The First Major Architect of the 18 th Century <ul><li>By Patrick Menezes </li></ul>
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.
PETER AND PAUL FORTRESS <ul><li>Trezzini, who had studied French Fortress building would use these ideas to large affect on this project. </li></ul>
Peter and Paul Cathedral <ul><li>Another work designed and built by Domenico Trezzini </li></ul>
Cabin of Peter the Great <ul><li>Designed with the idea of Dutch Architecture that Peter the Great had a great admiration for. </li></ul>
The 3 rd Winter Palace <ul><li>Built on the remains of the 2 nd Winter Palace.
Today is one of the largest and most renowned museums in the world. </li></ul>
Alexander Nevsky Monastery <ul><li>Had many great architects affect the final outcome of the building by 1790. </li></ul>Including Trezzini, architects included Ivan Starov, and German architect Theodor Schwertfeger.
Conclusion <ul><li>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.
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. </li></ul>