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Comparison of Renaissance & Contemporary Work

Collection: School of Architecture Collection - 2000
Object Type: Architectural Drawing
Artist/Maker: Fulton, Alistair M
Date: 1951
Media/Materials: paper
Dimensions: overall: 38 cm x 53.4 cm
Classification: Architecture


Drawing in pencil on paper with notes showcasing some comparisons between contemporary and renaissance architecture. Details shown include: the Azuleijo by Niemeyer in Brazil, a column of S Paulo Maggiore in Naples, a house in Bristol by Marcel Breur & F.R.S. Yorke. Fulton’s notes explain how in the renaissance, the sculptor placed his work wherever, regardless of the environment, whereas the modern trend is towards a consideration of surroundings. Item has 2 hole punched holes along the right hand side. Third year work.

Object Number: ABDRG2009.473

From the School of Architecture at RGU, formerly Robert Gordon's Technical College