Baroque Revival architecture


Baroque Revival architecture
Belfast City Hall
The Széchenyi Medicinal Bath in Budapest

The Baroque Revival or Neo-baroque was an architectural style of the late 19th century. The term is used to describe architecture which displays important aspects of Baroque style, but is not of the Baroque period proper—i.e., the 17th and 18th centuries.

Some examples of Neo-baroque architecture:

There are also number of post-modern buildings with a style that might be called "Baroque"—for example The Dancing House in Prague by Vlado Milunić and Frank Gehry, who have described it as "new Baroque"[1].

Baroque Revival architects

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References

Endnotes
  1. ^ " The Dancing Building, which Frank Gehry and Vlado Milunic have described as "new Baroque", has divided opinion [...] ", in "Architect recalls genesis of Dancing Building as coffee table book published", by Ian Willoughby, 11-07-2003, online at The international service of Czech Radio
Sources consulted
  • JAMES STEVENS CURL. "Neo-Baroque." A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. Oxford University Press. 2000. (Encyclopedia.com. 3 Jan. 2010)