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Classical architecture

Author: Victoria Taylor; Tim Carter; Tim Marlow; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2002.
Series: Culture fix.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the strong and lasting influence of the buildings of the Greek and Roman empires on generations of architects. The program classifies the Doric, Ionic and Corinthian styles of Greece and the Tuscan and composite styles of Rome. Examples are drawn from the ancient world as well as the Renaissance and neo-Classical period, with references to Inigo Jones, Vitruvius, Lord Burlington, Palladio, William Chambers,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational television programs
Cultural television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria Taylor; Tim Carter; Tim Marlow; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
OCLC Number: 51812220
Notes: Originally produced by the BBC as a 2000 episode in the series Culture fix.
Episode title screen added by distributor.
Performer(s): Tim Marlow, presenter ; participants include: Quinlan Terry, Maxwell Hutchison, Dan Cruickshank, Robert Adam, Charles Jencks.
Description: 1 videodisc (29 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Culture fix.
Other Titles: Culture fix (Television program)
Responsibility: BBC ; produced and directed by Victoria Taylor ; series producer, Tim Carter.

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Examines the strong and lasting influence of the buildings of the Greek and Roman empires on generations of architects. The program classifies the Doric, Ionic and Corinthian styles of Greece and the Tuscan and composite styles of Rome. Examples are drawn from the ancient world as well as the Renaissance and neo-Classical period, with references to Inigo Jones, Vitruvius, Lord Burlington, Palladio, William Chambers, Robert and John Adams, and John Soanes. Discusses Prince Charles' views and influence on modern architecture.

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