AZTEC ARCHITECTURE


Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts. . 2008.

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  • Architecture Aux États-Unis — Les États Unis ont une histoire relativement récente et les Amérindiens n ont pas laissé de bâtiments aussi spectaculaires qu au Mexique ou au Pérou. C est pourquoi l architecture américaine est marquée par la modernité et l on pense spontanément …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Architecture of Mexico — A replica of El Ángel in front of the National Palace in Mexico City. In a broad sense, Mexican architecture comprises works of architecture created in Mexico, as well as architecture of pre hispanic and colonial times that have become part of… …   Wikipedia

  • Aztec On The River — Infobox nrhp | name =Aztec Theater nrhp type = caption = Aztec On The River Theater location= San Antonio, Texas lat degrees = 29 lat minutes = 25 lat seconds = 28 lat direction = N long degrees = 98 long minutes = 29 long seconds = 27 long… …   Wikipedia

  • Aztec Auto Court — Infobox nrhp | name =Aztec Auto Court nrhp type = caption = location= 3821 Central Avenue NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico lat degrees = long degrees = area = built =1920 architect= architecture= added = November 22, 1993 governing body = Private… …   Wikipedia

  • Architecture aux États-Unis — Chrysler Building (à gauche) et Empire State Building (à droite), New York, 1929 1931, Art déco Les États Unis ont une histoire relativement récente et les Amérindiens n ont pas laissé de bâtiments aussi spectaculaires qu au Mexique ou …   Wikipédia en Français

  • MESOAMERICAN ARCHITECTURE —    Mesoamerican architecture refers to the structures of the various cultures that existed in modern day Mexico and parts of Central America, including Honduras, Belize, Guatemala, and parts of Nicaragua. After the arrival of Hernán Cortés in… …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

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