7 edition of Georgian and Regency Architecture (Chaucer Press Architecture Library) (Chaucer Press Architecture Library) found in the catalog.
March 1, 2004
by Chaucer Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||144|
Get this from a library! Georgian & Regency houses explained. [Trevor Yorke] -- A Georgian or Regency house conjures up a distinct and much admired image. Elegance, refinement and beautiful proportions have made this period an inspiration for later architects and a popular. Domestic Architecture to Contents. 1 Georgian Architecture - Introduction. 2 Georgian Architecture - Theory of Design. 3 Georgian Architecture - Developments. 4 Regency. 5 Victorian Architecture - Introduction. 6 Victorian - Style. 7 Late Victorian and Edwardian Architecture - Change. 8 Between the Wars, - Part One. 9 Between the Wars, - Part Two.
Georgian is an adjective usually associated in the popular mind with refined furniture, elegant clothes, buildings of deceptive simplicity, decorous prose, mellifluous Classical music and country houses set in agreeably designed landscapes. When we talk of Georgian Architecture we usually think of dignified, often symmetrical facades of brick, elegant sash-windows, a door case usually with a. Georgian dandy Richard ‘Beau’ Nash became Master of Ceremonies in Bath and the sublime Palladian streetscapes of both John Wood the Elder and Younger were soon created. The city’s natural hot springs made it a spa market leader, which it continues to be to this day with the modern Thermae Bath Spa offering all sorts of pampering and.
During the reign of George IV, representing the late phase of the Georgian era, a style of architecture called Regency came to the fore. We’ve covered the Regency style in our article about women’s fashion. “Regent” is a term used to describe a person appointed to govern because the monarch is a minor, absent, or incapacitated. The Georgian and Regency house conjures up a distinct and much admired image. Elegance, refinement and beautiful proportions have made this period an inspiration for later architects and a popular choice for today's house buyer. Using his own drawings, diagrams and .
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Georgian and Regency Architecture contains over two hundred illustrations, a chapter on the development of the concept of town planning, and biographical details of the outstanding architects of the time - from Adam and Hawkesmoor to Palladio and Wyatville.
This title is part of a trilogy of books published by Chaucer press, lavishly portraying 4/5(2). Trevor Yorke is an experienced author and artist who specialises in period architecture. His many books include British Architectural Styles, Georgian & Regency Houses Explained, and The English Village Explained/5(55).
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Georgian and Regency architecture spans the years from untila period that bequeathed a rich heritage of buildings to the British landscape. From great country houses and churches to the formal city squares of Edinburgh and the graceful crescents of Bath, Georgian structures are distinguished by the elegance and harmony of their design.
Conservatories emerged in the early 19th century as a result of an increased interest in horticulture as well as developments in glass and iron manufacture, and in methods of heating.
These technical innovations led to a new type of glasshouse with greater levels of light and more efficiently regulated heat, rendering them more equipped to house permanent displays of plants and flowers. The Georgian and Regency house conjures up a distinct and much admired image.
Elegance, refinement and beautiful proportions have made this period an inspiration for later architects and a popular choice for today's house buyer. Using his own drawings, diagrams and photographs, author Trevor Yorke explains all aspects of the Georgian and Regency house and provides a 5/5(1).
Georgian architecture in Britain reflected both the growing wealth of the nation and its increasing global reach. It also created a set of styles that are still popular with many today. Prince Charles famously holds strong views on building design and is constructing his own vision of a modern town at Poundbury in Dorset.
The Georgian era is a period in British history from to c. –37, named after the Hanoverian kings George I, George II, George III and George sub-period that is the Regency era is defined by the regency of George IV as Prince of Wales during the illness of his father George III.
The definition of the Georgian era is often extended to include the relatively short reign of. Synopsis Using his own drawings, diagrams and photographs, author Trevor Yorke explains all aspects of the Georgian and Regency house and provides a comprehensive guide to the houses of this notable period.
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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2. The Georgian and Regency house conjures up a distinct and much admired image. Elegance, refinement and beautiful proportions have made this period an inspiration for later architects and a popular choice for today's house buyer.
This was incredibly detailed and helpful. While the volume is quite slim, there is no wasted space in it. Yorke not only discusses the architecture, but also the social conditions that led to the adoption of various building practices.
If you are a writer working in the Georgian or Regency periods, this is absolutely a must read/5. Peter N. Lindfield’s Georgian Gothic: Medievalist Architecture, Furniture and Interiors, – is a classic piece of architectural and design history.
Meticulously researched and beautifully illustrated, the book charts the rise, fall and rise again of the Gothic in British architecture, furniture and interiors over the period between and (although, notably, the book also.
In an age renowned for the elegance of its architecture, the wit of its men of letters, and the flourishing of the arts and sciences, Georgian style embraces a century of transformation under the reign of four consecutive Georges; from tooften divided into the Palladian, early and late Georgian (or Regency) periods.
Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Avery, Derek. Georgian & Regency architecture. London: Chaucer, © (OCoLC) According to wikipedia, the Regency period is strictly the late phase of Georgian architecture, and follows on from the Neo-classical style of the preceding Georgian period is so named as it covers the reigns of the four King Georges, from – The last George was our very own George IV, the man who put Brighton on the map.
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Georgian architecture is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of architectural styles current between and It is eponymous for the first four British monarchs of the House of Hanover—George I, George II, George III, and George IV—who reigned in continuous succession from August to June The style was revived in the late 19th century in the United.The Georgian Townhouse ().
Arnold, D. (ed.), The Georgian Villa (). Avery, D., Georgian and Regency Architecture (). Coverage by building type, with lists of notable examples. Includes a dictionary of architects with lists of their works, and a lengthy glossary, but no bibliography or references. Ayres, J., Building the Georgian.Georgian & Regency; Ecclesiastical History; Military and Naval History; Napoleonic Wars; Hunting and Fishing; Diaries Letters Journals; Royal Court Life; Culture and Art + Etiquette Books; Architecture; Gardens; Design and Furnishing; Theater; Art and Artists; Dance.