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Ch 1: Revival Architecture

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The lessons included in this chapter will cover some of the major styles in revival architecture. You can learn about the characteristics and features of these styles and their importance to the architecture field.

Revival Architecture - Chapter Summary

Potential students of architecture should be sure to understand different architectural styles before pursuing studies full-time. One specific type of architectural style is known as revival architecture, which you can learn about by reading the lessons included in this chapter. Our lesson instructors have constructed these lessons to ensure that you learn all you need to know about these styles in a concise but comprehensive format.

Once you have completed each of the lessons, you can take the practice quizzes to see what you can recall about the different topics. The final chapter exam will allow you to assess your understanding of the chapter's most important points. If you would like further clarification of certain points from the lessons, you also have the option of messaging the lesson instructors directly. Finally, be sure to use your personal Dashboard to track your learning progress as you move through the chapter. Once you complete this chapter you will be able to:

  • Recall the characteristics and history of Tudor revival architecture
  • Understand the characteristics and features of Spanish revival architecture
  • Recognize the style of Georgian revival architecture
  • Accurately explain characteristics and features of Egyptian revival architecture
  • Contextualize the style of Mediterranean revival architecture
  • Explain what mission revival architecture is
  • Describe the style points of Moorish revival architecture

10 Lessons in Chapter 1: Revival Architecture
Tudor Revival Architecture: Characteristics & History

1. Tudor Revival Architecture: Characteristics & History

The Tudor Revival was a very popular style of architecture in the United States, and can be found across the nation to this day. In this lesson, we'll explore this revivalist movement and discover how to identify Tudor Revival structures in your neighborhood.

Spanish Revival Architecture: Characteristics & Features

2. Spanish Revival Architecture: Characteristics & Features

Revival movements are an important part of architectural traditions around the world. In this lesson, we'll talk about the Spanish Revival style, and see what defines this unique approach to architecture.

Georgian Revival Architecture: Characteristics & Style

3. Georgian Revival Architecture: Characteristics & Style

Architecture can tell us a lot about people's attitudes and beliefs. In this lesson, we'll look at Georgian Revival architecture in the USA, and see what this shows us about American identity and heritage.

Egyptian Revival Architecture: Characteristics & Features

4. Egyptian Revival Architecture: Characteristics & Features

There were many revival styles of the 19th century, each of which relied on a different base aesthetic. In this lesson, we'll explore the Egyptian Revival and learn what it represented.

Mediterranean Revival Architecture: History & Characteristics

5. Mediterranean Revival Architecture: History & Characteristics

The Mediterranean is a big area, so how do you capture all of it in a single aesthetic? In this lesson, we'll look at the Mediterranean Revival style and see what elements manage to define it.

Mission Revival Architecture: Characteristics & Style

6. Mission Revival Architecture: Characteristics & Style

There are many ways in which architectural styles can be revived. In this lesson, we'll explore the unique style of Mission Revival, and see how it relates to the history of architecture.

Moorish Revival Architecture: Characteristics & Style

7. Moorish Revival Architecture: Characteristics & Style

Revival styles were all the rage in 19th-century architecture. In this lesson, we're going to explore the Moorish Revival architecture, and see what elements distinguish it. Then, we'll check out a few prominent examples.

Queen Anne Revival Architecture

8. Queen Anne Revival Architecture

In this lesson, we explore Queen Anne Revival architecture that developed in the United Kingdom and North America during the last decades of the 19th century. We discuss the main characteristics and discover some examples of this peculiar style.

Gothic Revival: Architecture & Characteristics

9. Gothic Revival: Architecture & Characteristics

Have you ever seen a house with windows that end in a pointed arch? How about a house with towers or turrets? In this lesson, explore Gothic Revival architecture and some of the characteristics that identify it.

Greek Revival Architecture: History & Characteristics

10. Greek Revival Architecture: History & Characteristics

Have you ever seen a church or courthouse with large white columns? What style was it? This lesson will explore the history of Greek Revival architecture and its characteristics.

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