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Samantha L. Martin-McAuliffe

Samantha L. Martin-McAuliffe is a Lecturer at the School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy at University College Dublin, Ireland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...John Tuomey and Sheila O’Donnell have been practicing architecture together for over twenty-five years. In 1988 they founded O’Donnell + Tuomey, a Dublin-based firm which focuses on educational, cultural and social buildings, both...

Place and Histories – Writing Other People’s Memories

The Intelligence of Place : Topographies and Poetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Landscape is history made visible.Who owns history?There are few more fragmented or invisible aspects of place than the history that is written, or embodied, in the land where it was lived. We touch down somewhere, happily or unhappily...

The Gastro-Topography and Built Heritage of Dublin, Ireland

Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...The word ‘topography’ derives from the Greek topos (place) and graphia (to write), and in Classical literature it was used to describe writing about a place or local history. This chapter discusses how place names can enlighten our...

The All-Consuming House: Food and Architecture in Molly Keane’s Time after Time

Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...‘Big House’ literature The ‘Big House’ has long been a term used colloquially in Ireland to refer to the homes of the Anglo-Irish Ascendancy, who, being descended from an older Protestant ruling...

Shadow Futures

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

Book chapter

...A strong intellect will have pleasure in the solemnities of storm and twilight, and in the broken and mysterious lights that gleam among them, rather than in mere brilliancy and glare, while a frivolous mind will dread the shadow...

British Isles, 500–1150

Anthony Quiney

Anthony Quiney was formerly Professor of Architectural History at the University of Greenwich, and is a past president and honorary vice-president of the Royal Archaeological Institute, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Just as Roman conquest of first-century CE Britain introduced new architecture of constructional strength, complex planning and aesthetic sophistication, so the collapse of Roman rule in the fifth century erased these qualities. Migrants...

Northwest Europe to c. 1000 BCE

Lesley McFadyen

Dr Lesley Mcfadyen teaches in the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck, University of 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 1

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...This chapter covers a very long time span, discussing the admittedly scarce evidence from the period called the Mesolithic (‘Middle Stone Age’, c. 9000–4000 BCE) through to the Neolithic (‘New Stone Age’, c. 4000–2000 BCE) and Bronze Age...

British Isles, 1150–1450

John Goodall

John Goodall is the Architectural Editor of Country Life magazine, published from Farnborough, Hampshire, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...On 14 October 1066 William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy, famously won the crown of England from King Harold at the Battle of Hastings. His victory marked a turning point in English history and presaged a shift in the cultural life...