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First Major Russian Architect of the 18th Century
First Major Russian Architect of the 18th Century
First Major Russian Architect of the 18th Century
First Major Russian Architect of the 18th Century
First Major Russian Architect of the 18th Century
First Major Russian Architect of the 18th Century
First Major Russian Architect of the 18th Century
First Major Russian Architect of the 18th Century
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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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