Barry, Charles, 1795-1860

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Barry, Charles, 1795-1860

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Sir Charles Barry (1795-1860) was one of the preeminent British architects of the nineteenth century. His work can be considered as the epitome of historicism, as he designed buildings in the Gothic, Greek, and Renaissance revival styles. He is best known for his competition-winning designs for the Houses of Parliament in London (1836) and for the designs of private clubs such as the Manchester Atheneum (1836-1839) and the Reform Club in London (1837-1841).


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Sir Charles Barry (1795-1860) a été l'un des plus éminents architectes britanniques du dix-neuvième siècle. Son travail est un monument de l'historicisme puisqu'il a conçu des immeubles en styles néo-gothique, néo-grec et néo-renaissance. Il est surtout connu pour sa réalisation du Parlement de Londres (1836), projet pour lequel il avait remporté un concours, et pour ses réalisations de clubs privés comme le Manchester Atheneum (1836-1839) et le Reform Club de Londres (1837-1841).

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