21EnglArch18CentBath

21EnglArch18CentBath - was here employed for the first...

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John Wood I, 1704-54 Essay Towards a Description of Bath, 1725 Chandos used Shepherd and Wood at Bingley’s recommendation.
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Queen Square west, 1729 ff. and East
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Queen Square north, 1729,Wood I
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Gay Street rising from Queen Square
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The Circus, 1754, Wood I
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Theatre of Marcellus, Rome
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http:// www.panoye.com/panorama.286-piazza-amfiteatro.html Remains of ancient amphitheater, Lucca, Italy
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The Royal Crescent, 1767-75, John Wood II
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Well-known architectural writer Nikolaus Pevsner wrote, “the conception of an open composition was something new in town- planning, and something very English, although the idea came perhaps from Prior Park ***, and the villas of Palladio***. It was here applied for the first time to a terrace of houses, and moreover the shape of the Crescent [opening to a landscape]
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Unformatted text preview: was here employed for the first time.” “As with much of Bath’s development during the 18th Century, the Royal Crescent was a speculative, entrepreneurial and commercial venture, which produced a masterpiece of architecture and urban design.” Royal Crescent, Bath VS Lansdowne Crescent, Bath, 1789, J. Palmer Pultney Bridge, Bath, 1769-74, Robert Adam for William Johnstone Pultney of Bathwick Buxton Cresent, 1779, John Carr = applies crescent to city center Bedford Circus, Exeter, England, ca. 1780, anonymous Alfred Place, London, 1790s Royal Crescent, Brighton, England, 1798 classical vocabulary? Regent Street, Piccadilly Circus, Oxford Circus, Regent’s Park, Park Crescent, 1812; Cumberland Terrace, 1812 = John Nash. New scale. An Education...
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This note was uploaded on 12/31/2009 for the course 082 01:082:304 taught by Professor Todmarder during the Fall '09 term at Rutgers.

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