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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...

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...

The Lord Mayor’s Banquet

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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...Lord Mayor’s Banquet in the Guildhall in 1914 (colour print of a painting, artist unknown, from a magazine c. 1925, found in a collection of cuttings, author’s photograph). Just as Black Rod’s procession marks the annual...

The European Farmstead

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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...As we saw in the last chapter with the Dong and their irrigated rice paddies, agriculture requires manipulation of the landscape, from choice of suitable sites for growing particular crops to meticulous hard toil in preparing the ground...

Urban Planning with Nature

Fabiano Lemes de Oliveira

Fabiano Lemes de Oliveira is a reader in architecture and urbanism at the University of Portsmouth, UK. His research interests include urban design theory, modern architecture history and exploring the relationship between modern planning ideas and landscape architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Green Wedge Urbanism : History, Theory and Contemporary Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Ever since settlements started to emerge, human relationship with nature has been marked by ambivalence. If, on the one hand, nature is a provider, it is no less a source of threat and destruction, on the other. As a consequence, the need...

‘The art of Shaddowes’

Stephen Kite

Stephen Kite is Professor of Architecture at the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK. His previous publications include Building Ruskin’s Italy: Watching Architecture (2012), Adrian Stokes: An Architectonic Eye (2009), and An Architecture of Invitation: Colin St John Wilson (2005, co-authored with Sarah Menin). He is an Editor of the journal Architectural Research Quarterly. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shadow-Makers : A Cultural History of Shadows in Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...‘Baroque’ only emerges as a term in art criticism in the 1750s, to label something regarded as strange or weird.On the etymology and history of the term ‘baroque’, see Helen Hills, ‘The Baroque: The Grit in the Oyster of Art History...

Black Rod and the Three Knocks on the Door

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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...Black Rod knocks at the door of the Commons, Opening of Parliament 2014 (photograph by Jessica Taylor, licensed under the Open Parliament Licence v3.0).Black Rod approaching the Commons (photograph by Jessica Taylor, licensed under the Open...