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Plate 29: Designs for an Opera House in Leicester Square, general views | British History Online

Plate 29: Designs for an Opera House in Leicester Square, general views | British History Online

Grotesque architecture, or, Rural amusement  consisting of plans, elevations, and sections, for huts, retreats, summer and winter hermitages, terminaries, Chinese, Gothic, and natural grottos, cascades, baths, mosques, Moresque pavilions, grotesque and rustic seats, green-houses,  the whole containing twenty-eight new designs, with scales to each : to which is added, an explanation, with the method of executing them,  by William Wrighte, architect.  1790

Grotesque architecture, or, Rural amusement consisting of plans, elevations, and sections, for huts, retreats, summer and winter hermitages, terminaries, Chinese, Gothic, and natural grottos, cascades, baths, mosques, Moresque pavilions, grotesque and rustic seats, green-houses, the whole containing twenty-eight new designs, with scales to each : to which is added, an explanation, with the method of executing them, by William Wrighte, architect. 1790

Drawings of Historic Architecture.  Architectural Student creates lovely drawings like this.  More information and more of these Images on our site.

Drawings of Historic Architecture. Architectural Student creates lovely drawings like this. More information and more of these Images on our site.

Le Petit Trianon (1761-1764) on the grounds of Versailles by the French architect Ange-Jacques Gabriel. With its sober, unadorned and reticent design with its unbroken, straight lines and simple volume it announced the change from baroque fireworks to the restraint of neo-classicism.

Le Petit Trianon (1761-1764) on the grounds of Versailles by the French architect Ange-Jacques Gabriel. With its sober, unadorned and reticent design with its unbroken, straight lines and simple volume it announced the change from baroque fireworks to the restraint of neo-classicism.

The Broken Column House, Chambourcy, Forêt de Marly, France François Racine de Monville, circa 1780. It was built to look like one of the broken columns from an enormous Temple of Giants. In the 1930’s, the Broken Column House was abandoned and became a ruin of a ruin. The French passed a law allowing them to seize and restore architecturally significant abandoned ruins. So the fake ruin that had become a real ruin was restored to a real fake ruin.

The Broken Column House, Chambourcy, Forêt de Marly, France François Racine de Monville, circa 1780. It was built to look like one of the broken columns from an enormous Temple of Giants. In the 1930’s, the Broken Column House was abandoned and became a ruin of a ruin. The French passed a law allowing them to seize and restore architecturally significant abandoned ruins. So the fake ruin that had become a real ruin was restored to a real fake ruin.

GRECJA: Partenon (Akropol);  - Ściany świątyni ozdobiono ciągłym fryzem jońskim (tzw. fryz Panatenajski)  - Metopy umieszczone na belkowaniu zostały ozdobione scenami przedstawiającymi walkę bogów i herosów.

GRECJA: Partenon (Akropol); - Ściany świątyni ozdobiono ciągłym fryzem jońskim (tzw. fryz Panatenajski) - Metopy umieszczone na belkowaniu zostały ozdobione scenami przedstawiającymi walkę bogów i herosów.

Exposición 'Ediciones de Los Diez libros de Arquitectura de Vitruvio en la Biblioteca' de la Biblioteca ETSAM UPM - octubre 2013 | #theshowmustgoon #dearchitectura600

Exposición 'Ediciones de Los Diez libros de Arquitectura de Vitruvio en la Biblioteca' de la Biblioteca ETSAM UPM - octubre 2013 | #theshowmustgoon #dearchitectura600

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