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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...A modern-day reader is inclined to read a book from cover to cover, from start to finish, expecting the text to offer a continuous, self-contained narrative, independent of the apparatus and physical frame of the book. Such readership...

Scanning

Roberto Bottazzi

Roberto Bottazzi is an architect, researcher, and educator based in London. He is Research Co-ordinator, Master Tutor, and Master Lecturer at the Royal College of Art, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Digital Architecture Beyond Computers : Fragments of a Cultural History of Computational Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...Introduction An image scanner—often abbreviated to scanner—is a device that optically digitizes images, printed text, handwriting, or objects, and converts it to a digital image. Image Scanner. In Wikipedia. online. Available from...

The Andes (Late Intermediate Period to Late Horizon), 1000–1532

Andrew James Hamilton

Andrew James Hamilton is a lecturer in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University, New Jersey, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...In the Late Intermediate Period, from around 800, regional societies once again emerged throughout the Andes: these included the Lambayeque (Sicán), Chimús (Kingdom of Chimor), Chancay, Ychsma, Chachapoyas, and Cañaris. The southern...

Mesoamerica, 500–1521

Mary E.E. Miller

Mary E. Miller is Sterling Professor of the History of Art at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Matthew H.H. Robb

Matthew H. Robb is Chief Curator of the Fowler Museum at the University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The period in this chapter extends from the second half of what archaeologists call the Classic era of Mesoamerican history (covering the first millennium CE up to around 900) to the Post-Classic era (lasting from around 900 until...

Egypt (Arab Conquest to Mamluk Dynasty), 641–1517

Jonathan M. Bloom

Jonathan M. Bloom shares the Norma Jean Calderwood University Professorship of Islamic and Asian Art at Boston College, Massachusetts, and the Hamad bin Khalifa Endowed Chair in Islamic Art at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA, with Sheila Blair. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Although the distinctive geography, arid and hot climate, and available building materials remained the same after the Arab conquest of Egypt in the seventh century as they had been before, architecture of the Islamic period reveals...

Iran and Central Asia, c. 1256–1507

Sheila Blair

Sheila Blair shares the Norma Jean Calderwood University Professorship of Islamic and Asian Art at Boston College, Massachusetts, and the Hamad bin Khalifa Endowed Chair in Islamic Art at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA, with Jonathan M. Bloom. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...In the early thirteenth century Mongols under Genghis Khan invaded Central Asia, brutally taking such cities as Samarkand, Bukhara and Urgench. After Genghis’s death in 1227, it was not till the mid-century when a new Great Khan, in China...

Polyhedra, spheres and domes

Michael Hann

Professor Michael Hann (BA, M.Phil, PhD, FRSA, FTI) holds the Chair of Design Theory at the University of Leeds. He is also Director of the University of Leeds International Textiles Archive (ULITA). He has published across a number of subject areas, has made numerous key-note addresses at international conferences, and is an acknowledged international expert on the geometry of design. Previous publications with Berg are: Structure and Form in Design (2012) and Symbol, Pattern and Symmetry (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure and Form in Design : Critical Ideas for Creative Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

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...Introduction The bulk of attention so far in this book has been on two-dimensional phenomena such as grids, tilings, patterns and ways in which a designer may plan or use two-dimensional space. Two important...