Neoclassical Architecture Essay

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In comparison with the architectural advance in Vietnam, the progress in the world witnessed some great shifts in terms of its modern style in the 19th century. It can be named Neoclassical architecture which is an architectural style produced by the neoclassical movement that began in the mid-18th century. Neoclassical Period emerged as a response to the birth of a new nation and after the discovery of the ancient Roman city. At that time, there were typical architectural movements such as classical revival, romanticism, eclecticism, new materials-new techniques, Arts and Crafts movement, schools of Chicago. In the first phase, due to spontaneous explosion of capitalist architecture which shown somewhat chaos. Administrative architecture…show more content…
First, on the region of Classical Revival, Saint Pancras(London), Engalnd which was opened in 1868 by the Midland Railway as the southern terminus of its main line which connected London with the East Midlands and Yorkshire and was expanded from 2001 to 2007 at a cost of £800 million with a ceremony attended by Queen Elizabeth II. The station was designed by William Henry Barlow with 3.7 to 5.2 m high and was constructed with 8 cm chip baseket. Suspension bridge Clinfor(1830-1963) in Bristol, England would be the second. Brooklyn bridge on New York, American built across East River. Besides, architectural structure of Classical Revival in France following the image of the Roman, it must be reminded of Triomphe(1808) and name pillar Vendome(1806). Second, on the subject of Romanticism, Rivoli Street(1811-1835), is one of the most famous streets of Paris- a commercial street whose shops include the most fashionable names in the world. Third, on the theme of Electicism, Opera Paris which was commonly known as the primary opera company of France. It was founded in 1669 by Louis XIV and built within the year 1862 to 1875 along with the joint of Charles Gamier(1825-1898). Fourth, with regard of new materials, new techniques, The Eiffel Tower which is the tallest structure in Paris and the most-visited paid monument in the world. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. The tower
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