Palladianism


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Palladianism

the classical style evolved by the 16th-century architect Andrea Palladio, featuring harmonic proportion based upon mathematics, extensive use of porticos, a neat contrast between openness and solidity, and features of Roman decoration; partially influential today in the so-called “Palladian motif,” a window or other opening consisting of a central high arch flanked by lower rectangular areas, the whole supported by four columns (a feature actually invented before Palladio’s time and used only sparingly by him).
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Even though he proved to be a poor painter, he soon became "an active and articulate participant" in the third earl's efforts to promote Palladianism. (20) In 1727, he and Burlington jointly published The Designs of Inigo Jones.
There were several neoclassical architects already working for the Soviet state in the '20s, but their strict, conservative Palladianism --best exemplified by Ivan Zholtovsky's Mokhovaya House near the Kremlin--was just as unwelcome as Constructivism.
Both Palladio's built work and the Palladianism that emerged from it are dominated by this tension between the real (the physical building as it exists in the world) and the ideal: the proportional and harmonic systems that regulate its composition through drawing.
Laurence shows Jacobs fully engaged in the roiling intellectual arguments of her time--New Empiricism, New Palladianism, functionalism, modernism, and other isms--debating not just urban theory but the ideas of prominent philosophers (Karl Popper) and economists (F.A.
Historic Properties: Preservation and the Valuation Process gives an extremely detailed explanation of all the main historical building styles in the United States, including colonial era Spanish, English, Dutch, and French architectural styles; Colonial Georgian, American Pre-Federalist, Palladianism, and the Federalist styles of the eighteenth century; Greek revival, Shaker, Industrial Era, Victorian, Gothic revival, Romanesque revival, Renaissance revival, Italianate, Second Empire, Queen Anne, Shingle, Academic Eclecticism, and Chicago School styles of the nineteenth century; and Progressivism, Prairie, Craftsman, Art Moderne, Modernism, Ranch, and Post-Modernism styles of the twentieth century.
In charting the building of one such house, Patrick Walsh provides an overview of the construction of Castletown House, County Kildare, an oft-cited example of early Irish palladianism at its best.
(83) Tim Mowl, 'Prehistory and Palladian: John Wood's King's Circus, Bath', in New Light on English Palladianism: Papers Given at the Georgian Group Symposium London, ed.
At the time of independence, Palladianism was the fashionable architectural style.
Brick garden walls describe a series of courtyards and of rooms in a landscape, more bucolic than Palladio and more real than English Palladianism. Landscape and tectonics ground his rural projects without any of the effeminate self-consciousness that typifies the picturesque tradition and academic postmodernism.
To these must be added Timothy Hudson's simulating articles, noted in footnotes here, such as his already quoted' A Venetian Architect in England', which derive from Hudson's unpublished Cambridge doctoral thesis, 'The Origins of English Palladianism' (University of Cambridge, 1974).
He was a brilliant Scottish architect/interior designer who together with his brothers, transformed the severe English Palladianism of the early C18th into an elegant series of variations based upon diverse classical originals.
John Summerson, in his Architecture in Britian 1530-1830 (1953), and Rudolf Wittkower, in his Palladio and English Palladianism (1974), both established a clear connection between Palladio and Jones, a comparison that Jones himself capitalized upon, but Worsley goes further to provide a fuller range of sources for Jones.