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The Printed and the Built : Architecture, Print Culture and Public Debate in the Nineteenth Century

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...Renaissance books presented themselves visually and textually as buildings; writing was a process of laborious construction. Defending his extensive Latin quotations, Minister Richard Flecknoe proclaimed his right ‘as a builder … to provide...

The Body Of The City

Health And Architecture : The History Of Spaces Of Healing And Care In The Pre-Modern Era

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...At a busy corner of Campo de’ Fiori in Rome a marble inscription commemorates a project of street repairs ordered by Pope Sixtus IV (Francesco della Rovere, r. 1471–84) in 1483 (Figure 7.1). Sponsored by the maestri di strada, municipal...

Past and Present Possibilities: Leonardo da Vinci’s Adoration of the Magi

David Leatherbarrow

David Leatherbarrow is Professor of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, where he has taught architectural design, history, and theory since 1984. He lectures widely and holds guest professorships in Denmark and China. His previous publishing includes 20th Century Architecture, Architecture Oriented Otherwise, Topographical Stories, Surface Architecture (with Mohsen Mostafavi), Uncommon Ground, Roots of Architectural Invention, and On Weathering: The Life of Buildings in Time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building Time : Architecture, Event, and Experience

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...Coming events cast their shadows before.James Joyce, working notes for Ulysses, c. 1915In architecture, there is no time like the present. Rephrased, this truism could read: current conditions are wholly un-precedented, this moment...

Spain and Portugal, 1200–1492

Jorge Correia

Jorge Correia is Associate Professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Minho in Guimarães, Portugal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pablo González Tornel

Pablo González Tornel is Associate Professor in the Department of History, Geography and Art at Universitat Jaume I in Castellón de la Plana, Spain. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...After the Islamic caliphate of Córdoba disintegrated during the eleventh century, the Spanish kingdoms of Castile and León united in 1230, while the Crown of Aragon achieved the Reconquista (Re-Conquest) of Valencia in 1238. Castile-León...