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Italy, 500–1000

John Mitchell

John Mitchell is Emeritus Professor of the History of Art at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, 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 invasion and occupation of large parts of Italy, first by the Lombards in 568 and two centuries later by the Carolingian Franks, would have critical impacts on patterns of power and governance, as well as on architectural developments....

Parametrics

Roberto Bottazzi

Roberto Bottazzi is an architect, researcher, and educator based in London. He is Research Co-ordinator, Master Tutor, and Master Lecturer at the Royal College of Art, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Digital Architecture Beyond Computers : Fragments of a Cultural History of Computational Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...Introduction The notion of parametrics is perhaps the most popular among those discussed in this book. Of all the techniques explored, parametrics is in fact the one that has permeated the vocabulary of digital architects the most...

Structural analysis in the decorative arts, design and architecture

Michael Hann

Professor Michael Hann (BA, M.Phil, PhD, FRSA, FTI) holds the Chair of Design Theory at the University of Leeds. He is also Director of the University of Leeds International Textiles Archive (ULITA). He has published across a number of subject areas, has made numerous key-note addresses at international conferences, and is an acknowledged international expert on the geometry of design. Previous publications with Berg are: Structure and Form in Design (2012) and Symbol, Pattern and Symmetry (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure and Form in Design : Critical Ideas for Creative Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

Book chapter

...Introduction Knowledge of the geometric principles, concepts and perspectives underpinning structure and form in the decorative arts, design and architecture has its source in various ancient cultures, including...

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...

Italian Peninsula, 1400–1815

Francesco Benelli

Francesco Benelli is an architect and architectural historian in the Department of the Arts at the University of Bologna, Italy, and previously taught in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University in New York, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gian Paolo Consoli

Gian Paolo Consoli is an architect and architectural historian in the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture at the Polytechnic University of Bari, 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

...At the start of the period, Italy was only a geographical concept referring to a peninsula divided into many city-states, each with its own identity. Frequently changing alliances reflected ongoing and new cultural exchanges. Florence...

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...

Western Europe, 1900–70

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, 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

...Western Europe’s climate is mild, although variations between the Mediterranean and Scandinavia are considerable. As a gathering of countries on the continental shelf, maritime trade was encouraged, which, once established, extended...