Jeremy Casson: Architectural Styles of Europe

Having developed a passion for fine art at an early age,¬†Jeremy Casson¬†attended one of the UK’s top art conservation courses while studying at university. Today, he runs his own practice mentoring other conservators. From the Greek and Roman classic era to post-modern architecture, this article will explore a selection of European architectural styles, providing an overview of their background and key features. Greek and Roman Classical Greek and Roman architecture is characterised by stone posts and beam-bearing columns, with a heavy emphasis on geometry and symmetry. However, while the Greeks…