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Issues of Realism: Archithese, Postmodernism and Swiss Architecture, 1971–1986

Irina Davidovici

Irina Davidovici is a Romanian-British architect and historian based in Zurich, where she lectures and co-ordinates the doctoral programme at the gta Institute for History and Theory of Architecture, ETH Zurich. Davidovici is the author of Forms of Practice: German-Swiss Architecture 1980–2000 (2012 and 2nd expanded edition 2018) and editor of Colquhounery. Alan Colquhoun from Bricolage to Myth (AA Publications, 2015). Her articles have been published in AA Files, ARCH+, Casabella, OASE, Joelho, Project Journal, Werk, Bauen + Wohnen and Archithese. She has recently obtained her Habilitation with the thesis Collective Grounds: Housing Estates in the European City, 1865–1934. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mediated Messages : Periodicals, Exhibitions and the Shaping of Postmodern Architecture

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...‘New directions in Swiss architecture? One is tempted to say: there are none’. Stanislaus von Moos’s opening statement to an anthology of 1960s Swiss architecture, part of Braziller’s global series ‘New Directions in Architecture...

Britain and Ireland, 1830–1914

Timothy Brittain-Catlin

Timothy Brittain-Catlin is Reader in Architecture at the Kent School of Architecture, University of Kent, Canterbury, 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 United Kingdom in the early nineteenth century was, compared to its rivals, an industrialized nation peaceful at home. Queen Victoria was figurehead from 1837 to 1901, witnessing Britain’s advance as the world’s superpower and largest...