The Palace Of Versailles Architecture

The Palace Of Versailles Architecture





The Palace Of Versailles Architecture


It shall offer an overview of the history of the palace of Versailles including when it was built and notable figures behind its creation. It shall also provide a thesis statement. 

Thesis statement: Versailles is one of the most significant examples of Baroque architecture since it is characterized by extravagance in music, literature, and architecture and represents a veritable manner of thinking that enhanced diversification of decorative elements, for instance, stucco arabesques, gilding, and Trompe-l’oeil.

Chapter 1

Background: Offer information about the palace of Versailles, the place it was constructed, the period of construction and King Louis. 

King Louis XIV: offer information about King Louis and his position in France. Besides, the chapter offers discussions about his fascinations with Versailles and its constructions. 

King Loius move to Versailles: Provide reasons why the king moved and the political controversies that surrounded. 

Geographical Surrounding: offer insights on how the geographical surrounding influenced the constructions of the place and also the activities in it. 

Chapter 2

Loue Le Vau’s Architecture and Hardouin Mansart: Describe the architectural designs of Loue and explains the reasons why Jules was involved in the construction of the palace

Baroque architectural features: It describes important aspects of Baroque architecture such as buttresses, arches, and vaults.

New architectural additions: Explain additions such as grand Trianon, Orangerie and Petit Trianon.