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eBook Model Housing: From the Great Exhibition to the Festival of Britain (Studies in history, planning, and the environment) ePub

by S. Martin Gaskell

  • ISBN: 0720118344
  • Category: Architecture
  • Subcategory: Photo and Art
  • Author: S. Martin Gaskell
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Mansell (March 1, 1987)
  • Pages: 180
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Model Housing: From the Great Exhibition to the Festival of Britain (Series No 10: Studies in History Planning and the Environment Series).

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7 Quoted in the case study of Lansbury in Gaskell, S. Martin, Model Housing. From the Great Exhibition to the Festival of Britain (London, 1986), pp. 121–26, together with Gibberd’s praise for its ‘friendly and human character’ (pp. 125–26). The wider historical and cultural contexts of the post-war decades are discussed in several publications, including: Jackson, Anthony, The Politics of Architecture. A History of Architecture in Britain (Toronto and London, 1970); Saint, Andrew, Towards a Social Architecture

From the Great Exhibition to the Festival of Britain; citation author Gaskell, S. Martin. Finally, Kandinsky's ideas about social organization are shown to correspond to the shifting philosophies of art and life current at the Bauhaus in the 1920s.

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The Great Exhibition, housed within the ‘Crystal Palace’, embodied Prince Albert’s vision to display the wonders of. .Britain was at peace. The Chartists had meekly delivered their Petition to the House of Commons in three cabs, and gone home.

The Great Exhibition, housed within the ‘Crystal Palace’, embodied Prince Albert’s vision to display the wonders of industry from around the world. Liza Picard looks at the exhibits, the building and the ideas behind the project. If you took an omnibus along London's Knightsbridge in the summer of 1851, you would see an astonishing sight. Albert could write to his cousin King William of Prussia, that ‘we have no fear here either of an uprising or an assassination. England was experiencing a manufacturing boom.

The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations or The Great Exhibition (sometimes referred to as the Crystal Palace Exhibition in reference to the temporary structure in which it was held), an international exhibition, took place in Hy.

The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations or The Great Exhibition (sometimes referred to as the Crystal Palace Exhibition in reference to the temporary structure in which it was held), an international exhibition, took place in Hyde Park, London, from 1 May to 15 October 1851. It was the first in a series of World's Fairs, exhibitions of culture and industry that became popular in the 19th century

Park, London, that housed the Great Exhibition of 1851.

Park, London, that housed the Great Exhibition of 1851. The structure was taken down and rebuilt (1852–54) at Sydenham Hill (now in the borough of Bromley), at which site it survived until 1936. role of Victoria and Albert. In Victoria: Relations with Peel. with the opening of the Great Exhibition. When the Great Exhibition of 1851 was planned on a scale theretofore unattempted, many expressed the fear that to allow tens of thousands from all over Europe to come together under the Crystal Palace was to invite massive riots. Ministers and heads of state would be assassinated. effect on. bottling industry.

Although the Great Exhibition was a platform for countries from around the world to display their own achievements, Britain’s primary concern was to.Great Britain also wanted to instill optimism and the hope for a better future.

Although the Great Exhibition was a platform for countries from around the world to display their own achievements, Britain’s primary concern was to promote its own superiority. British exhibits held the lead in almost every field where strength, durability, utility and quality were concerned, whether in iron and steel, machinery, or textiles. Following two difficult decades of political and social upheaval in Europe, Great Britain hoped to convey that rly its own-was the key to a better future.

The Great Exhibition 1851. History in your inbox. Visiting London had only just become feasible for the masses thanks to the new railway lines that had spread across the country.

The Great Exhibition was designed to showcase technology and new products from Britain and its . Besides showcasing British technology, Prince Albert also envisioned the Great Exhibition to be a gathering of many nations.

The Great Exhibition was designed to showcase technology and new products from Britain and its colonies, but to give it a truly international flavor, half the exhibits were from other nations. He invited other European royals, and, to his great disappointment, nearly all of them refused his invitation. European nobility, feeling threatened by revolutionary movements in their own countries and abroad, expressed fears about traveling to London.

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