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Art Appreciation
Chapter 15

Architecture

Vitruvius

   firmness
   utility
   pleasures of Venus

   function
   appearance
   durability

proportions

 

techniques

solid wall

post and lintel

   classical orders:      Doric           Ionic           Corinthian

arches and vaults

domes

modern

   steel cage and curtain

   reinforced concrete

   cantilevering

   suspension

 

H.H. Richardson

Louis Sullivan

Frank L. Wright