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Art Nouveau Architecture - Chapter Summary
This chapter allows you to review the history, characteristics and designs of Art Nouveau architecture. Lesson topics include an overview of this architectural style and examples of 19th century French Art Nouveau architecture. Our expert instructors guide you through each topic in brief lessons that you can access from your iPhone, iPad, laptop, desktop or any other device at all times. Study is self-paced, and you can review any lesson as many times as needed. Self-assessment quizzes help you gauge how much you have retained from each lesson and determine whether you need further review. By using this chapter, you can expect to:
- Detail the characteristics of Art Nouveau architecture
- Define Art Nouveau architecture and relate details about designs used in this style
- Discuss 19th century French Art Nouveau style and works
- Relate the history of this architectural style
1. Art Nouveau Architecture: Characteristics & Style
For centuries, architects have tried to make buildings reflect the world in which they lived. But how do you express modernity? In this lesson, explore the architecture style known as Art Nouveau and learn about some of its identifying characteristics.
2. Art Nouveau: Architecture & Design
Have you ever gotten tired of looking at things around you and felt the need to change everything up? In this lesson, we'll explore the flowing, plant-like architecture and design of Art Nouveau.
3. French Art Nouveau Architecture in the 19th Century
In this lesson, we will explore Art Nouveau architecture and how it developed in France before the turn of the twentieth century. We will learn about its main characteristics and discover some distinctive examples of this revolutionary style.
4. What is Art Nouveau Architecture? - History & Overview
Have you ever wanted to make a change in your community? The architects who built Art Nouveau buildings sure did. In this lesson, explore the history and basic elements of Art Nouveau architecture.
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