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Characteristics of 19th Century Architecture

1. Diverse use of Historic Styles
2. Broad style of Historic Styles
3. Eclecticism
4. Successful new ways achieved at the end of the century

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Reasons for Development

1. New materials and forms of Construction
2. External Walls to be load-bearing
3. Combination of Ironwork and large glass sheets

3

It's the first new decorative style of the 20th century as a way of thinking about Modern Society and new Production Methods.

Art Nouveau

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Goals of Art Nouveau

1. Break all connections to classical times.
2. Bring down the barriers between fine arts and applied arts.

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French Name for Art Nouveau

Style Guimard

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Italian name for Art Nouveau

Stile Florale

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British name for Art Nouveau

Stile Liberty

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Spanish name for Art Nouveau

Modernisme

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German and Austrian name for Art Nouveau

Jugendstil

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Vienna name for Art Nouveau

Sezessionstil

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Characteristics of Art Nouveau

1. Asymmetrical Shapes
2. Extensive Use of Arches and Curved Forms (Parabolic)
3. Curved Glass
5. Curving, plant like embellishments
6. Mosaics, Stained Glass
7. Organic
8. Naturalistic