Iron And Steam Flashcards Preview

Architecture > Iron And Steam > Flashcards

Flashcards in Iron And Steam Deck (12)
Loading flashcards...
1

'By the opening of the 18th century the confidence apparent in the architecture of the age of elegance in the preceding century had ??????'

Evaporated

2

Which structural principle are Sir John Fowler and Sir Benjamin Baker demonstrating?

The Cantilever

3

..... It was an age of uncertainty. It was also an age that witnessed the emergence of a powerful new force in society- the ??????

Bourgeoisie

4

The streetscape in this painting was designed by ?????? In the middle of the 19th century.....

Haussmann

5

'There was another revolution every bit as influential as the French, the ??????'

Industrial Revolution

6

What, according to Nuttgens was the central architectural problem of the 19th century?

Style

7

'His book, the 7 lamps of architecture probably had more influence on the history of taste than any other book.'

Who is the subject of the above?

John Ruskin

8

That required greater knowledge of late Gothic than Barry possessed. To make his classical plans Gothic, Barry recruited the greatest living authority on Gothic, ???????.

A.W.N. Pugin

9

'The structural possibilities of iron were first demonstrated on a dramatic scale in England in 1777 at ???? By the iron bridge that crossed the River Severn.

Coalbrookdale

10

'One building became the lost influential innovation of its time, influencing, because thousands of people came to see it, the architecture of the world.'

Which building is Nuttgens referring to?

The Crystal Palace

11

The author of this sketch was the designer of the Crystals Palace. Who was he?

Joseph Paxton

12

Why is the gigantic water lily associated with Joesph Paxton's Crystal Palace?

Paxton used the structure of the plant as a precedent for his design of the Crystal Palace