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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...

Reproduction, Fragmentation, and Collection: Rome and the Origin of Souvenirs

Architecture and Tourism : Perception, Performance and Place

Berg, 2004

Book chapter

...The Colosseum, whose very name suggests the monumentality of ancient artifacts, becomes an ashtray (Figure 1.1). Michelangelo's Pietà serves nicely as a paperweight. The Etruscan she-wolf, whose transfer from the Lateran to the Capitoline...

Iran (Safavid and Zand Dynasties), 1501–1794

Hamed Khosravi

Hamed Khosravi is an architect, writer and educator who has taught and researched Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK and at the Berlage Institute and Delft Technical University, The Netherlands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The Safavid dynasty ruled Iran from 1501 until 1722, settling their capital initially in Tabriz in the northwest, but when that came under attack from Ottoman forces, they moved it to Qazvin, under Shah Tahmasb I. Then Shah ʿAbbas relocated...

Place and Architectural Space

The Intelligence of Place : Topographies and Poetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Modern and contemporary architects have often assumed that the sites they build upon have few if any given qualities. The presumption is that the external world is essentially an isotropic geometric space, a three-dimensional matrix...

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...

Korea (Joseon Dynasty), 1392–1876

Sang-Hae Lee

Sang-Hae Lee is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Architecture at Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea, and a past president of the Korean Association of Architectural History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...In the late fourteenth century, East Asia changed dramatically. The Ming dynasty seized power in China in 1368; conflict erupted within Japan; and in Korea the Joseon dynasty formed in 1392, with its new capital in Hanyang (today Seoul)....

North America, 1513–1830

W. Barksdale Maynard

W. Barksdale Maynard is Lecturer in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University, New Jersey, USA, and author of six books on American history and architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...After touching land in Florida in 1513, Spain seemed likely to conquer North America, but instead other major European powers jockeyed for control of the continent, with Britain taking the lead by the late seventeenth century. France came...

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...

Ottoman Empire, 1402–1839

Nina Ergin

Nina Ergin is Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Archaeology and History of Art at Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The Ottomans emerged in northwest Anatolia in the late thirteenth century, then divided among several Turkish-Islamic principalities and the Byzantine Empire. Ottomans are first documented in the written record in 1301, when a chronicler...