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Architecture

  1. 1. Rococo <br />and <br />Neoclassical<br />Architecture <br />Capitol Building in D.C.<br />Neoclassical<br />Benedictine Abbey, Ottobeuren, Bavaria<br />Rococo<br />
  2. 2. Rococo1715-1789<br /> Rococo style is defined by its over the top ornamentation with intricate designs, both on the exterior and interior of buildings.<br />Johann Baltasar Neumann<br />Residenz at Wurzburg, 1722<br />
  3. 3. Rococo style was derived in Paris and comes from the word “rocaille” meaning: fancy rock or shell work. <br />Rococo mainly focused on the interior and displayed fancy plasterwork of flowers, cherubs and other intricate and delicate designs.<br />Rococo architecture was more interior design than pure architecture.<br />
  4. 4. Rococo Architects<br />GermainBoffrand<br />JahanBaltazar Neumann<br />
  5. 5. The ballroom of the Catherine Palace in TsarskoyeSelo<br />
  6. 6. Neoclassical1750-1850<br />Neoclassical architecture is the rebirth of the Greek and Roman styles. The most outstanding feature of the style is the use of columns.<br />
  7. 7. The neoclassical designs got rid of all the over the top ornamentation of the rococo period. <br />They replaced the plaster foliage, cherubs and other loud designs with more simplistic interior designs. That featured clean symmetrical geometric shapes. <br />
  8. 8. In the New America the neoclassical style took hold and is still seen today in our monuments and other historical buildings.<br />
  9. 9. Neoclassical Architects<br />Jacques-GermainSoufflot<br />James Gibbs<br />Thomas Jefferson<br />

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