Friedrich Weinbrenner was the first internationally important German architect of the nineteenth century. His planning for the city of Karlsruhe—and his design of every imaginable type of structure, including palaces, churches, synagogue, government buildings, city gates, shops, fountains, theaters, armories, cemetery buildings and farms—is a remarkable achievement. This collection includes treatment of Weinbrenner's contributions to agricultural architecture. Based on new rationalist models that were greatly influenced by the scientific movement in the mideighteenth century.
"Superb. . . . The Pennsylvania drawings take us beyond this singular image and reveal the breadth of Weinbrenner's extensive practice."—History and Theory