4.8 LARCH 060 - LARCH 060 Thursday April 8th 1999...

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LARCH 060 Thursday April 8th, 1999 Announcements: none Lecture notes: Main points on the lecture from Tuesday's class: Penn State was influenced by Beaux Arts, it also had neo-classical and classic revival Lowrie: the first master plan with the quadrangle at the Pattee area, orderly, grouped by fuction Charles Klauder: Developed second master plan, 2 malls, orderly, grouped by function Planning and design expressions influenced the popular movement PSU architecture and planning mixed Old Main did not burn down ESTATES-ECLECTIC (Charles Platt): Borrowed from old styles
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Socio-cultural milieu: Style is important Reaction against machine Single-track eclecticism-creating harmony among parts There was not anything driving this movement Design Expression: Italian villa Use of sight lines from house to gardens Geometric, softer edges, orderly, boundaries Architectonic-outdoor rooms House/grounds integrated Gradation to parklike setting (less fully developed area surrounding house) Charles Platt---active at the end of the 19th century. Took a trip to Italy, inspired by Italian villas. Wrote a book which was very publicized about
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