North America[ edit ] The Painted Ladies are an example of Victorian architecture found in San Francisco, California In the United States, 'Victorian' architecture generally describes styles that were most popular between and A list of these styles most commonly includes Second Empire —85Stick-Eastlake —ca. As in the United Kingdom, examples of Gothic Revival and Italianate continued to be constructed during this period, and are therefore sometimes called Victorian.
Though the leading Victorian architects were more or less guided by architectural styles of past periods, some of the world's most iconic buildings have been constructed during the Victorian era. It is also one of the most famous buildings in the world. Its history dates back to the 11th century but the medieval palace complex was destroyed in a fire in The Palace got its present-day Gothic style appearance following an extensive reconstruction to the design of architect Charles Barry after the fire.
Cliveden Just like the Palace of Westminster, Cliveden got its present-day appearance after an extensive reconstruction due to a fire.
But unlike the Palace of Westminster, Cliveden was built in the Italianate style, a 19th century revival of Classical architecture. Also known as the site of the so-called Profumo affair a scandal involving the British War Secretary John Profumo and year old showgirl Christine Keelerthe imposing mansion was turned into a luxury hotel in the s.
The former royal residence in the Isle of Wight was built in the midth century by Thomas Cubitt to the design of Prince Albert himself. Queen Victoria loved to retreat to Osborne with her husband as well as during her widowhood and died at the estate in After her death, a part of the Osborn House was turned into a private museum which, however, was open only to the members of the royal family.
In the early 20th century, the House was also briefly used as a naval college. Palm House, Kew Gardens The Palm House in the Kew Gardens is widely considered as one of the most iconic Victorian structures and one of the most notable iron and glass structures from the Victorian era.
Designed by Decimus Burton and built by Richard Turner in the s, the greenhouse was at the time one of the greatest feats of engineering. Balmoral Castle The Balmoral Castle is another Victorian masterpieces that was built for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert who purchased the estate at the village of Crathie in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, as private property in Shortly thereafter, they commissioned architect William Smith to create design for a new castle.
The Balmoral Castle has been a private property of the royal family ever since its completion in but its gardens are open for public viewing during spring and summer months. Victoria Building, University of Liverpool The Victoria Building is the former headquarters of the University of Liverpool that was erected to the plan of architect Alfred Waterhouse from to Ever since, it has been housing an impressive art collection and artifacts from more than a century long history of the University of Liverpool.
Scott from the Corps of Royal Engineers. Originally used for the city council meetings which are now held in the Town Hall Extension built in the sthe Manchester Town Hall is today a popular venue for weddings, conferences and a host of other events.
It has recently also become a popular filming location; among others, it was also used as a location for Sherlock HolmesThe Iron Lady and Victor Frankenstein as well as the BBC series State of Play. It is widely considered a prime example of the American Queen Anne style architecture which was popular in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century.
The house, which was designed by architects Samuel and Joseph Cather Newsom, was built for the American entrepreneur William Carson from to Sinceit has been used as a private clubhouse by the Ingomar Club which acquired it from the owners one year earlier.
Unfortunately, neither the house nor the grounds are open to public. Over 40, Victorian and Edwardian style houses were built in San Francisco from the midth to the early 20th century, with many being vividly painted.
Many, however, were destroyed during the earthquake, while thousands were demolished, repainted or remodeled in the following decades.Victorian architecture combines several trends from other styles typical for the 19th century.
In the past the owners of a Victorian house could be described as really active society members. They often threw dinner parties in their homes, so they needed a home that could impress their guests who were usually four times a week there.
Whilst the architect, mainly employed by cultured clients with Classical tastes, had no doubt that 'Classical' was the right form of architecture, the architects of the 19th century had no such certainty - nor the clients with the same formed tastes.
It is widely considered a prime example of the American Queen Anne style architecture which was popular in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century. The house, which was designed by architects Samuel and Joseph Cather Newsom, was built for the American entrepreneur William Carson () from to * The 19th century heralded the arrival of the Industrial Revolution, which wrought unprecedented socioeconomic and technological changes in England, transforming it into a modern industrial society.
This essay examines the impact that these changes have had on the design and construction of two new building types, namely the railway station . * The 19th century heralded the arrival of the Industrial Revolution, which wrought unprecedented socioeconomic and technological changes in England, transforming it into a modern industrial society.
This essay examines the impact that these changes have had on the design and construction of two new building types, namely the railway station and prison. Throughout the 19th and early 20th century, Gothic Revival was used across Europe, throughout the British Empire, and in the United States for public buildings and homes for the people who could afford the style, but the most common use for Gothic Revival architecture was in the building of churches.