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First Major Russian Architect of the 18th Century

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  • 1. The First Major Architect of the 18 th Century
    • By Patrick Menezes
  • 2. The First Great Russian Architect DOMENICO TREZZINI - He was one of the first major architects brought in by Peter the Great to help build St. Petersburg. -He had a major role in many of the early buildings that would have an important role in the city. -He would help develop a new way Russian buildings would be built which severed ties with traditional building styles and would more work with contemporary western buildings.
  • 3. PETER AND PAUL FORTRESS
    • Trezzini, who had studied French Fortress building would use these ideas to large affect on this project.
  • 4. Peter and Paul Cathedral
    • Another work designed and built by Domenico Trezzini
  • 5. Cabin of Peter the Great
    • Designed with the idea of Dutch Architecture that Peter the Great had a great admiration for.
  • 6. The 3 rd Winter Palace
    • Built on the remains of the 2 nd Winter Palace.
    • 7. Today is one of the largest and most renowned museums in the world.
  • 8. Alexander Nevsky Monastery
    • Had many great architects affect the final outcome of the building by 1790.
    Including Trezzini, architects included Ivan Starov, and German architect Theodor Schwertfeger.
  • 9. Conclusion
    • Domenico Trezzini was a major contributor to the major changes brought to St. Petersburg and would have a lasting appeal on Russian architecture til today.
    • 10. He would also help create a Russian Builder group that would last for over 200 years and be a major contributor to buildings throughout that great period of time.

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