Realistic

  • actually existing as a thing or occurring in fact, not imagined or supposed.
  • (of a thing) not imitation or artificial, genuine.
  • complete, utter (used for emphasis.)
  • having or showing a sensitive and practical idea of what can be achieved or expected.
  • representing things in a way that is accurate and true to life.

Recognise

  • identify (someone or something) from having encountered them before; know again.
  • acknowledge the existence, validity, or legality.

Refeudalisation

  • is the process of recovering mechanisms and relationships that used to define feudalism.
  • of power whereby the illusions of the public sphere are maintained only to give sanction to the decision of leaders : the dominant social system in midieval Europe, in which the nobility held lands from the Crown in exchange for military services, and vassals were in turn tenant of the noble, while the peasants were obliged to live in their lord’s land and give him homage, labour and share of produce, notionally inexchange for military protection.
  • “the evidence of a radical centrifugation at the heart of interiors everywhere in the wake of contemporary adventures in refeudalisation.”
  • (further reading.)

Regulations

  • a rule or directive made and maintained by an authority.
  • the action or process of regulating or being regulated.
  • a government order having the force of law.
  • a principle, rule or law designed to control and govern conduct.

Relaxed

  • free from tension and anxiety.
  • make or become less tense or anxious.
  • easy of manner.
  • feeling comfortable; calm; no worries.

Represent

  • scientific study of language and its structure including the study of grammar, syntax and phonetics. specific branches of linguistics include sociolinguistics, computational linguistics, comparative linguistics, and structural linguistics.
  • the study of human speech including the nature, structure, and development of a language and growth.
  • be entitled or appointed to act or speak for (someone), especially in an official capacity.
  • constitue, amount to…
  • depict ( a particular subject) in a work of art.
  • state or point our clearly.

Response

  • a verbal or written answer.
  • a reaction to something : a question, experience or other type of stimuli.
  • an emotional response.

Responsibility

  • the state or fact of having a duty to deal with something or of having control over somebody.
  • the state or fact of breing accountable or to blame for something.
  • the ability or opportunity to act indipendently and take decisions without authorisation.

Revolution

  • the process by which different kinds of living organism are believed to have developed from earlier forms during the history of earth.
  • the gradual development of something.
  • a pattern of movements or manoeuvres.
  • a forcible over throw of a government or social order, in favour of a new system.
  • an instant of revolving.

Rococo 

  • french artistic movement late 18th Century (late Baroque.)
  • characteristics are elaborate ornamentation, asymmetrical values, pastel colour palette and curved or serpentine lines.
  • French associated with King Louis XV.
  • The notion of the salon is an Enlightenment era ideal that transformed the salon, or living room, into the central space for aristocracy to entertain guests and engage in intellectual conversation.
  • are highly unified in nature and represent the coming together of a number of decorative arts (interiors.)
  • furniture rose to new heights and emphasized light hearted frivolity.
  • furniture , friezes, sculptures, metalwork, wall and ceiling decpration are woven together stylistically.
  • ASYMMETRY : lacking a common measure between two objects or quantities; incommensurability.
  • SERPENTINE : sinous, curving in alterate directions.
  • a reaction to the rigidity of Baroque Style, the frivolous and play Rococo first manifested with interior design and decorative work.
  • INTERIORS are charecterised by their elaborate detail, intricate patterns, serpentine design work, asymmetry, and a predisposition to lighter, pastel or gold – based colour palettes.
  • FURNITURE lighter easier to move around at social gatherings.
  • was freestanding, as opposed to wall-based, in order to accentuate the lighthearted and versatile atmosphere that was desired by the aristocracy.
  • mirrors popular and mahogany strength.
  • sculpted forms – interior ornaments – on ceiling, leafy or shell-like textures.
  • delicate interlacings of curves based on the fundamental shapes of ‘S’ and naturals shapes and shells.
  • a decline 1750’s – critisides for its triviality and excess in ornament. :: NEO – CLASSICISM.
  • art themes of love, classical myths, youth and playfulness.
  • very delicate porcelain vs marble (heavy materials.)
  • architecture more graceful and light (light hearted.)
  • brought significant changes to the building of edifices, placing an emphasis on privacy rather than the grand public majesty, as well as a move towards healthier environments.
  • 1699 king louis XIV demanded more youthful work produced in his reign.

Reasonable’ness’

  • having sound judgement, fair and sensible.
  • as much is appropriate of fair ; moderate.
  • relates to common sense.
  • capable of reasoning; rational.
  • Governed by or being in accordance with reason or sound thinking.

Reasoning

  • the action of thinking about something in a logical, sensible way.
  • think, understand, and form judgement logically.

Reconfigure

  • configure ( something) differently.
  • to change the shape or formation of (something.)

Reflecting

  • (of a surface or body) throw back (heat, light, or sound) without absorbing it.
  • think deeply or carefully about.
  • you look at again (a thought memory, etc) more thoroughly once again.
  • thoughtfully.

Reflection

  • serious thought or consideration.
  • thought, thinking, consideration.

Refuge

  • the state of being safe or sheltered from persuit, danger or difficulty.
  • a place or situation providing safety or shelter.
  • shelter or protection from danger or distress.

Reinterpret

  • interpret(something) in a new or different light.
  • to give or provide the meaning of; explain ; explicate; elucidate; from a different perspective.
  • “explain or understand” the meaning of (information or actions.)
  • the construe or understand in a particular way.
  • if you reexamine the meaning of something and found something new or different.

Reluctant

  • a limiting rule or circumstance; a restriction.
  • a point or level beyond which something does not or may not extend or pass.

Renovation

  • to restore to a former better state (as by cleaning, repairing, or rebuilding)
  • to restore to life, vigor, or activity
  • the act or process of repairing and improving something, especially a building .
  • is the process of improving a broken, damaged, or outdated structure. Renovations are typically either commercial or residential.

Resourceful

  • is important for reaching out and targeting potential customers. This means going above and beyond and using every source or asset at his/her fingertips to close the deal. Sometimes, figuring out how to be a better salesman requires thinking outside the box of traditional sales methods and processes.

Resources

  • a stock or supply of money, materials, staff and other assets that can be drawn on by a person or organisation in order to function properly (effectively.)
  • an action or strategy which may be adopted in overse circumstances.
  • a leisure occupation.
  • differences between economical end ecological.

Retention

  • the continued possession, use, or control of something.
  • the action of absorbing and continuing to hold on a subtance.

Reversals

  • to change to an opposite direction, position, or cause of action.
  • a change (as of fortune) often for the worsts.

Risk

  • a situation involving exposure to danger, harm or loss.
  • a propability or threat of damage, injury, liability, loss or any other negative occurence that is caused by external or internal vulnerabilities.
  • something or someone that creates or suggests a hazard.
  • the chance of loss or the perils to the subject matter of an insurance contract, also the degree of propability of such loss.
  • an insurance hazard from a specified cause or source.

Routinely

  • a part of a regular procedure rather than for a special reason.
  • frequently and without proper consideration of the consequences.
  • a set of customary or unchanging and often mechanically performed activities or procedures.

Russian Constructivism

  • a style or movement in which assorted mechanical objects are combined into abstract mobile structural forms. The movement originated in Russia in the 1920’s as has influenced many aspects of modern architecture and design.
  • a view which admits as valid only constructive proofs and entities demonstrable by them, implying that the latter have no independent existence.
  • is basically a theory : based on observation and scientific study, about how people learn. It says that people construct their own understanding and knowledge of the world, through experiencing things and reflecting on those experiences.
  • often associated with pedagogic approaches that promote active learning, or learning by doing.
  • a dull formal manner of teaching.
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