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...In Western culture, a meal is typically consumed when sitting not only ‘at a table’ but also ‘on a chair’. Behind this statement lies a long tradition of table manners and design heritage, both of which provide a proper or appropriate...

Modern History and Interior Design

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...From the Victorian era on, the modern dominates the history of interior design. The modern began as a dismissive label for contemporary interiors, then became the style of mainstream interior design, which in turn came under critical...

Mallet-Stevens, Modern Design, and French Cinema

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...After the First World War, as France entered the 1920s, prewar experiments in the arts were taken up with renewed intensity and Paris reclaimed its aesthetic preeminence. Art Nouveau, the Vienna Secessionist style, Futurism...

The Modernist Hospital

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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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Hospital is a great white concrete structure with regular square windows and a flat roof. It was built not long ago and pictures of it appeared in the architectural reviews. There are a number of wings or transepts which jut out...

Home

Richard Martin

Richard Martin writes about film, art and architecture. He lives in London, and currently teaches at King's College London and Tate Modern. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Architecture of David Lynch

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Bachelard, The Poetics of Space , p. 6. The house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace. Mr Bachelard Builds His Dream House Gaston Bachelard, like David...

Indian Subcontinent, 1947 to Present

Kaiwan Mehta

KAIWAN MEHTA teaches architecture at CEPT University in Ahmedabad, India, and is also currently Managing Editor of DOMUS India. 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

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...India’s independence from British colonial rule in 1947 was followed by partition between India (mainly Hindu) and Pakistan (Muslim); East Pakistan (Bangladesh from 1971) was Islamic; while Ceylon (Sri Lanka from 1972) was Buddhist. Due...

Canada and the United States since 1914

Rhodri Windsor Liscombe

Rhodri Windsor Liscombe is Professor Emeritus in Art History, Visual Art and Theory at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michelangelo Sabatino

Michelangelo Sabatino is Professor of Architecture and Interim Dean at the College of Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 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

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...Canada and the USA share a remarkably large and diverse geography and climate, with their relatively open border along the 49th Parallel reflecting economic, social and cultural overlap. The greatest differences lies in their scales...

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

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...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...

Eastern Europe, 1900–70

Murray Fraser

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Murray Fraser is Professor of Architecture and Global Culture at The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, UK and Vice-Dean of Research for The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment. He has published extensively on design, architectural history and theory, urbanism, post-colonialism and cultural studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alicja Gzowska

ALICJA GZOWSKA is a curator at the Xawery Dunikowski Museum of Sculpture in Warsaw, Poland, and a lecturer at the University of Warsaw specializing in post-war Polish architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nataša Koselj

NATAŠA KOSELJ is an architect who teaches in the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, and is also Chair of DOCOMOMO Slovenia. 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

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...Europe’s eastern border is difficult to define, given the region’s complexities and long-standing influences from countries to the east. Hence there developed a structural division between Eastern Europe and Western Europe. The early...