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The Past in Print: Ancient Buildings Represented by Engraving, Etching and Lithography in Early-Nineteenth-Century England

The Printed and the Built : Architecture, Print Culture and Public Debate in the Nineteenth Century

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...It is many years since I began to write about the representation of the past in visual terms. The Clothing of Clio (1984) was my first attempt to encompass the many and various modes of representation, both visual and literary, which...

The Radical Picturesque

Lars Spuybroek

Lars Spuybroek is Professor of Architectural Design at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, USA. He is the author of NOX: Machining Architecture (2004), The Architecture of Continuity (2008), Research & Design: The Architecture of Variation (2009) and Research & Design: Textile Tectonics (2011). He is an award-winning architect with his practice NOX. Archsoc.com listed Lars Spuybroek in the ‘best of the best’ category in the world-wide rating of architecture professors (2010–13). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Sympathy of Things : Ruskin and the Ecology of Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...What is it that appeals to us so intensely about a bookcase that is full of books that are mostly neatly ordered, tightly filling up the whole length of the shelf, but nevertheless strikes us as slightly out of control? A few lie on top...

Gothic ‘Gloomth’

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

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...In concluding the last chapter it was accepted that ‘Soane was no Beckford, nor a Walpole’, and that the Monk’s Parlours he created at Pitzhanger Manor and Lincoln’s Inn Fields were essentially mordant jokes in no way core to his...

John Ruskin and Shadows of Power

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

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...In his appendix to The Stones of Venice on ‘Romanist Modern Art’, the prominent English art critic John Ruskin (1819–1900) assaulted the architecture of the Gothic Revival pioneer, Augustus Welby Pugin (1812–52), for the ‘parsimony’ of its...

Central Europe (Holy Roman Empire), 1400–1806

Michael Gnehm

Michael Gnehm lectures and researches 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

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

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...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...