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The Imperial Chinese Magistrate and His Yamen

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Just as Jordan witnessed and wrote about the Lord Mayor’s Show in London, on the other side of the world Liuhung Huang was ruminating over his experiences of acting as magistrate in two regions of China in preparation for his Complete Book...

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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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...Language, as Roland Barthes pointed out, is, by nature, fictional.Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida (La Chambre Claire, 1980), trans. R. Howard (London: Fontana, 1984), 87. In spite of all the stratagems that we resort to so as to give language...

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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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...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...

‘Far More to Wonder, than to Fathom Completely’: One Hundred Poems Devoted to the Town Hall

Stijn Bussels

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Stijn Bussels studies the impact of art and architecture and published widely, in Art History, Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art, Comparative Drama, and more. He has written two monographs: The Antwerp Entry of Prince Philip in 1549 (2012) and The Animated Image (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Caroline van Eck

Caroline van Eck’s main research interests are art and architectural history and theory of the early modern period and the relation between rhetoric and the arts and architecture. Publications include Classical Rhetoric and the Arts and Art, Agency and Living Presence (2014). In 2016 she was elected to the first established Chair in Art History at Cambridge University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Laura Plezier

Laura Plezier

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The Amsterdam Town Hall in Words and Images : Constructing Wonders

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...In seventeenth-century Europe, the laudatory poem was one of the most prominent literary genres.For a general study, see J.A. Burrow, The Poetry of Praise (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008). Additionally, there are many...

1660–1689: Sunset of the Stuarts – From Castellation to Classicism

Miles Glendinning

Miles Glendinning is Professor of Architectural Conservation at the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University of Edinburgh, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aonghus MacKechnie

Aonghus MacKechnie is an architectural historian and Head of Heritage Management at Historic Scotland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Scotch Baronial : Architecture and National Identity in Scotland

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Certain of our palaces and castles in our kingdom of Scotland, which lately by the injuries of a calamitous time are altogether fallen down, or become unfit for dwelling in, should be built and restored, particularly our Royal Palace...

Spinoza’s geometric and ecological ratios

The Politics of Parametricism : Digital Technologies in Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...This chapter questions the relationship between the latest evolution of digital architecture, parametricism, and the claim that these computationally driven design methods also establish new environmental conceptualizations...

The Portrait of a Building

Stijn Bussels

Stijn Bussels studies the impact of art and architecture and published widely, in Art History, Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art, Comparative Drama, and more. He has written two monographs: The Antwerp Entry of Prince Philip in 1549 (2012) and The Animated Image (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Amsterdam Town Hall in Words and Images : Constructing Wonders

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...Many buildings have a face. They look, they even speak, but buildings do not speak alone, nor do they speak by themselves. Buildings speak with and through texts and images. Together they perform conversations for a large audience...

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Stijn Bussels

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Stijn Bussels studies the impact of art and architecture and published widely, in Art History, Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art, Comparative Drama, and more. He has written two monographs: The Antwerp Entry of Prince Philip in 1549 (2012) and The Animated Image (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Caroline van Eck

Caroline van Eck’s main research interests are art and architectural history and theory of the early modern period and the relation between rhetoric and the arts and architecture. Publications include Classical Rhetoric and the Arts and Art, Agency and Living Presence (2014). In 2016 she was elected to the first established Chair in Art History at Cambridge University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bram Van Oostveldt

Bram Van Oostveldt has published widely on the relation between the theatre, the arts and architecture in the early modern Low Countries. He published a monograph on the influence of Diderot in Brussels theatre and on the performing arts in the Austrian Netherlands and now works on the concept of the ‘sublime’ in the cultural politics of Louis XIV. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Amsterdam Town Hall in Words and Images : Constructing Wonders

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...Right in the heart of Amsterdam stands the Royal Palace, one of the most famous monuments in the Netherlands. In a typical year, the building has many visitors, from the leading international politicians received by the Dutch king...