TITLE

Shafts of Light

AUTHOR(S)
Filler, Martin
PUB. DATE
February 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;02/07/2000, Vol. 222 Issue 6, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles nineteenth century English architect John Soane. Statement that his unusual handling of interior space and his disregard for classical platitudes characterize his work; Popularity of Soane among mid-twentieth century architects after falling into obscurity; Preference of Soane for minimally ornamented surfaces whose decoration was incised rather than applied; Structures of modern orthodoxy constructed by Soane; Views of young architects on Soane; Expertise of Soane in museum design; Destruction of almost all his work including his masterpiece, the Bank of England; Information on Soane's acclaimed use of light.
ACCESSION #
2737113

 

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