This study summarizes the results of the analysis of three dozen architectural objects in Lviv based on which presents architectural school in Lviv and its transition towards postmodern stylistics. The article considers the analysis of the phenomenon of postmodern architecture, in particular one of the key issues of the discussion with modernism - the possibility and nature of decorating the facades of buildings.
Lviv School of Architecture
This research introduces us into the pedagogic activity of Ivan Levynsky at the Polytechnic School. Historical documents from the State Archives of Lviv region helped us to examine and analyze curriculums of the Faculty of Construction (Program szkoły politechnicznéj we Lwowie), including names of academic subjects, number of academic hours for different years of study, and short summaries of the courses taught by the professor Ivan Levynsky.
This year we will commemorate 110th death anniversary of Anton Popel, the famous Lviv sculptor of the second half of the 19th century — beginning of the 20th century. His sculptural heritage and vast experience in the decoration of buildings evidenced his big talent as a master of monumental sculpture. Various style directions are closely interconnected in the works of sculpture of the master. Anton Popel often worked over the sculpture decorations of Lviv buildings thus skilfully connecting them with the architecture.