Neoclassical architecture is an architectural style produced by the Neoclassical movement that began in the mid-18th century in Italy and France. It became one of the most prominent architectural styles in the Western world.  The prevailing styles of architecture in most of Europe for the previous two centuries, Renaissance architecture and ...
- 18th century–mid-20th century
Arquitetura neoclássica ( AO 1945: arquitectura neoclássica) é o estilo arquitetónico que, em linha com a tendência artística universal do neoclassicismo, resulta da recuperação da gramática formal da Antiguidade Clássica grega e romana.
Neoclassicism (also spelled Neo-classicism) was a Western cultural movement in the decorative and visual arts, literature, theatre, music, and architecture that drew inspiration from the art and culture of classical antiquity. Neoclassicism was born in Rome largely thanks to the writings of Johann Joachim Winckelmann, at the time of the ...
This category has the following 6 subcategories, out of 6 total. American Neoclassical architects (37 P) Belgian neoclassical architects (3 P) British neoclassical architects (46 P) Danish neoclassical architects (10 P) Italian neoclassical architects (35 P) N New Classical architects (1 C, 79 P)
- Origins of neoclassical architecture
- Neoclassicism in the Austrian Netherlands
Neoclassical architecture appeared in Belgium during the period of Austrian occupation in the mid-18th century and enjoyed considerable longevity in the country, surviving through periods of French and Dutch occupation, and the birth of Independent Belgium, surviving well into the 20th century.
Neoclassicism in architecture was the result of renewed interest in the architectural forms of Greco-Roman antiquity discovered in the excavation of sites such as Pompeii and Herculaneum in the 18th century.
Growth of the neoclassical style in the Austrian Netherlands took place from 1759 during the reign of the Empress Maria Theresa of Austria and the governorship of her brother-in-law Charles Alexander of Lorraine.
It is possible to divide the architects and their major works according to the diverse phases of neoclassicism in Belgium and the distinct periods of political occupation.
Théâtre royal du Parc, Brussels, Louis Montoyer, 1782