This book is about one of the geatest and most influential architects and designers of the 19th century. Schinkel designed many of the great buildings of his native Germany; his architecture still dominates Berlin.In the interior Schinkel devised a cast- iron staircase, based on ideas he had gathered in Britain in 1826, ... The unexecuted wall decoration in the Pompeian style for the oval salon or dining- room is immensely rich and beautifully coloured , anbsp;...
|Title||:||A Universal Man|
|Publisher||:||Yale University Press - 1991-01-01|