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Grids – Guidelines, Frameworks and Measuring Devices

Michael Hann

Professor Michael Hann (BA, M.Phil, PhD, FRSA, FTI) holds the Chair of Design Theory at the University of Leeds. He is also Director of the University of Leeds International Textiles Archive (ULITA). He has published across a number of subject areas, has made numerous key-note addresses at international conferences, and is an acknowledged international expert on the geometry of design. Previous publications with Berg are: Structure and Form in Design (2012) and Symbol, Pattern and Symmetry (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stripes, Grids and Checks

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Introduction As noted previously in Chapter 1, lines may be assembled to create grids, considered often to be those two-dimensional structures which consist of two sets of parallel lines, one superimposed on the other...

Bibliotopography

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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...A modern-day reader is inclined to read a book from cover to cover, from start to finish, expecting the text to offer a continuous, self-contained narrative, independent of the apparatus and physical frame of the book. Such readership...

Structural analysis in the decorative arts, design and architecture

Michael Hann

Professor Michael Hann (BA, M.Phil, PhD, FRSA, FTI) holds the Chair of Design Theory at the University of Leeds. He is also Director of the University of Leeds International Textiles Archive (ULITA). He has published across a number of subject areas, has made numerous key-note addresses at international conferences, and is an acknowledged international expert on the geometry of design. Previous publications with Berg are: Structure and Form in Design (2012) and Symbol, Pattern and Symmetry (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure and Form in Design : Critical Ideas for Creative Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

Book chapter

...Introduction Knowledge of the geometric principles, concepts and perspectives underpinning structure and form in the decorative arts, design and architecture has its source in various ancient cultures, including...

Introduction

Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...The most familiar and enduring example comparing architecture and cuisine hails from the nineteenth century and the magnificent edible fantasies of Marie-Antonin Carême, king of chefs and chef of kings. Carême is credited with having said...

Central Europe (Holy Roman Empire), 1400–1806

Michael Gnehm

Michael Gnehm is a tutor and researcher 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

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...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...

Russia, 1475–1830

Neil Kent

Neil Kent was formerly a Professor of European Cultural History in St Petersburg, Russia. He is an Academic Fellow of the Cyber Conflict Documentation Project in Washington DC, USA, based at the University of Cambridge, UK, and also an Associate Professor at L’Ecole (Special) Militaire de St-Cyr, France. 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

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Russia changed from a small state on Europe’s periphery to a powerful empire stretching from Baltic to Pacific, with few geographical features to protect it. Subjection to Tatars was oppressive, but enabled rulers of Muscovy, from which...

France, 1450–1830

Jean-François Bédard

Jean-François Bédard is Associate Professor at the Syracuse University School of Architecture in Syracuse, New York, 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

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...From the end of the Hundred Years War in 1453 to the re-establishment of the Bourbon monarchy after Napoleon Bonaparte’s defeat at Waterloo in 1815, French rulers benefited from the consolidation of the court and the centralization...

Spain and Portugal, 1492–1822

Jorge Correia

Jorge Correia is Associate Professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Minho in Guimarāes, Portugal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pablo González Tornel

Pablo González Tornel is Associate Professor in the Department of History, Geography and Art at Universitat Jaume I in Castellón de la Plana, Spain. 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

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...In the last quarter of the fifteenth century, the kingdom of Spain was formed out of the unification of the Castilian and Aragonese crowns, which eventually conquered the resilient Muslim kingdom of Granada in the southern peninsula....

Italian Peninsula, 1400–1815

Francesco Benelli

Francesco Benelli is an architect and architectural historian in the Department of the Arts at the University of Bologna, Italy, and previously taught in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University in New York, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gian Paolo Consoli

Gian Paolo Consoli is an architect and architectural historian in the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture at the Polytechnic University of Bari, Italy. 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

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...At the start of the period, Italy was only a geographical concept referring to a peninsula divided into many city-states, each with its own identity. Frequently changing alliances reflected ongoing and new cultural exchanges. Florence...

The Low Countries, 1450–1830

Maarten Delbeke

Maarten Delbeke holds the Chair for the History and Theory of Architecture at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, and previously taught at the universities of Ghent, Belgium and Leiden, The Netherlands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Eelco Nagelsmit

Eelco Nagelsmit is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands, and wrote his doctoral thesis on the art and architecture of Counter-Reformation Brussels. 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

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...In the complex history of the Low Countries, the short-lived unification of the northern and southern part between 1815 and 1830 reinstated a political union that had persisted in various forms during the Burgundian and Habsburg periods...