Treatise on the Decorative Part of Civil Architecture download epub
by Sir William Chambers
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Scottish-Swedish architect. Sir William Chambers. Parts of Civil Architecture. Summerson 1970, . 16. William Chambers, painted in 1764 by Frances Cotes. It included ideas from the works of many 16th- and 17th-century Italian architects then still little known in Britain. His influence was also transmitted through a host of younger architects trained as pupils in his office, including Thomas Hardwick (1752–1825), who helped him build Somerset House and who wrote his biography.
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Life of Sir William Chambers. Of the Elements of Beauty in Architecture. Встречается в книгах (19) с 1825 по 2003. 3. Of the Origin of Grecian Architecture. 14. Of the Progress and Perfection of Grecian Architecture.
Sir William Chambers (1722–96), architect and furniture designer, wished to further his career in the 1750s by publishing on architecture. He also became the Prince of Wales' architectural tutor, architect to the office of works, then head of the royal works (comptroller and surveyor-general from 1782). Notably, he remodelled Buckingham House (1762–73) and designed Somerset House (1775–96), but Chambers' reputation rests also on his Treatise on Civil Architecture (1759), which he revised and expanded in 1791 as A Treatise on the Decorative Part of Civil Architecture.
The most sensible book and the most exempt from prejudice that ever was written in that science. Born in Stockholm to Scottish parents, taken to London at the age of two and then on to India, William Chambers (1723–96) later studied architecture in Italy and France before finally settling in London. There he gained royal favor as the tutor in architecture of the Prince of Wales (later George III), which proved to be a definite asset throughout his career
William Chambers30 tetor 2011. An extremely influential book on British architectural practices of the eighteenth century, it is still widely regarded as the standard English text on the subject.
William Chambers30 tetor 2011. Shtoje te "Lista e dëshirave". 19,95 US$ Libër elektronik 9,99 US$. The most sensible book and the most exempt from prejudice that ever was written in that science. Politika e komenteve.
A Treatise on civil architecture 1759. 5. x 3. cm (book measurement (conservation)) RCIN 1150276. Chambers’s 'Treatise' is the first part of a projected architectural handbook. cm (book measurement (conservation)) RCIN 1150276 Close. According to the author, in the 'Treatise' he set out ‘to collect into one volume what is now dispersed in a great many, and to select, from mountains of promiscuous Materials, a Series of Sound Precepts and good Designs’.
By Sir William Chambers, K. P. S. Surveyor General of His Majesty's Works; Treasurer, and Member of the Royal Academy of Arts in. .Sir William Chambers RA. Uniform Title. Surveyor General of His Majesty's Works; Treasurer, and Member of the Royal Academy of Arts in London; also of those of Paris, and Florence. RA Collection: Book. Chambers's Civil Architect. London;: Printed By Joseph Smeeton, In St. Martin's Lane, Charing Cross.
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Publisher: Gregg Publishing; New Impression edition (April 1970)
Pages: 142 pages