Karl Friedrich Schinkel

Karl Friedrich Schinkel
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ISBN10: 
3823845330
ISBN13: 
9783823845331
Pages: 
80
Published: 
November 1st 2003 by Te Neues Publishing Company
Rating: 
3.33

K. F. Schinkel (Prussia, 1781-Berlin, 1841) was appointed Surveyor to the Prussian Building Commission shortly after the Franco-Prussian war. He designed a series of buildings that became symbols of Prussia's cultural ambitions and national pride. The general disenchantment with France led Schinkel to design in a NeoGreco style that symbolically recalled the political and moral freedom of Athenian Greece.

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