By Martin Bressani
Hailed as one of many key theoreticians of modernism, Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc was once additionally the main well known recovery architect of his age, a celebrated medieval archaeologist and a fervent champion of Gothic revivalism. He released probably the most influential texts within the heritage of recent structure resembling the Dictionnaire raisonné de l’architecture française du XIe au XVIe siècle and Entretiens sur l’architecture, but in addition experiences on conflict, geology and racial historical past. Martin Bressani expertly lines Viollet-le-Duc’s advanced highbrow improvement, mapping the attitudes he followed towards the earlier, exhibiting how recovery, in all its layered that means, formed his outlook. via his lifestyles trip, we stick to the path wherein the technological topic was once born out of nineteenth-century historicism.
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Architecture and the Historical Imagination: Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc, 1814–1879 (Reinterpreting 19th Century Architecture) by Martin Bressani