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Early Russian architecture

Hubert Faensen

Early Russian architecture

by Hubert Faensen

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Published by Elek in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Russia,
  • Russia.
    • Subjects:
    • Church architecture -- Russia -- History.,
    • Church buildings -- Russia.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHubert Faensen, Vladimir Ivanov ; photographs by Klaus G. Beyer ; translated [from the German] by Mary Whittall.
      ContributionsIvanov, Vladimir joint author., Beyer, Klaus G., 1922-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA5681 .F3313 1975b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination542 p. :
      Number of Pages542
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5253118M
      ISBN 100236176307
      LC Control Number75325999

      RUSSIA, ARCHITECTURE IN RUSSIA, ARCHITECTURE IN. Construction in old Russia was principally of horizontal logs from trees abundantly available in the forested zones where most Russians lived. Source for information on Russia, Architecture in: Europe, to Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World dictionary. Given the country's rich architectural history spanning almost the entirety of the 20th century, you'd be forgiven for thinking that the fall of Russian Communism in the early s might have Author: Igor Zinatulin.

      Moreover, they had to cope with the tastes of customers, brought up in traditions and aesthetic likings of the old wooden architecture. Thus, originating on the basis of Byzantine architecture, Russian stone architecture even at its early stage had its peculiar features and by the second half of the 12th century developed its own traditions. Russian architecture since the eleventh century up to the early 20th century was predominantly religious. For many centuries, churches were the only buildings that were constructed out of stone. However, the Russian Revolution of and the influence of the Suprematism movement of brought about the birth of Constructivism, the. In Kiev, “[t]he combination of brick and stone in so much of Russia’s early church masonry followed the techniques established in Byzantium”(Arts of Russia, 42). The basic building blocks of Russian architecture came from the Byzantines. The Kievans also formed their churches in the same way as the Greeks and Byzantines: in the form of a.

      Indeed, Russian modernist architecture in its early phases also showed a decidedly eclectic willingness to adopt decorative mannerisms from contemporary European styles of architecture and design: art nouveau, the Secession, Finnish "romantic nationalism," and others. This was also a political gesture, as growing European kingdoms and early nation-states looked to the past for legitimacy. So it was an old style, but made new for new purposes. Neo. Early in her research she connected with Anatole Kopp, a Paris-based émigré of the generation, who was the leading authority on avant-garde Russian architecture and : Andrew Saint.


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