Notes March 7

Notes March 7 - Art History March 7, 2008 Acadamies Royal...

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Art History March 7, 2008 Acadamies Royal academy of Architecture = becomes one of the greatest schools of architecture; architecture is becoming more of a true profession, something that you can be trained in and for at a formal institution Formal purity, discipline – less emphasis on inventiveness, more emphasis on what is correct and proper East Face of the Louvre 1667-1670 Rectilinear, formal, ordered Pavilions = very French Three pavilions at the front of the Louvre Paired columns started at the Square Court, continued in the East Façade design Pitched roof is eliminated from the Façade Piano Noble = Primary in both designs Blondel = first director of the Academie; wanted to buy Vitruvius, listen to Vitruvius – Perot = wanted to explore a bit; opened up the second story of the Façade, creating a deep space behind the column façade and spaced them wider than usual ( Structure: ran iron rods through the columns and the ceiling [too much tension for regular
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