The Crystal Palace

 

1851-1936

 

 

 

 

 

by Sir Joseph Paxton

 

 

 

 

Lost in Time: The Crystal Palace

 

The Crystal Palace and iron in architecture

 

The story of the Great Exhibition – Part 1

 

The story of the Great Exhibition – Part 2

 

The Crystal Palace (1851-1936), rare footage 1935

BOOKS

 

Michal Forsyth: "Buildings for Music: The Architect, the Musician, and the Listener from the 17th Century to the Present Day", The MIT Press, 1985.

 

Nikolaus Pvsner: "A History of Building Types", Princeton University Press, 1979.

 

Nigel Hawkes: "Structures", Marshall Edition Developements Limited, 1990.

 

Photographs by Philip Henry Delamotte: "Progress of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham, 1854", source: THE MET - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York:   l i n k   and some extracted photos:

 

LIBRI

 

Giovanni Brino: "Crystal Palace. Cronaca di un'avventura progettuale", 271 pgg., Sagep Editrice, Genova, 1995.

 

Michal Forsyth: "Edifici per la musica. L'architetto, il musicista, il pubblico dal Seicento ad oggi", Cap. 4: "Musica in grande", 352 pgg., Nicola Zanichelli, Bologna, 1987.

 

Nikolaus Pvsner: "Storia e caratteri degli edifici", Cap. XV: "Mercati coperti, serre ed edifici per le esposizioni", 393 pgg., Fratelli Palombi, Roma, 1986.

 

Nigel Hawkes: "Atlante delle meraviglie costruite dall'uomo", "Il Crystal Palace: una serra gigantesca", Istituto Geografico de  Agostini, Novara, 1991.

 

Robin Middleton e David Watkin: "Architettura dell'Ottocento", Mondadori Electa, 1989.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Even the longest journey begins with a first step! Systemic Habitats is online since the 18th of May 2012. This website was created to publish online my ebook "Towards another habitat" on the contemporary architecture and urbanism. Later many other contents were added. For their direct or indirect contribution to its realisation, we would like to thank: Roberto Vacca, Marco Pizzuti, Fiorenzo and Raffaella Zampieri, Antonella Todeschini, All the Amici di Marco Todeschini, Ecaterina Bagrin, Stefania Ciocchetti, Marcello Leonardi, Joseph Davidovits, Frédéric Davidovits, Rossella Sinisi, Pasquale Cascella, Carlo Cesana, Filippo Schiavetti Arcangeli, Laura Pane, Antonio Montemiglio, Patrizia Piras, Bruno Nicola Rapisarda, Ruberto Ruberti, Marco Cicconcelli, Ezio Prato, Sveva Labriola, Rosario Francalanza, Giacinto Sabellotti, All the Amici di Gigi, Ruth and Ricky Meghiddo, Natalie Edwards, Rafael Schmitd, Nicola Romano, Sergio Bianchi, Cesare Rocchi, Henri Bertand, Philippe Salgarolo, Paolo Piva, Norbert Trenkle, Gaetano Giuseppe Magro, Carlo Blangiforti, Mario Ludovico, Riccardo Viola, Giulio Peruzzi, and last but not least Ahmed Elgazzar.   M.L.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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