British Architecture. Film 44228




Architecture. British Architecture though the ages
Building using stone
stone cottages and cathedrals – Salisbury
thatched cottages and medieval houses timber framed are replaced by stone built stately homes with long gallery and oriel windows of the tudor period.
The georgian period with Inigo Jones and Christopher Wren Chelsea Barracks
Interiors of Stately houses and great country houses.
Georgian crescents Great crescent at Bath and terraces.
John Nash terraces in London
Houses of Parliament with modern Gothic architectural style
Euston Arch at Euston station
County Hall
1960’s steel and concrete buildings Battersea Power Station

Sunrise at Stonehenge – ancient use of stone for building – natural material from the earth – introducing examples of Britain’s architectural history.
Cathedrals : Durham Cathedral from the river including house by river – interior showing heavy round Norman columns and rounded arches
As a contrast – Gothic interior showing slender pillars, pointed arches allowing larger windows – stained glass – fan vaulting – flying buttresses
External views of various cathedrals
House building : development of different building techniques – simple timber cruck frame cottage with stone roof tiles and dormer window – House with timber framed gable wall and tall triple chimney – Timber framed house with jettied first floor – examples of larger more ornate and regional styles
Large Tudor house – crenellated parapet – topiary – exterior of bay window with stained glass
Use of brick instead of local stone
Mention of Guilds of Craftsmen
Elizabethan houses – ornate ironwork gates – gate pillar with eagle
Inigo Jones
Christopher Wren – use of brick, Portland stone
Front elevations of various large houses
Interior of ornate plaster ceiling, chandelier, stone fireplace with sculptures of females each side
Large country house in landscape setting – mown grass
Bath – Georgian houses – Royal Crescent – Cotswold limestone
Terraces of Georgian houses
John Nash Regency terraces in London- first floor balcony with ornate ironwork
Gothic architecture – Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Law Courts, Albert Memorial
Grecian influence in design of Euston Arch, Euston Station
Introduction of steel framed buildings and reinforced concrete – County Hall, offices, housing, industrial buildings. Mostly Art Deco style.
Brick buildings – housing – flats with access balconies, metal windows
Battersea Power Station – chimneys

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