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Revivalism (architecture)

Typical historicist house: Gründerzeit building by Arwed Roßbach in Leipzig, Germany (built in 1892)

Revivalism in architecture is the use of visual styles that consciously echo the style of a previous architectural era.

Modern-day revival styles can be summarized within new Classical architecture.

MovementsEdit

Mixed
Preclassical Revival
Ancient era Revival
Postclassical Revival
Medieval Revival
 
Schwerin Palace, historical ducal seat of Mecklenburg, Germany – an example of pompous renaissance revival for representation purposes (built in 1857)
Renaissance Revival
 
Opera, Paris (Palais Garnier) by Charles Garnier, 1861-1875
Baroque Revival
Modern Revival
Other Revival

ReferencesEdit

  • Scott Trafton (2004), Egypt Land: Race and Nineteenth-Century American Egyptomania, Duke University Press, ISBN 0-8223-3362-7. p. 142.

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