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Alexis de Châteauneuf

(1799–1853). Hamburg-born architect of noble French parentage, he trained under Weinbrenner, Wimmel, and others. Settling in his native city, he designed buildings in which ...

Châteauneuf, Alexis de

Châteauneuf, Alexis de (1799–1853)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (3 ed.)

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2015
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Art & Architecture
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..., Alexis de ( 1799–1853 ) Hamburg -born architect of noble French parentage, he trained under Weinbrenner , Wimmel , and others. Settling in his native city, he designed buildings in which North-German brick-built traditions were combined with Rundbogenstil and Renaissance elements. His work owed much to Percier & Fontaine and Schinkel , and was itself influential; buildings included the City Post Office (1830s—destroyed), a fine house on the Neu-Jungfernstieg ( c .1835—destroyed), and an asylum consisting of detached pavilions in a...

Alexis de Châteauneuf

Alexis de Châteauneuf  

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(1799–1853).Hamburg-born architect of noble French parentage, he trained under Weinbrenner, Wimmel, and others. Settling in his native city, he designed buildings in which North-German traditions of ...
Rundbogenstil

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Albert Narath

The Oxford Companion to Architecture

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2009
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...of climate, building materials, and construction. Hübsch’s Technische Hochschule in Karlsruhe ( 1833–6 ), Trinkhalle in Baden-Baden ( 1837–40 ), and theatre in Karlsruhe ( 1851–3 ) provided built confirmation of the principles developed in his writing. The projects of Alexis de Chateauneuf in Hamburg, August Andreae in Hanover, Johann Claudius von Lassaulx near Koblenz, and Friedrich von Gärtner in Munich attest to the spread of the Rundbogenstil across Germany. Albert...

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