By Martin Bressani
Hailed as one of many key theoreticians of modernism, Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc used to be additionally the main popular recovery architect of his age, a celebrated medieval archaeologist and a fervent champion of Gothic revivalism. He released the most influential texts within the heritage of contemporary structure similar to the Dictionnaire raisonné de l’architecture française du XIe au XVIe siècle and Entretiens sur l’architecture, but additionally experiences on conflict, geology and racial background. Martin Bressani expertly strains Viollet-le-Duc’s complicated highbrow improvement, mapping the attitudes he followed towards the earlier, displaying how recovery, in all its layered that means, formed his outlook. via his lifestyles trip, we persist with 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