Friedrich Weinbrenner, Architect of Karlsruhe: A Catalogue of the Drawings in the Architectural Archives of the University of Pennsylvania (Paperback)David B. Brownlee (author)
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Friedrich Weinbrenner was the first internationally important German architect of the nineteenth century. His planning for the city of Karlsruhe-and his design of every imaginable type of structure, including palaces, churches, synagogue, government buildings, city gates, shops, fountains, theaters, armories, cemetery buildings and farms-is a remarkable achievement. This collection includes treatment of Weinbrenner's contributions to agricultural architecture. Based on new rationalist models that were greatly influenced by the scientific movement in the mideighteenth century.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Number of pages: 171
Weight: 500 g
Dimensions: 216 x 216 mm
"Superb. . . . The Pennsylvania drawings take us beyond this singular image and reveal the breadth of Weinbrenner's extensive practice."-History and Theory