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Architects and structure of London ДОМ и СЕМЬЯ, КУЛЬТУРА и ИСКУССТВО,НАУКА и УЧЕБА Название: Architects and structure of London Автор: Kenneth Allinson Издательство: Architectural Press Год: 2008-11-05 Страниц:448ISBN: 0750683376 Формат: pdf Размер: 31,4 MBThe advisor explains why London is how it is. It is helping you hyperlink the ancient and modern right into a unmarried development of important locations, areas and structures. It highlights previous and new as a full of life and colourful trend of on-going inventive job rooted in tested city styles. It names the main recognized and inventive architects and describes their such a lot awesome constructions that you should stopover at and event. mainly, the consultant makes London, its constructions, position, and areas either significant and a pleasure to discover. London's maximum architects come alive as figures who nonetheless have whatever to claim. And the works of its modern architects are visible to slot right into a lengthy proven framework that's the underlying existence and soul of an excellent urban. eighty five

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Below: the Tower as it was in the early Middle Ages. a. Lion’s Tower. b. Bell Tower. c. Beauchamp Tower. The Chapel. e. WhiteTower. f. Jewel House. g. Queen’s lodgings. h. Queen’s gallery. i. Lieutenant’s lodgings. k. Bloody Tower. l. St Thomas’ Tower & Traitor’s Gate. m. Place of executions.  The fortress was completed in stages, mostly between 1066 and 1307, beginning with the so-called White Tower, completed in 1080, which replaced a timber fort EXLOWE\:LOOLDPWKH&RQTXHURULWZDV¶ZKLWH·EHFDXVH it was constructed from creamy-coloured Caen stone brought over from France.

A response to the Zeitgeist) by employing Wren’s Baroque work as a suitably authentic bench-mark. To this day, Wren remains the most famous of English architects. His initially privileged childhood was rudely interrupted by the Civil Wars (1642-51), depriving the family of income and, because of his father’s role in the court of Charles I, threatening their lives. Nevertheless, Wren received a good education (apart from frequent interruptions) and, at fifteen years old, he was assisting in anatomical researches at Oxford.

6LU5RJHU3UDWW– S ummerson remarked that Jones stands as an isolated historical figure and that it was Roger Pratt who later came to the foreground as a man who later picked up the Jonesian task of Italianising English architecture. Pratt – an architect who, in his day, was as eminent as Wren – was born in Norfolk and educated at Oxford and the Inner Temple. The Civil War prompted him to travel abroad and, from 1643 to 1649, he was in France, Holland, Italy (where he matriculated in Law at Padua; later, he resided in Rome) and Flanders (all of this largely on the basis of an inheritance after his father’s death in 1640).

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