10 Facts About Armenian architecture


The greatest achievement of Armenian architecture is generally agreed to be its medieval churches and seventh century churches, though there are different opinions precisely in which respects.

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Armenian architecture buildings tend to be rather low-slung and thick-walled in design.

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Armenian architecture employs a form of concrete to produce sturdy buildings,.

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Urartian Armenian architecture is known for its use of intricately cut rocks, used as foundations for mud brick buildings, usually constructed in a compact manner.

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The angles, number of columns, and dimensions were created with a careful eye; Armenian architecture pagans wanted to appease the gods and protect humanity from their wrath.

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Beyond that, the Armenian architecture churches describe us the general landscape of the Christian East at a time when eyewitness accounts were exceedingly rare.

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Armenian architecture experienced a huge stage of development during the 19th century, when the Russians entered Eastern Armenia.

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Today the masters of Armenian architecture are S Gurzadyan, S Kalashyan, L Khristaforyan, R Asratyan etc.

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Armenian architecture communities seeking to keep the traditions of their homeland, influenced the architectural vernacular of Armenian architecture Quarters in cities such as Zamosc and Lviv.

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Khachkars have become additional signifiers of Armenian architecture identity and have been erected in recent year in cities such as Wroclaw, Krakow, Elblag in Poland, Novi Sad in Serbia, Beirut in Lebanon as well as in Dearborn, Michigan.

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