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Bergdoll traces this experimentation i This comprehensive examination of eighteenth and nineteenth-century architecture explores its extreme diversity within the context of tremendous euroean, economic and political upheaval.
Bergdoll traces this arrchitecture in a broad range of contexts, focusing in particular on the relation of architectural design to new theories of history, new categories of scientific inquiry, and the broadening 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 context. Paperbackpages.
European Architecture 1750-1890 (Oxford History of Art)
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Apr 30, Pam rated it it was amazing. It has wonderful photographs and illustrations, and gives the reader a sense of the great excitement of the period.
European Architecture 1750-1890
Lots of experimentation, a fertile time, when philosophy, art, architecture, came together with the emergence of the early industrial revolution. Suddenly there was a need for all kinds of new buildings, factories, churches, retail establishments and large market places, all manner of civic buildings, parks, museums, libraries, train stations, public mints, salt works, and housing to 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 participated.
Where Gothic came from — the urge to celebrate medieval times and styles as descriptive of national history and then, the notion that the two could be blended in all kinds of ways successfully.
Egyptian for prisons, Gothic for churches, or Italian Renaissance for banks and exchanges. Jun 06, Abby rated it really liked it. Great art geek lit.
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