Architecture and the Historical Imagination: Eugène-Emmanuel by Martin Bressani

By Martin Bressani

Hailed as one of many key theoreticians of modernism, Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc was once additionally the main well known recovery architect of his age, a celebrated medieval archaeologist and a fervent champion of Gothic revivalism. He released the most influential texts within the historical past of contemporary structure similar to the Dictionnaire raisonné de l’architecture française du XIe au XVIe siècle and Entretiens sur l’architecture, but in addition reviews on struggle, geology and racial background. Martin Bressani expertly strains Viollet-le-Duc’s complicated highbrow improvement, mapping the attitudes he followed towards the previous, displaying how recovery, in all its layered that means, formed his outlook. via his existence trip, we stick to the direction through which the technological topic used to be born out of nineteenth-century historicism.

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Architecture and the Historical Imagination: Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc, 1814–1879 (Reinterpreting 19th Century Architecture)

Hailed as one of many key theoreticians of modernism, Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc was once additionally the main popular recovery architect of his age, a celebrated medieval archaeologist and a fervent champion of Gothic revivalism. He released the most influential texts within the heritage of contemporary structure resembling the Dictionnaire raisonné de l’architecture française du XIe au XVIe siècle and Entretiens sur l’architecture, but additionally reviews on war, geology and racial background.

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