Inca architecture


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Inca architecture

(1200–1400)
The last of the Pre-Columbian cultures buildings were characterized by megalithic masonry, as exemplified in the ceremonial buildings of the mountain city Machu Picchu, the last fortress to resist the Spanish invaders.

Inca architecture

The architecture of the Inca Empire in Peru from the 12th cent. until the Spanish conquest in the 16th cent., particularly fortified towns with massive stonework.
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Niles defines the purpose of this work as, "a way to read Inca history and a way to read Inca architecture in light of that history" (xviii).
In contrast to other scholars who have dismissed Inca architecture as "essentially ahistorical, anonymous, and directed to the administrative needs of the state," she contends that the design of the royal estates and palaces are also visible representations of Inca history (xvii).
Based on Inscriber's innovative Inca architecture, Inca Studio provides broadcasters with complete freedom to create visually stunning on-air graphics with multiple layers of independently controlled graphics, clocks, logos, real-time element transitions, real-time organic dissolves, page formatted rolls and crawls and more.
After a thorough review of different vendors we were ultimately impressed with the sophisticated technology and functionality of the Inca architecture," says Ray Carnovale, Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer for the CBC.