Excerpt From International Library Of Technology History Of Architecture And OrnamentFirst, The Geographical Influence, Which Determines The Mode Of Living, And The Means Of Communication And TransportationSecond, The Geological Influence, Which Determines The Quality Of The Buildings, As The Presence Or The Absence Of Building Stone, Clay, Or Wood Will Determine Whether The Buildings Shall Be Of Stone, Brick, Or TimberThird, The Climatic Influence, Which Determines The Character Of The Buildings Themselves, The Size Of Their Windows, And The Projection And Inclination Of The Roofs As, For Instance, In Tropical Countries, Under The Glaring Sun, It Is Desirable To Have Small Windows And Dark, Cool Interiors, With Projecting Cornices That Will Shade The Sides Of The Building From The Vertical Rays Of The Midday Sun Whereas, In Cold Countries The Roof Must Be Steep To Shed The Rain And Snow, And The Windows Large To Admit The SunshineFourth, The Religious Influence, Which Will Affect The Habits And Customs Of The PeopleFifth, The Political Influence, As The System Of Government Will Re Ect The Manners And Temperaments Of The In Uential Portion Of The NationAbout The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At ForgottenbooksThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works
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