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Shadows of the Sublime

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

...‘Sublime’ has significant architectural aspects to its etymology, in its derivation from the conjunction of the preposition sub, which means ‘below’ or ‘up to’, and the noun limen, which means ‘limit’, ‘boundary’ or ‘threshold’. But limen...

A Short History of the Room

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Part I: Formation There is something in theory which hates the wall. Colin Rowe talking at the Architectural Association in the 1970s (paraphrasing Robert Frost) There was once an equivalence between...