Neoclassical European Architecture

  • Mar 22, 1400


    Roman architecture underwent many transformations, and came to mean several different things. Romans architecture traveled with them, and expanded.
  • May 13, 1400


    Fortifications come in all shapes and sizes. Some are straggling like the Great Wall of China, others are more circular, such as a earthwork crowning a hilltop.
  • Mar 22, 1500

    High Renaissance

    Pope Julius II wanted to redesign the chrurch of Constantine, so he rebuilt and remodeled it. The Bramante Saint Peters was a vast and dome shaped building on Greek cross-plain.
  • Aug 4, 1500


    He was a very famous sculpter and architect. He painted the Sistine Chapel, and did works for King Julius II.
  • May 24, 1510

    Raphael and Giulio Romano

    Raphael was a designer of great palaces and Roman church design, also made House of Raphael. Giulio Romanos work was traced back in relationship to the imperial age.
  • Mar 21, 1555

    16th Century Architecture

    During the secong half of the 16th century there was a great deal of architectural activity, also rules were formulated during this time about having the proffession of an architect.
  • Baroque

    The word "Baroque" originally meant mishappen or irregular-particularly with reference to pearls-but was applied by art historians in the 19th century
  • Greece

    Greek architecture began in the service of religion. They formed many temples to worship Gods. They were very precise about the shape, and size of the materials they used.
  • Enlightenment

    After the great Baroque systems had lost their impetus and self confidence, a fundamentally new sound situation came into being- the Enlightenment
  • Colonial styles

    Colonial architecture has special problems. When a new land or nation is captured, its inhabitants to adapt and use different building materials for their building type.
  • Developments Since 1918

    Efforts to introduce a style of architecture which responded to new social needs and required new materials were tenetive and fragmentory.
  • Gothic Architecture

    A considerable percent of Europe still lives in miedeval villages with Gothic architecture.
  • Towards Modern Architecture

    A different type of housing experiment was planned in London where high standard vernacular style homes were built around a church in general stores.
  • Functionalism

    Between the two world wars the architectual scene was dominated by international style. This indicates the variety and apparent confusion of the 19th century.
  • Romanesque Architecture

    Inumerable Romanesque churches, monasteries, and castles, still give a characteristic note to European architecture.