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Old Posted Dec 11, 2009, 9:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Cirrus View Post
It's a pretty well-carried-out building, and certainly is built in "traditional style". It's just not strictly historicist, which is what OP is asking for.
But then true hisoricist construction would be well-nigh impossible to find in the U.S. today (with a few special exceptions, certainly, like the reconstruction of the City Tavern Philadelphia with fully historical designs and methods, or D.C.'s National Cathedral, for the same reason). You would be forced to look afield, especially in places like Thailand and Japan, where the wood in the shrines and temples are regularly replaced.
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Originally Posted by Hed Kandi
The example above adheres to the principles of neoclassic design. The building which I posted does not.
How do you mean?
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