Czech empire style architecture

The empire style period is mainly associated with the First French Empire at the time of Napoleon I. It took approximately as the name suggests, this style follows the ancient traditions of ancient Greek and Roman styles, uses their building functions and motifs.

Typical for Empire buildings are clean, trumpet shapes with minimal ornamentation, lines straight, simple to austere. The main feature of the empire archetype is the frequent use of distinctive columns and triangular facades of larger buildings.

The Kozina chateau is the most important empire building . Chateau Chateau Kačina is also interesting, but there are also chateaux Fryštát ( Lottyhaus ) in Karviná , Boskovice , Pohansko ( Lednice-Valtice area ) and Kostelec nad Orlicí . An interesting example of the transition from classicism to empire style is the new castle in Dačice .

In Bohemia, we also find several empiric sacral structures

the Church of the Holy Cross in Prague 1 in Příklopech ,
Ascension of the Lord in Josefov
U Hybern’s House , the former convent of Irish Franciscans
Resurrection of the Lord in Terezin
Cemetery chapel with Empire Wroclaw tomb in cemetery in Čimelice on the southern outskirts of the village along the road to Písek.

Among the other empire buildings we can also include some rental houses in Prague- Karlín or Smíchov , or Platýz palace , Masaryk railway station in Prague , Řetězový most u Stádlce ad.

The new Dačice Chateau represents the transition from classicism to empire
The Musaion at Smíchov (1827-1831)
Originally a Baroque Empire-Rebuilt House of Hybern , detail of the portal
Boskovice Chateau
Greenhouse, Boskovice Chateau
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Pohansko Chateau
Kostelec nad Orlicí (new castle)
Kačina Chateau
Church of the Ascension of Jesus in Josefov near Jaroměř
Detail of Empire Tomb of Wroclaw from Mitrovice in Cimelice
Empire Tomb of Wroclaw from Mitrovice in Cimelice
Synagogue in Třešť (1825)

Source From Wikipedia