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Classical architecture

produced and directed by Victoria Taylor.
Summary
Examines the strong and lasting influence of the buildings of the Greek and Roman empires on generations of architects. The program classifies the Doric, Ionic and Corinthian styles of Greece and the Tuscan and composite styles of Rome. Examples are drawn from the ancient world as well as the Renaissance and neo-Classical period, with references to Inigo Jones, Vitruvius, Lord Burlington, Palladio, William Chambers, Robert and John Adams, and John Soanes. Discusses Prince Charles' views and influence on modern architecture.

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Cy-Fair Library
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HCPL LSC DVD, Instructional Media
Item ID
34028051727742
Call Number
722.8 Cla
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Publication Year
2002
Description
1 videodisc (29 min.) :
General Note
Originally produced by the BBC as an episode in the series Culture fix.
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