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Stripped Classicism (or "Starved Classicism" or "Grecian Moderne") is primarily a 20th-century classicist architectural style stripped of most or all ornamentation, frequently employed by governments while designing official buildings.wikipedia
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Embassy of GermanyEmbassy of Germany in Saint PetersburgEmbassy of the German Empire
In Europe, examples as early as the German embassy in Russia, designed by Peter Behrens and completed in 1912, "established models for the classical purity aspired to by high modernists like Mies van der Rohe but also for the oversized, Stripped Classicism of Hitler's, Stalin's and Ulbricht's architects and perhaps of American, British and French official buildings in the 1930s as well".
The former Embassy of Germany in Saint Petersburg is considered the earliest and most influential example of Stripped Classicism.
Classical ModerneModerne stylePWA Moderne architectural style
Related styles have been described as PWA Moderne and Greco Deco.
PWA Moderne (or "P.W.A. Moderne", PWA/WPA Moderne, Federal Moderne, Depression Moderne, Classical Moderne, Stripped Classicism) is an architectural style of many buildings in the United States completed between 1933 and 1944, during and shortly after the Great Depression as part of relief projects sponsored by the Public Works Administration (PWA) and the Works Progress Administration (WPA).
Federal Reserve BuildingMarriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board BuildingFederal Reserve
Among his other works identified with the style are the exterior of the 1933 Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. (though not the Tudor Revival library interior), the 1937 University of Texas at Austin's Main Tower, the 1937 Federal Reserve Building in Washington, D.C. and the 1939 Bethesda Naval Hospital tower.
It is located at 20th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W., in Washington, D.C. The building, designed in the stripped classicism style, was designed by Paul Philippe Cret and completed in 1937.
Chateau-Thierry American Monumentmemorial
His Château-Thierry American Monument built in 1928 has been identified as an early example.
Architecturally it is a notable example of Stripped Classicism.
Old Parliament HouseParliament HouseProvisional Parliament House
The building is in the Simplified or "Stripped" Classical Style, commonly used for Australian government buildings constructed in Canberra during the 1920s and 1930s.
New York architects Trowbridge & Livingston conceived the current structure's Art Deco stripped classical design in association with Francis Keally.
Parliament HouseEduskuntataloFinnish Parliament building
Sirén designed Parliament House in a stripped classical architectural style combining Neoclassicism with early twentieth century modernism.
Patrick Henry Executive Office Building
The limestone-sheathed steel-core building was built in a modernist style for government buildings sometimes called Art-Deco or Stripped Classicism.
Tennessee Supreme Court Building
The four-story building was designed by Nashville architects Marr & Holman in a style known as Stripped Classicism.
It is characterized by three forms: a stripped neoclassicism (typified by the designs of Albert Speer); a vernacular style that drew inspiration from traditional rural architecture, especially alpine; and a utilitarian style followed for major infrastructure projects and industrial or military complexes.
Frist Center for the Visual ArtsUnited States Post Office (Nashville, Tennessee)Frist Center
In the early 1990s Thomas F. Frist, Jr., and his family, through the charitable Frist Foundation, identified the post office building, an example of Art Deco and Stripped Classicism style, as a good location for a proposed downtown art museum.
It was built in the stripped classicist style.
Harry S. Truman BuildingNew War Department Buildingheadquarters
The original portion of the building, known as the War Department Building, is an example of the Stripped Classical architectural style with Art Moderne elements.
It was built in 1937, and is a four-story, Stripped Classicism style building.
Palatul VictorieiRomanian Government headquarters
Finger designed the 1939 Houston City Hall, designed in a stripped classical style.
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The diversity of skyscraper Gothic, exotic "revivals" of Mayan and Egyptian, Stripped Classicism, Art Deco, etc. called for a similar diversity of sculptural approaches.
U. S. Post Office and Federal Building (Hartford, Connecticut)
Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives & Library Building
Stripped Classicism (or "Starved Classicism" or "Grecian Moderne") is primarily a 20th-century classicist architectural style stripped of most or all ornamentation, frequently employed by governments while designing official buildings.
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The orders of architecture are only hinted at or are indirectly implicated in the form and structure.
Though the term is usually reserved for the more thorough style that forms part of 20th-century rational architecture, characteristics of Stripped Classicism are embodied in works of some progressive late 18th- and early 19th-century neoclassical architects, such as Étienne-Louis Boullée, Claude Nicolas Ledoux, Friedrich Gilly, Peter Speeth, Sir John Soane and Karl Friedrich Schinkel.