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What's your nation's signature architectural style?

Postby Greater Tion » Fri Mar 21, 2014 10:24 pm

greater tion uses both hellenic and oriental architectural styles.
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Postby New Paris » Fri Mar 21, 2014 10:39 pm

Our nation has historically been dominated by two styles: Second Empire and Art Deco

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Postby Nesixar » Fri Mar 21, 2014 11:00 pm

The architecture of Nesixar can best be described as Habitat 67 writ large. Sprawling waves of block houses, covered in murals and art-deco, with lovely little rooftop gardens and public walkways between homes, linking seamlessly to planned workplaces and public spaces. Theatres, concert halls, museums, libraries, cafes, taverns, hotels, diners, and shopping centres are nestled into the housing blocks through cozy little arches and pillared alcoves. Clean manufacturing centres, greenhouse farms, and other production facilities are placed in blocks of their own on the city's outskirts, or are sometimes nestled within housing blocks themselves, especially if they are quiet. Often, factories will be equipped with their own shelters for the unemployed and homeless to reside in while arrangements are being made for them to be rehoused.
Streets are laid out between housing blocs and designed so that the entrances and exits of public spaces and workplaces are most efficiently placed. Public transportation in the form of taxis, buses, trolleys, and trains ease the workload of the road system, although private cars are still used. All public transportation vehicles are painted bright blue to make them stand out. Stops are placed so that as many people as possible have to walk as little distance as possible.

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Postby United Angkoria » Fri Mar 21, 2014 11:22 pm

Angkorian architecture:
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Postby Sejaresia » Fri Mar 21, 2014 11:30 pm

Islamic, Persian and Mughal, Minimalist, Art Deco, and most prominently Sejani architecture, wooden simple buildings with intricate engravings and practical shapes.

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Postby Roasaria » Fri Mar 21, 2014 11:51 pm

A mix between Ukrainian, Swedish, and British architecture.



Basically stone and steel structures with an occasional skyscraper.

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Postby Arkiasis » Sat Mar 22, 2014 12:02 am

Beaux-Arts architecture, Victorian architecture and Gothic Revival architecture are the most admired and protected. However due to the relatively young age of Arkiasis the most common architecture found is modern, art deco and neomodern architecture.
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Postby Taidar » Sat Mar 22, 2014 2:53 am

To sum it up, imagine the mix of Indian and East Asian style architectures.
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Postby Empire of Narnia » Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:25 am

Narnian architecture is what you could call a Totalitarian Baroque style. Think of Versailles, but much larger and more imposing in design. Some of our older buildings follow a Gothic style though. In the northern provinces that style is still somewhat popular and has incorporated modern totalitarian elements.
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Postby Baghanathria » Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:35 am

Gothic and classicist architecture are the dominant ones.
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Postby Neu Preussische Republik » Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:36 am

Well, a lot of the colonial cities look a lot like these:

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Other than that, a lot of it looks relatively modern, neo-modern, and the like.
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Postby Albaie » Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:37 am

Neoclassicism alongside some Georgian buildings
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Postby Liberated Counties » Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:51 am

Lavish and high-end buildings are constructed in varying degrees of Modern architecture. Urban expansion projects are more functionalist and old buildings are Countic (An offshoot of Gothic)
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Postby Horizont » Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:53 am

Totalitarian, particularly Nazi and Stalinist.

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Postby Regenburg » Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:58 am

Couldn't find any similar architecture picture on the internet.
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Postby Kharan » Sat Mar 22, 2014 4:06 am

National architecture closely resembles that of traditional Islam. However, we are transitioning into making public comstructions more efficient and sustainable throughout Kharan. Pictured below is the Kalat Bridge, which captures the beauty of Kalat's still waters. It provides the public with facilities including bars and restaurants. Leisure activities are also present throughout the day with canoeing common with many local residents and tourists.

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Postby Vissegaard » Sat Mar 22, 2014 4:11 am

A mix between Classical/Empire and Steel´n Glass.
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Postby Dalcaria » Sat Mar 22, 2014 4:19 am

An eclectic, imperial, well maintained mess. There is a little bit of Fascist design, Stalinist design, Victorian design, Georgian design, and the list goes on. You'll see things from around the 1600's or 1700's and forward, but only up to the EARLY 1900's. The Imperial Province of Tavastia mostly consists of palatial, "imperial" styled architecture. The other provinces vary widely. We've got castle and castle manors, French and Spanish style villas and villa farms, architecture you'd probably see in Coastal England, and the list goes on. More than anything, this should be said though; most architecture in Dalcaria has a "fancy" style to it, a "classical" style, or an "imperial" style. We pride ourselves on our extremely varied architecture, because although much of it is thrown in from different time periods, it all manages to sit together so perfectly, like the Empire as it is now has been in the works for thousands of years, a piece of art being worked on throughout time and many artists. It's quite poetic for the Empire actually. One other thing to help simplify things a bit, we use lots of stone in our construction, even if just for outside appearances. Think Buckingham Palace, or some Stalinist architecture. Very little glass and steel used, except for in more industrial areas, where it usually takes on more of a Victorian era style of glass and steel (like the exhibition Queen Victoria had made in her late husband's name, I think, though I could be mixing up my history). I may try to get pics later, to make this easier to understand.
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Postby Kryosa » Sat Mar 22, 2014 5:23 am

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Prospero, the Imperial Capital

Since Iskandar's regime came to power in Kryosa, neo-gothic architecture has been used extensively, wherever and whenever possible.

In Propsero particularly, the former skyline of modern skyscrapers has been almost entirely demolished to make way for ever larger government palaces and monuments.

The grandiose pseudo-religious style of Iskandar's architecture is intended to inspire awe, fanaticism and devotion.
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Postby Cardaran » Sat Mar 22, 2014 8:14 am

Whites, blacks, browns and greys are most common, gently sloping ziggurat-like structures are used instead of high-rises or skyscrapers, and nature is incorporated into building design as much as possible. Buildings tend to be blocky and have a lot of glass when possible, with interiors being designed to be as spacious and light as possible. Typical building materials include concrete, stone, glass, steel and wood.

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Postby Gigaverse » Sat Mar 22, 2014 8:22 am

We have a strange preference for Oriental, Gothic, futuristic or any otherwise interesting architectural style.
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Postby The Glorious Shroomic Republic » Sat Mar 22, 2014 8:23 am

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Postby Untaroicht » Sat Mar 22, 2014 8:26 am

We use classic period mayan styles blended with a bit of Ukrainian Baroque
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Postby Catholic Terra » Sat Mar 22, 2014 8:59 am

In a nutshell, Italian Renaissance & Victorian.

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Postby Limoncello » Sat Mar 22, 2014 9:13 am

Catholic Terra wrote:In a nutshell, Italian Renaissance & Victorian.

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