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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...

‘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...