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Technical Transformations in Architecture | Impact of Industrial Revolution

Architectural transformations were the main focus since the beginning of industrial revolution.
Three major types of architectural transformations were brought about:

  1. Cultural transformations that we discussed in the earlier article
  2. Technical transformations
  3. Terrotorial transformations

In this article, we will deal with “Technical transformations in Architecture”.

Kew Gardens - Cast iron house at the Botanical garden

Kew Gardens - Cast iron house at the Botanical garden

Industrial revolution brought about in the development of machines working on steam power which brought about the development of railways.

Rotary steam power and the iron frame came into being at around the same time through the interdependent efforts of three men:

  1. James Watt
  2. Abraham Darby
  3. John Wilkinson

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