The Classical Tradition in Architecture

Series Editor: Caroline van Eck

  • Architecture, Print Culture and the Public Sphere in Eighteenth-Century France

    By Richard Wittman

    This book focuses on the complex ways in which architectural practice, theory, patronage, and experience became modern with the rise of a mass public and a reconfigured public sphere between the end of the seventeenth century and the French Revolution. Presenting a fresh theoretical…

    Paperback – 2013-12-11
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  • The City Rehearsed

    Object, Architecture, and Print in the Worlds of Hans Vredeman de Vries

    By Christopher Heuer

    The City Rehearsed offers an entirely new perspective on printed architecture in early modern Europe through the lens of Hans Vredeman de Vries. It probes the geographical encounters of dozens of engravings with contemporary texts on architecture, theatre, urbanism, art collecting, even ethnography…

    Paperback – 2013-11-17
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  • François Blondel

    Architecture, Erudition, and the Scientific Revolution

    By Anthony Gerbino

    First director of the Académie royale d’architecture, François Blondel established a lasting model for architectural education that helped transform a still largely medieval profession into the one we recognize today. Most well known for his 1676 urban plan of Paris, Blondel is also celebrated as…

    Paperback – 2013-02-28
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  • The Florentine Villa

    Architecture History Society

    By Grazia Gobbi Sica

    Scholarly and innovative with visually stunning line drawings and photographs, this volume provides readers with a compelling record of the unbroken pattern of reciprocal use and exchange between the countryside and the walled city of Florence, from the thirteenth century up to the present day.…

    Paperback – 2012-09-11
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  • Julien-David Leroy and the Making of Architectural History

    By Christopher Drew Armstrong

    This book examines the career and publications of the French architect Julien-David Leroy (1724–1803) and his impact on architectural theory and pedagogy. Despite not leaving any built work, Leroy is a major international figure of eighteenth-century architectural theory and culture. Considering…

    Hardback – 2011-08-21
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  • renovatio urbis

    Architecture, Urbanism and Ceremony in the Rome of Julius II

    By Nicholas Temple

    Examining the urban and architectural developments in Rome during the Pontificate of Julius II (1503–13) this book focuses on the political, religious and artistic motives behind the changes. Each chapter focuses on a particular project, from the Palazzo dei Tribunali to the Stanza della…

    Hardback – 2011-04-20
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  • Festival Architecture

    By Sarah Bonnemaison, Christine Macy

    With contributions from provocative art and architectural historians, this book is a unique exposition of the temporary architecture erected for festivals and the role it has played in developing Western architectural and urban theory. Festival Architecture is arranged in historical periods – from…

    Paperback – 2007-12-05
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  • Landscapes of Taste

    The Art of Humphry Repton's Red Books

    By André Rogger

    Humphry Repton’s Red Books have long been the subject of scholarly interest for their unique contribution to British landscape discourse around 1800. Lavishly illustrated with Repton’s own watercolours, the notorious Red Book manuscripts were used to suggest improvements to family estates all over…

    Hardback – 2007-11-28
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  • The Picturesque

    Architecture, Disgust and Other Irregularities

    By John Macarthur

    In this fresh and authoritative account John Macarthur presents the eighteenth century idea of the picturesque – when it was a risky term concerned with a refined taste for everyday things, such as the hovels of the labouring poor – in the light of its reception and effects in modern culture. In a…

    Paperback – 2007-09-17
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  • Power and Virtue

    Architecture and Intellectual Change in England 1660–1730

    By Shiqiao Li

    This is the first full-length study on the connections between English architecture and intellectual change between 1660 and 1730. As new ideas developed in post-Restoration England across the realms of politics, culture, academia and morality, so too did architectural expression of these ideas.…

    Paperback – 2006-11-23
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