Friedrich Weinbrenner, Architect of Karlsruhe: A Catalogue of the Drawings in the Architectural Archives of the University of Pennsylvania

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University of Pennsylvania Press, Sep 1, 1986 - Architecture - 163 pages
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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.

 

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Contents

The Arehitecture of the Agricultural
13
Robert Wojtowicz and David B Brownlee
27
Catalogue of Selected Drawings
41
Checklist of the Weinbrenner Collection
131
Bibliography
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About the author (1986)

David B. Brownlee is Professor of the History of Art at the University of Pennsylvania. His books include The Law Courts: The Architecture of George Edmund Street.

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