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Russian Culture In The 18th Century

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Russian Culture In The 18th Century

  1. 1. Russian culture in the 18th century<br />
  2. 2. Russian architecture <br />The break in architecture draws back to Peter I<br />The Tsar had started standards to cause a revolution in this aspect of building<br />Peter was influenced by classical and contemporary architecture<br />He devoted publications to architectural theory<br />
  3. 3. St. Isaac’s Cathedral; cross section; 1823 by DomenicoAdamini<br />
  4. 4. Peter and Paul’s Cathedral; east dome; 2nd half of 18th century by DomenicoTrazzini<br />
  5. 5. St. Peter’s and Paul’s Fortress; by DomenicoTrazzini<br />
  6. 6. Catholic St. John’s church; 1824-2825; ground plan and section by DomenicoAdamini<br />
  7. 7. Damming of river banks ; granite with access path. Built in 3rd quarter 18th century by Ignazio Luigi Rossi<br />
  8. 8. Smolny Institute 1806 TomasoAdamini architect in charge<br />
  9. 9. conclusion<br />There were various forms of culture revolution in the 18th century, architecture was only one.<br />Among those who aided in the turning point was Peter I, TomasoAdamini, DomenicoAdamini, DomenicoTrazzini, andIgnazzio Luigi Rossi.<br />The architecture aided in making St. Petersburg beautiful and rich in a new culture that Russia had been searching for.<br />

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