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Chapter 2 The Question of Style Arch History

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Edmund Burke's definition of beautiful
smallness, smoothness, delicacy
Edmund Burke's definition of sublime
astonishment based in terror, vastness, greatness
Books of drawings of ruins
stuart and revett
Gottfried Schinkel
enamored with Greece and exact measurements, ionic columns
Altes Museum
Gottfried Schinkel
Smirke
designs by Greek principles, English, uses Parthenon as an example for his column
British Museum
Greek revival style, Smirke, ionic collonade
Medieval ideas
landscapes: fear and awe
towns: safe and beautiful
(opposite of american aesthetic)
Stourhead
Henry Hoare and Henry Filtcroft
Great Pagoda
William Chambers, other cultures are alos awe inspiring
Royal Pavilion
John Nash, oriental style in England
Strawberry Hill
Horace Walpole; trying to turn classical house into Gothic masterpiece; awe and fear
Pugin
introduces idea that building can be moral or immoral, Gothic architecture is morally superior
Sir John Soane
one of the greatest architects of his time, classical churches
Charles Barry
Houses of Parliament, interior by Pugin
Houses of Parliament
Classical building dressed up to look Gothic
Pugin vs Barry
Pugin: only style is Gothic
Barry: any style works
Ruskin
like Pugin, supporter of Gothic architecture--because it is beautiful
Ruskin
Venetian Gothic
William Butterfield
All Saint Margarets Street
very colorful
materials with richness
Gothic revival style
Thomas Stewart
Medical College of Virginia
Egyptian revival style