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Lecture Notes 9.27.07 - Intro to Architecture 8:58:00 AM...

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Intro to Architecture 27/09/2007 07:58:00 CLASSICISM -To understand modernism, we must understand classicism -Classicism is derived not only form nature but form the human form itself -Symmetry, large-scale, Club Monaco on Bloor -Neo-Classical and Greek Revival creates an appearance of classicism but is created of  modern materials, in a shorter period of time, closer to the present -Beaux-Arts Classicism 1890-1920 A lavish, heavily ornamented classical style taught at L'ecole des Beaux-Arts  in Paris in the 19th century Typically grandiose, symmetrical compositions -Free Style Classicism Far-ranging, loose interpretation leading in many radical directions Charles Jenks/Jenx? -Human statues used as columns in 421 BC “Porch of the Maidens” in Athens -"Rustic" Classicism is Mom and my favorite style of western architecture, as  seen in Aspen. Usage of natural materials (branches, logs, etc.) for structures, columns, 
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