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Architecture of the Nineteenth Century (History of World Architecture)

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    Mondadori Electa SpA (Author)

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This volume offers a complete survey of European architecture during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, examining in particular the influence of the cultural trends of the period on the architects' works. The first section of the book deals with the history of eighteenth-century architecture in France and England, countries where Cartesian-school philosophical speculation and Anglo-Saxon philosophical empiricism wielded a determining influence. After analysing the developments of the classical tradition and its propagation throughout Europe, the book studies in depth the history of architectural movements, comprising neo-classicism, neo-Renaissance and neo-Gothic architecture. The outstanding, forerunning personalities of this brilliant artistic period who, in the course of the nineteenth century, offered fecund theoretic and stylistic contributions, include Gottfried Semper, John Ruskin and Eugè:ne Viollet-le Duc.
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  • PDF | 404 pages
  • Mondadori Electa SpA (Author)
  • Phaidon Press: 01 edition (10 July 2003)
  • English
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