TITLE

Redefining the past: Revolutionary architecture and the Conseil des Batiments Civils

AUTHOR(S)
O'Connell, Lauren M.
PUB. DATE
June 1995
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Jun95, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p207
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the significant changes in the nature of architectural work at the close of the 18th century in France by examining the activities of the Conseil des Batiments Civils, the architectural arm of the revolutionary government. Conversion of the old-regime space to accommodate a new social agenda; Architecture and the French Revolution; Conception of the Conseil; Mandate.
ACCESSION #
9506200787

 

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