This 19th Century Pastry Chef Predicted Architecture’s Crisis of Values

This 19th Century Pastry Chef Predicted Architecture’s Crisis of Values

Pioneering pastry chef Antonin Carême was a caterer to kings and aristocrats and, curiously, a failed architect. Drawing inspiration from an extensive range of different architectural styles, his cakes offer a unique insight into the crisis of values that beset architecture in the 19th Century.

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