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Author: Aleisha Olson
Understand the types of architecture and the role of architecture in art history.
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Image of St. Peter’s Basilica, Public Domain,; Image of Duomo, Filippo Brunelleschi, Public Domain,; Image of West Façade of Notre Dame Cathedral,; Image of Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright,,Dec08.jpg

Terms to Know

The art or practice of designing buildings.

Site Specificity

When the relationship between a work of art or architecture is so strong that it would be impossible to move or reconstruct that object in another location.