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Architecture and the Museum

The Banham Lectures : Essays on Designing the Future

Berg, 2009

Book chapter

...When I was invited to give the Seventh Reyner Banham Lecture in 1995, I was deeply immersed in the process of selecting an architectural practice to look at the overall organization of space at the National Portrait Gallery and to provide...

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

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...

Classical Greece, c. 500–400 BCE

Margaret M. Miles

Margaret M. Miles is Professor of Art History and Classics in the School of Humanities at the University of California, Irvine, USA.. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...A series of wars with dangerous neighbours opened the Classical age of Greece around 500 BCE. Greek victories over the Persians and Carthaginians yielded vast booty – some of which was used for temples and dedications in sanctuaries...

Italy, 1000–1400

Ektoras Arkomanis

Ektoras Arkomanis is Senior Lecturer in Architectural History and Theory at the Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design at London Metropolitan University, 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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The period from 1000–1400 marked for Italian cities a transition from medieval to proto-modern organization, with political, economic and military influence exercised on the Italian Peninsula by various entities: Holy Roman Empire and House...

Central Europe (Holy Roman Empire), 1400–1806

Michael Gnehm

Michael Gnehm is a tutor and researcher in architectural history at the Università della Svizzera Italiana in Mendrisio, ETH Zurich, and the Université de Neuchâtel, all in Switzerland. 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 Holy Roman Empire was never a unified entity. It contained broadly present-day Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Savoy and the Spanish Netherlands – while the Czech Republic, Croatia, Poland and Hungary were distinct kingdoms. Switzerland...

The Low Countries, 1450–1830

Maarten Delbeke

Maarten Delbeke holds the Chair for the History and Theory of Architecture at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, and previously taught at the universities of Ghent, Belgium and Leiden, The Netherlands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Eelco Nagelsmit

Eelco Nagelsmit is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands, and wrote his doctoral thesis on the art and architecture of Counter-Reformation Brussels. 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 the complex history of the Low Countries, the short-lived unification of the northern and southern part between 1815 and 1830 reinstated a political union that had persisted in various forms during the Burgundian and Habsburg periods...

Central and South America, 1492–1820

Maya Stanfield-Mazzi

Maya Stanfield-Mazzi is an associate professor of Art History at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 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

...European colonization, especially that led by Spain and Portugal, drove the architectural changes in Central and South America, including the Caribbean, from 1520 to 1820. The fall of the Aztec and Inca Empires, and the conquest also...

Japan, 1853–1945

Neil Jackson

NEIL JACKSON is Charles Reilly Professor of Architecture at the University of Liverpool, 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

...US Commodore Matthew Perry’s arrival in Japan in 1853 forced the closed country to open up, for trade, to the West. The Meiji Restoration of 1868 and the subsequent Boshin War led to the country’s rapid modernization and consequent...

British Isles, c. 1500–1830

Steven Brindle

Steven Brindle is a senior Properties historian at English Heritage, UK, and has published numerous books and essays on the history of British architecture and engineering. 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 1500, the British Isles were of marginal significance. England, which had loomed large in European politics from the twelfth to mid-fifteenth centuries, shrank with the loss of its French possessions and years of civil war. Its trading...