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Urban Design Paradigms

Jon Lang

Jon Lang, B.Arch (Rand), MRP, PhD (Cornell), is an Emeritus Professor at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, where he has been since 1990. Prior to that he taught for 20 years at the University of Pennsylvania in the United States. He has published extensively on architectural theory, urban design, and architecture in India. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Urban Design : A Typology of Procedures and Products

Routledge, 2017

Book chapter

... A popular way in which the design fields categorize projects is by their form, their patterns, and the ideology that produced them. The many visions of what constitutes a good city can be grouped into a set of paradigms representing...

International revolutions and national heritages

Miles Glendinning

Miles Glendinning is Professor of Architectural Conservation at the University of Edinburgh and Director of the Scottish Centre for Conservation Studies. He has published extensively on modernist and contemporary architecture and housing: his books include the award-winning Tower Block (with Stefan Muthesius), Modern Architect, on the life and times of Sir Robert Matthew, and Architecture’s Evil Empire, a polemical evaluation of contemporary ‘iconic modernism’. His current research projects include an in-depth investigation of mass housing in Hong Kong and Singapore. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservation : Antiquity to modernity

Routledge, 2013

Book chapter

... International revolutions and national heritages 1789–1850 An appreciation of our national treasures introduced and implemented . . . throughout the whole fatherland would perhaps be the finest monument the present age could erect...

Indian Subcontinent, 1750–1947

Tania Sengupta

Tania Sengupta is a lecturer in Architectural History and Theory at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University of London, 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

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

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The Indian subcontinent under colonial rule from the mid-eighteenth to mid-twentieth centuries witnessed the establishment of British economic and political dominance, suppressing other European powers, and consequently creating a long-term...

Russia, 1830–1917

Sam Omans

Sam Omans is a PhD candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, 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

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

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...During the nineteenth century, the Russian Empire was a multi-ethnic territory. Its capital city, St Petersburg, and main commercial hub, Moscow, formed the dual poles of architectural culture. The cultural policy of national awakening...

Central Europe (Germany and Austro-Hungarian Empire), 1815–1914

Eva Branscome

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Eva Branscome lectures and researches in architectural history at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, and at the University of Westminster, London, both in the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Murray Fraser

Murray Fraser is Professor of Architecture and Global Culture at the Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London, UK. Trained both as an architect and architectural historian, in 2018 he received the RIBA Annie Spink Award for Excellence in Architectural Education. He is also Chair of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain. The new Banister Fletcher edition is the product of a five-year partnership project between the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the University of London and Bloomsbury Publishing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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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

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Following Napoleon Bonaparte’s first abdication in April 1814, the Congress of Vienna and then the 1815 Treaty of Paris (led Austria’s German-born Foreign Minister, Clemens von Metternich) reorganized Central Europe by creating a German...

Central and South America, 1810–1920

Luis E. Carranza

Luis E. Carranza is Professor of Architecture and of Art and Architectural History at Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island, and Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, both in the 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

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

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The wars of independence at the beginning of the nineteenth century caused tremendous changes in culture and society throughout Latin America. As the nation-states stabilized, intense searches began to define the character of these new...