Let us begin at the beginning, with the Old Kingdom.

The College commissioned the architects AL_A, the studio of RIBA Stirling Prize winner Amanda Levete, in July 2016 after an invited design competition.

The Old Kingdom began in the year 2700 B.C.

The old kingdom ended around 2200 B.C.E.

It thus postdates most of the Old Kingdom.

His solutions take into account the social, environmental and economic dimensions, and therefore his architecture is totally engaged with sustainability.”His studio, Sangath (Ahmedabad, 1980), translates to “moving together.” The placement of communal spaces, including a garden and outdoor amphitheater, highlights Doshi’s regard for collaboration and social responsibility.

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With a deep sense of responsibility and a desire to contribute to his country and its people through high quality, authentic architecture, he has created projects for public administrations and utilities, educational and cultural institutions, and residences for private clients, among others.” The Jury continues, “Doshi is acutely aware of the context in which his buildings are located.

Artin the Old Kingdom was not simply for beauty, but for utility as well.

Old Kingdom Ended around 2180 BC during the Eighth Dynasty

For instance, the Greek historian Herodotus does no more than repeat popular stories, in which the sequence of Ramesses II and the pyramid builders is actually .

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Architect, urban planner, and educator for the past 70 years, Doshi has been instrumental in shaping the discourse of architecture throughout India and internationally.

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His ethical and personal approach to architecture has touched lives of every socio-economic class across a broad spectrum of genres since the 1950s. “My works are an extension of my life, philosophy and dreams trying to create treasury of the architectural spirit.

Primary Sources of the Old Kingdom - BBC - Homepage

Throughout most of Egyptian history, the ritual was celebrated on the thirtieth anniversary of the king's accession to the throne and thereafter at three-year intervals.

The "Scorpion" King has recently become the subject of fantastic ahistorical movies (e.g.

The Old and New Kingdom Sphinx Temples at Giza

The climate evidence contributes here, as it does elsewhere, to an aspect of history that previously might have been disparaged, as in was in geology, as "catastrophism." That drought may have brought down the and the Old Kingdom, and volcanic eruption the Minoan civilization, means that purely internal and institutional explanations, or invasions, do not have to aways bear the burden of explaining the decline or crises of cultures.

The map here shows  in the Nile Delta from many periods of Egyptian history.

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Influenced by masters of 20th-century architecture, Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier, and Louis Khan, Doshi has been able to interpret architecture and transform it into built works that respect eastern culture while enhancing the quality of living in India.

The early history of all these cities is mythologized in later documents.

The Old and New Kingdom Sphinx Temples at Giza by Allen Winston

The tentative dates for the are disproportionately long in comparison to other dynasties, especially of the following Old Kingdom -- raising suspicions.