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Neo-Gothic by... Schinkel?

Firstly, as a man who mastered neo-classicism, Schinkel has an eye for proportion. So when asked by Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm IV to undertake a new architectural philosophy, he knew the design was in meticulous and balanced hands. 455 weitere Wörter


ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNS Collection KARL SCHINKEL Architecture Design Funiture More

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNS Collection KARL SCHINKEL Architecture Design Funiture More
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two squares, unalike.

Juxtapositions: the first square is further development of a project I featured some time ago, where the square is the internal volume (indeed cubic in it’s section), but flanked on two ends with large masonry walls that curve in to the entrances, and again to form corner towers, while opening to full-height glazed opening on the sides.   27 weitere Wörter

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schinkel sings

Or rather, his Singakademie sings. . . or something like that.

A standard basilica form sits completely within a Greek-gabled stone volume, but with a wonderful circular stepped dias for the vocalists (er, singers).   40 weitere Wörter


wright, et al.

Continuing yesterday’s Miesian Cheney (and derivatives), this example pulls its plan directly from Schinkel’s Neue Wache in Berlin, which I’ve drawn below.

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missing mies

After a short weekend break, I’m back with a few loose ends of Mies that I stumbled on in my sketchbooks.  Another take at Seagram… 23 weitere Wörter