Fontaine

... in the first half of the nineteenth century, at a moment when English architectural drawings, too, adopted colour in response to the English watercolour movement.– Basile Baudez Taken from a conference paper given by Basile Baudez as part of the Rencontres du Centre André Chastel, Paris, May 2016. The ‘History ...

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Louis Le Vau

... personal graphic manner of Le Vau in mid-career, when François d’Orbay was entering his service as a draughtsman.– Alexandre Cojannot and Alexandre Gady– Translated by Basile BaudezExcerpted from: Alexandre Cojannot et Alexandre Gady, Dessiner pour bâtir. Le métier d'architecte au XVIIe siècle, Paris, 2017.This drawing by Le Vau is on ...

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A.L.T. Vaudoyer

... fear and awe. These drawings are not meant to be built but rather to be admired: they invite you to dream at a larger scale.– Basile Baudez WE SUGGEST For Minozzi's House of a Cosmopolite, influenced by Vaudoyer's, shown also in section; for another visionary project, at the time of ...

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Karl Friedrich Schinkel

... one, borrowed from the French. It demonstrates how nineteenth-century architectural draughtsmanship relies on the synthesis of national traditions operating in the time of cosmopolitan Enlightenment.– Basile Baudez WE ALSO SUGGEST On the Precisely Loose relation between the Schinkel drawing and BIM; on other drawings by Schinkel, for the same project; ...

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François Soufflot le Romain

... kind of architecture that wants to seduce the client. All the tools we see today with Autocad or Artlantis, for example, derive from this moment.– Basile Baudez WE SUGGEST On other Roman temples, drawn in the late-eighteenth century, Antonio and Mario Asprucci's Temple of Diana; on a slightly later project ...

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Fortifications

... Ruskin, the artist and architect find their inspiration in nature; in the drawings of fortifications, the laws of nature are revealed by geometrical construction. – Basile Baudez John Ruskin (1819–1900), Study of Gneiss Rock, Glenfinlas, 1853 – 1854. Lampblack, bodycolour and pen and ink over graphite on wove paper, with ...

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A Civic Utopia: Porta

... vast Roman antique circus, was intended to host patriotic celebrations, while the green park was to function as leisure space by his fellow citizens. – Basile Baudez Pierre Desmaisons (1711-1795): Project for the Place du Palais de Justice, Paris, c. 1785. Black ink and coloured washes on paper, 245 × ...

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A Civic Utopia: Exhibition Drawings

... vast Roman antique circus, was intended to host patriotic celebrations, while the green park was to function as leisure space by his fellow citizens. – Basile Baudez Pierre Desmaisons (1711-1795): Project for the Place du Palais de Justice, Paris, c. 1785. Black ink and coloured washes on paper, 245 × ...

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A Civic Utopia

... vast Roman antique circus, was intended to host patriotic celebrations, while the green park was to function as leisure space by his fellow citizens. – Basile Baudez Pierre Desmaisons (1711-1795): Project for the Place du Palais de Justice, Paris, c. 1785. Black ink and coloured washes on paper, 245 × ...

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A Civic Utopia, 1765–1837

... say to us as we reinvent, embellish and reconsider the structure of the cities we wish to inhabit in our own time.– Nicholas Olsberg and Basile Baudez Exhibition Installation, The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London/Richard Valencia A Civic Utopia: Architecture and the City in France, 1765–1837 was organised ...

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