Category:Federal architecture

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English: Federal-style architecture is the classicizing architecture built in the United States between c. 1780 and 1830, particularly from 1785 to 1815. In the early Republic the founding generation consciously chose to associate the nation with the ancient democracies of Greece and the republican values of Rome. Grecian aspirations informed the Greek Revival, lasting into the 1850s. Using Roman architectural vocabulary, the Federal style applied to the balanced and symmetrical version of Georgian architecture that had been practiced in the American colonies new motifs of Neoclassical architecture as it was epitomized in Britain by Robert Adam, who published his designs in 1792.The classicizing manner of constructions and town planning undertaken by the federal government was expressed in federal projects of lighthouses and harbor buildings, hospitals and the rationalizing urbanistic layout of L'Enfant's Washington DC and in New York the Commissioners' Plan of 1811.
Stile Federale (it); style fédéral (fr); estil federal (ca); Federal Style (de); معماری فدرال (fa); 聯邦式建築 (zh); 連邦様式 (ja); Федеральная архитектура (ru); אדריכלות פדרלית (he); Federale stijl (nl); ෆෙඩරල් ගෘහ නිර්මාණ ශිල්පය (si); Estilo federal (es); عمارة فيدرالية (ar); Federaalityyli (fi); Federal architecture (en); federacia arkitekturo (eo); architektura ve federálním slohu (cs); Federal memarlıq (az) architectural style (en); arkitektura stilo (eo); architektonický styl (cs) フェデラル様式, 連邦様式建築 (ja); Style federal (fr); 聯邦建築, 联邦风格建筑 (zh); Federal-style architecture, Federal style (en); federacia arĥitekturo (eo); federální sloh, federální styl (cs); Federale architectuur, Federal style (nl)
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Subclass ofNeoclassical architecture
Location United States of America
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