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‘The Public Square of the Modern Age’: Architecture and the Rise of the Illustrated Press in the Early Nineteenth Century

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...The relationships between architecture, the printed page and self-conscious social reform were perhaps never pursued with as much determination and consequence as in the 1830s and 1840s. The period was marked not only by revolutions in both...

The Radical Picturesque

Lars Spuybroek

Lars Spuybroek is Professor of Architectural Design at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, USA. He is the author of NOX: Machining Architecture (2004), The Architecture of Continuity (2008), Research & Design: The Architecture of Variation (2009) and Research & Design: Textile Tectonics (2011). He is an award-winning architect with his practice NOX. Archsoc.com listed Lars Spuybroek in the ‘best of the best’ category in the world-wide rating of architecture professors (2010–13). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Sympathy of Things : Ruskin and the Ecology of Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...What is it that appeals to us so intensely about a bookcase that is full of books that are mostly neatly ordered, tightly filling up the whole length of the shelf, but nevertheless strikes us as slightly out of control? A few lie on top...

Imprinting Patriotism: Etruria and Egypt in Papal Rome (1834–41)

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Standing atop the ancient burial place of Saint Paul, the immense basilica of San Paolo fuori le mura was the best preserved of Rome’s Early Christian churches when, in a mere six hours one July night in 1823, it was destroyed by fire....

Performing Abroad: British Tourists in Italy and their Practices, 1840–1914

Architecture and Tourism : Perception, Performance and Place

Berg, 2004

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...An earlier version of parts of this chapter appeared in Journeys: an International Journal of Travel and Travel Writing, 2000; vol. 1, issues 1/2.Allen wrote a series of historical guides to Europe's leading cultural centers in which...

France, 1830–1914

Tanis Hinchcliffe

Tanis Hinchcliffe is an independent architectural historian based in London, UK. 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

...Nineteenth-century France saw political upheavals that brought to power various factions of differing political colour. After Napoléon Bonaparte fell, the Bourbon kings were restored from 1815 to 1830, and Charles X attempted to play...

Italian Peninsula, 1830–1914

Virginia Bernardini

VIRGINIA BERNARDINI is an architect and architectural historian based in Rome, Italy. 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 1830, Italy was still divided into many separate states: Papal States; Sicily; Grand Duchy of Tuscany; Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia (Austrian Empire); Kingdom of Sardinia (part of the House of Savoy); and others. Yet all spoke the same...

Precedents and Beginnings: 1841–1944

Eleanor Herring

Eleanor Herring lectures in design history at Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, in product design at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and in fashion and sustainability at ESMOD, Berlin, Germany. She has published articles in various edited volumes and conference proceedings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Street Furniture Design : Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The anxiety people expressed about street furniture design in Britain after the Second World War was not unusual; indeed it had considerable precedent. Arguments about design in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries reflected...

Russia, 1830–1917

Sam Omans

Sam Omans is a PhD candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, USA. 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

...During the nineteenth century, the Russian Empire was a multi-ethnic territory. Its capital city, St Petersburg, and main commercial hub, Moscow, formed the dual poles of architectural culture. The cultural policy of national awakening...

Britain and Ireland, 1830–1914

Timothy Brittain-Catlin

Timothy Brittain-Catlin is Reader in Architecture at the Kent School of Architecture, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK. 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 United Kingdom in the early nineteenth century was, compared to its rivals, an industrialized nation peaceful at home. Queen Victoria was figurehead from 1837 to 1901, witnessing Britain’s advance as the world’s superpower and largest...

The Nordic Countries, 1830–1914

Mari Hvattum

MARI HVATTUM is Professor of Architectural History and Theory at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway. 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

...With more than a quarter of their territory north of the Arctic Circle, the Nordic topography ranges from tundra to fertile fields. In the nineteenth century, this rural region was scarcely populated, yet the capitals – Stockholm...