Western Architecture

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Just a starting point--obviously there are many styles I didn't add but these are broad strokes.

Poll Results

Modern 7
Art Nouveau 5
Romanesque 4
Gothic 2
Renaissance 2
Beaux Arts 2
Postmodern 1
Deconstructive 1
Baroque 1
Mannerist 0
Neoclassical 0

treeship., Monday, 10 February 2020 20:52 (seven months ago) link

None of these were very good

plax (ico), Monday, 10 February 2020 21:09 (seven months ago) link

Art Nouveau by many miles

Οὖτις, Monday, 10 February 2020 21:09 (seven months ago) link


j., Monday, 10 February 2020 21:37 (seven months ago) link

Byzantine or gtfo.

Of these, I'm partial to Romanesque's unaffected charm.

toilet-cleaning brain surgeon (pomenitul), Monday, 10 February 2020 21:45 (seven months ago) link

Gothic or Moorish or it's bullshit

jmm, Monday, 10 February 2020 21:57 (seven months ago) link

Romanesque's unaffected charm included windows so tiny that daylight had to turn sideways to fit through.

A is for (Aimless), Tuesday, 11 February 2020 04:07 (seven months ago) link

Well, relative to the most of the others. And who needs daylight anyway? (Cue dad joke about the Dark Ages.)

romanesque architect (pomenitul), Tuesday, 11 February 2020 20:24 (seven months ago) link

i forgot constructivist. i guess it goes under modernist.

treeship., Thursday, 13 February 2020 21:03 (seven months ago) link


a little more imaginative than the german stuff

treeship., Thursday, 13 February 2020 21:07 (seven months ago) link

one month passes...

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System, Sunday, 29 March 2020 00:01 (six months ago) link

For personal dwellings, I like Arts and Crafts movement. The best of the bungalow-style homes are full of human-scale details and beautiful materials.

A is for (Aimless), Sunday, 29 March 2020 01:26 (six months ago) link

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System, Monday, 30 March 2020 00:01 (five months ago) link

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