Postmodernism

Classical Motifs

Using the language of classical architecture, but with a modern twist to create visual jokes or themes.

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RIBA3472-61Villa Rotonda (Villa Almerico Capra), Vicenza

 
RIBA3474-61Torre Asinelli and Torre Garisenda, Bologna

 
RIBA3475-61Basilica of Maxentius (or Constantine), via dei Fori Imperiali, the Forum, Rome: the remains of the central nave covered by three groin vaults


RIBA3477-61Chartres Cathedral: nave flying buttresses

 
RIBA3478-61Cahrtres Cathedral seen from the south

 
RIBA3479-61Cloth Hall (Lakenhalle), Ypres, before destruction in First World War and subsequent reconstruction


RIBA3480-61Durham Cathedral: the nave and north aisle

 
RIBA3481-61Upper Ormonde Quay and O'Donovan Rossa Bridge, Dublin

 
RIBA3482-61Woolland's stand, Ideal Home Exhibition, Olympia, London: the kitchen display


RIBA3483-61New Social Block, Gillette Factory, Great West Road, London: the canteen

 
RIBA3484-61Forrt's Kitchen, Bath

 
RIBA3485-61Michelin Building, Fulham Road, London: the restaurant


RIBA3486-61John Nash

 
RIBA3488-61Primitive hut

 
RIBA3489-61Ospedale degli Innocenti (Foundling Hospital), Piazza SS Annunziata, Florence: the loggia


RIBA3490-61Oxford University Museum, Parks Road, Oxford

 
RIBA3491-61Temple of Neptune (or Hera II), Paestum

 
RIBA3492-61Palazzetto dello Sport, Rome, under construction


RIBA3493-61Parthenon, Acropolis, Athens: the west facade

 
RIBA3496-61Salisbury Cathedral: the west front

 
RIBA3498-61City Library, Stockholm


RIBA3501-62Head office for insurance firm Willis Faber and Dumas Limited, Ipswich, Suffolk: Princes Street facade

 
RIBA3502-62Winchester Cathedral: the nave vault

 
RIBA3503-62Larkin Building, 680 Seneca Street, Buffalo, New York


RIBA3504-62Tithe barn at Place Farm, Tisbury, Wiltshire

 
RIBA3507-62Stansted Airport, Essex, at night

 
RIBA3509-62Europa Building, London Airport: the passenger handling concourse


RIBA3510-62Europa Building, London Airport: passenger handling building

 
RIBA3511-62The town of Chaux: perspective view

 
RIBA3513-62Cottages, Cherhill, Wiltshire


RIBA3514-62Balfron Tower, Rowlett Street, Poplar, London

 
RIBA3515-62All Saints Church, Icklingham, Suffolk

 
RIBA3516-62Historic Churches Preservation Trust exhibition held in Charing Cross Underground Station, London, July 15-August 5, 1957