In what Style Should We Build?: The German Debate on Architectural Style
This series offers a range of heretofore unavailable writings in English translation on the subjects of art, architecture, and aesthetics.Hubsch's argument that the technical progress and changed living habits of the nineteenth century rendered neoclassical principles antiquated is presented here along with responses to his essay by architects, historians, and critics over two decades.
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aesthetic Allgemeine Bauzeitung ancient architecture Andreas Romberg antique archi architects architectural elements architrave art-forms artistic August Reichensperger basic Bauakademie Baukunst beauty Berlin Botticher buildings built buttresses Byzantine style Carl Gottlieb ceiling century character Christian church classical colonnade columns construction cornice covering decoration entablature facade forms Franz Kugler Gartner Germanic style Gothic architecture Gothic style Gottfried Semper Greek architecture Greek monuments Greek style groin vault height Heinrich Hiibsch Hellenic style horizontal Hubsch Ibid idea imitation invention Karl Friedrich Schinkel Karlsruhe Klenze Kugler Kunst-Blatt later Leo von Klenze main cornice material Metzger modern Munich nations nature nave needs original perfection period piers pilasters pointed arch portico present principle qualities Reichensperger Renaissance ribs Roman Roman architecture Romanesque roof Rudolf Wiegmann Rundbogenstil span spirit Spitzbogenstil stone Style sollen technostatic tecture tion trabeated tradition true Uber vault wall Wiegmann Wiegmann see note Wolff see note Zeitschrift