HOKSMOR Nicholas (Hawksmoor Nicholas)( English architect of the baroque.)
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Biography HOKSMOR Nicholas (Hawksmoor Nicholas)
Born in 1661 in Nottinghamshire, ca. 1679 began working in London in the studio Rena K.. First, under his leadership Hoksmor served drawings of the cathedral of St.. Paul, and then headed the construction work in the reconstruction of Kensington Palace and the construction of a hospital in Greenwich, where they were built wings of King William and Queen Anne (c.. 1699). The first major independent work Hoksmora - manor-Easton Neston in Nortgemtonshire - was started about. 1695 and completed in 1702. Here the architect used the unusual decision of the plan and has demonstrated excellent knowledge of Renaissance architecture.
Jobs and apprenticeships at the Wren played a huge role in his future professional activities Hoksmora. He also collaborated with other prominent architect of this era, Dzh.Vanbru, who designed castles Howard in Yorkshire (begun in 1699) and Blenheim (begun in 1705). Major Projects Hoksmora - public buildings, . Built for the Cambridge and Oxford universities - most of them were not implemented, . but at Oxford he built the north square of All Souls College (1715-1730), . with a picturesque Gothic facades and interiors in a classic style, . and TN,
. Old Clarendon.
Striving for diversity, especially evident in the construction of London's churches: St. Anne in the Laymhaus, Christ Spaytalfildz, St George in Bloomsbury, and St. Mary's Vulnote and 'gothic' towers of Westminster Abbey. Hoksmor died in London on March 25, 1736.