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Architecture (K100): The study of the design, construction and erection of structures. Combines design creativity with technical competence.

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Document Empire And Its Discontents: An Examination Of Kilmainham Gaol And Aapravasi Ghat, Robert Deba

Despite being separated by over 6,339 miles, Kilmainham Gaol and Aapravsai Ghat are inextricably linked as artefacts documenting the legacy of the...

British empire, Social history view
Document New wine in old bottles: A comparison between The Boxley Rood of Grace, and John Soane's Monk’s Parlour and Cell and Monk’s Yard, with reference to religious symbolism in material culture at the time of the Dissolution, and in the Romantic Era, E. Casey

This article compares and contrasts the sixteenth-century miraculous crucifix The Boxley Rood of Grace, and the architect John Soane's...

16th century, 19th century, Material Culture, religious symbolism view
Document Pre-Raphaelite and Victorian ideals outside ironwork: William Morris’ Red House and William Holman Hunt’s Isabella and the Pot of Basil exemplify craftsmanship in an age of technology, Tori Reimann

Against the backdrop of technological advancements of the day, artist William Morris’ architecture in Red House and artist William Holman Hunt’s...

Pre-raphaelite, Victorian Culture, 19th century view
Document Housing at the end of the 19th Century (part 5)

Latst of five. Setting the scene for 20th century housing

Houses & housing view
Document Garden cities and suburbs

An introduction to one of the iconic movements in 20th century housing

20th century, achitecture, Landscape view
Document Remembering The Railway: Locating Nostalgia In Wordsworth's 'Suggested By The Proposed Kendal And Windermere Railway' And The Creation Of The Musée D'orsay, Rachael Curzons

Although not immediately apparent, the relationship between a sonnet written by the Poet Laureate at Rydal Mount, England, and a train station...

spirituality, Knowledge, railways, Poetry view
Document Theatricality and Restoration: the Re-construction of Royalty, Jackie Colburn

The two artefacts under discussion in this article are the fourth Triumphal Arch, constructed in London for the coronation of Charles II in 1661,...

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Document ‘Worthy of Eve before the Fall’: Representations of Palmyra in Eighteenth Century Britain, Elisabeth Grass

‘The Ruins of Palmyra’ (1753) was the first of a new genre of architectural publication which appeared in the mid-eighteenth century, applying...

Architecture, Neoclassical, 17th century, Fine arts view
Document ‘Through the Gains of Industry we promote Art’: George Dawson’s Civic Gospel and the architecture of the Improvement Scheme, Matthew Key

This essay explores two artefacts from late Victorian Birmingham; a period in which the city went through remarkable transformation, culminating...

19th century, Victorian England, Unitarian view
Document Housing at the end of the 19th Century (part 3)

Third part of five. Late 19th centruy and mostly Oxford

Houses & housing view
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