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Unformatted text preview: 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/Jencks? -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, seen in Aspen....
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course ARC 131 taught by Professor Richards during the Fall '07 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.
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