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Drawing Rooms: A Backward Glance—Fashioning an Individual Drawing Room

Domestic Interiors : Representing Homes from the Victorians to the Moderns

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...A lady has to spend her life in the drawing room.The drawing room symbolized the essence of home life in the middle-class Victorian house; a private-public space, connecting the daily life of the family with invited guests, it was a staged...

Discovering Material Agency: Making the Preservation Homeowner

Denise Lawrence-Zúñiga

Denise Lawrence-Zuniga is Professor of Architecture and a sociocultural anthropologist at the College of Environmental Design, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Protecting Suburban America : Gentrification, Advocacy, and the Historic Imaginary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Given the obvious challenges, what makes people want to buy and renovate an old house? To reverse the deterioration that comes with age, or undo the remodeling mistakes made by previous occupants, seems to reinforce the classic image...

Restoration Strategies, Imagining the Past, and Reconstructing Historic Meaning

Denise Lawrence-Zúñiga

Denise Lawrence-Zuniga is Professor of Architecture and a sociocultural anthropologist at the College of Environmental Design, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Protecting Suburban America : Gentrification, Advocacy, and the Historic Imaginary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...While homeowner efforts to discover and reveal the original features of their homes mark a serious commitment to the preservation enterprise, that work constitutes at most only half of what is needed to “restore” a house to its original...

Framing Preservation

Denise Lawrence-Zúñiga

Denise Lawrence-Zuniga is Professor of Architecture and a sociocultural anthropologist at the College of Environmental Design, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Protecting Suburban America : Gentrification, Advocacy, and the Historic Imaginary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...This study examines civic engagement over issues of neighborhood aesthetics by focusing on the power of domestic materiality. This power is situated and produced in the home as occupants decorate and remodel settings and their material...

Stained glass and modernity

Stephen Eskilson

Stephen Eskilson is Professor of Art History at Eastern Illinois University. He is coauthor of Frames of Reference: Art History and the World (2003) and author of Graphic Design a New History (2007 & 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Age of Glass : A Cultural History of Glass in Modern and Contemporary Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Although stained glass has played a major role in modern architecture, perhaps no other utilization of glass during the era is as maligned and misunderstood. In the conventional wisdom of the twenty-first century, no material more embodies...

Introduction

Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The most familiar and enduring example comparing architecture and cuisine hails from the nineteenth century and the magnificent edible fantasies of Marie-Antonin Carême, king of chefs and chef of kings. Carême is credited with having said...

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...

China since 1914

Edward Denison

EDWARD DENISON is an independent architectural historian, writer and photographer, and also an Associate Professor in Architectural History and Theory at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College 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

...Owing to size and population, China’s ordeals during the period had an impact far beyond its national borders. Racked by internal discord after the Qing dynasty fell in 1912, China’s progress towards a stable and unified nation state...

North America, 1830–1914

W. Barksdale Maynard

W. Barksdale Maynard is Lecturer in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University, New Jersey, USA, and author of six books on American history and architecture. 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 period saw phenomenal population growth and urbanization in the USA, with westwards expansion intensifying North/South sectional strains over slavery, leading to the 1860s Civil War. Railroads triggered an architectural revolution...

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...