It is a strapwork design.

The Renaissance spanrail panel was designed by Dutch architect Vredman de Vries. It is a strapwork design.

Renaissance Spanrail Panel

The Renaissance spanrail panel was designed by Dutch architect Vredman de Vries. It is a strapwork design.

The Renaissance spanrail panel was designed by Dutch architect Vredman de Vries. It is a strapwork design.

Renaissance Spanrail Panel

The Renaissance spanrail panel was designed by Dutch architect Vredman de Vries. It is a strapwork design.

The Renaissance spanrail panel was designed by Dutch architect Vredman de Vries. It is a strapwork design.

Renaissance Spanrail Panel

The Renaissance spanrail panel was designed by Dutch architect Vredman de Vries. It is a strapwork design.

This is a drawing of the interior of the St. Peter's Basilica located in the Vatican city of Rome, Italy. The interior space of the church was designed by Giovanni Paolo Panini an Italian painter and architect. The interior space is the largest interior of any Christian church in the world.

Interior of St. Peter's Basilica

This is a drawing of the interior of the St. Peter's Basilica located in the Vatican city of Rome, Italy.…

For the builder or architect who wants to raise the standard of his work- who takes conspicuous pride in the accuracy of his efforts, this transit is especially designed.

Builders Transit

For the builder or architect who wants to raise the standard of his work- who takes conspicuous pride…

(1512-1574) Italian painter and architect. Wrote <I>Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects.</em>

Sir Henry (Harry) VaneGiorgio Vasari

(1512-1574) Italian painter and architect. Wrote Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and…

The Theater of Vitruvius was a Roman Theater, named after Roman writer, architect and engineer Vitruvius Marcus Pollio.

Theater of Vitruvius

The Theater of Vitruvius was a Roman Theater, named after Roman writer, architect and engineer Vitruvius…