Edieval times and styles as descriptive of
National History And Then The Notion That history and then *The Notion That Two Could *notion that two could blended in all kinds of ways successfully For a time there was a prevailing idea that there could be a taxonomy of architectural styles to produce a veritable palette of istorical building idioms usable towards new ends Egyptian for prisons Gothic for churches or Italian Renaissance for banks and exchanges These choices were meant to activate prevailing cultural associations the pharaohs with death and eternity the Middle Ages with Christianity or the Medici with the rise of banking and modern commerce By the early 19th century techonology kicked in with the application of iron in construction and ornamentation culminating with the opening of London s iron in construction and ornamentation culminating with the opening of London s Palace in 1851. Adening audience for architecture in this period of transformation Unlike traditional surveys with long lists of buildings and architects the themes are elucidated by in depth coverage of key buildings which in turn are situated in both their local and European contex.
Read European Architecture 1750 1890 Oxford History of Art
Great art geek lit This is a book for those who love istory and architecture and even for those who don t but love the world of ideas It as wonderful photographs and illustrations and gives the reader a sense of the great excitement of the period Confluence of Enlightenment thinking interest in science and laws of nature the belief that society and people s lives could be improved by the application of new technologies and scientific methods and new ideas about
human perception and understanding Lots of experimentation a fertile time when philosophy art architecture came together with the emergence of theperception and understanding Lots of experimentation a fertile time when philosophy art architecture came together with the emergence of the industrial revolution Suddenly architecture came together with The Emergence Of The Industrial Revolution Suddenly emergence of the industrial revolution Suddenly a need for all kinds of new buildings factories churches retail establishments and large market places all manner of civic. This comprehensive examination of eighteenth and nineteenth century architecture explores its extreme diversity within the context of tremendous social economic and political upheaval Never before ad the functional reuirements and expressive capacities of architectur. Buildings parks museums libraries train stations mints salt works and ousing meet the needs of the emerging middle class Although most of the action was primarily lead by France and Paris in particular with great competitions and public debate but Britain and even Germany participatedInteresting things I learned about where all the Neo Classical buildings we still see today in the great capitals of Europe and eve on the East Coast of the United States came from the discovery of the ruins of Pompeii and Herculeneum in the mid 1750 s an interest in Egyptian art culture and design the discussion of whether architecture should be based on classic lines universal to all cultures or promote national and cultural differences Where Gothic came from the urge to celebrate E been tested so thoroughly and
With Such Diversity Of Invention Bergdoll Tracessuch diversity of invention Bergdoll traces experimentation in a broad range of contexts focusing in particular on the relation of architectural design to new theories of istory new categories of scientific inuiry and the bro.