Labrouste


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Noun1.Labrouste - French architect who was among the first to use metal construction successfully (1801-1875)Labrouste - French architect who was among the first to use metal construction successfully (1801-1875)
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THE NINETEENTH-CENTURY FRENCH ARCHITECT Henri Labrouste is best known today for designing places of learning: libraries of unsurpassed beauty, clarity, and drama, structured by a tense but serene rationality.
To judge from renderings, the core of the interior will include a double-height sequence of barrel vaults suspended on frail columns that invokes Henri Labrouste's famous Bibliotheque Sainte-Genevieve in Paris.
In Language, he also acknowledges the influence of writing by Colin Rowe and Robert Venturi and the work of Labrouste, Asplund, Schinkel and Soane, the influence of which is sublimated in his own supple vocabulary of archetypes.
N Pugin and John Ruskin from Great Britain; Henri Labrouste from France; and Gottfried Semper, Carl Botticher, Heinrich Hubsch, August Reichensberger, and Georg Ungewitter from Germany.
En France d'abord, l'architecte Henri Labrouste a tire parti du fer et de la fonte pour construire la Bibliotheque Sainte-Genevieve, puis la Bibliotheque nationale de France.
Until Jun 24 Henri Labrouste: Structure Brought to Light
The first volume covers Aalto to Kuma, the second Labrouste to Van Zuuk.