A book (greek/english) that aims to present select themes from the Greek mainland, covering a wide environmental spectrum, from the impressive mountainsides and the peaceful verdant valleys to picturesque bridges and rivers running through green plains.
19th century urban architecture in Greece developed in the shadow of its superb models, the monuments of classical Athens and the Parthenon. The outcome was a unique style of neoclassical architecture of exceptional quality.
The model of neoclassical town in Greece in the 19th c. as a case of cultural modernity par excellence. The book examines three geographical regions (Central Greece and the Peloponnese, the islands, Thessaly and the ‘New Lands’).