Georgian Architecture - definition of architectural style
What is Georgian Architecture?
Estimated period of occurence (1720 - 1840)
Georgian architecture was an architectural style in England between 1714 and 1830. Its name comes after the English kings which ruled England during that period: King George I, George II, George III and George IV. It is characterized by classical proportions - simple mathematical ratios were used to determine the height of a window in relation to its width or the cube shape of a room. The Georgian structures were regular and symmetrical. The most common building materials used were brick or stone.