(R1) 19th Century Neo-Classicism, Gothic Revival and the Arts and Crafts Movement

(R1) 19th Century Neo-Classicism, Gothic Revival and the Arts and Crafts Movement

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SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE ARC 1701 Architectural History for Non Majors Summer Term The 19 th Century: Neo-Classicism, Gothic Revival and Arts & Crafts Movement (01) th Century - The Victorian Era (1837 -1901) not a "style" = period of Queen Victoria’s rule - Interest in exotic cultures from colonial empires: China, Egypt, India, Moorish - Developments in new building technology: iron, steel, glass & highrise (02) Development of Neo-Classicism in Europe from 18 th century roots - Germany: Karl Friedrich Schinkel: Schauspielhaus (1818-21) / Altesmuseum or " Old Museum ", Berlin (1823-28). New civic image of emerging German state - Sir John Soane: Bank of England (1788-) combines Neo-Classicism & Romantic qualities / Soane Museum at 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields (1812-37) - The British Museum, London (1823-47) Robert Smirke (typical Neo-Classical) - The Arc de Triomphe de l’Etoile, Paris (1808-) Chalgrin (03) Neo-Classicism in the United States:
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